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The Screenwriter's Collection

Saturday July 21st, 2018 at noon

Illustration precedes description

 

 

 

 

1

Cassilly Adams (1843-1921) American (two)

NATIVE AMERICAN HUNTING SCENES, two ink wash paintings on paper or card, one signed lower right, sights 6 ½ x 10” & 6 x 10 Ό”, both framed with glass. (2)

One with a few small speckles, otherwise both in apparently good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $500/1000

Starting Bid $250

 

 

 

2

African Art (20th Century)

STORYTELLER, narrative hardwood carving, 17 tall, 5” diameter.

A small inconspicuous loss, otherwise in good condition.

Auction Estimate $100/200

Starting Bid $50

 

 

 

3

Yaacov Agam (b. 1928) Israeli

BLESSING, color screenprint, signed in pencil, numbered H. C. 14/18, image 35 ½ x 14 Ό”, full margins, framed. H.C. or Hors Commerce is French for Not For Sale, prints aside from the regular numbered edition usually for gifts to friends and collaborators.

In apparently good condition.

Auction Estimate $300/600

Starting Bid $150

 

 

4

Yaacov Agam (b. 1928) Israeli

THE AGAM MENORAH, 24K gold-plated brass moveable sculpture with thirty-five branches at top and thirty-five branches at base, signed, 8 ½ x 6 Ύ x 6 Ύ”, numbered 4/900 on certificate of authenticity, in original blue case. Provenance: Michael Hittleman Gallery Los Angeles.

In good condition.

Auction Estimate $1000/2000

Starting Bid $500

 

 

5

Yaacov Agam (b. 1928) Israeli

ACCELERATION, Agamograph, lenticular plastic with laminated color screenprint, signed in ink, numbered 6/25 AP (artist’s proof), sight 14 x 13 ½”, framed. Provenance: Michael Hittleman Gallery Los Angeles.

In good condition.

Auction Estimate $500/1000

Starting Bid $250

 

 

6

Yaacov Agam (b. 1928) Israeli

UNTITLED, color screenprint, signed in pencil, numbered 1/99, image 13 x 15 ½”, sheet 18 x 20 ½”, published by Circle Fine Art, with their blind stamp lower left, framed.

In apparently good condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

7

Yaacov Agam (b. 1928) Israeli

JEWISH FAITH, Agamograph, lenticular plastic with laminated color screenprint, signed in ink, numbered 19/99, sight 15 x 14”, framed. Provenance: Michael Hittleman Gallery Los Angeles.

In good condition.

Auction Estimate $500/1000

Starting Bid $250

 

 

8

Peter Alexander (b. 1939) Californian

CAYUCOS, 1984, color lithograph, signed and dated in pencil, numbered 48/50, printed and published by Cirrus Editions, sheet 29 Ύ x 35 Ύ”.

Small skin mark from an old hinge and an old hinge in the upper verso corners, otherwise in good condition.

Auction Estimate $300/600

Starting Bid $150

 

 

9

Peter Alexander (b. 1939) Californian

TEA CAKE, 1984, color lithograph, signed and dated and titled in pencil, numbered 2/30, printed and published by Cirrus Editions, image 19 x 21”, sheet 27 ½ x 29 ½”.

A few soft handling creases and a few tiny stray ink spots in margins, two old linen hinges on verso, otherwise in good condition.

Auction Estimate $300/600

Starting Bid $150

 

 

10

Oliver Andrews (1925-1978) Californian

FOUNTAIN, 1975, two stainless steel blades and bronze water-sculpture, a signature not found, 53 x 10 ½ x 10 Ύ”, in purportedly working condition.

With natural outdoor weathered patina, otherwise in good condition

Auction Estimate $1000/2000

Starting Bid $500

 

 

11

Richard Anuszkiewicz (b. 1930) New Jersey

DIAMOND CHROMA Series, 1965, color screenprint, signed and dated in pencil, numbered 196/200, image 20 x 15”, full margins, framed with glass.

Toning visible in margins recto from corrugated backing verso, miniscule craquelure visible under a magnifying glass, otherwise in apparently good condition.

Auction Estimate $500/1000

Starting Bid $250

 

 

12

Artist Unidentified (early 20th Century)

CIRCUS PERFORMER, oil painting on board, a signature not found, 11 x 14”, framed. Stamped Brigham Young University, Mahonri Young Collection and inscribed Knoedler with an inventory on verso.

Creases mainly in center, surface soiling, otherwise in good aged condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

13

Daniel Authouart (b. 1943) French

ON ABBEY ROAD CORNER, color lithograph, signed and titled in pencil, numbered 85/175, stamped and signed by publisher on verso, sheet 29 ½ x 34 ½”.

Soft handling creases and a few small creases, otherwise in good condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

14

Mario Avati (1921-2009) Italian

MANIERE NOIRE A LA NOISETTE BELLE, 1963, mezzotint, signed and dated and titled in pencil, numbered 14/75, published by Associated American Artists, image 9 ½ x 11 ½”, sheet 20 ½ x 19 ½”, framed with glass.

Pale toning, otherwise in apparently good condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

15

Micha Bar-Am (b. 1930) Israeli

PORTFOLIO, 1981, portfolio of ten gelatin silver prints, each signed and numbered 68/300 in pen, sheets 20 x 16”, each with slip-jackets, with portfolio case and colophon page. Provenance: Michael Hittleman Gallery Los Angeles.

Sheets with slight curve at long sides from being stored, otherwise in good condition.

Auction Estimate $1000/2000

Starting Bid $500

 

 

16

Leonard Baskin (1922-2000) New York

FOOTBALL, 1960, woodcut on Japanese paper, signed in pencil, from an unnumbered edition, image 17 x 12 Ύ”, full margins, framed with glass.

Some creases and soft creases and crinkles, otherwise in apparently good condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

17

Leonard Baskin (1922-2000) New York

SOUTINE, etching, signed in pencil, numbered 47/50, plate 8 Ύ x 7 ½”, sheet 17 Ό x 15”, framed with glass.

In apparently good condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

18

Ben Avram (b. 1937) Israel

JONAH AND THE WHALE, oil painting on canvas, signed lower left, 31 ½ x 47 ½”. Provenance: Michael Hittleman Gallery Los Angeles.

In good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $1000/2000

Starting Bid $500

 

 

19

Ken Bortolazzo (b. 1947) Californian

STACKED SQUARES, 2000, brushed stainless steel sculpture, signed and dated and numbered 1/3, size 36 x 12 x 4 ½”, with swivel base.

In good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $5000/8000

Starting Bid $2500

 

 

20

Louis Bosa (1905-1981) New York

FIGURES AT BEACH, oil painting on Masonite, signed lower right, signed on verso, 13 x 17”, framed.

Minor surface soiling, some small scratches, otherwise in good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $500/1000

Starting Bid $250

 

 

21

Paul Brach (1924-2007) New York California

CLUSTER #4, 2005, acrylic painting on canvas, signed and titled and dated on verso, 18 x 18”, framed.

Faint stretcher bar impressions, otherwise in apparently good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $300/600

Starting Bid $150

 

 

22

Rockwell Smith Brank Jr. (1917-2007) Californian

AFTER THE STORM, 1946, oil painting on canvas mounted to Masonite, signed and dated lower right, 24 x 36”, framed.

Some hairline cracks, some tiny chips upper sky area, small loss upper center edge, possible professional repair upper sky area but black light reveals nothing, otherwise in good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $300/600

Starting Bid $150

 

 

23

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

LE CHEVELURE FLEURIE, acrylic painting with gold leaf over fabric, signed lower left, 12 x 12”, framed. Provenance: Michael Hittleman Gallery Los Angeles.

In good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $400/800

Starting Bid $200

 

 

24

Byron Brown (1907-1961) New York

PORTRAIT, 1942, watercolor and pencil drawing on paper, signed and dated lower right, sight 13 x 10 ½”, framed with glass. Provenance: Harmon Gallery, Naples, FL.

In apparently good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $500/1000

Starting Bid $250

 

 

25

George Elbert Burr (1859-1939) American

EVENING PAINTED DESERT ARIZONA, etching, signed and titled in pencil, plate 5 x 7”, sheet 8 ½ x 11”.

Mild toning and discoloration in the margins, otherwise in good condition.

Auction Estimate $300/500

Starting Bid $150

 

 

 

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