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Dr. G & the Kaufman Collection

Auction Saturday September 22nd 2018 at noon

Illustration precedes description

 

 

 

 

1

Yaacov Agam (b. 1928) Israeli

USA DOUBLE RAINBOW, 1995, Agamograph, lenticular plastic with laminated color screenprint, signed in ink, numbered 32/99, size 14 x 14”, overall 24 x 24” in artist’s frame with artist’s copyright on frame verso.

Some small nicks to frame, otherwise in good condition.

Auction Estimate $500/1000

Starting bid $250

 

 

 

2

Yaacov Agam (b. 1928) Israeli

YELLOW MAZE, 1995, Agamograph, lenticular plastic with laminated color screenprint, signed in ink, numbered 19/99, size 14 x 14”, overall 24 x 24” in artist’s frame with artist’s copyright on frame verso.

Signature and numbering faint, some small nicks to frame, otherwise in apparently good condition.

Auction Estimate $500/1000

Starting bid $250

 

 

 

3

Yaacov Agam (b. 1928) Israeli

ANCIENT BATTLE, 1995, Agamograph, lenticular plastic with laminated color screenprint, signed in ink, numbered 56/99, size 14 x 14”, overall 24 x 24” in artist’s frame with artist’s copyright on frame verso.

Some small nick to frame, otherwise in apparently good condition.

Auction Estimate $500/1000

Starting bid $250

 

 

 

4

Yaacov Agam (b. 1928) Israeli

THE BLESSING, color screenprint, signed in pencil, numbered 46/70, image 27 ¼ x 33 ½”, sheet 30 x 42”.

In good condition.

Auction Estimate $300/600

Starting Bid $150

 

 

 

5

Nobuyoshi Araki (b. 1940) Japanese

FLOWERS #1, circa 1990, original Fuji crystal print mounted to Centrex, sheet 38 x 48”, a proof from an unrealized edition, framed.

Some small stains and rub marks with some loss lower left, dust accumulation, otherwise in good condition.

Auction Estimate $3000/5000

Starting bid $1500

 

 

 

6

Nobuyoshi Araki (b. 1940) Japanese

FLOWERS #4, circa 1990, original Fuji crystal print mounted to Centrex, sheet 38 x 48”, a proof from an unrealized edition, framed.

Small nicks and scratches, fingerprints and smudges, otherwise in good condition.

Auction Estimate $3000/5000

Starting bid $1500

 

 

 

7

Steve Barton (20th/ 21st Century) Californian

TRUE TREASURE, 2002, color giclee with extensive acrylic painting, signed and numbered 156/295 lower left, printed by Talon Graphics, with artist’s wavy wooden frame with copyright branding, overall 39 x 49”, with artist’ certificate.

In good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $500/1000

Starting bid $250

 

 

 

8

Steve Barton (20th/ 21st Century) Californian

NORTH SHORE CALLING, 2003, color giclee with extensive acrylic painting, signed and numbered 13/245 lower left, printed by Talon Graphics, with artist’s wavy wooden frame with copyright branding, overall 39 x 49”, with artist’ certificate.

In good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $500/1000

Starting bid $250

 

 

 

9

Fletcher Benton (b. 1931) Californian

VALLEY FALL, circa 1960, oil painting on canvas, 48 x 48 ½”, framed. Provenance: Gump’s Gallery, San Francisco.

Cracking throughout with small associated losses, otherwise in good aged condition.

Auction Estimate $2000/4000

Starting bid $1000

 

 

 

10

Henrietta Berk (20th Century) American (two)

WHEAT; LEANING, two, each an oil painting on canvas, each signed lower right, 6 x 6” & 8 x 8”, framed. Provenance: The Carter Gallery, LA. (2)

Both with surface soiling, otherwise in good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

11

Ruth Bernhard (1905-2006) German/ American

TWO FORMS, 1963, gelatin silver print mounted to card, signed in pencil on card lower right, image 13 ½ x 10 ¼”, framed. Original provenance: Peter Fetterman Gallery, Los Angeles, with charity label on verso.

In apparently good condition.

Auction Estimate $3000/6000

Starting bid $1500

 

 

 

12

George Boys (1930-2014) South African

VELD FORM, acrylic painting on Masonite, signed lower right, signed and titled on verso, 39 x 39”, framed.

In apparently good condition.

Auction Estimate $500/1000

Starting bid $250

 

 

 

13

Mr. Brainwash (b. 1966) French

LIFE IS BEAUTIFUL, 2011, acrylic and spray paint over color screenprint, signed lower right center, signed and dated and titled on verso, 37 ½ x 49”, framed.

Tiny studio flaw in background, otherwise in apparently good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $4000/8000

Starting bid $2000

 

 

 

14

Georges Braque (1882-1963) French

BLUE FLOWERS #44 from Si Je Mourais La-Bas, (V. 181), 1962, color woodblock print, signed in pencil, numbered V/X (5/10 Roman numerals), sheet 18 ½ x 14 ¼”, framed with glass.

Pale toning at perimeter, a few speckles, otherwise in apparently good condition.

Auction Estimate $2000/3000

Starting bid $1000

 

 

 

15

Sami Briss (b. 1930) Romanian/ Israel/ French

GIRL AND BIRD, 1974, oil painting with gold left on board, signed lower left, 8 ½ x 8 ½”, framed. Provenance: Michael Hittleman Gallery Los Angeles.

In good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

16

Romero Britto (b. 1963) Brazilian

DANCING COUPLE, color screenprint with glitter, signed in pencil, numbered 11/300, image 28 ¾ x 36”, artist’s blind stamp lower left, full margins, framed.

In apparently good condition.

Auction Estimate $500/1000

Starting bid $250

 

 

 

17

Guy Buffet (b. 1943) French

SHEEPHERDER, 1984, color screenprint, signed in pencil, numbered 235/295, published by Martin Lawrence Editions with their blind stamp lower left, image 23 ¾ x 32”, full margins, framed.

In apparently good condition.

Auction Estimate $100/200

Starting bid $50

 

 

 

18

Jorge Gonzalez Camarena (1908-1980) Mexican

MUJER SENTADO, 1961, oil painting on canvas, 39 ¼ x 51”, signed and dated lower right, framed. From the Collection of Herb Solow, the executive in charge of production for Star Trek the original television series and many other shows including Mission Impossible and Mannix. Sold by Clark’s in 2004 to the present owner. Accompanied by a book on the artist with many illustrations including the same model as depicted in this painting.

Some natural hairline cracking, otherwise in good studio condition. The book with tattered binding and water damaged.

Auction Estimate $30,000/60,000

Starting bid $15,000

 

 

 

19

Marc Chagall (1887-1985) French

L’ABRE FLEURI (M. 915), color lithograph, signed in pencil, numbered 81/100, sight 12 ¾ x 20”, framed. Provenance: Bowles/Hopkins Gallery, San Francisco.

In apparently good condition.

Auction Estimate $2500/3500

Starting bid $1250

 

 

 

20

after Marc Chagall (1887-1985) French

LA RUCHE ET MONTPARNASSE, 1978, Charles Sorlier color lithograph poster for Musee Jacquemart-Andre, printed by Mourlot, sheet 29 x 21 ¼”, text matted over, framed.

Hinge tape along bottom sheet edge verso, some cockling, some pale discoloration and erased framer’s notes on recto, otherwise in good condition.

Auction Estimate $100/200

Starting bid $50

 

 

 

21

Jules Cheret (1836-1933) French

MUSEE GREVIN (B.471), 1900, color lithograph, proof before poster lettering, signed and dated on the stone lower right, 48 x 35”, linen-back, custom Capitol Arts frame.

Some old printer’s creases in the background, otherwise in apparently good condition.

Auction Estimate $500/1000

Starting bid $250

 

 

 

22

James Coignard (1925-2008) French

LE COUPLE Y L’OISEAU, c. 1959, oil painting on canvas, 28 ½ x 23 ½”, signed lower center, titled and signed on verso, framed.

Light surface soiling, some perimeter wear from framing, otherwise in good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $1000/2000

Starting bid $500

 

 

 

23

Vladamir Cora (b. 1951) Mexican

PROFILE IN BLUE AND GREEN, 2002, oil painting on board, 12 ½ x 10 ½”, signed and dated lower center, framed.

In good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $500/1000

Starting bid $250

 

 

 

24

Vladamir Cora (b. 1951) Mexican

PROFILE IN YELLOW AND RED, 2002, oil painting on board, 13 ¾ x 10 ¾”, signed and dated lower center, framed.

In good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $500/1000

Starting bid $250

 

 

 

25

Marjorie Cox (b. 1959) Australia

JUNDA, color screenprint, signed in pencil, numbered 38/86, image 15 x 23”, full margins, framed.

In apparently good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $100/200

Starting bid $50

 

 

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