American & European Paintings & PrintsSale 2507 May 21, 2010 Boston
Tel: 617.874.4318Fax: 617.350.5429
COVER: 535 (DETAIL); FRONTISPIECE: 81 (DETAIL); BACK COVER: 548
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American & European Paintings & Prints
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
1 Auction & Specialist Information
2 Web Site & Online Bidding
4-5 Event Announcements
9 Prints & Photography - Lots 1-188
81 Paintings & Sculpture - Lots 200-580
310 Glossary of Terms
311 Artist Index
314 Conditions of Sale
315 Absentee Bid Form
316 Company Directors & Specialty Departments
317 Administrative Staff & Client Services
318 Map & Driving Directions
319 Catalogue Subscription Form
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SKINNER presents aFine Art Gallery Walk
Presented by Robin Starr, Director of SkinnersPaintings Department
Thursday, May 20, 2010
5:30 p.m. Reception/6:00 p.m. Gallery Walk
63 Park PlazaBoston, MA
R.S.V.P. 617.350.5400Reservations are Limited
Gallery Walk held in conjunction with a preview of SkinnersMay 21st auction of American & European Paintings & Prints
Laura Coombs Hills (American, 1859-1952), Rosy Morns
Dean Cornwell (American, 1892-1960), Portrait of a YoungWoman Reading
Edward Hopper (American, 1882-1967), Night Shadows, 1921
Consignment Deadline:June 30th, 2010
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American & European Paintings & PrintsSeptember 24th, 2010
Collection of Melvin B. Nessel, Boston, MassachusettsLots: 522, 534
Estate of Anne P. Owsley, Delray Beach, Florida, and Isleboro, MaineLot: 315
Estate of Sir Edwin A.G. MantonLot: 254A
Estate of Eleanor Kanegis Levin, East Gloucester, MassachusettsLots: 38, 107, 120, 134, 523
Estate of Joan E. Goody, Boston, MassachusettsLots: 527, 573, 574
Estate of Mary Lee Ingbar, Cambridge, MassachusettsLots: 8, 27, 28, 59, 63, 65-67, 75, 78, 81, 89, 98, 103, 117, 135, 140-144, 147-149, 154, 164,490, 530, 535, 552, 554, 559, 566
Estate of N. David Scotti, Providence, Rhode IslandLots: 201, 223, 243, 330
The Property of Samuel E. Codman, Charles G. Loring House, Prides Crossing, MassachusettsLot: 321
Through the Collection of Carl Augustus Weyerhaeuser, by family descentLot: 433
Through the Collection of Henry Lee Higginson, by Higginson family descentLots: 298, 323, 346, 348
Session IPrints & PhotographyLots 1-188
to be sold Friday, May 21st, 2010 at 12 noon
1.Yaacov Agam (Israeli, b. 1928)
Untitled. Signed Agam in blue ink l.r., inscribed and numberedH.C. 7/25 in blue ink l.l. Color agamograph, sight size 13 1/2 x 133/4 in. (34.2 x 34.9 cm), framed.Condition: Not examined out of frame.
2.Anni Albers (German, 1899-1994)
Fox II, 1972, edition of 150. Signed and dated Anni Albers 1972 inpencil l.r., titled and numbered ...92/150 in pencil l.l. Screenprint inbrown and gray on paper, image size 13 1/4 x 14 3/4 in. (33.7 x 37.4cm), framed.Condition: Margins over 2 1/2 inches, not examined out of frame.
3.Ivan Le Lorraine Albright (American, 1897-1983)
Fleeting Time Thou Hast Left Me Old, 1945, edition of 250,published by Associated American Artists (Grayson, 11). SignedIvan Le Lorraine Albright in pencil l.r., titled in pencil l.l., identified ona label from AAA affixed to the mat. Lithograph on paper, image size13 3/4 x 9 3/4 in. (34.8 x 24.7 cm), matted, unframed.Condition: Margins 1 inch or more with three edges deckled,unobtrusive toning.
4.Niels Yde Andersen (Danish/American, 1888-1952)
Lot of Three Images: Steam Pipes and Cat Walks, lithograph;Repairs, etching and aquatint; and The Crossing, etching.Unsigned. Image/plate sizes to 11 7/8 x 9 7/8 in. (30.1 x 25.0 cm),unmatted, unframed.Condition: Most edges deckled, unobtrusive soiling, nicks, tears andcreases to some edges, additional handling marks and/or creases.
5.James Aponovich (American, b. 1948)
Still Life with Leeks, edition of 100. Signed J Aponovich in pencill.r., titled in pencil l.c., numbered 41/100 in pencil l.l. Lithograph onpaper, image size 18 x 24 in. (45.5 x 61.0 cm), framed.Condition: Not examined out of frame.
6.Karel Appel (Dutch, 1921-2006)
Untitled (Figure), 1976, edition of 99. Signed and dated appel 76in pencil l.r., numbered 97/99 in pencil l.l. Color lithograph oncream paper, image size 23 1/4 x 14 1/2 in. (59.0 x 36.7 cm),framed.Condition: Margins over 1 1/2 inches, subtle toning/staining, notexamined out of frame.
7.Karel Appel (Dutch, 1921-2006)
Untitled (Two Figures), edition of 125. Signed appel in pencil l.r.,numbered 41/125 in pencil l.l. Color lithograph on cream paper,image size 28 3/8 x 20 7/8 in. (72.0 x 53.0 cm), framed.Condition: Margins 2 inches or more with a deckled upper edge,subtle toning/staining.
8.Hans (Jean) Arp (French, 1886-1966)
Dreams and Projects, published in 1952 by Curt Valentin, New York,edition of 320, unbound containing two sets of the twenty-eightwoodcuts (one printed on Arches, the other on Japan paper). SignedArp- in pencil and numbered 3 on the colophon, signed andnumbered Arp- Arp- 3/25 in pencil on the folder for the set onJapan paper. Sheet sizes 11 1/4 x 9 in. (28.5 x 22.8 cm), presentedin the original slipcover.Condition: Extremely subtle toning, minor transfer staining to some ofthe Arches sheets, ex libris label from Nelson A. Rockefeller to interiorfolder of slipcase.
Provenance: Ex-collection of Nelson Aldrich Rockefeller, New York;purchased from Coleart, Inc., New York, 1977; the estate of Mary LeeIngbar, Cambridge, Massachusetts.
9.Alexander Archipenko (Ukrainian/American, 1887-1964)
Stillleben, from the DIE SCHAFFENDEN Portfolio, 1922, totaledition of 125 (Karshan, 28). Signed Archipenko in pencil l.r., drystamped DIE SCHAFFENDEN u.l. Lithograph on paper, image size11 1/2 x 15 in. (29.2 x 38.2 cm), unmatted, unframed.Condition: Margins 1/4 inch or more with deckled edges,unobtrusive toning and foxing.
10.Alexander Archipenko (Ukrainian/American, 1887-1964)
Torso in Space, 1952, edition of 50 (Karshan, 37). Numbered andsigned 11/50 Archipenko in ink l.l. Color screenprint withlithography and embossing on paper, image/sheet size 14 7/8 x 24in. (37.8 x 61.0 cm), matted, unframed.Condition: Several small deformations to image, masking tape tosome edges on the reverse.
11.Georg Baselitz (German, b. 1938)
Head, 1984, edition of 10. Numbered, signed, and dated 8/10 GBaselitz 84 in pencil l.r., identified on a label from The Alpha Gallery,Boston, on the backing. Color woodcut on paper, image size 25 1/2x 19 5/8 in. (64.6 x 49.7 cm), framed.Condition: Margins 1/2 inch or more, not examined out of frame.
12.Leonard Baskin (American, 1922-2000)
Lot of Eight Animal Images: Beetle, 1951, printed in red, for the1961 edition (Fern & OSullivan, 100); Crows, 1951 (Fern &OSullivan, 103); Flea, 1951, printed in red (Fern & OSullivan, 105);Mandrill, 1951 (Fern & OSullivan, 111); Still Life/New YearsGreeting, 1953 (Fern & OSullivan, 227); Ex-Libris for Samuel D.Lockshin, 1