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Modern, Contemporary & Latin American Art

Auction Saturday October 26th @ Noon

Illustration precedes description

  

 

 

1

Raphael Abecassis (2), Amran Ebgi (3), Arie Azene, Arthur Szyk & Jacob Neeman (eight)

Raphael Abecassis (b. 1953) Morocco, BAT MITZVAH, two color decoupage works on paper mounted to paper, each signed, 6 x 4”; Amram Ebgi (b. 1939) Morocco, VARIOUS, three color intaglio etchings, each signed in pencil, one an artist’s proof & two from the numbered edition 950, images 10 Ύ x 14 ½”, 13 Ύ x 10 Ό” full margins, the last sight 17 x 13”; Together with Arie Azene (b. 1934) German/Israeli, FROM A FAMILY ALBUM, color lithograph, signed in pencil, numbered 14/49, sheet 13 Ύ x 10”; Arthur Szyk (1894-1951) American, ISRAEL U.N. PLATE a color print, image 8 x 6 ½”; Yaacov Neeman (1908-) Romanian, a laser-cut paper multiple, signed and numbered 140/150 in white pencil, sight 6 x 7”; Each framed from 23 Ό x 19 Ό” to 11 ½ x 12 Ό”. Provenance: Michael Hittleman Gallery Los Angeles. (8)

Ebgi Holiday with pale toning, Azene with some soft creases, otherwise all in apparently good condition.

Auction Estimate $100/200

Starting Bid $50

 

 

 

2

Adolf Adler (1917-1996) Romanian

SHABBATH DINNER, oil painting on canvas, signed lower left, 12 x 16”, frame 16 x 20”. Provenance: Michael Hittleman Gallery Los Angeles.

In good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

3

Dan Allison (b. 1953) Texas

ANGEL, color aquatint, signed in pencil, numbered 8/40, sheet 21 ½ x 27”, frame 26 Ό x 31 Ύ”.

In apparently good condition.

Auction Estimate $100/200

Starting Bid $50

 

 

 

4

Animation: Roger Rabbit & another (two)

Roger Rabbit & Boxing Fox, two production drawings on paper, the first graphite and colored pencil, the second graphite, sheets 10 ½ x 12 ½” & 9 ½ x 12 ½”, frames 14 x 16” with glass. (2)

Rabbit with pale sun toning, otherwise both in good production condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

5

Gale Antakol (b. 1951) California

POMEGRANTE, 1996, color pastel on paper, signed and dated lower right, image 10 x 13”, frame 17 x 20 ½” with glass. Provenance: Couturier Gallery, Los Angeles.

In apparently good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $300/600

Starting Bid $150

 

 

 

6

Artist Unidentified (20th Century)

TO HUMBLE MYSELF IF ALSO, 1991, oil painting on panel, initialed KM and dated lower right, overall 16 Ύ x 12 Ύ” including frame.

Unobtrusive hairline surface scratches, otherwise in good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $100/200

Starting Bid $50

 

 

 

7

Artist Unidentified (20th Century)

BALANCING WOMAN, ink drawing and collage on paper, signed or inscribed Piche lower right, sight 15 ½ x 9 ½”, very nicely framed 24 x 18”.

Some smudges and pale toning at sheet edges, otherwise in apparently good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $200/300

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

8

Ben Avram (2) Nahum Gilboa & Lea of Jerusalem (four)

Ben Avram (b. 1937) Israel, JERUSALEM GOLD, color lithograph, signed in pencil, numbered 61/275, sight 17 Ό x 23 Ό”, Grebel Lithograph Israel blind stamp lower right, frame 23 Ύ x 29 Ύ”; JACOB’S LADDER, color giclee, signed in pencil, numbered 249/250, image 15 Ό x 11”, full margins, frame 22 Ύ x 18 ½”; Nahum Gilboa (1917-1976) Bulgaria, PAGODA HOUSE - TEL AVIV, color lithograph, signed in pencil, numbered 210/220, image 13 x 10 Ύ”, full margins, frame 21 ½ x 19” with glass; Lea of Jerusalem (20th Century), JOB, color screenprint, signed in pencil, numbered 124/125, sight 19 x 27 Ό”, frame 26 x 34 Ό”. Provenance: Michael Hittleman Gallery Los Angeles. (4)

Lea with pale toning at mat, otherwise all in apparently good condition.

Auction Estimate $100/200

Starting Bid $50

 

 

 

9

Arie Azene, Zvi Shorr, Amos Yaskil & Yuval Mahle (four)

Arie Azene (b. 1934) German Israeli, JERUSALEM FROM THE GOVERNOR’S PALACE, color lithograph, signed in pencil, numbered 76/250, blind stamp lower right, sheet 19 x 27 ½”, frame 21 Ύ x 29” with glass; Zvi Shorr (1898-1979) Israel, THE PROMENADE, color screenprint, signed in pencil, numbered 183/200, image 16 Ό x 20 ½”, full margins, frame 26 Ό x 30 ½”; Amos Yaskil (b. 1939) Israeli, TIBERIAS, color screenprint, signed in pencil and inscribed A/P (artist’ proof), image 18 ½ x 22 ½”, full margins, frame 26 ½ x 30 ½” with glass; Yuval Mahler (b. 1951) Israeli, PICNIC, color screenprint, signed in pencil, numbered XXXVII/CL (37/150), blind stamp lower left, image 18 x 21 ½”, full margins, frame 26 x 29 ½” with glass. Provenance: Michael Hittleman Gallery Los Angeles. (4)

Yaskil with some discoloration in margins, Mahler with a few soft handling creases, otherwise all in apparently good condition.

Auction Estimate $200/300

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

10

Larry Bell (b. 1939) American

#9, 2008, vapor aluminum and silicon monoxide on black Hiromi paper mount to vinyl coated paper backing, signed and dated on verso of backing, paper 30 x 22 ½”, backing 44 ½ x 30”, board 46 ½ x 32”.

A few small scuffs and blemishes, silicon remnants on backing from being attached to board, otherwise in good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $5000/10,000

Starting Bid $2500

 

 

 

11

Larry Bell (b. 1939) American

HOMMAGE TO JOHN ALTOON, 2008, vapor aluminum and silicon monoxide on multi-layered sheets, signed and dated lower center, signed and dated on verso, sheet 40 x 39 Ό”, frame 42 x 40 Ύ” with sides tapering from 5” deep top to 3” bottom, with glass.

Crease lower left, otherwise in apparently good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $10,000/20,000

Starting Bid $5000

 

 

 

12

Yosl Bergner, Israel Paldi, & Aharon Giladi, (three)

Yosl Bergner (1920-2017) Israeli, TOYS, 1980, color lithograph, signed and dated and inscribed A/P (artist’s proof) in pencil, image 15 Ύ x 19 ½”, full margins, frame 21 Ό x 26 Ό” with glass; Israel Paldi (1892-1979) Israeli, JERUSALEM LANDSCAPE, color lithograph, signed in ink lower right and inscribed AP IX/C (artist proof 9/100) in pencil lower left, image 15 ½ x 17 ½”, full margins, frame 23 x 25”; Aharon Giladi (1907-1993) Israeli, THE SHEPHERD OF THE VALLEY, color lithograph, signed in pencil, numbered 115/250, image 12 x 18”, full margins, frame 20 x 25 Ό” with glass. Provenance: Michael Hittleman Gallery Los Angeles. (3)

Bergner with mild cockling, Giladi with some pale toning in margins, otherwise all in apparently good condition.

Auction Estimate $100/200

Starting Bid $50

 

 

 

13

Tony Berlant (b. 1941) American

VENICE ART WALK, 1994, color print on sheet metal, signed in marker lower right, sheet 34 x 34”.

Some bends and dings in corners, some old masking tape remnants at edges recto and verso, otherwise in good condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

14

Maris Bishofs (b. 1939) Latvian/ Israeli (2) & Michael Grobman (b. 1939) Russia/ Israel (three)

Maris Bishofs THE EXHIBITION; UNTITLED, two lithographs, each signed in pencil and numbered 74/180 & 89/180, sights 12 x 16”, frames 19 ½ x 23 ½”; Michael Grobman SKY ABOVE SINAI, screenprint, signed in pencil, numbered 80/85, image 22 ½ x 15 ½”, frame 26 x 20”. Provenance: Michael Hittleman Gallery Los Angeles. (3)

Bishofs with some pale discoloration, Grobman with a few soft handling creases, otherwise all in apparently good condition.

Auction Estimate $100/200

Starting Bid $50

 

 

 

15

Ernest Leonard Blumenschein (1874-1960) American (Rare Book)

Blumenschein: A Self-Portrait with Notes on Four Paintings in the Paul Grafe Collection, San Francisco, California, 1946, hand-printed soft bound book by Richard Finnie, on chain laid paper with five photographs, two signed by Blumenschein in ink on verso, two stamped Peter A. Juley Photography and two stamped George F. Adair Co. Photography on verso, book overall 16 ½ x 12 Ύ”.

Some of the photo mounting glue has stained or toned other pages, cover with light soiling, otherwise in good condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

16

Bertalan Bodnar (1909-) Hungarian

UNTITLED ORANGE & GREEN, acrylic painting on canvas, signed lower right, 36 x 40”.

Some faint stretcher bar impressions and scuffs, otherwise good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

17

Bertalan Bodnar (1909-) Hungarian

TWO WOMEN IN RED AND BLUE, oil painting on canvas, signed lower right, 30 x 24”,

Some flaking loss lower edge, otherwise in studio condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

18

Bertalan Bodnar (1909-) Hungarian

THREE WOMEN WITH TWO ACROBATS, oil painting on canvas, signed lower right, 24 x 36”.

A few hairline cracks, otherwise in good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

19

Borsato Italian Porcelain

THREE HORSES, glazed porcelain statuette, hallmarked at base and underneath, 15 x 12 x 9”.

In good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $300/500

Starting Bid $150

 

 

 

20

Angel Botello (1913-1986) Puerto Rican/ Spanish

GIRL WITH KITE, 1975, oil painting thin card artist mounted to wood panel, signed lower right and inscribed No 735 No 739 on verso, 59 Ύ x 24”, frame 61 x 25 Ό”. Provenance: Acquired from the artist in Puerto Rico, circa 1975.

Some hairline cracks, some small losses with in-painting, blacklight reveals some other small touch-ups, scattered air pockets between card and board, otherwise in good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $20,000/40,000

Starting Bid $10000

 

 

 

21

Charles Bragg (1931-2017) California

ASYLUM, color screenprint, signed in pencil, numbered 23/300, image 18 x 33 ½”, full margins, frame 29 x 44 ½” with glass.

Mild cockling, some fogging inside glass, otherwise in apparently good condition.

Auction Estimate $100/200

Starting Bid $50

 

 

 

22

Charles Bragg (1931-2017) California

THE SIXTH DAY, color screenprint, signed in pencil, numbered 215/300, image 24 x 20”, discardable frame 34 ½ x 31” with glass.

In apparently good condition.

Auction Estimate $100/200

Starting Bid $50

 

 

 

23

William Brice (1921-2008) California

UNTITLED, 2002, ink drawing on paper or card, initialed and dated lower right, 6 x 4”, frame 8 ½ x 6 ½” with glass.

In apparently good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

24

Britt (20th Century) American/ East Coast

BACKSIDE NUDE (artist’ wife), oil painting on canvas, signed and dedicated lower right, 28 x 22”, frame 29 ½ x 23 ½”.

In good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $100/200

Starting Bid $50

 

 

 

25

Peter Burega (20th Century) Canada/ California

GLIDING SEA, 2003, oil painting with wax and glaze on panel, signed and dated and titled on verso, 60 x 84”. Provenance: From the CODA Collection, CODA Gallery, Palm Desert CA. Certificate of Authenticity Available from the gallery upon request.

Minor edge wear, otherwise in good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $500/1000

Starting Bid $250

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