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Gallery Liquidation Auction

Saturday January 25th, 2020 @ noon

 

Illustration precedes description

 

 

 

1

Raphael Abecassis (b. 1953) Morocco (four)

GENESIS, color screenprint, signed in pencil, numbered 35/75, sheet 31 ½ x 23 ½”; SUMMER, color screenprint, signed in pencil, numbered 54/150, Reshet-Meshi blind stamp lower left, sheet 22 x 14 Ύ”; FALL, color screenprint, signed in pencil, numbered 54/150, Reshet-Meshi blind stamp lower left, sheet 22 x 14 Ύ”; PSALMS 9:8-16, color screenprint, signed in pencil, numbered 21/150, sheet 14 Ύ x 10 Ύ”. (4)

All in good condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

1 A

American artist Unidentified (19th/20th Century) (two)

CAMP SITE; LANDSCAPE, two color pastels on paper, the first signed lower right, both in period frames with glass, 15 ½ x 30” & 11 x 25”. (2).

Pastels in apparently good aged condition, frames with wear.

Auction Estimate $100/200

Starting Bid $50

 

 

 

1 B

Fernando Amorsolo (1892-1972) Filipino

BACKSIDE NUDE, print with hand-coloring, signed in design lower left, small etching remarque lower right, sheet 12 x 8”.

In good condition.

Auction Estimate $500/1500

Starting Bid $250

 

 

 

2

Arie Azene (b. 1934) German/ Israel (five)

THE ARTIST’S ROOM, color lithograph, signed in pencil, numbered 208/250, sheet 29 Ύ x 21 Ύ”; Family Album Series (Soldiers), color lithograph, signed in pencil, numbered 47/90, Burston Graphic Centre blind stamp, sheet 30 x 22 Ό”; DOME OF THE ROCK, color lithograph, signed in pencil, numbered 238/250, sheet 27 ½ x 19 ½”; Family Album Series (Children), color lithograph, signed in pencil and inscribed A/P (artist’s proof) aside from the numbered edition, Burston Graphic Centre blind stamp, sheet 25 Ύ x 19 Ύ”; Family Album Series (Garlic), color lithograph, signed in pencil, numbered 49/70, Burston Graphic Centre blind stamp, sheet 19 Ύ x 26”. (5)

All in good condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

3

Avraham Binder (2), Dedi Ben-Shaul, Edward Ben Avram, Gerard Allon (five)

Avraham Binder (1906-2001) Lithuania JERUSALEM, color screenprint, signed in pencil, numbered 320/400, image 24 x 32”, sheet 26 Ύ x 34 ½”; WATER LILIES, color screenprint, signed in pencil, numbered 387/400, image 23 Ύ x 29 Ό”, sheet 26 ½ x 32”; Dedi Ben-Shaul (b. 1930/32) Israel; ON THE TERRACE, color screenprint, signed in pencil, numbered 45/60, image 27 Ό x 27 Ύ”, sheet 29 Ύ x 41 ½”; Edward Ben Avram (b. 1941) India/ Israel PEACE, color lithograph, signed in pencil, numbered 47/250, sheet 24 Ό x 17 ½”; Gerard Allon (20th Century) Israeli SEDER DISH, 1982, color photograph, signed and dated and titled in ink, numbered 3/50, sheet 12 x 16”, matted. (5)

The second Binder with tiny crease lower right corner, the first Ben-Shaul with discoloration at sheet edges, mild toning on verso, a few soft handling creases; Otherwise all in good condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

4

James Bond Memorabilia (two)

SKYFALL, collaged promotional items autographed by Daniel Craig and Javier Bardem, Certificate of Authenticity from Millionaire Gallery on verso, overall 28 x 46 x 2 ½” including frame; Together with a promotional poster, overall 32 ½ x 24” including frame with glass. (2)

Both in apparently good condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

5

Art books (twenty-six)

Hard and softbound books and brochures mainly in like new to good used condition. (26)

The two Erte books in used condition with wear and tears to dust jackets.

Auction Estimate $100/200

Starting Bid $50

 

 

 

6

Art books (sixteen)

Hardbound books mainly in like new condition. (16)

Rodin book in used condition with wear and tears to dust jacket; Dali Pop Up book with folds and wear to some of the pop ups.

Auction Estimate $100/200

Starting Bid $50

6A

Art books (twenty)

Thirteen hardbound and seven soft bound books, most in like new condition. (20)

Some books in used condition with wear and tears to dust jacket.

Auction Estimate $100/200

Starting Bid $50

 

 

 

7

Ezelino Briante (1901-1971) Italian

MONTMARTRE, oil painting on card, signed lower right, 9 x 12 Ύ”, frame 14 Ύ x 18 ½”. Provenance: The Farkas Court, Beverly Hills.

Faint scuffs, some ingrained surface soiling, otherwise in good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

8

Ezelino Briante (1901-1971) Italian (two)

MORNING HARBOR; MORNING DOCKING, two oil paintings on Masonite, signed lower left, 5 x 8 ½” & 5 x 9”, frames 11 x 14 ½’ & 11 ½ x 14 Ύ”. Provenance: The Farkas Court, Beverly Hills. (2)

Both in good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $300/600

Starting Bid $150

 

 

 

9

Sami Briss, Israel Broytman, Nomi Bruckmann & Avital Cnaani (five)

Sami Briss (b. 1930) Romanian LE ENFANT ADORE, color screenprint, signed in pencil, numbered 127/250, sheet 13 x 12 Ό”; HAPPINESS, color screenprint, signed in pencil and inscribed III/CL (3/150), sheet 19 Ύ x 13”; Israel Broytman (b. 1939) Russian/ Canadian POMEGRANATE, color etching, sign in pencil, numbered 120/196, plate 24 Ό x 19 Ύ”, sheet 30 x 24 Ύ”; Nomi Bruckmann (b. 1944) Israeli FIGURE II, screenprint, signed in pencil, numbered 3/8, sheet 22 ½ x 15”; Avital Cnaani (b. 1978) Israel BLACK FIELDS, 2012, etching, signed in pencil, numbered 3/12, sheet 23 Ύ x 22 Ό”. (5)

In good condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

10

Cesar Buenaventura Y Espinosa (1922-1983) Filipino

ROOSTERS, oil painting on canvas, signed lower left, 9 x 12”, frame 13 x 16”.

In good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

11

Edgar Bundy (1862-1922) United Kingdom

THE FLORIST, 1893, oil painting on canvas, signed and dated lower right, 25 x 36”, frame 39 x 50 x 5”. Provenance: Galerie Michael, Beverly Hills. Sold at Sotheby’s New York January 2014 for $6250

Probably re-lined, frame with breaks in molding, otherwise in good aged condition.

Auction Estimate $5000/7000

Starting Bid $2500

 

 

 

12

after Edward Burne-Jones (1833-1898) British

THE LOVE SONG, 1896, engraving on vellum by Robert W. MacBeth (1848-1910), signed in pencil by McBeth lower right, signed or inscribed Edward Burne-Jones lower left in pencil, VK blind stamp lower left, Fine Art Society tagline upper center, Act of Congress tagline lower center, image 15 x 20 Ύ”, sheet 20 ½ x 25 ½”, frame 29 ½ x 35” with glass.

Creases and crinkles and some discoloration in margins, otherwise in apparently good condition.

Auction Estimate $500/1500

Starting Bid $250

 

 

 

13

Edward Burney (1760-1848) United Kingdom

PORTRAIT OF SOPHY ELIZABETH BURNEY, DAUGHTER OF CHARLES ROUSSEAU BURNEY, 1784, oil painting on canvas, 30 x 25”, frame 40 x 35”, outer frame 42 x 37” x 3½”. Provenance: Galerie Michael, Beverly Hills. Sold at Heritage Auctions November 2013 for $5630.

Craquelure, otherwise in apparently good aged condition.

Auction Estimate $4000/6000

Starting Bid $2000

 

 

 

13 A

California Artist Unidentified (19th/20th Century)

STILL LIFE WITH CHRYSANTHEMUMS, oil painting on oval canvas, signed C. Billey? and dated 19*6 lower right, 24 x 29”, frame 27 x 33”, with Bluebird Gallery, Laguna Beach labels on verso.

In good aged condition.

Auction Estimate $500/1000

Starting Bid $250

 

 

 

14

Carlo Canevari (1922-1996) & Veniero Canevari (1926-1988) Italian (two)

Carlo Canevari CARDINAL, NUNS & SWISS GUARD; Veniero Canevari CARDINAL AND NUNS, two oil paintings on Masonite, both signed lower right, overall 19 x 15 ½ & 19 Ό x 14 Ύ” including frames. (2)

Carlos Canevari with scuffs, scrapes, surface soiling, Veniero Canevari with surface soiling and stains, otherwise both in good aged condition.

Auction Estimate $500/1000

Starting Bid $250

 

 

 

15

Mario Carreno (1913-1999) Cuban/ Chilean

RECLINING FIGURE, 1972, graphite and colored pencil drawing on paper, signed and dated lower right, sheet 8 ½ x 10”, frame 12 Ό x 14 ½” with glass. Provenance: Purchased from the Carreno family in Chile by the owner whose father, Mario Santi, was a friend of the artist.

In apparently good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $500/1000

Starting Bid $250

 

 

 

16

Mario Carreno (1913-1999) Cuban/ Chilean

SURREALIST BUST, 1974, graphite and colored pencil drawing on paper, signed and dated lower right, sheet 8 ½ x 10 ½”, frame 12 Ό x 14 Ό” with glass. Provenance: Purchased from the Carreno family in Chile by the owner whose father, Mario Santi, was a friend of the artist.

In apparently good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $500/1000

Starting Bid $250

 

 

 

17

Mario Carreno (1913-1999) Cuban/ Chilean

FRUIT, 1972, graphite and colored pencil drawing on paper, signed and dated lower right and inscribed lower edge, sheet 8 Ό x 11 ½” frame 11 Ύ x 15” with glass. Provenance: Purchased from the Carreno family in Chile by the owner whose father, Mario Santi, was a friend of the artist.

Some discoloration and toning and speckling, otherwise in apparently good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $500/1000

Starting Bid $250

 

 

 

18

Mario Carreno (1913-1999) Cuban/ Chilean

RECLINING WOMAN, 1972, graphite and colored pencil drawing on paper, signed and dated lower right, sheet 9 ½ x 11”, frame 13 x 15” with glass. Provenance: Purchased from the Carreno family in Chile by the owner whose father, Mario Santi, was a friend of the artist.

Edge tears and crinkles, silverfish damage, otherwise in apparently good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $500/1000

Starting Bid $250

 

 

 

19

Moshe Castel (1909-1991) Israel (six)

WRITING FROM THE MOUNTAIN, color lithograph, signed in pencil, numbered 23/150, London Arts copyright stamp on verso, Atelier Dumas New York blind stamp lower left, sheet 20 ½ x 24”. UNTITLED RED, 1981, color lithograph, signed in pencil, numbered 123/150, stamped Lakewood Properties on verso, sheet 21 Ύ x 29 Ό”. ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT, 1979, color lithograph, signed in pencil, numbered 44/150, London Arts copyright stamp on verso, Atelier Dumas New York blind stamp lower left, sheet 26 ½ x 20 ½”. GREEN MANUSCRIPT, color lithograph, signed in pencil, numbered 58/150, London Arts copyright stamp on verso, Atelier Dumas New York blind stamp lower left, sheet 27 x 20”. THE GATHERING, color screenprint, signed in pencil, numbered 97/150, sheet 29 Ύ x 22”; OLIVE PICKERS, color lithograph, signed in pencil, numbered 139/250, printed by Mourlot with blind stamp lower left, sheet 30 x 21 ½”. (6)

WRITING with a soft crease right sheet edge, RED with a crease upper left corner, otherwise all in good condition.

Auction Estimate $400/800

Starting Bid $200

 

 

 

20

Bruno Catalano (b. 1960) French

MAN CARRYING EARTH, 2012, cast bronze sculpture in two parts with polychrome patina, signed and dated and numbered EA III of IV (artist’s proof 3/4), with foundry stamp, overall 40 ½ x 19 x 13”, weight 62 lbs.

In good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $6000/9000

Starting Bid $3000

 

 

 

21

Pedro Cervantes (b. 1933) Mexican

ROOSTER, 1965, welded steel sculpture on wood base, signed and dated on metal plaque on wood base, overall 21 x 16 x 9 ½”. Provenance: Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles.

In good aged condition.

Auction Estimate $500/1000

Starting Bid $250

 

 

 

22

Pedro Cervantes (b. 1933) Mexican

ROOSTER, 1966, welded steel sculpture on wood base, signed and dated on metal plaque on wood base, overall 24 x 13 x 8”. Provenance: Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles.

In good aged condition.

Auction Estimate $500/1000

Starting Bid $250

 

 

 

23

Ancient Chinese Pottery

Terra Cotta vessel, 11 ½ x 6 x 6”, with Chinese label underneath.

In good aged condition.

Auction Estimate $100/300

Starting Bid $50

 

 

 

23 A

Chinese Art (20 Century) (two)

QUAN YIN, glazed porcelain sculpture 29” tall, on five-part marble base 21” tall, overall 49 x 14 Ό x 14 Ό”; Yuan Pei Dong WATER LILIES, watercolor on paper, with stamps and character marks lower left, sight 23 x 17 Ό”, frame 32 Ύ x 27” with glass. (2)

The second with soft crinkles and creases, otherwise both in good condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

24

Antoni Clave (1913-2005) Spanish (two)

HAUT PAGE, 1986, multi-layer collage with acrylic and spray paint on papers mounted to card, signed and dated lower left, with artist’s stamps, 10 Ό x 10”, frame 14 x 14 Ό” with glass; CLAVE, Pierre Cabanne, circa 1990, hardbound book with slip case, published by Editions De La Difference, 11 Ό x 12 x 2”. (2)

Art in good studio condition, book in good used condition.

Auction Estimate $1000/2000

Starting Bid $500

 

 

 

25

Antoni Clave (1913-2005) Spanish

UNTITLED, color carborundum gravure etching, signed in pencil, numbered 44/75, sheet 30 x 22”, frame 34 x 26 ½”.

In apparently good condition.

Auction Estimate $500/1000

Starting Bid $250

 

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