Clark's Fine Art Gallery & Auctioneers Inc.

Contact    Consignments    Past Sales    Catalog    Index    Bids    Special

 

Michael Hittleman Collection of

Israeli, American, European & Latin American Art

Saturday June 16th, 2018 at noon

Illustration precedes description

 

 

 

151

G. H. Rothe (1935-2007) German (two)

GRACE AND THE STALLION (R.73); COMPETITORS (R.70), 1980, a pair of color mezzotints, both color variants other than Restany illustrates, each signed and titled in pencil, the first an artist’s proof, the second numbered 77/150, the first image 5 ½ x 7 ¾” & the second with two plates on one sheet each 5 ½ x 3 ¾”, full margins, framed. (2)

Both with pale toning, the second with more, otherwise both in apparently good condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

152

G. H. Rothe (1935-2007) German

PERFORMANCE (R.39) from the Small Dance Suite, 1979, color mezzotint, signed in pencil, numbered 99/150, image 5 ¼ x 5 ¼”, full margins, framed.

Pale toning and discoloration in margins, otherwise in apparently good condition.

Auction Estimate $100/200

Starting Bid $50

 

 

 

153

Reuven Rubin (1893-1974) Israeli

DAVID & GOLIATH, color lithograph, signed in pencil and inscribed A/P (artist’s proof), image 22 x 17”, full margins, framed. Provenance: Michael Hittleman Gallery Los Angeles.

In apparently good condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

154

Jose Guyer Salles (b. 1942) Brazilian

IN TIME & SPACE, 1973, color aquatint and photo-etching with intaglio and collage, signed and dated and titled in pencil, numbered 60/100, plate 11 ¾ x 16”, sheet 22 ¼ x 25”.

Pale toning at sheet edge, a few soft handling creases, otherwise in good condition.

Auction Estimate $40/80

Starting Bid $20

 

 

155

Raymond Savignac (1907-2002) French

LANCELOT DU LAC, color lithograph poster, signature in design, printed by Bedos et Cie. Paris, sheet 30 ¾ x 21 ¼”, with fold lines as issued, paper-backed, framed.

Some very faint discoloration near sheet edge, small surface loss lower sheet edge, slipped off the hinges, otherwise in apparently good condition.

Auction Estimate $100/200

Starting Bid $50

 

 

 

156

Jason Schoener (1919-1997) California

VIEW OF LAKE, 1978, acrylic and watercolor on paper, signed twice lower right, sight 14 ¼ x 20 ½”, framed with glass.

In apparently good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

157

Shalom of Safed (1895-1980) Israeli

EXODUS, color lithograph, signed in pencil, numbered 20/100, image 22 x 16 ½”, full margins, framed. Provenance: Michael Hittleman Gallery Los Angeles.

A few soft handling creases visible in raking light at certain angels, otherwise in apparently good condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

158

Yehiel Shemi (1922-2003) Israeli/ New York

UNTITLED, lithograph, signed in pencil, numbered 7/20, unknown blind stamp lower left, sheet 30 x 23 ½”, framed with glass. Provenance: Michael Hittleman Gallery Los Angeles.

In apparently good condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

159

Charlotte Sherman (b. 1924) Californian

BENARES, oil painting on canvas, signed lower right, 10 ¼ x 10 ¼”, framed. Provenance: Gallery Henderson Place, New York.

In good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

160

Charlotte Sherman (b. 1924) Californian

UNTITLED, 1959, oil painting and collage on illustration board, signed and dated lower left, 16 ½ x 30”, framed.

Some staining on mat, artwork in apparently good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

161

Zvi Shor (1898-1979) Ukrainian/ Israel

STILL LIFE, oil painting on canvas, signed lower right, 24 x 18 ¼”, with gold leaf frame. Provenance: Michael Hittleman Gallery Los Angeles.

In good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $400/800

Starting Bid $200

 

 

162

Yohanan Simon (1905-1976) Israeli

MOON ADDICT, 1971, oil painting on canvas, signed lower left, 7 ½ x 8 ¾”, framed. Provenance: Michael Hittleman Gallery Los Angeles.

In good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $1500/2500

Starting Bid $750

 

 

163

David Siqueiros (1896-1974) Mexican

MUERTE AL INVASOR, 1946, lithograph, signed in pencil and inscribed E/E and dated 1946, image 29 ½ x 23”, full margins, framed.

In apparently good condition.

Auction Estimate $1000/2000

Starting Bid $500

 

 

164

Alina Speshilov (b. 1973) Russian/ Israel

UNTITLED STEER SKULL WITH ART NOW BOOK, 2011, oil painting on canvas, signed and dated upper left, 29 ½ x 23 ¾”. Provenance: Michael Hittleman Gallery Los Angeles.

In good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $1000/2000

Starting Bid $500

 

 

165

Shel Starkman (20th / 21st Century) American

HOPE OBAMA, 2008, color screenprint, signed and dated in pencil, numbered 148/250, sheet 16 x 24”, framed.

In apparently good condition.

Auction Estimate $100/200

Starting Bid $50

 

 

 

166

Jan Stussy (1921-1990) Californian (3), Miriam Karoly (5) & others (twelve)

Jan Stussy UNTITLED STILL LIFES, three lithographs, each signed in pencil, two numbered printer’s proofs and one numbered 8/10, sheets 26 x 20”13 x 17”; Together with Miriam Karoly, VARIOUS, two intaglios and three etchings, each signed in pencil, four artist’s proofs and one numbered 2/30, sheets from 19 ½ x 23 ½” to 7 ¾ x 11 ¾”; Together with Laura Lipuma, Jack Baker, Michael Frary & Julio Sammarcelli, four lithographs, each signed , one numbered, sheets from 20 x 26” to 12 ½ x 17 ½”, two with Kistler blind stamps lower left. (12)

Some minor condition issues, otherwise all in good condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

167

Rufino Tamayo (1899-1991) Mexican

NINO BAILANDO (P.167), 1974, color Mixografia, signed and numbered 29/100, sheet 29 ¼ x 21 ½”, printed and published by Taller de Grafica, Mexico, framed with glass. Provenance: Mixografia, Los Angeles

In apparently good condition.

Auction Estimate $2000/4000

Starting Bid $1000

 

 

168

Rufino Tamayo (1899-1991) Mexican

FIGURA EN JARRAS (P.274), 1980, color carborundum etching, signed in pencil, numbered 71/99, sheet 30 x 22”, printed and published by Ediciones Poligrafa Spain, framed with glass. Provenance: Mixografia, Los Angeles

In apparently good condition.

Auction Estimate $2000/4000

Starting Bid $1000

 

 

169

Tang Dakang (1944-1999) Chinese

BIRDS ON CHERRY BLOSSOM BRANCHES, watercolor on rice paper, signed in pencil lower right, with character stamps and signature lower left, 37 ½ x 55”.

Some crinkles and small edge tears, otherwise in good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

170

Eric Tardif (b. 1965) Canadian

BIRD, bent wood sculpture, signed on marble base, overall 29” tall.

In good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

171

Kent Twitchell (b. 1942) Californian

ED RUSCHA (study for a mural), 1978, a historical working acrylic painting on three attached sheets of vellum, signed and dated on lower left arm in marker, with color volume instructions lower center, 28 x 25”. From the artist’s collection. The 70’ mural in downtown Los Angeles took Twitchell nine years to complete from 1978 to 1987. It was illegally painted over in 2006 and remains covered to this day. The artist was awarded a precedent setting $1.1 million settlement for violation of the VARA law.

In used production condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

172

Aviva Uri (1922-1989) Israeli

UNTITLED, 1976, color lithograph, signed and dated in pencil numbered 77/82, sheet 29 ½ x 22 ½”, framed. Provenance: Michael Hittleman Gallery Los Angeles.

Two faint hinge impressions upper area, otherwise in apparently good condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

173

Vincenzo Volpe (1855-1929) Italy

PORTRAIT OF A WOMAN, oil painting on canvas, signed upper left, 21 ½ x 15 ¼”, framed.

Some minor restoration with four small patches on verso, small scrape lower left with thinning canvas, faint stretcher bar impressions, light surface soiling, otherwise good aged condition. Outer frame lacking partial upper molding.

Auction Estimate $500/1000

Starting Bid $250

 

 

174

Elizabeth Wadsworth (b. 1952) Australian

OVER THE TUNNEL, 1994, oil painting on canvas, signed and dated lower right, signed and titled on verso, 60 x 72”, framed.

In good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $400/800

Starting Bid $200

 

 

 

175

Howard Warshaw (1920-1977) Californian

TWO WOMEN, color pastel on paper, signed lower left, 25 x 19 ¾”, framed with glass.

Some small edge tears, small triangular shaped hole in the upper right margin, some creases and soft creases, otherwise in apparently good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

Use the following links to view lot numbers 1-185

 

1-25  26-50  51-75  76-100  101-125  126-150  151-175  176-200

201-225  226-250  251-275  276-300  301-325  326-350  351-375  376-400

401-425  426-450  451-475  476-500

 

Home    Results    Index    Addendum