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American & European Collections

Auction Saturday February 22nd, 2020 @ noon

 

Illustration precedes description

 

 

 

1

Egon Adler (1892-1963) Czechoslovakian

STILL LIFE, 1942, gouache on paper, signed and dated lower left, sight 20 x 15”, frame 25 ½ x 20 ½” with glass. Provenance: Antal Fine Art, Los Angeles.

In apparently good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $500/1000

Starting Bid $250

 

 

 

2

Yaacov Agam (b. 1928) Israel

UNTITLED, color screenprint, signed in pencil, numbered 107/180, image 17 Ύ x 28 Ό”, full margins, frame 30 x 40 Ύ” with glass.

Light scuffs and scratches lower right, long indentation line upper left, otherwise in apparently good condition.

Auction Estimate $100/300

Starting Bid $50

 

 

 

3

Raul Anguiano (1915-2006) Mexican

ALFARERA INCLINADA, 1972, color pastel, signed and dated lower right, signed and dated and titled on back of frame, sight 19 ½ x 25 ½”, frame 25 Ύ x 31 Ύ” with glass. Provenance: partial Merkup Mexico City label on back.

Some pale toning at perimeter at mat, otherwise in apparently good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $500/1000

Starting Bid $250

 

 

 

4

Nobuyishi Araki (b. 1940) Japanese

LIPS, gelatin silver print, signed and annotated in marker left side, image 8 ½ x 11 ½”, sheet 12 x 15”, frame 14 x 17” with glass.

Double sided ATG tape hinges upper left and right verso, otherwise in good condition

Auction Estimate $500/1500

Starting Bid $250

 

 

 

5

Artist Unidentified (20th Century)

COUNTRYSIDE RESTAURANT, oil painting on canvas, signed lower right, 27 ½ x 39”, frame 35 x 41 x 3 Ό”.

In good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $500/1000

Starting Bid $250

 

 

 

6

Artist Unidentified (20th Century)

THE CONVERSATION, color pencil drawing on paper, signed or inscribed Rome or Rone 975 in pencil lower right, sight 12 Ό x 9 Ύ”, frame 20 x 17” with glass.

In apparently good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $100/200

Starting Bid $50

 

 

 

7

Artist Unidentified (20th Century)

UNTITLED, 1985, lithograph, signed and dated and dedicated in pencil, sheet 19 Ύ x 25 Ύ”, frame 22 ½ x 28 ½”.

A few soft handling creases, otherwise in apparently good condition.

Auction Estimate $100/300

Starting Bid $50

 

 

 

8

Artist Unidentified (20th Century) Colorado

UNTITLED, color collage, signed EB in pencil lower right, sight 10 ½ x 10”, frame 21 Ό x 19 ½” with glass.

Minor condition issues possibly good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $100/200

Starting Bid $50

 

 

 

9

Artists Unidentified (mid-20th Century) (two)

OX CART, oil painting on canvas, signed lower right, 12 x 15 ½”, frame 17 x 20”; PORTRAIT OF MILITARY MAN, oil painting on canvas board, inscribed Troy 51’ lower right and Cummings on verso, 24 x 18”, frame 28 ½ x 23”. (2)

The first with a tear lower right at wheel, ingrained surface soiling, stretcher bar impressions and hairline cracks; The second with surface soiling, small chips and scuffs, small hole and abrasion top center, otherwise both in apparently good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $100/200

Starting Bid $50

 

 

 

10

Kyoko (Foley) Asano (b. 1933) Japanese/ American

SHADOW # 5, SHADOW SERIES B, 1977, acrylic painting on canvas, signed and dated and titled on verso, 60 ½ x 66”.

Small nick upper right corner, otherwise in good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $500/1000

Starting Bid $250

 

 

 

11

Goran Augustson (1936-2012) Finnish

SILVERY TIME, 1986, color screenprint, signed and dated and inscribed TPLA 1/15 in pencil, image 15 x 15 Ύ”, full margins, frame 22 Ό x 22 ½” with glass.

Hairline scuffs and scratches, otherwise in apparently good condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

12

Jozef Bakos (1891-1977) New York/ Mexico (two)

BURROS; LITTLE CHILD, each a watercolor on paper, signed lower right, sights 6 ½ x 8 ½”, frames 13 x 15” with glass. (2)

Both with pale discoloration at mat, otherwise both in apparently good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $500/1000

Starting Bid $250

 

 

 

13

Mark Beam (b. 1957) California

HULA-HOOP COW, 1994, acrylic painted and lacquer papier mache sculpture, signed and dated lower right, overall 64 x 30 x 36”.

Lacquer yellowed, apparently the utters and ears have been replaced, some punctures and dents and cuts and scrapes and surface losses, hoop is dried out, otherwise in reasonably weathered condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

14

Hans Bellmer (1902-1975) German

UNTITLED EROTICA, etching on Japan paper, signed in pencil, numbered 55/100, plate 12 ½ x 9 ½”, sheet 22 ½ x 15 Ό”, frame 31 x 23” with glass.

In apparently good condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

15

Hans Bellmer (1902-1975) German

THE BENCH, 1972, etching, signed in pencil, numbered 18/100, plate 15 ½ x 13”, full margins, frame 30 Ό x 25 ½”.

In apparently good condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

16

Hans Bellmer (1902-1975) German

UNTITLED, etching on brown paper, signed and numbered XI/XXX (11/30) in pencil, plate 15 ½ x 11 Ύ”, full margins, frame 34 ½ x 22 ½” with glass.

Small pale discoloration extreme lower left margin, apparently good condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

17

Honora Berg (1897-1985) New York/ California

UNTITLED, oil painting with collage on card, a signature not found, artist’s name inscribed on verso, 38 ½ x 26”, frame 40 Ό x 28 ½” with glass. Provenance: Antal Fine Art, Los Angeles.

Some edge wear, otherwise in good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $300/600

Starting Bid $150

 

 

 

18

Rebecca (Becky) Berman (20th Century) American

UNTITLED, oil painting on panel, signed lower right, sight 7 Ύ x 4 ½”, with selected vintage frame 19 x 14 ½ x 2 Ό” with glass.

In apparently good studio condition

Auction Estimate $100/200

Starting Bid $50

 

 

 

19

Julie Blackmon (b. 1966) Missouri

FAMILY PORTRAIT, 2007, color pigment print, signed and dated and titled and numbered 7/25 in ink lower right, image 22 x 22”, full margins, frame 31 x 31”.

In apparently good condition.

Auction Estimate $1000/2000

Starting Bid $500

 

 

 

20

Irving Block (1910-1986) (6) & Charles Surendorf (1906-1979) California (1) (seven)

Irving Block VARIOUS, five, three watercolors and two pen and ink drawings on paper, and an artist’s invitation, five signed, the smallest watercolor not signed, sizes from 6 ½ x 4 ½” to 3 x 3”; Charles Surendorf NUDE #9, wood-engraving on thin paper with cream paper backing, signed in pencil, image 8 x 12”, sheet 9 ½ 13 Ύ”, artist hinged to card with inscribed and dated 1969 on back, card 9 ½ x 13 Ύ”. (7)

One Block with paper-taped corners, Surendorf with small artist mounted scotch tape strips in the four corners, otherwise all in good condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

21

Don Bluth Animation Productions (five)

THE SECRET OF NIMH, 1982, five hand-painted animation cels, one signed by Don Bluth, another dedicated by Don Bluth, John Pomeroy (animator) and Gary Goldman (producer), all with Don Bluth Production seals, average sight 8 ½ x 11”, average frame size 16 ½ x 18 ½” with glass. (5)

All in apparently good condition.

Auction Estimate $800/1200

Starting Bid $400

 

 

 

22

Istivan Boldizsar (1897-1984) Hungarian

A SUMMER VIEW, 1938, oil painting on canvas, signed and dated lower left, 38 Ό x 28 Ό”, frame 45 ½ x 35 ½”.

Surface soiling, otherwise in good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $1500/2500

Starting Bid $750

 

 

 

23

Istivan Boldizsar (1897-1984) Hungarian

BOUQUET IN THE WINDOW, oil painting on canvas, signed lower right, 35 x 29”, frame 39 ½ x 33 ½”.

Canvas with some thin spots viewable with backlight, with some associated small losses, craquelure, otherwise good aged condition.

Auction Estimate $1500/2500

Starting Bid $750

 

 

 

24

Istivan Boldizsar (1897-1984) Hungarian

MARINA, 1965, oil painting on canvas, signed and dated lower right, 27 ½ x 35 ½”, frame 37 x 47”.

A couple of small unobtrusive chips, minor surface soiling, otherwise in good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $2000/4000

Starting Bid $1000

 

 

 

25

Ferenc Bordas (1911-1982) Hungarian & Yona (two)

Ferenc Bordas HEAD OF YOUNG GIRL, 1970, oil painting on Masonite, signed and dated lower right, framed 9 ½ x 9”; Yona YOUNG GIRL WITH HAT, oil painting with gold leaf on Masonite, signed lower right, 12 x 9”, frame 18 x 15” with glass. (2)

Bordas with surface soiling and cracks lower left corner, otherwise both in apparently good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $100/200

Starting Bid $50

 

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