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Michael Hittleman Collection of

Israeli, American, European & Latin American Art

Saturday June 16th, 2018 at noon

Illustration precedes description

 

 

51

Salvador Dali (1904-1989) Spanish

COURTIER from PAPILLONS ANCIENNES (F.77-1-B), 1977, color lithograph on Japan paper, signed in pencil, international edition of Roman numeral I-XI/C, published by Levine & Levine New York, DalArt blind stamp lower left, image 23 ¼ x 16”, full margins, framed with glass.

In apparently good condition.

Auction Estimate $500/1000

Starting Bid $250

 

 

 

52

Salvador Dali (1904-1989) Spanish (three)

TRILOGY OF LOVE (F. 76-3.A, 76-3.B, 76-3.C; M.1501-1503), 1976-77, three color lithographs on Arches paper, each signed in pencil and numbered 18/150, published by Levine & Levine, printed by Dumas, sheets 30 x 21 ½”, all framed with glass, with original portfolio case and text pages. (3)

Colors attenuated, otherwise artwork in apparently good condition, portfolio case is soiled and molded, text pages with foxing.

Auction Estimate $2000/4000

Starting Bid $1000

 

 

 

53

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”, framed. Provenance: Michael Hittleman Gallery Los Angeles.

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

Auction Estimate $2000/4000

Starting Bid $1000

 

 

54

Giorgio De Chirico (1888-1978) Greek/ Italy

CAVALLI (C.133), 1966, color lithograph, signed in pencil, numbered 65/99 and inscribed Tov II, image 17 ¼ x 13 ¾”, full margins, framed.

Soft handling creases, otherwise in apparently good condition.

Auction Estimate $800/1200

Starting Bid $400

 

 

 

55

Francis De Erdely (1954-1959) Hungarian/ Californian & Stephen Longstreet (1907-2002) New York (two)

Francis De Erdely SEATED GIRL, ink drawing on buff paper, signed lower right, ;30 ¾ x 22 ¾”; Together with Stephen Longstreet CITY, watercolor on paper mounted to card, signed lower right, 22 ½ x 28 ½”. (2)

De Erdely with toning and discoloration, loss at upper left and lower left corners, tear in center right margin, soft handling creases, small impact tear upper right center; Longstreet possibly with some fading; Otherwise both in good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $100/200

Starting Bid $50

 

 

 

56

Dora De Larios (b. 1933) Californian

LADY OF THE FLOWERS, 1967, color screenprint, signed in pencil, numbered edition of 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

 

 

 

57

John Decker (1895-1947) American

HERRING, 1945, oil painting on board, possibly signed and dated on verso, framed. Provenance: retains artist’s studio label on verso. A rare painting by this relatively short lived renowned Hollywood celebrity painter.

Overall fine craquelure, otherwise in good aged condition.

Auction Estimate $500/1500

Starting Bid $250

 

 

58

Phil Dike (1906-1990) Californian & others (eleven)

Phil Dike RETURN OF THE SWALLOWS, 1948, lithograph, signed in pencil, from the edition of 80, Kistler blind stamp lower left, image 6 x 9”, sheet 8 ¾ x 13”; Together with John Kelly (3), Don Trager (3), Hyacinth Kullen (2) & Gerd Lovik (two of the same), VARIOUS, ten lithographs, most signed, four with Kistler blind stamps, sheets average 13 x 10”. (11)

Some minor condition issues, otherwise all in good condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

59

Jim Dine (b. 1935) American

A HEART AT THE OPERA, 1983, color lithograph and offset lithograph, printed and published by ULAE, 33 ½ x 26”, framed with glass (cracked).

In apparently good condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

60

Michael Druks (b. 1940) Israel

DRUKSLAND, 1975, collage with pencil drawing on paper, signed and dated lower right, 24 x 17”, framed. Provenance: Michael Hittleman Gallery Los Angeles.

A few small creases, otherwise in apparently good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $500/1000

Starting Bid $250

 

 

61

Michael Druks (b. 1940) Israel

DRUKSLAND (II), 1975, collage with pencil and ink drawing on paper, signed and dated lower right, sight 22 ½ x 16 ½”, framed. Provenance: Michael Hittleman Gallery Los Angeles.

In apparently good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $500/1000

Starting Bid $250

 

 

 

62

Jimmy Ernst (b. 1920) German, David Shapiro (1944-2014) New York & Guillaume Azoulay (b. 1949) Morocco (three)

Jimmy Ernst UNTITLED, one color lithograph, signed in pencil, numbered 24/75, sheet 28 x 22”, David Shapiro KALA 7, 1991, color spit-bite, etching, drypoint and carborundum on blue Indian paper, signed and dated and titled in pencil, image 12 ¾ x 9”, sheet 32 ½ x 23 ¼”; Guillaume Azoulay TITLED, one color etching, signed and titled in pencil and inscribed epreuve d’artiste (artist’s proof in French), plate 17 ¾ x 23 ¾”, with full margins. (3)

Ernst with some soft impressions and minor toning and soft handling creases in margins, Shapiro with pale discoloration at upper sheet edge, Azoulay with dimples and some discoloration in margins, otherwise all in good condition.

Auction Estimate $100/200

Starting Bid $50

 

 

63

Shepard Fairey (b. 1970) South Carolina

FREEDOM OF THE PRESS, color screenprint, signed in pencil, numbered 276/300, sheet 16 x 11”, framed.

In apparently good condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

64

Farideh Golbahar (b. 1942) Iran

UNTITLED, diptych, watercolor and oil painting on two sheets of paper, signed lower left, overall 21 x 12”, framed. Provenance: Michael Hittleman Gallery Los Angeles.

In apparently good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

65

Arthur Fillon (1900-1974) French

LA NAPPE A POIS, oil painting on canvas, signed lower right, 11 x 14”, handsomely framed. Provenance: Wally Findlay Gallery New York, inventory #36902.

In good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

 

66

Fima (Efraim Roeytenberg) (1916-2005) Israeli

FLOWERS, oil painting on canvas, signed lower left, signed and titled on verso, 18 ¼ x 21 ¾”, with white gold frame. Provenance: Michael Hittleman Gallery Los Angeles.

In good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $400/800

Starting Bid $200

 

 

 

67

Neil Folberg (b. 1950) Israeli

ANCIENT OLIVE PRESS, gelatin silver print, signed and numbered 3/49 in pencil, image 9 x 11 ½”, full margins, framed. Provenance: Michael Hittleman Gallery Los Angeles.

In apparently good condition.

Auction Estimate $500/1000

Starting Bid $250

 

 

 

68

Neil Folberg (b. 1950) Israeli

CELESTIAL NIGHTS, THE COMET HALE BOPP, 1997, gelatin silver print, signed and numbered 28/49 in pencil, image 9 x 8 ½”, full margins, framed. Provenance: Michael Hittleman Gallery Los Angeles.

In apparently good condition.

Auction Estimate $500/1000

Starting Bid $250

 

 

69

Sam Francis (1923-1994) Californian (two)

SULFUR WATER (SF.86; L.90), 1967, two of the same color lithographs, each a rare experimental proof with a lighter yellow being printed over the blue thus producing green, in the regular edition of 50 the blue is printed over a darker lemon yellow thus producing a darker blue not green, printed by Joe Funk at Joseph Press, sheets 28 x 19”, one has a long pencil scribble line in the center probably indicating rejection by the artists or printer. (2)

Both with creases near lower sheet edge, otherwise in good condition.

Auction Estimate $500/1000

Starting Bid $250

 

 

70

Sam Francis (1923-1994) Californian

UNTITLED (SFE.021; L. I-54), 1984, color aquatint with Chine Colle, signed in pencil and inscribed BAT (ready to print), before the numbered edition of 10, printed by Jacob Samuel at The Litho Shop, with blind stamp lower right, image 35 ¾ x 17 7/8”, sheet 43 7/8 x 25”, framed. Provenance: Leslie Sacks Gallery, Los Angeles; Bobby Greenfield Gallery, Santa Monica.

A few speckles in margins, otherwise in apparently good condition.

Auction Estimate $1000/2000

Starting Bid $500

 

 

71

Sam Francis (1923-1994) California

POINTING TO THE FUTURE state IV (L.216; SF.248), 1976, very rare progressive proof lithograph, signed in pencil and number 1 of 2 PP (printer’s proof), with state number lower left, sheet 50 x 30”, printed by Serge Lozingot, published by Gemini G.E.L, with blind stamp.

Some pale toning at sheet edges, some printer’s creases and soft handling creases, and a small crease at the lower sheet edge, otherwise in good condition.

Auction Estimate $1000/2000

Starting Bid $500

 

 

72

Johnny Friedlaender (1912-1992) German

UNTITLED, color aquatint etching, signed in pencil and inscribed EA (artist’s proof), sheet 30 x 22”, framed with glass.

Slipped off hinges, otherwise in apparently good condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

73

Jim Ganzer (20th Century) Californian

THE KISS, 1989, color monoprint, signed and dated lower right, 30 x 30”, discardable frame. Provenance: Graphic Arts Council LACMA.

In apparently good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $200/400

Starting Bid $100

 

 

74

Moshe Gershuni (1936-2017) Israel

UNTITLED, 1994, triptych, three etchings on three sheets, each signed and dated and numbered 11/12 on verso, each sheet 11 ½ x 8 ½”, Israeli blind stamp lower right, all in one frame. Provenance: Michael Hittleman Gallery Los Angeles.

In good condition.

Auction Estimate $300/600

Starting Bid $150

 

 

 

75

Gerald Gleeson (1915-1986) California

ABSTRACT STREET SCENE, 1951; STREET SCENE WITH FIGURES, a two-sided watercolor on paper, the front signed and dated lower right, verso signed lower right, 19 x 25”, framed with glass.

In good studio condition.

Auction Estimate $300/600

Starting Bid $150

 

 

 

 

 

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