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Contemporary, Modern & Southwestern Art Auction

February 23rd, 2019, noon 

 

 

 

1

Nobuyoshi Araki (b. 1940) Japanese

FLOWERS #4, circa 1990, original Fuji crystal print mounted to Centrex, sheet 38 x 48”, a proof from an unrealized edition, frame 39 x 49 x 2”.

Small nicks and scratches, fingerprints and smudges, otherwise in good condition.

Auction Estimate $2000/4000

Starting Bid $1000

 

 

 

2

Charles Arnoldi (b. 1946) California

AGNES, 2004, acrylic painting on four attached canvases, signed and dated and titled on verso, 76 x 84”. Canvas fabricated by Lucius Hudson Inc with their stamp on the verso. Provenance: Modernism San Francisco, Charles Arnoldi New Work, September/October 2005.

In good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $15,000/25,000

Starting Bid $7500

 

 

 

3

Artist Unidentified (20th Century)

UNTITLED, acrylic painting on canvas, stamped Lucius and character stamp on stretcher, 48 x 60”, frame 49 ½ x 61 ½ x 2 ¾”.

Minor surface soiling, otherwise in good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $800/1200

Starting Bid $400

 

 

 

4

Artist Unidentified (20th Century)

UNTITLED, 1988, oil painting on canvas, signed and dated lower right, canvas 48 x 38”, frame 48 ½ x 38 ½”.

Hairline cracks and stretcher bar impressions, otherwise in good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

5

Artist Unidentified (20th Century) American

CARNIVAL KIDS, acrylic painting on canvas, signed lower right, 36 x 48”.

Minor surface soiling and edge wear, otherwise good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

6

Artist Unidentified (20th Century) American

EXPOSED AT THE THRESHOLD, 1991, diptych, oil painting on canvas, signed and dated and titled on verso, each panel 55 x 70”, overall 110 x 70”. From the collection of Paul J. Coady.

In good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $1000/2000

Starting Bid $500

 

 

 

7

Artist Unidentified (20th Century)

UNTITLED TRAIN TRACKS, oil painting on paper, 25 x 20”, frame 35 ¾ x 31 ¼” lacking glass. From the collection of Paul J. Coady.

In good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $250

 

 

 

8

Richard Gentry Ayer (1909-1967) California

UNTITLED, oil painting on canvas, signed on verso, artist’s wife’s label on verso, 37 x 31 x 2 ¼” with frame.

Hairline cracks and some surface soiling, discoloration on verso, otherwise in good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

9

Micha Bar-Am (b. 1930) Israeli (ten)

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. (10)

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

Auction Estimate $800/1200

Starting Bid $400

 

 

 

10

Romare Bearden (1911-1988) American

THE LANTERN, 1979, color lithograph, printed signature, inscribed AP (artist’s proof) in pencil, aside from the pencil signed edition of 175 published by London Arts, image 23 ¾ x 15 ½”, sheet 28 ½ x 20”, frame 40 x 31 ¼”. Certificate on back from the Great Dane Collection.

Crinkle in mat upper right, apparently good condition.

Auction Estimate $400/800

Starting Bid $200

 

 

 

11

Joseph Begay (b. 1964) Navajo

HAND WITH RATTLE, 2013, carved alabaster sculpture mounted to stone base, signed and dated, overall 20 ½ x 9 x 9 ¾”, weight 45 pounds. Provenance: Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner.

In good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $500/1000

Starting Bid $250

 

 

 

12

Harry Benally (20th Century) Navajo

LOVE FOREVER, PINE LADY, 2010, carved wood sculpture, signed and dated and titled, 43 x 21 x 16”, massive weight.

Some minor stress cracks, otherwise in good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $500/1000

Starting Bid $250

 

 

 

13

Tony Berlant (b. 1941) California

UNTITLED, 1989, color print on sheet metal, signed and dated in ink, numbered 59/250, sheet 13 x 35”.

In good condition.

Auction Estimate $300/600

Starting Bid $150

 

 

 

14

Milton Bond (1918-2010) New York

LET IT SNOW, 1984, reverse oil painting on glass, signed lower left, signed and dated and titled on back of frame, 9 ¼ x 11 ¼”, frame 12 ¼ x 14 ¼”.

In apparently good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $300/600

Starting Bid $150

 

 

 

15

Robert Brackman (1898-1980) New York

NUDE FEMALE, color pastel on colored paper, signed lower right, sight 19 x 24”, frame 32 x 35 ¼ x 1 ¼” with glass.

Old tape and some discoloration upper sheet edge, crease upper right corner, a few hairline scuffs, speckles in mat, otherwise in apparently good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

16

Iona Rozeal Brown (b. 1966) Washington DC/ African/ American

UNTITLED II, 2002, color screenprint, signed in pencil, numbered 35/35, printed by Mueller Studios New York, published by MS Editions, image 30 x 22 ¼”, full margins, frame 36 ¾ x 29 ¼”. Provenance: Michael Steinberg Fine Art, New York.

In apparently good condition.

Auction Estimate $1000/1500

Starting Bid $500

 

 

 

17

David Bungay (b. 1933) Californian

BULL ELK (Wapiti), 1984, acrylic painting on canvas, signed and dated lower left, signed and dated and titled on verso, in hoof-design frame overall 61 ½ x 71”. From the collection of Paul J. Coady.

In good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $500/1000

Starting Bid $250

 

 

 

18

Herbert Busemann (1905-1994) Utah

EXCITEMENT, 1974, oil painting on Masonite, titled and dated, 30 ¾ x 36 ¼” including discardable frame.

Scratches in background upper left and lower left, a few scuffs, otherwise in good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $500/1000

Starting Bid $250

 

 

 

19

Byron Galvez (1941-2009) Mexican

LA MASCARA, 1990, color acrylograph on hand-made paper, signed and dated lower right, numbered 41/250, Fingerhut Group publishers stamp on verso, 33 ½ x 43 ½”.

Small tears at perimeter, some skinning on verso from previous hinging, scattered speckles on verso, otherwise in good condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

20

Suzanne Caporael (b. 1949) New York/ California

PORTRAIT OF VIRI, 1982, egg tempera on paper, signature not found, possibly on verso?, 40 x 35”, heavy frame 49 ¼ x 44 x 2” with glass. From the collection of Paul J. Coady. Provenance: Irit Krygier Contemporary Arts, Los Angeles; Exhibited at Santa Barbara Museum of Art, California Viewpoint, April – June 1986, lender Jan Turner.

In apparently good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $1000/2000

Starting Bid $500

 

 

 

21

Tom Cies (b. 1951) California

BOUNCERS, 1989, cast and welded bronze and steel sculpture, monogramed on base, one torso inscribed ES on verso, overall 26 ¼ x 15 ½ x 11”.

With natural rust, otherwise in good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $1000/2000

Starting Bid $500

 

 

 

22

Nurit David (b. 1952) Israeli

NAPLES STUDIO, 2009, lightfast markers and color pencils on paper, signed and dated lower left, sheet 16 ½ x 23 ¼”, frame 23 ¾ x 30 ½”. Provenance: Michael Hittleman Gallery Los Angeles.

Some small creases and soft handling creases, otherwise in apparently good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $1000/2000

Starting Bid $500

 

 

 

23

Dora De Larios (b. 1933) Californian

LADY OF THE FLOWERS, 1967, color screenprint, signed in pencil, numbered 11/100, sheet 26 x 20”, with Rols Press Culver City rubber stamp on verso.

Some pale toning along lower sheet edge, otherwise in good condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

24

Denise De La Rue (b. 1972) Mexico

ANTONIO FERNANDEZ PINEDA MADRID SPAIN, 2006, color light-jet print, signed, dated, titled and numbered 3/3 on verso, 56 ¾ x 35 ¼”, frame 58 x 36 x 2 ½”. Provenance: Gagosian Gallery, Beverly Hills.

In apparently good condition.

Auction Estimate $5000/10,000

Starting Bid $2500

 

 

 

25

Laddie John Dill (b. 1943) Californian

UNTITLED, color pigmented cement with glass on plywood, 42 x 84 x 2 ½”, with Lucius Hudson stamp on verso, unidirectional, weight approximately 128 pounds.

A small unobtrusive color touch up at left edge, otherwise in good studio condition and appears to have never been installed before.

Auction Estimate $1500/2500

Starting Bid $750

 

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