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Illustration precedes description

 

Auction Saturday November 4th @ Noon

Beverly Hills, Silverlake & San Francisco Estates

 

 

 

1

John Altoon (1925-1969) Californian

UNTITLED, 1965, color lithograph, signed in pencil and inscribed artist’s proof, aside from the numbered edition 20, sheet 22 ¼ x 30”, printed by Kenneth Tyler at Tamarind, with their blind stamps lower right, illustrated Tamarind: Twenty-Five Years, 1960-1985, illustration #4.

Some fingerprints and pale discoloration, a few soft handling creases, otherwise in good condition.

$200/400

 

 

 

2

John Altoon (1925-1969) Californian

UNTITLED, 1966, color lithograph, signed in pencil and inscribed trail proof I, sheet 29 ¾ x 41 ¼, printed by Gemini G.E.L., with their blind stamp lower right, illustrated in Los Angeles Prints 1883-1980, LACMA, illustration #88.

Creases and soft handling creases, toning from improper storage, otherwise in good condition.

$300/600

 

 

 

3

John Altoon (1925-1969) Californian

UNTITLED, 1965, lithograph, signed in pencil and inscribed artist proof, sheet 22 ¼ x 30”, printed by Kenneth Tyler at Tamarind, with their blind stamps lower right.

Mild toning and soft handling creases, otherwise in good condition.

$200/300

 

 

 

4

Auguste Anastasi (1820-1889) French

SUNSET, 1859, oil painting on canvas, signed and dated lower left, 27 ½ x 47 ½”, discardable frame.

Professionally relined, impact dent and a tear lower right, scrape with small losses upper left center, scuffs and surface soiling, surface lacquer has some blanching, hairline cracks, otherwise in good aged condition. A rich vibrant painting in need a little care.

$1000/2000

 

 

 

5

Antique: Seth Thomas Mantle Clock

American late 1800’s wood mantle clock, with key and pendulum, 11 ¼ x 15 ½ x 6 ½”.

Interior mechanism appears to be refurbished, finish blanched, otherwise in good aged condition.

$200/400

 

 

 

6

David Aronson (1923-2015) Lithuanian/ American (three)

STANDING FIGURES, bronze relief, signed lower right, 8 x 5”; THREE FIGURES, two bronze reliefs, each signed and numbered 2/100 & 5/100, both with foundry or publishers stamps lower right, 5 ½ x 6” & 4 ½ x 4”, all framed. Provenance: Louis Newman Gallery, Beverly Hills (one); Horwitch Newman Gallery, Scottsdale (two). (3)

All in good studio condition.

$500/1000

 

 

 

7

Artist Unidentified (20th Century)

ABSTRACT STILL LIFE, acrylic painting on paper, signed lower right and titled lower left, 16 x 16”, framed with glass.

In apparently good studio condition.

$100/200

 

 

 

8

Artist Unidentified (20th Century) Southwestern

NATIVE AMERICAN FIGURE WITH ROSE ABOVE, 1991, oil painting on canvas, signed and dated lower right, 20 x 16”, framed.

Small smudges and scuffs and a small chip at the perimeter, otherwise in good studio condition.

$200/400

 

 

 

9

Iain Baxter (Joseph Ian Wilson Baxter) (b. 1936) Canadian (four)

VARIOUS, 1998, four color mixed media monoprints, all signed and dated and titled lower center, average 21 ½ x 30”. (4)

All in good studio condition.

$800/1200

 

 

 

10

Iain Baxter (Joseph Ian Wilson Baxter) (b. 1936) Canadian (four)

VARIOUS, 1998, four color mixed media monoprints, all signed and dated and titled lower center, average 21 ½ x 30”. (4)

All in good studio condition.

$800/1200

 

 

 

11

Jeffrey Begalon (20th/ 21st Century)

OBISPHERE, 1995, a pair of acrylic obelisks, each signed and dated, numbered 39 & 40/100, each 33” tall. (2)

In apparently good studio condition.

$300/600

 

 

 

12

Cliffton Benjamin (20th/ 21st Century) American (two)

UNTITLED, 1988-89, charcoal and ink wash on paper, reported to be signed on verso, 62 x 60”, framed. Purchased from Pence Gallery; FEET AND FROG, charcoal and ink wash on paper, possibly signed on verso?, 20 x 17”, framed. (2)

Both in apparently good studio condition.

$500/1000

 

 

 

13

David Bierk (1944-2000) Canadian

A EULOGY TO EARTH/ ANCIENT RIVER/ DUSK, 1995, oil painting on canvas, a signature not found, 49 x 49”, framed.  Provenance: Artist’s stamp on verso.

In good studio condition.

$5000/15,000

 

 

 

14

David Bierk (1944-2000) Canadian

AN ALLEGORY OF BALANCE, TO FANTIN LATOUR, LORRAIN & DE CHIRICO, 1995, oil painting on canvas with photographs and steel plate, a signature not found, 40 ½ x 96 ¾”, framed. Provenance: Artist’s stamp on verso.

In good studio condition.

$5000/10,000

 

 

 

15

Karl Blossfeldt (1865-1932) German

CIRSIUM OLERACEUM, 1994, gelatin silver print, numbered 3/25, size 11 x 8 ½”, framed. Provenance: Kohn Turner Gallery, Los Angeles.

In apparently good condition.

$200/400

 

 

 

16

Karl Blossfeldt (1865-1932) German

LACINIATA FORM, 1995, gelatin silver print, numbered 3/25, size 11 x 8 ½”, framed. Provenance: Kohn Turner Gallery, Los Angeles.

In apparently good condition.

$200/400

 

 

 

17

Matthew Brown (20th/ 21st Century)

BIRD BY BACKYARD, 1995, oil painting on canvas, signed and dated on verso, 20 x 20 ½”, framed.

In good studio condition.

$300/600

 

 

 

18

Matthew Brown (20th/ 21st Century)

OWL, 1995, oil painting on canvas, signed and dated on verso, 20 x 20 ½”, framed.

In good studio condition.

$300/600

 

 

 

19

Matthew Brown (20th/ 21st Century)

DEER, 1995, oil painting on canvas, signed and dated on verso, 42 x 70”, framed. Provenance: Commissioned from artist by present owner.

In good studio condition.

$2000/4000

 

 

 

20

Hans Burkhardt (1904-1994) Californian (two)

UNTITLED, 1974, two color linocuts, each signed and dated in pencil, one numbered 5/5 and the other inscribed AP (artist’s proof), images 10 x 13 ¼” & 15 ¾ x 12”, full margins, both framed. (2)

Both in apparently good condition.

$100/200

 

 

 

21

Jean Calogero (1922-2001) Italian

GIRL WITH HEADDRESS, oil painting on canvas, signed lower left, 21 ¾ x 18”, discardable frame.

Minor surface soiling, otherwise in good studio condition.

$200/400

 

 

 

22

Carlo Canevari (1922-1996) Italian

CARDINALS PLAYING SOCCER, oil painting on wood panel, signed lower right, 8 ½ x 13”, framed.

Tiny nick lower right, some wood grain visible on recto, otherwise in good studio condition.

$1000/1500

 

 

 

23

Vija Celmins, George Ortman & others (thirteen)

DAVID STUART GALLERIES, 1964-1972, ten exhibition posters (six images), artists included: Vija Celmins, Hassle Smith, Robert Harvey, and Laurence Dreiband, 12 ¾ x 18 ½” to 8 x 16”, David Stuart Galleries was located at 807 North La Cienega Los Angeles: Together with George Ortman CUE UP, color lithograph, signed and titled in pencil, numbered 1/20, sheet 26 x 18”, Tamarin blind stamp lower left, TWO, lithograph, signed and titled in pencil, inscribed artist proof, sheet 26 x 18”; SEARCH (DAVID STUART GALLERIES), lithograph signed and titled in pencil, numbered 7/100, Gemini G.E.L. blind stamp lower right, sheet 26 x19”. (13).

Vija Celmins has a one inch and a few small tears at upper sheet edge, with folds as issued; some with some discoloration and other minor imperfections; All in otherwise good condition. Ortmans in good condition.

$200/400

 

 

 

24

Ceramics (three)

Three terra cotta Oinochoes vessels, sizes 14 ¼”, 13 ½” & 9 ¼” tall. (3)

In apparently faux age-like condition.

$300/600

 

 

 

25

Ceramic Artist Unidentified

Painted and glazed Raku vessel with wood handle, 14 ½ x 16 x 9”, with artist’s label attached.

In good studio condition.

$100/200

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