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    no.185 Old Master, Modern, Contemporary Prints and Photographs

  • Old Master, Modern, Contemporary Prints and PhotographsMonday 12 December 2011

    P R E V I E WWEDNESDAY 7 DECEMBER | 10AM - 5PMTHURSDAY 8 DECEMBER | 10AM - 5PMFRIDAY 9 DECEMBER | 10AM - 5PMSATURDAY 10 DECEMBER | 10AM - 3PM SUNDAY 11 DECEMBER | 12PM - 3PM

    A U C T I O NMONDAY 12 DECEMBER I 12PMFINE PRINTS AND MUlTIPlES, lOTS 1001 - 1178PHOTOGRAPHS, lOTS 1179 - 1240

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTIONS OFMr. and Mrs. Benton, Evanston, Illinois Mr. Hal Edrich, Huntington Station, New YorkThe Ralph Esmerian Collection, New York, New YorkMr. Richard Himmel, Palm Beach, FloridaIrwin Mortgage Corporation, Fishers, IndianaMr. Victor Skrebneski, Chicago, IllinoisMr. Brooks Tappmeyer, Iowa City, Iowa A Gentleman, Naples, Florida A Private Collection, Boca Raton, Florida A Private Collection, laPorte, Indiana

    PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATES OF Mrs. Charles Preston, lake Forest, IllinoisMs. Norma Seidman, lincolnwood, Illinois Ms. Myrna H. Stern, Denver, ColoradoMr. John D. Wilson, Columbus, Ohio

    www.lesliehindman.com

    leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Inc. 2011

    C H I C A G O , I L L I N O I SIllINOIS AUCTIONEERS lICENSE NUMBER 041.0000367

    Cover Lot 1025Chuck CloseSelf Portrait (detail), 2000

    BID lIVE ONlINE

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  • Contents

    FINE PRINTS AND MUlTIPlES 4

    PHOTOGRAPHS 58

    ARTIST INDEX 74

    GlOSSARY OF TERMS 75

    AUCTION INQUIRIES 76

    CONDITIONS OF SAlE 78

    TElEPHONE / ABSENTEE / BID FORM 80

    OppositeLot 1114Pablo PicassoVase deux anses hautes (detail)

  • Fine Prints and Multiples | Lots 1001 - 1178

    OppositeLot 1095Andy WarholVote McGovern (detail), 1972

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    1001Robert Motherwell(American, 1915-1991)Tobacco Roth-Handle, 1975color lithograph and silkscreenedition 15/45, signed R. Motherwell (lower right)40 1/2 x 29 1/2 inches. Ref: Belknap, 140 Property from a Private Collection, La Porte, Indiana$2,500-3,500

    1002Robert Motherwell(American, 1915-1991)Art Chicago, 1981lithographedition 89/150, signed Motherwell (lower right)23 x 15 inches. $2,000-4,000

    1003*Ellsworth Kelly(American, b. 1923)Blue/White/Redlithographedition 6/55, signed Kelly (lower right)32 1/2 x 15 inches. Ref: Axsom, 74Property from the Collection of Irwin Mortgage Corporation, Fishers, Indiana

    Provenance:Sale: Phillips de Pury, New York, New York$3,000-5,000

    1004Ellsworth Kelly(American, b. 1923)Black Curve, 1970-1972linocutedition 41/75, signed Kelly (lower right)17 1/4 x 20 1/2 inches. Ref: Axsom, 80$1,500-2,500

    1005*Richard Serra(American, b. 1939)Double Ring II, 1972lithographedition 31/65, signed Serra (lower right)41 1/2 x 33 1/2 inches. Property from the Collection of Irwin Mortgage Corporation, Fishers, Indiana$2,500-3,500

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    1006*Mel Bochner(American, b. 1940)Floating World, 1990 (a group of five works)woodcutedition 26/4013 1/4 x 18 1/2 inches each. Property from the Collection of Irwin Mortgage Corporation, Fishers, Indiana

    Provenance:Senior and Shopmaker Gallery, New York, New York$3,000-5,000

    1008*Arman(American/French, 1928-2005)Untitled (Guns)screenprint; Chiron Press, pub.edition 62/225, signed Arman (lower right)16 3/4 x 21 1/2 inches. Property from the Collection of Mr. Hal Edrich, Huntington Station, New York$700-900

    1007*Donald Baechler(American, b. 1956)Abstract Composition with Ostrich and Owl, 1998woodblock and linoblockedition 1/26, signed Donald Baechler (lower right)23 x 18 inches. Property from the Collection of Mr. Hal Edrich, Huntington Station, New York

    Provenance:Pace Prints, New York, New York$700-900

    1009*Mr. Brainwash(French, b. 1966)Recovery Plan, 2010screenprintedition 108/250, signed Mr. Brainwash (right edge)20 x 28 inches. Property from the Collection of Mr. Hal Edrich, Huntington Station, New York$500-700

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  • 91010*Jennifer Bartlett(American, b. 1941)House, 2003 (portfolio of 25)color screenprint; Brand X, pub.edition 7/45, signed J. Bartlett and dated (lower right)11 3/4 x 11 3/4 inches. Property from the Collection of Irwin Mortgage Corporation, Fishers, Indiana$12,000-18,000

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    1011Yaacov Agam(Israeli, b. 1928)Birth of Flag, 1976screenprint on acrylicedition XXV/L, signed and dated (right edge)26 1/4 x 19 1/2 inches. $1,000-2,000 1011A Yaacov Agam(Israeli, b. 1928)Shapesacrylic with mirror and plexiglassedition 169/180, signed Agam (lower right)13 x 30 1/2 inches.$800-1,200

    1012Italo Scanga(American, 1932-2001)Abundanceetchingedition 12/25, signed Italo Scanga (lower right)35 1/2 x 24 inches. $400-600

    1013*Mary Heilmann(American, b. 1940)Hip Hop and Jazz, 2002 (a pair of works)etchingsedition 23/25, signed M. Heilmann and dated (lower right)32 1/2 x 25 1/2 inches (each). Property from the Collection of Irwin Mortgage Corporation, Fishers, Indiana

    Provenance:Pace Prints, New York, New York$3,000-5,000

    1014Serge Poliakoff(Russian, 1906-1969)Composition Bleucolor aquatintedition 37/100, signed Serge Poliakoff (lower right)10 x 13 1/2 inches. $2,000-4,000

    1015Letterio Calapai(American, 1902-1993)1000 A.D.etchingedition AP, signed L. Calapai (lower right)25 1/2 x 17 1/2 inches. $500-700

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    1016Letterio Calapai(American, 1902-1993)After Sundowncolor etchingedition AP, signed L. Calapai (lower right)5 3/4 x 8 inches. $300-500

    1017Moshe Castel(Israeli, 1909-1992)Untitledbronzeedition E.A., signed Castel (lower left)11 1/2 x 8 inches. $800-1,200

    1018Marko Spalatin(American, b. 1945)A group of four worksserigraphsigned Marko Spalatin (lower right)Largest: 25 1/2 x 20 inches. $500-700

    1019Herbert Bayer(Austrian, 1900-1985)Into the Dark, 1975silkscreensigned Bayer and dated (lower right)30 x 30 inches.

    Provenance:Marlborough Graphics, New York, New York$400-600

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    1020Victor Vasarely(French/Hungarian, 1906-1997)Clarities: Laikacolor silkscreenedition 107/250, signed Victor Vasarely (lower right)18 x 14 inches. $400-600

    1021Robert Rauschenberg(American, 1925-2008)Cunningham Relief, 1974aquatint and embossingedition 15/100, signed Rauschenberg (lower right)27 3/4 x 21 3/4 inches.

    Provenance:Castelli Graphics, New York, New York$1,000-2,000

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    1022Robert Rauschenberg(American, 1925-2008)People have Enough Trouble without being Intimidated by an Artichoke, 1979offset color lithograph; Multiples, pub.; Styria Studio, printeredition 33/100, signed Rauschenberg and dated (lower left)30 1/2 x 23 inches. $1,500-2,500

    1023Gerhard Richter(German, b. 1932)Seestck, 1991offset lithographsigned Richter (lower right)21 1/4 x 21 1/4 inches. $2,000-4,000

    1024Jeff Koons(American, b. 1955)Balloon Dog (Red), 1995metalized porcelain; Museum of Contemporary Art, pub.edition 1427/230010 1/2 x 10 1/2 inches. $5,000-7,000

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    1025Chuck Close(American, b. 1940)Self Portrait, 2000screenprintedition 34/80, signed Chuck Close and dated (lower center)58 1/2 x 48 inches. Property of a Gentleman, Naples, Florida

    Provenance:Babcock Galleries, New York, New YorkSold: Phillips de Pury & Company, New York, May 21, 2008, lot 43Acquired by the present owner at the above sale$70,000-90,000

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    1026Tom Wesselman(American, 1931-2004)Lulu, 1982color lithographedition 244/250, signed Wesselman and dated (lower right)16 3/4 x 25 inches. $3,000-5,000

    1027Larry Rivers(American, 1923-2002)Stencil Camel, 1978stencil and pochoir on acetate and color lithographedition AP 15/25, signed Larry Rivers and dated (lower right)25 x 21 1/2 inches. $800-1,200

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    1028Larry Rivers(American, 1923-2002)Make Believe Ballroom, 1989acrylic, oil, and offset color photo-lithographedition 32/105, signed Larry Rivers and dated (lower right)36 3/4 x 35 1/4 x 3 1/2 inches. $4,000-6,000

    1029Jack Pierson(American, b. 1960)Applause, 1997aluminum and plexiglass lightboxedition 22/35, signed Jack Pierson and dated (verso)10 1/2 x 25 1/4 x 6 1/2 inches. $5,000-7,000

    1030Vanessa Beecroft(Italian, b. 1969)VB 39, US Navy Seals, Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, 1999vibracolor printedition 1/519 3/4 x 25 inches.

    Provenance:Deitch Projects, New York, New York$4,000-6,000

    1031Christo and Jeanne-Claude(American, b. 1935)Wrapped Venuslithographedition 40/50, signed Christo (lower left)23 1/2 x 17 3/4 inches. $800-1,200

    1032Robert Cottingham(American, b. 1935)F.W., 1975etching and aquatintedition 40/50, signed Cottingham and dated (lower right)10 1/2 x 10 1/2 inches. $500-700

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    1034*Richard Bosman(American, b. 1944)Jetty, 1991woodcutedition 9/45, signed Bosman (lower right)17 1/4 x 49 3/4 inches. Property from the Collection of Irwin Mortgage Corporation, Fishers, Indiana

    Provenance:Christies New York: Sale 1263, Lot 218$800-1,200

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    1035Jim Dine(American, b. 1935)Double Venus, 2002color screenprintedition 15/22, signed Jim Dine and dated (lower left)37 x 26 1/2 inches. $5,000-7,000

    1036Elvira Bach(German, b. 1951)Frauenakts