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The Anne Cole Estate Beverly Hills

Auction May 6th, 2017




Artist Unidentified

WOMAN ON BEACH WITH UMBRELLA AND BALL, 1979, acrylic painting on panel, lacquered, with artist designed frame, signed lower left, signed and dated and inscribed #11321 on verso, overall 92 ½ x 39 ¼”, framed, in good studio condition.  $500/1000





Artist Unidentified

SEATED MAN, cast bronze sculpture with green patina, signed and numbered 5/35 lower left, 10 x 12 ½ x 6 ¾”, in good studio condition.  $300/600





Atmos Perpetual Clock

Jaeger-LeCoultier, fifteen jeweled Swiss perpetual clock with removable glass front, 9 ¼ x 8 ¼ x 6 ¼”, with underneath locking mechanism, top screw heads with rust, otherwise in good used condition. Note: we have only been able to make it run for short periods of time.  $200/400





Aurelio (20th Century) Spanish

CRYING GIRL, oil painting on canvas, signed lower right, 13 x 21”, framed, in good studio condition.  $100/200





Austrian Porcelain Urns (pair)

A pair of cobalt blue and gold lidded urns with hand painted pastoral scenes signed W. Rosner, each 11” tall and hallmarked underneath, with some minor wear and accretion build up, otherwise in good condition. (2)  $200/400





Guillaume Azoulay (b. 1949) Morocco

CLOCK, screenprinted Lucite sculpture mounted to black column with battery-operated clock inset, a signature not found, numbered 22/500, overall 23 x 11 ½ x 7”, top rivet with some rust on head, otherwise in good condition.  $200/400





Guillaume Azoulay (b. 1949) Morocco

O SALTO, 1988, color screenprint with gold foil, signed and dated and titled in black ink, numbered 75/75, sheet 29 ½ x 39 ¼”, discardable frame, in apparently good condition.  $200/400





Guillaume Azoulay (b. 1949) Morocco (two)

MONEGASQUE, black screenprint on silver stock, signed in pencil, numbered 38/300, sight 31 ¾ x 21 ¾”; CHASSE, sepia etching, signed in pencil, numbered 200/300, image 11 ½ x 14 ¾”, full margins; both framed with glass and in apparently good condition. (2)  $200/400





Guillaume Azoulay (b. 1949) Morocco (three)

TITLED, three sepia etchings, each signed in pencil and numbered 28/300, images 14 ¾ x 11 ¾”, sheets 30 x 22 ¼”, all with Spectrum Press blind stamp lower right, a few spots and speckles, otherwise in good condition. (3)  $200/400





Charles Becker (20th/ 21st) Californian (two)

STILL LIVES WITH FRUIT, two color transfer prints, one on board and one on canvas, each signed and numbered, editions 57/90 & 61/98, board 16 x 20”, canvas 11 ½ x 27 ¼”, both framed and in good condition.  (2)  $200/400





Charles Bell (1935-1995) American

PINBALL, color pigment print, estate signed in pencil, numbered 16/200, image 20 x 39”, full margins, elaborate Solomon framed, in apparently good condition.  $400/600





Jose Bell (20th Century)

THE STUCK WAGON, cast bronze sculpture with dark brown patina, signed, overall 9 ½ x 41 x10”, in good studio condition.  $500/1000





Thomas Hart Benton

Thomas Hart Benton by Matthew Baigell, first edition hard bound book, signed in pencil by Benton and numbered 192/350 with stamped and foil-stamped leather cover and marbleized end-papers, published by Abrams, New York, illustrations in color and black & white, in good condition.  $200/300





Carole Foster Blake (b. 1937) Arizona

ROLLING HUES, 1988, oil painting on canvas, signed lower right, signed and titled on verso, 26 x 30”, framed, small chips in red sky, otherwise in good studio condition.  $200/400





Illustrated Art Books: Artist’s Equity Fund, Verve, Avant Garde (twelve)

BAL FANTASTIQUE, 1957, Waldorf-Astoria Hotel; SPRING FANTASIA, 1953, Hotel Astor; SPRING FANTASIA, 1954, Hotel Astor; two BAL FANTASTIQUE, 1956, Hotel Sheraton-Astor, stamped 148 & 941, A collection of five first edition color lithograph books with plastic binding made for Artists Equity Fund, Inc., artists include: Chaim Gross, John Groth, Eichenberg, William Sutherland, Lily Harmon, Moses Soyer, Raphael Soyer, Marcel Vertes, Adolf Dehn, Louise Nevelson, Ben Shahn, Sol Wilson, Jack Levine, Reginald Marsh and many more; Covers with some wear and some toning, otherwise in good used condition. Note: these volumes are a series of original lithograph advertisements, begun by the Artists Equity Fund in 1950 as a source of fundraising to accompany their Spring Fantasia Masquerade Balls held at various New York hotels. Well-known artists of the day were chosen by the advertisers and commissioned to produce illustrated ads directly onto lithograph plate, the final results printed in a limited run of 2000; Together with Verve Quarterly, 1938, Volume 1, No. 3, Oct- Dec., with color lithographs of the Indian Pantheon, (lacking The Four Seasons lithographs by Chagall, Miro, Rattner and Klee), printed by Mourlot, text in English and French; Together with six volumes of Avant Garde Magazine, 1969 (2), 1970 (3), 1971, artists featured include Picasso, John Lennon, Alwyn Scott Turner and others, covers by Lennon, Ernest Fuchs, all with some toning and browning of paper; otherwise all in good used condition. (12)  $500/1000





Art Book collection

AUTHOUART, 1989, Editions Lecerf (2); THE ART OF DANIEL MERRIAM, 1997, Monarch Editions, signed and dated and dedicated in pen by the artist; Three hardbound books, each with color and plates, the Authouarts in French and English, one Authouart with some very faint surface scratches on cover, Merriam with some slight discoloration and very light surface scrapes on cover; Together with MICHAEL PARKS, Steltman Editions,1993, 1996, 1986, three soft bounds books with color plates, the latter with a faint crease on the cover; Otherwise all in new to good used condition. (6)  $200/300





Art Books with lithographs (seven)

XX Siecle Books: Volume #34 1970, Volume #37 1971, Volume #40 1973, three hard bound books with lithographs in bound, Volume 34 includes lithograph by Marc Chagall and Pierre Soulages, Volume 37 includes a lithograph by Alexander Calder, a three-page screenprint by Yaacov Agam, a lithograph by Zao Wou-Ki, Volume 40 includes lithographs by Marino Marini, Johnny Friedlaender, Robert Motherwell and Jasper Johns; all 12 ¼ x 9 ½”, text in French, all with typical perimeter toning to the few English language green pages, some tears and surface scraping to covers, #40 with spine partially detached, otherwise all in good used condition, Together with Homage to Marc Chagall; Homage to Alexander Calder; Homage to Fernand Leger; Homage to Georges Rouault, four hardbound books each with a color lithograph and color and black & white illustrations, all text in English, all from XXe, Paris, published by Tudor Publishing Co. New York, all dust jackets with small tears, Rouault with large tears; otherwise all in good used condition. (7)  $300/600





Charles Bragg (1931-2017) Californian (six)

VENUS; BACCHUS; FLORA; DENNIS (tennis); SIXTH DAY, five etchings, each signed in pencil and numbered from various editions, sheet 9 x 11” to 7 x 9”, some pale scattered speckles on recto, some discoloration on verso, otherwise all in good condition. (6)  $200/400





Charles Bragg (1931-2017) Californian

PEOPLE OF THE BOOK series (4); JUDGE; THIRD DAY; THE BAGEL VENDOR; FROG, eight etchings, each signed in pencil, from numbered editions or artist’s proofs, sheets from 11 ½ x 14 ½” to 9 x 8 ½”, all framed with glass, a few with a few tiny speckles, otherwise all in apparently good condition. (8)  $200/400





Charles Bragg (1931-2017) Californian

UNTITLED, an original etching plate for printing the edition, signed lower left, 3 x 4 1/8”, framed with glass; Together with a Playboy magazine featuring an extensive article on the artist.  $100/200





after Georges Braque (1882-1963) French

YELLOW BIRD (MA.1031), color lithograph, signed in pencil, numbered 242/300, image 16 x 22 ½”, full margins, published by Maeght, framed with glass, very pale toning and a few soft handling creases in margins, otherwise in apparently good condition.  $1500/2500





Calixte (19th/ 20th Century) European

FLOWER MARKET, oil painting on canvas, signed lower right, 28 5/8 x 21 ¼”, framed, in good studio condition. Provenance: Simic Gallery, Carmel.  $300/600





Jean Calogero (1922-2001) Italian

GIRL NEAR THE MOULIN ROUGE, oil painting on canvas, signed lower right, 10 ½ x 13 ¾”, framed, minor surface soiling in good studio condition.  $200/400





George Carlson (b. 1940) Illinois

BALLERINA, 1991, cast bronze sculpture with blue and green patina, signed and dated and numbered 12/21 lower left, 25 x 10 ¾ x 7”, in good studio condition. Provenance: Valley Bronze of Oregon, Cannon Beach, OR.  $3000/6000





Cassandre aka Adolphe Jean-Marie Mouron (1901-1968) French

DUBONNET, 1935 color lithograph menu card mounted to paper, printed by Alliance Graphique, card 11 x 15”, framed with glass, traces if silverfish visible upon close-inspection, mainly in yellow, otherwise in apparently good condition.  $300/600


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