Fine Prints & Photography | Skinner Auction 2581B

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Auction February 3, 2012 in Boston Session I: Prints and Photography at 12 p.m. Session II: Paintings and Sculpture at 4 p.m. The next Prints and Photography auction will be held on February 3rd, and will include a broad grouping of fine prints, photography, and multiples spanning from the 17th to 21st centuries. The sale will feature a group of Pablo Picasso ceramics, prints by Jasper Johns, Henry Moore, M.C. Escher, and Romare Bearden and photographs by Bert Stern and Philippe Halsman. If you have works of this caliber, we would love to hear from you. To consign or for more information, call 508-970-3206, or email prints@skinnerinc.com.

Text of Fine Prints & Photography | Skinner Auction 2581B

  • American & European Works of ArtFine Prints & PhotographySale 2581B February 3, 2012 Boston

    SKINNER

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  • specialists in charge

    Robin S. R. StarrDepartment Director 508.970.3259

    Kathy Wong508.970.3297

    Elizabeth C. Haff508.970.3258

    American & European Works of ArtFine Prints & Photography

    American & European Works of Art Department - 508.970.3206

    General Inquiries: prints@skinnerinc.com

    auction 2581B

    preview

    Wednesday, February 1, 2012 12 to 5 p.m. Thursday, February 2, 2012 12 to 8 p.m. Friday, February 3, 2012 9 to 10:30 a.m.

    Friday, February 3, 2012 at 12 noonLots 1241, followed by Fine Paintings & Sculpture at 4 p.m.

    63 Park PlazaBoston, Massachusetts

    absentee biddingTel: 617.874.4318Fax: 617.350.5429

    Online: www.skinnerinc.com

    general inquiries

    617.350.5400

    cover: 75 (detail); frontispiece: 91; inside back cover: 137-141; back cover: 227, 241

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  • table of contents

    1 Auction & Specialist Information

    2 Web Site & Online Bidding

    4-5 Event Announcements

    7 Lots 1241

    145 Glossary of Terms

    146 Artist Index

    152 Conditions of Sale

    153 Absentee Bid Form

    154 Company Directors & Specialty Departments

    155 Administrative Staff & Client Services

    156 Map & Driving Directions

    157 Parking & Accommodations

    158 Dining

    159 Catalogue Subscription Form

    Please Note: All lots sold subject to our Conditions of Sale.

    Please refer to page 152 of this catalogue for the full terms and conditions governing your purchase.

    Copyright Skinner, Inc. 2012

    All rights reserved

    MA/Lic. #2304

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    SKINNER presents a

    Fine Art Gallery Walk

    Presented by Robin Starr, Director of Skinners American & European

    Works of Art Department

    Thursday, February 2, 2012

    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 Skinners February 3rd auctions of Fine Prints & Photography and

    Fine Paintings & Sculpture

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    Upcoming Auction

    Fine Prints & Photography

    May 18, 2012 Boston, MA

    Roy Lichtenstein (American, 1923-1997) Imperfect Diptych, 1988.

    Consignment Deadline: February 24, 2012

    For more information please contact our American & European Works of Art department at 508.970.3206 or e-mail prints@skinnerinc.com

    www.skinnerinc.com

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    1.Karel Appel (Dutch, 1921-2006)

    Image for ONE CENT LIFE, 1964, edition of 2000, published by E.W. Kornfeld. Signed within the matrix. Color lithograph on paper, image/sheet size 15 1/4 x 10 3/4 in. (38.5 x 27.2 cm), framed.Condition: Unobtrusive soiling, not examined out of frame.

    N.B. Sold to benefit the AIDS Action Committee, Boston, Massachusetts. $300-500

    2.Ernst Barlach (German, 1870-1938)

    Gestrter Aufbruch, 1917-19 (Schult, 126). Signed EBarlach in pencil l.r. Lithograph with hand-coloring on paper, image size 10 7/8 x 13 1/2 in. (27.5 x 34.3 cm), framed.Condition: Toning, not examined out of frame.

    Provenance: Through a New England estate. $800-1,200

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    3.Jennifer Bartlett (American, b. 1941)

    American Dance Festival, 1978, edition of 175. Signed J. Bartlett in pencil l.r., identified within the matrix. Color lithograph on paper, image size 28 3/8 x 20 1/4 in. (72.0 x 51.4 cm), framed.Condition: Not examined out of frame. $300-500

    4.Leonard Baskin (American, 1922-2000)

    Five Animal Subjects: Armadillo, 1951, edition of 50 plus proofs, linocut (Fern & OSullivan, 96); Dragon Fly, 1951, edition of 50 plus proofs, linocut (Fern & OSullivan, 104); Still Life - New Years Greeting, 1953, wood engraving (Fern & OSullivan, 227); Boar, 1957, wood engraving (Fern & OSullivan, 304); and Stag, 1957, wood engraving (Fern & OSullivan, 306). Each signed Baskin in pencil l.r. Sheet sizes to 10 5/8 x 14 in. (26.8 x 35.5 cm), unmatted, unframed.Condition: Some with deckled edges, some with creases near edges. $500-700

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  • 5.Leonard Baskin (American, 1922-2000)

    Man of Peace, 1952 (Fern & OSullivan, 180). Signed Baskin in pencil l.r., titled in pencil l.l. Woodcut on paper, image size 60 x 30 3/4 in. (152.4 x 78.1 cm), framed.Condition: Cockling, staining near upper edge, not examined out of frame. $500-600

    6.Leonard Baskin (American, 1922-2000)

    Leonard Baskin Aet 42, 1962, edition of 100 (Fern & OSullivan, 420). Signed Baskin in pencil l.r., numbered 80/100 in pencil l.l., identified on a label from Graphics Gallery, Philadelphia, affixed to the backing. Woodcut in black and chartreuse on paper, image size 32 x 23 1/4 in. (81.2 x 59.0 cm), framed.Condition: Subtle toning, not examined out of frame. $200-300

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  • 7.Leonard Baskin (American, 1922-2000)

    Three Artist Portraits: Hercules Seghers, Dutch 1585-1645, 1962, edition of 50, color etching and aquatint (Fern & OSullivan, 432); Jacques Callot, French, 1592-1635, 1964, edition of 50, etching (Fern & OSullivan, 470); and D., H., and J. Hopfer, About 1530, 1964, edition of 50, etching (Fern & OSullivan, 473). Each signed Baskin in pencil l.r. and titled and inscribed or numbered in pencil l.l. Plate sizes approximately 17 1/2 x 14 1/2 in. (44.4 x 36.7 cm), matted, unframed.Condition: Deckled edges, subtle toning, Hopfer with gentle staining to image. $500-700

    8.Leonard Baskin (American, 1922-2000)

    Two Images: Chief Wets It - Assinnboine [sic], 1972, edition of 160 (Fern & OSullivan, 609); and White Horse, 1972, edition of 160 (Fern & OSullivan, 616). Both signed Baskin in pencil l.r., signed, titled, and dated within the matrix, and numbered in pencil l.l. Lithographs on paper, sheet sizes 35 x 25 in. (88.8 x 63.4 cm), unmatted, unframed.Condition: Minor handling creases, 1/4-inch tear to lower edge of Wets It. $500-700

    9.Leonard Baskin (American, 1922-2000)

    Hidatsa Medicine Man, 1972, edition of 160 (Fern & OSullivan, 610). Signed Baskin in pencil l.r., inscribed AP in pencil l.l., signed, dated, and titled within the matrix, dry stamp l.l. Lithograph on cream paper, image size 32 1/2 x 22 in. (82.5 x 55.8 cm), unmatted, unframed.Condition: Wide margins, subtle handling marks/creases. $300-500

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  • 10.Leonard Baskin (American, 1922-2000)

    Pea-Tuy Tuck - Sac and Fox, 1973, edition of 100 (Fern & OSullivan, 634). Signed Baskin in pencil l.r., signed, titled, and dated within the matrix, inscribed Artists Proof in pencil l.l. Color lithograph on paper, image size 34 1/4 x 23 3/4 in. (86.9 x 60.3 cm), unmatted, unframed.Condition: Deckled edges, gentle toning, handling creases (primarily to upper and lower margins). $500-700

    11.Leonard Baskin (American, 1922-2000)

    Quanah Parker Comanche, 1974, edition of 100 (Fern & OSullivan, 643). Signed Baskin in pencil l.r., signed, titled, and dated within the matrix, numbered 34/100 in pencil l.l. Lithograph in black and red on cream paper, image size 35 x 22 in. (88.8 x 55.8 cm), unmatted, unframed.Condition: Minor handling creases. $400-600

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  • 12.Leonard Baskin (American, 1922-2000)

    Scout - Man on Horse, 1975, edition of 100 (Fern & OSullivan, 654). Signed Baskin in pencil l.r., numbered 97/100 in pencil l.l. Color lithograph on paper, image size 28 1/2 x 35 in. (72.3 x 89.1 cm), unmatted, unframed.Condition: Deckled edges, gentle toning, handling creases (primarily to margins). $500-700

    13.Leonard Baskin (American, 1922-2000)

    Fast Bear - Sioux, 1993, edition of 50. Signed Baskin in pencil