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Auction Description for Freeman's: Modern & Contemporary Works of Art
Viewing Notes:
Thursday, October 31 and Friday, November 1 10am-5pm Saturday, November 2 12pm-5pm

Modern & Contemporary Works of Art

by Freeman's

Platinum House

198 lots with images

November 3, 2013

Live Auction

1808 Chestnut Street

Philadelphia, PA, 19103 USA

Phone: +1 215.563.9275

Fax: +1 215.563.8236

Email: Info@freemansauction.com

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FÉLIX EDOUARD VALLOTTON, (SWISS, 1865-1925),

Lot 1: FÉLIX EDOUARD VALLOTTON, (SWISS, 1865-1925), "LA GUITARE" FROM "INSTRUMENTS DE MUSIQUE"

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Description: FÉLIX EDOUARD VALLOTTON (swiss, 1865-1925)/span "LA GUITARE" from "instruments de musique"/span 1897, signed and numbered 66 in blue pencil bottom right (from the edition of 100). Woodcut on wove paper. image: 8 7/8 x 7 in. (22.6 x 17.8cm) sheet: 12 5/8 x 9 7/8 in. (32.1 x 25.1cm) [Vallotton/Goerg, 175a]

Condition Report: Sheet overall lightly toned, with pale mat and time staining. Several yellow-brown stains in margin measuring 1/4-1 cm. Three spots of discoloration at upper left of image in window area, the largest measuring 1 cm in diameter. Hinged to support at upper left and upper right verso. Overall in good condition. Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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GEORGES ROUAULT, (FRENCH, 1871-1958),

Lot 2: GEORGES ROUAULT, (FRENCH, 1871-1958), "AMAZONE" PLATE ONE FROM "CIRQUE"

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Description: GEORGES ROUAULT (french, 1871-1958)/span "AMAZONE" plate one from "cirque"/span 1930, from the total edition of 270 (there were 110 copies on handmade Montval and 160 on Rives wove), with wide margins, Ambroise Vollard, Paris, publisher. Color aquatint on handmade Montval paper. image: 11 7/8 x 9 in. (30.2 x 22.9cm) sheet: 17 1/2 x 13 3/8 in. (44.5 x 34cm) [Chapon/Rouault, 198d]

Condition Report: Light staining consistent with overmat window. Sheet darkened along extreme perimeter. Hinged with rice paper strips at upper left and upper right edges. Remains of old adhesive and associated skinning to paper at upper left corner and upper right corner. Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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PIERRE-AUGUSTE RENOIR, (FRENCH 1841-1919),

Lot 3: PIERRE-AUGUSTE RENOIR, (FRENCH 1841-1919), "LA PIERRE AUX TROIS CROQUES"

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Description: PIERRE-AUGUSTE RENOIR (french 1841-1919)/span "LA PIERRE AUX TROIS CROQUES" 1904, Delteil's second (final) state with printed signature printed in 1919, from the edition of approximately 950 on this paper, with wide margins, Ambroise Vollard, Paris, publisher. Lithograph on wove paper. image: 8 3/4 x 11 1/4 in. (22.2 x 28.6cm) sheet: 9 7/8 x 12 3/4 in. (25 x 32.4cm) [Delteil/Stella, 41]

Condition Report: With the palest light-, mat and time staining (slightly darker along the upper edge). A minute foxmark at center right edge. Adhered to the support in two places at the reverse of the upper margin. Pencil notations erased verso at bottom left corner. Overall in good, original condition. Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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PIERRE AUGUSTE-RENOIR, (FRENCH, 1841-1919),

Lot 4: PIERRE AUGUSTE-RENOIR, (FRENCH, 1841-1919), "LES BAIGNEUSES"

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Description: PIERRE AUGUSTE-RENOIR (french, 1841-1919)/span "LES BAIGNEUSES" Circa 1908, from the edition of 30-50, the full sheet (sheet edges possibly trimmed slightly), printed by Auguste Clot, Paris. Transfer lithograph on wove paper. sheet: 19 1/2 x 26 7/8 in. (49.5 x 68.3cm) [Delteil/Stella, 51]

Condition Report: Various smudges, finger prints, and very minor suface soiling verso. Slight brownish smudge at bottom right corner and center right near edge. Possible fox mark to right of bottom left figure's nose. Remains of two rice paper tabs at upper left and upper right edge verso. The edges very slightly uneven as if the sheet had been slightly trimmed. Otherwise good condition. Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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MAX JACOB, (FRENCH, 1876-1944),

Lot 5: MAX JACOB, (FRENCH, 1876-1944), "LE SOMMEIL DE L'INNOCENCE: LE SOLEIL DE MINUIT"

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Description: MAX JACOB (french, 1876-1944)/span "LE SOMMEIL DE L'INNOCENCE: LE SOLEIL DE MINUIT" Signed, and dated [19]28 in ink, titled in pencil bottom right, gouache, pastel and charcoal on paper laid down to board 14 1/4 x 14 in. (36.2 x 35.6cm) provenance: /spanPrivate Collection.

Condition Report: It is unclear whether the sheet was laid down to cardboard by the artist or at a later date. The cardboard is cut to the edge of the upper, left and right sheet edges of the drawing, and there is an extra 1/4-inch of cardboard margin visible only along the bottom edge. This area has pale time staining and minor wear. There is minor soiling and a few foxmarks evident verso. Overall in good condition. Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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ARMAND GUILLAUMIN, (FRENCH, 1841-1927),

Lot 6: ARMAND GUILLAUMIN, (FRENCH, 1841-1927), "PONTGIBAUD - AOÛT, LE MATIN"

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Description: ARMAND GUILLAUMIN (french, 1841-1927)/span "PONTGIBAUD - AOÛT, LE MATIN" Signed bottom left, titled and dated 1895 in pencil on stretcher verso, oil on canvas 23 1/2 x 28 3/4 in. (59.7 x 73cm) provenance: /spanSerret-Fauveau, Paris, France. Sotheby's, London, "Impressionist and Modern Paintings and Sculpture, Part II," June 29, 1988, lot 134. Private Collection, New York, New York. literature:/span G. Serret and D. Fabiani, "Armand Guillaumin, Catalogue Raisonné de l'Oeuvre Peint," Paris 1971, no. 358, illustrated.

Condition Report: The painting is mounted on a 5-member mortise and tenon stretcher with a plexiglass backing board. The painting has been glue lined onto linen. The prominent impasto seems slightly flattened in the lining process. Some minor flake loss and incipient flaking/ insecure paint is seen in the upper left quadrant. In several places there is minor flaking or abrasion to the impasto. A moderate amount of retouching is seen in sky with scattered retouching elsewhere. Synthetic resin varnish. Overall good condition. Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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GUSTAVE LOISEAU, (FRENCH, 1865-1935),

Lot 7: GUSTAVE LOISEAU, (FRENCH, 1865-1935), "ROCHERS DE ST. LUNAIRE"

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Description: GUSTAVE LOISEAU (french, 1865-1935)/span "ROCHERS DE ST. LUNAIRE" Signed and dated 1904 bottom left, oil on canvas 24 x 32 in. (60.9 x 81.3cm) provenance: /spanDavid Findlay Galleries, New York, New York. Private Collection, New York, New York. note:/span This lot will be accompanied by a certificate of authenticity from Didier Imbert Fine Arts. It will also be included in the forthcoming catalogue raisonné.

Condition Report: No signs of repair or restoration when viewed under UV light. Heaviest areas of impasto shows ever so slight chipping of paint but no losses found. Excellent, original condition. Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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LUCIEN PISSARRO, (FRENCH, 1863-1944),

Lot 8: LUCIEN PISSARRO, (FRENCH, 1863-1944), "FOOTPATH IN NOVEMBER, GREYSHOTT"

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Description: LUCIEN PISSARRO (french, 1863-1944)/span "FOOTPATH IN NOVEMBER, GREYSHOTT" Signed and dated 1925 lower left, oil on canvas 21 1/2 x 25 3/4 in. (54.6 x 65.4cm) [Thorold, 417] provenance: /spanDavid Findlay Galleries, New York, New York Private Collection, New York, New York. exhibited:/span Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, United Kingdom, 1934. (Catalog No. 941) "Exhibition of Paintings and Drawings by Lucien Pissarro," Usher Art Gallery, Lincoln, United Kingdom, 9 November - 7 December, 1935. (Catalog No. 31) The Institute, Braintree, United Kingdom, 1948. (Catalog No. 65) "Retrospective of the Works of Lucien Pissarro," O'Hana Gallery, London, 9-26 November, 1955. (Catalog No. 17) "Lucien Pissarro," David Findlay Galleries, New York, New York, 26 April- 14 May, 1966. (Catalog No. 25)

Condition Report: This unlined painting was executed on heavy linen that remains flexible and in excellent condition. It is mounted on a mortise and tenon stretcher and is planar. The ground is white though the nubs of the linen are visible through the ground. A minor stretcher crease is found along the top edge. A few other minor mechanical cracks are present There is no loss, no visible varnish and no retouching. The painting is in excellent condition. Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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KÄTHE KOLLWITZ, (GERMAN, 1867-1945),

Lot 9: KÄTHE KOLLWITZ, (GERMAN, 1867-1945), "VERGEWALTIGT" PLATE TWO FROM "BAUERNKRIEG"

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Description: KÄTHE KOLLWITZ (german, 1867-1945)/span "VERGEWALTIGT" plate two from "bauernkrieg"/span 1907, Klipstein's state VIb (of VIII) printed in 1921, pencil signed, with wide margins. Etching on wove paper. image: 12 1/2 x 20 7/8 in. (31.8 x 53cm) sheet: 17 1/2 x 23 1/4 in. (44.4 x 58.4cm) [Klipstein, 97VIa; Knesebeck, 101]

Condition Report: Foxing in several areas in the margin but most evident at bottom center. Foxing in this area extends approx. 1 inch into image. Additional light fox marks at upper left corner in margin and lightly along length of left margin. Large singular fox mark at bottom right corner about .5 cm in diameter. Sheet time/light stained over all but also exhibits acid burn from mat in margin. Extreme right edge with soft handling creases and with attendant soiling and skinning. Sheet taped to backing paper and then adhered with brown paper tape to over mat (verso). Four paper tape remains along bottom of sheet verso. Various pencil marks, light soiling verso. Areas of yellow/brown staining from unknown source verso, most likely from previous acidic mounting board. Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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KÄTHE KOLLWITZ, (GERMAN, 1867-1945),

Lot 10: KÄTHE KOLLWITZ, (GERMAN, 1867-1945), "TOD UND FRAU UM DAS KIND RINGEND"

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Description: KÄTHE KOLLWITZ (german, 1867-1945)/span "TOD UND FRAU UM DAS KIND RINGEND" 1911, pencil signed bottom left, a working proof between Klipstein's state VI and VII (of IX) with a faint 'x' in pencil through the image. Etching, drypoint and softground etching on heavy wove paper. image: 8 3/4 x 11 1/8 in. (22.2 x 28.25cm) sheet: 12 x 15 1/2 in. (30.5 x 39.4cm) [Klipstein, 118, Knesebeck, 121] provenance: /spanSotheby's Parke Bernet Inc, New York, "Old Master Prints and Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Prints," May 14-16, 1974, lot 475. Private Collection, New York.

Condition Report: Printers ink smudged from the right plate edge into the right margin. A very rich impression with burr and velvety tones. A very faint pencil 'X' through the center of the printed plate, with the areas extending into margins erased but faintly discernible. Similar notations in pencil in the upper right margin area are faintly evident, but too pale to be legible. A few watercolor black/grey marks at the lower right margin edge. With pale light-, mat and time staining, minor surface soiling and handling creases. Tack holes in each of the extreme margin corners, with associated small losses of varying size (a few mm. to a 1/4inch). With old pale brown tape remains and traces of faint skinning at the revrse of the upper margin corners, otherwise generally in good condition. Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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GEORGE GROSZ, (GERMAN, 1893-1959), LORD NELSON AND LADY HAMILTON

Lot 11: GEORGE GROSZ, (GERMAN, 1893-1959), LORD NELSON AND LADY HAMILTON

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Description: GEORGE GROSZ (german, 1893-1959)/span LORD NELSON AND LADY HAMILTON Signed bottom right, ink on paper 23 3/8 x 18 1/16 in. (59.3 x 45.8cm) provenance: /spanStudio of the Artist, Berlin, 1923. George Grosz Estate, 1959. Vera Lazuk Gallery, Cold Spring Harbor, New York. Private Collection, Philadelphia (Purchased directly from the above circa 1970). Note:This work will be included in the forthcoming catalogue raisonné for works on paper prepared by Ralph Jentsch, the director of the George Grosz Estate. This work is related to one of the drawings Grosz executed as illustrations for Alfred Richard Meyer's book "Lady Hamilton oder die Posen-Emma oder vom Dienstmädchen zum Beefsteak à la Nelson" (see pp 32-33)

Condition Report: With the 'George Grosz Nachlass' stamp verso, ink numbered '3_59_4' within the stamp. Also written in pencil at lower sheet edge, '1921/ TR 1479.503' With soft creasing throughout. The sheet toned, pale time staining. Taped to the overmat along the sheet edges verso with dry, old masking tape. Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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GEORGE GROSZ, (GERMAN, 1893-1959),

Lot 12: GEORGE GROSZ, (GERMAN, 1893-1959), "STILL LIFE WITH CHIANTI BOTTLE, FRUIT BOWL AND OCARINA"

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Description: GEORGE GROSZ (german, 1893-1959)/span "STILL LIFE WITH CHIANTI BOTTLE, FRUIT BOWL AND OCARINA" Signed and dated "1938/January" verso, oil on canvas 16 1/4 x 20 1/4 in. (41.3 x 51.4cm) provenance: /spanStudio of the artist, Douglaston, Long Island, New York. Walker Galleries, Inc., New York, New York (Inventory no. W-909) with the title "Still Life with Chianti Bottle." Private Collection. note:/span This work will be included in the forthcoming catalogue raisonné prepared by Ralph Jentsch, the director of the George Grosz Estate, and is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity dated April 23, 2013.

Condition Report: Please note that the full inscription verso reads, "George Grosz pinx/I. 1938/January" Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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JEAN DUFY, (FRENCH, 1888-1964),

Lot 13: JEAN DUFY, (FRENCH, 1888-1964), "PONTS DE PARIS"

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Description: JEAN DUFY (french, 1888-1964)/span "PONTS DE PARIS" Signed bottom right, oil on canvas 21 1/2 x 29 in. (54.6 x 73.7cm) provenance: /spanSchoneman Galleries, Inc., New York, New York. Estate of Walter Mickelburgh. note:/span This lot will be accompanied by a certificate of authenticity from Jacques Bailly, dated July 13, 2013 and numbered 4370. It will also be included in the forthcoming catalogue raisonné.

Condition Report: The painting is very thinly painted on a pre-primed linen fabric. The fabric support is slightly stiff and brittle but still in good shape. Many accretion/inclusions are found in the varnish. There is a slight whitish fluorescence overall under UV light indicating that the varnish may be a synthetic resin. It appears that the artist varnished as an intermediate step and then kept painting on top of the varnish. Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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JEAN DUFY, (FRENCH, 1888-1964),

Lot 14: JEAN DUFY, (FRENCH, 1888-1964), "PARIS, RUE LAFFITTE"

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Description: JEAN DUFY (french, 1888-1964)/span "PARIS, RUE LAFFITTE" Signed bottom right, gouache on paper 24 x 18 in. (61 x 45.7cm) provenance: /spanEstate of Walter Mickelburgh. exhibition:/span "Raoul Dufy & Jean Dufy," Galerie Reine, New York, New York, May 25-June 15, 1967. note:/span This lot will be accompanied by a certificate of authenticity from Jacques Bailly, dated July 13, 2013 and numbered 4369. It will also be included in the forthcoming catalogue raisonné.

Condition Report: Adhered to backing board with three strips of rice paper. With skinning to sheet verso along edges and with stray paint marks. Sheet rippled, presumably due to medium. Good condition. Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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MARC CHAGALL, (FRENCH/RUSSIAN, 1887-1985),

Lot 15: MARC CHAGALL, (FRENCH/RUSSIAN, 1887-1985), "DEATH OF MOSES" PLATE 41 FROM "THE BIBLE"

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Description: MARC CHAGALL (french/russian, 1887-1985)/span "DEATH OF MOSES" plate 41 from "the bible"/span Pencil signed with initials bottom right, numbered 57/100 (there were also 20 hors commerce copies numbered in Roman numerals), with margins, Tériade Editeur, Paris, publisher. Etching with hand coloring on Auvergne. image: 12 x 9 3/4 in. (30.5 x 24.7cm) sheet: 18 7/8 x 14 3/8 in. (48 x 36.5cm) [Cramer books, 30]

Condition Report: The margins significantly skinned, showing serious thinning in the upper and right margins and losses in the upper margin. The edges unevenly trimmed, the sheet laid down to heavy cardboard. Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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MARC CHAGALL, (FRENCH/RUSSIAN, 1887-1985),

Lot 16: MARC CHAGALL, (FRENCH/RUSSIAN, 1887-1985), "BONJOUR SUR PARIS"

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Description: MARC CHAGALL (french/russian, 1887-1985)/span "BONJOUR SUR PARIS" 1952, pencil signed and numbered E.A. (one of 35 artist's proofs, the edition was 75), with full margins, Mourlot, Paris, publisher (published in 1955 for the 100th Anniversary album of the Mourlot Press). Color lithograph on Arches. image: 16 x 21 in. (40.6 x 53.3cm) sheet: 19 7/8 x 26 1/4 in. (50.5 x 66.7cm) [Mourlot, 71]

Condition Report: The yellows very slightly darkened. With pale light and mat staining, very minor surface soiling and an occasional handling crease. The paper very slightly toned verso. Left and right sheet edges deckled. Overall in very good, original condition. Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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MARC CHAGALL, (FRENCH/RUSSIAN, 1887-1985),

Lot 17: MARC CHAGALL, (FRENCH/RUSSIAN, 1887-1985), "SACRIFICE AUX NYMPHES" FROM "DAPHNIS ET CHLOÉ"

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Description: MARC CHAGALL (french/russian, 1887-1985)/span "SACRIFICE AUX NYMPHES" from "daphnis et chloé"/span 1961, pencil signed and numbered 58/60 (there was also an unsigned, unnumbered edition of 250 without margins), with wide margins, Tériade Editeur, Paris, publisher. Color lithograph on Arches. image: 16 5/8 x 12 1/2 in. (42.2 x 31.7cm) sheet: 21 3/8 x 15 in. (54.3 x 38.1cm) [Mourlot, 330; see Cramer books 46] note:/span This lot is accompanied by a copy of "Daphnis and Chloe" by Longus with illustrations by Marc Chagall, published by George Braziller, New York, 1977.

Condition Report: With the palest light- and time staining, very minor traces of occasional surface soiling in the margins and verso, a 1/4-in. area of traces of old hinge tape at the reverse of the lower left margin corner, hinged with clear tabs at the reverse of upper margin. Overmatted, overall in very god, original condition. Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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MARC CHAGALL, (FRENCH/RUSSIAN, 1887-1985),

Lot 18: MARC CHAGALL, (FRENCH/RUSSIAN, 1887-1985), "A SEQUESTERED GARDEN"

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Description: MARC CHAGALL (french/russian, 1887-1985)/span "A SEQUESTERED GARDEN" 1969, pencil signed and numbered 23/50 (there were also 25 artist's proofs in Roman numerals), with full margins. Color lithograph on Arches. image: 23 3/4 x 15 1/2 in. (60.3 x 39.4cm) sheet: 30 x 21 1/2 in. (76.2 x 54.6cm) [Mourlot, 592]

Condition Report: The sheet slightly toned overall with the exception of two places in the upper margin where the sheet is hinged (these areas very faintly lighter). A few soft handling creases and gentle rippling of the sheet. Otherwise, overall apparently in very good condition. All edges visible, not examined out of the frame. Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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(AFTER) MARC CHAGALL, (FRENCH/RUSSIAN, 1887-1985),

Lot 19: (AFTER) MARC CHAGALL, (FRENCH/RUSSIAN, 1887-1985), "AVENUE DE LA VICTOIRE A NICE" PLATE 6 FROM "NICE ET LA CÔTE D'AZUR"

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Description: (AFTER) MARC CHAGALL (french/russian, 1887-1985)/span "AVENUE DE LA VICTOIRE A NICE" plate 6 from "nice et la côte d'azur"/span 1967, pencil signed, numbered 24/150 (there were also 75 artist's proofs in Roman numerals), with wide margins, Fernand Mourlot, Paris, publisher, and with his and Charles Sorlier's inkstamp verso. Color lithograph on Arches. image: 24 x 18 in. (61 x 45.7cm) sheet: 29 1/4 x 20 7/8 in. (74.3 x 53cm) [Sorlier, 31]

Condition Report: With the palest light-, mat and time staining, a few soft handling creases, a 1-inch soft horizontal crease at the upper center margin edge, minor surface soiling, paper sightly toned verso, a 6-inch strip of old masking tape affixed to verso of the upper margin at center, plus two pieces of tape verso at each upper corner. Overall in good original condition. Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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(AFTER) MARC CHAGALL, (FRENCH/RUSSIAN, 1887-1985),

Lot 20: (AFTER) MARC CHAGALL, (FRENCH/RUSSIAN, 1887-1985), "FEMME DE CIRQUE"

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Description: (AFTER) MARC CHAGALL (french/russian, 1887-1985)/span "FEMME DE CIRQUE" Ca. 1960, pencil signed and numbered HC 10/15 and again in ink verso (an hors commerce impression aside from the edition of 150), Guy Spitzer, Paris, publisher, and with their blindstamp bottom right and inkstamp verso. Color lithograph and pochoir on Arches. image: 23 1/2 x 18 in. (60 x 45.7cm) sheet: 31 1/2 x 25 in. (80 x 63.5cm)

Condition Report: With the palest light staining, occasional soft handling creases, one pale brown 1mm dot/stain in the upper left margin, two similar sized but irregular small stains at the extreme lower left (none appear to be foxmarks). Overall in very good, original condition. Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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(AFTER) HENRI MATISSE, (FRENCH, 1869-1954), NU

Lot 21: (AFTER) HENRI MATISSE, (FRENCH, 1869-1954), NU

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Description: (AFTER) HENRI MATISSE (french, 1869-1954)/span NU Circa 1950, pencil numbered 129/300, with wide margins, Guy Spitzer, Paris, publisher and with his blind stamp. Color collotype and stencil coloring on wove paper. image: 18 x 15 in. (45.7 x 38.1cm) sheet: 22 3/8 x 18 1/2 in. (56.8 x 47cm)

Condition Report: Laid down to board. Acidic stain around image in margin due to overmat. Overall light/time stained. Tear approx. .5cm long at upper left margin with small area of skinning to paper. Lightly soiled at center right extreme edge in margin. Pin-point sized fox mark at bottom center in margin. Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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LÉONARD TSUGUHARU FOUJITA, (FRENCH/JAPANESE, 1886-1968), JEUNE FILLE AUX NATTES

Lot 22: LÉONARD TSUGUHARU FOUJITA, (FRENCH/JAPANESE, 1886-1968), JEUNE FILLE AUX NATTES

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Description: LÉONARD TSUGUHARU FOUJITA (french/japanese, 1886-1968)/span JEUNE FILLE AUX NATTES Signed in ink, dated 1948 lower right, watercolor, gouache and ink on paper sheet: 20 3/4 x 12 15/16 in. (52.7 x 32.9cm) support sheet: 23 3/4 x 14 3/4 in. (60.3 x 37.5cm) provenance: /spanPrivate Collection, Virginia. note:/span This painting has been authenticated by Sylvie Buisson and has been assigned catalogue number D48.018.A. The present owner sat for this portrait in 1948 when she was eight years old and living outside of Tokyo where her father, a colonel in the army, was stationed. She recalls that Foujita, by then an internationally celebrated artist, executed portraits of several of the occupationists' children.

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ANDRÉ MASSON, (FRENCH, 1896-1987),

Lot 24: ANDRÉ MASSON, (FRENCH, 1896-1987), "ARCHANGE"

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Description: ANDRÉ MASSON (french, 1896-1987)/span "ARCHANGE" Signed bottom right, pastel on canvas Executed in 1960 16 x 13 in. (41 x 33cm) provenance: /spanGalerie Louise Leiris, Paris. Estate of Robert G. Luckie, Tucson, Arizona.

Condition Report: Very minor wear along the extreme canvas edges (presumably due to contact with the frame). Otherwise, very good, original condition. Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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JACQUES MARTIN-FERRIÈRES, (FRENCH, 1893-1972), JARDINE DE NEUILLY

Lot 25: JACQUES MARTIN-FERRIÈRES, (FRENCH, 1893-1972), JARDINE DE NEUILLY

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Description: JACQUES MARTIN-FERRIÈRES (french, 1893-1972)/span JARDINE DE NEUILLY Signed bottom left, oil on canvas 21 x 29 in. (53.3 x 73.6cm) provenance: /spanWally Findlay Galleries, New York, New York. Private Collection. Sotheyby's New York: "Impressionist & Modern Art, Including Russian Art," Thursday, October 4, 2012, lot 195. Private Collection. note:/span With an unfinished, unsigned composition depicting a tomato plant verso.

Condition Report: The title for this work is taken from a metal plaque affixed to the front of the frame. Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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LEBADANG, (FRENCH, B. 1922), THREE HORSES

Lot 26: LEBADANG, (FRENCH, B. 1922), THREE HORSES

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Description: LEBADANG (french, b. 1922)/span THREE HORSES Signed bottom right, oil on canvas 19 1/2 x 24 in. (49.5 x 61cm) provenance: /spanPrivate Collection.

Condition Report: Minor surface soiling and occassional minor crazing. Otherwise generally in good, original condition. Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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JACQUES DEPERTHES, (FRENCH, B. 1936),

Lot 27: JACQUES DEPERTHES, (FRENCH, B. 1936), "MONTREUIL"

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Description: JACQUES DEPERTHES (french, b. 1936)/span "MONTREUIL" 1965, signed bottom left and signed, titled and dated verso, oil on canvas sight: 25 3/4 x 31 3/4 in. (65.4 x 80.6cm) provenance: /spanEstate of Robert G. Luckie, Tucson, Arizona.

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FRANÇOIS GALL, (FRENCH, 1912-1987), STILL LIFE WITH POPPIES

Lot 28: FRANÇOIS GALL, (FRENCH, 1912-1987), STILL LIFE WITH POPPIES

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Description: FRANÇOIS GALL (french, 1912-1987)/span STILL LIFE WITH POPPIES Signed bottom left, oil on canvas 10 3/4 x 8 3/4 in. (27.3 x 22.2cm) provenance: /spanLe Monde Galleries, New York, New York. Private Collection.

Condition Report: In very good, original condition. With possible previous auction sticker affixed verso "sale 4570 lot 34" Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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FRANÇOIS GALL, (FRENCH, 1912-1987), STILL LIFE WITH ROSES

Lot 29: FRANÇOIS GALL, (FRENCH, 1912-1987), STILL LIFE WITH ROSES

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Description: FRANÇOIS GALL (french, 1912-1987)/span STILL LIFE WITH ROSES Signed bottom right, oil on canvas 10 3/4 x 8 3/4 in. (27.3 x 22.2cm) provenance: /spanLe Monde Galleries, New York, New York. Private Collection.

Condition Report: In very good, original condition. Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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FRANÇOIS GALL, (FRENCH, 1912-1987), LADIES AT LUNCH

Lot 30: FRANÇOIS GALL, (FRENCH, 1912-1987), LADIES AT LUNCH

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Description: FRANÇOIS GALL (french, 1912-1987)/span LADIES AT LUNCH Signed bottom right, oil on canvas 10 3/4 x 18 in. (27.3 x 45.7cm) provenance: /spanHammer Galleries, New York, New York. Private Collection.

Condition Report: In very good, original condition. With possible previous auction sticker affixed verso " 1232 lot 68." Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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AUGUSTUS EDWIN JOHN, (WELSH, 1878-1961),

Lot 31: AUGUSTUS EDWIN JOHN, (WELSH, 1878-1961), "MAGNOLIA"

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Description: AUGUSTUS EDWIN JOHN (welsh, 1878-1961)/span "MAGNOLIA" Signed bottom right, oil on canvas 36 x 28 in. (91 x 71cm) provenance: /spanThelma Cazalet-Keir. Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh. (Bequest from the above in 1989 in memory of her mother and late husband Daniel Edwin Muir).

Condition Report: One very small area of inpainting at upper left corner (approx 1/8" in diameter). Two areas approx 1 in long at bottom left (at edge of fabric where it meets tabletop at far left side) and in white stripe at far right side to the right of the vase. These two areas are consistent with repairs to canvas that are visible verso. Paint stable, although small amount of vertical cracquelure can be seen in dark purple stripe at the extreme far right center of canvas. Overall excellent condition. Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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TWO PAINTINGS CLAUDE VENARD, (FRENCH, 1913-1999), STILL LIFE WITH TROMBONE

Lot 32: TWO PAINTINGS CLAUDE VENARD, (FRENCH, 1913-1999), STILL LIFE WITH TROMBONE

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Description: two paintings /spanCLAUDE VENARD (french, 1913-1999)/span STILL LIFE WITH TROMBONE Signed bottom right, oil on canvas 8 3/4 x 6 1/2 in. (22.2 x 16.5cm) and/span STILL LIFE WITH VIOLIN Signed bottom right, oil on masonite 9 3/8 x 5 3/4 in. (23.8 x 14.6) (2) provenance: The Estate of Sylvia Briselli, Philadelphia.

Condition Report: still life with violin: Cracquelure overall, esp noticeable in book area on table. .5cm area of paint loss at bottom center by feet of table. Otherwise fair condition. Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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BERNARD CATHELIN, (FRENCH, 1919-2004),

Lot 32A: BERNARD CATHELIN, (FRENCH, 1919-2004), "DECEMBRE A LOGNES"

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Description: BERNARD CATHELIN (french, 1919-2004)/span "DECEMBRE A LOGNES" Signed and dated 59 lower right, signed, titled and dated verso, oil on canvas 38 x 51 in. (96.5 x 129.5cm) provenance: /spanWally Findlay Galleries. Private Collection, Florida.

Condition Report: With shallow cracks in places throughout. these appear stable. The canvas is unlined, but shows minor soiling verso (dust, etc.). Overall, in very good, original condition. Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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TWO PRINTS LE CORBUSIER, (FRENCH/SWISS, 1887-1965), UNTITLED PLATE II FROM

Lot 33: TWO PRINTS LE CORBUSIER, (FRENCH/SWISS, 1887-1965), UNTITLED PLATE II FROM "UNITE"

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Description: two prints /spanLE CORBUSIER (french/swiss, 1887-1965)/span UNTITLED plate ii from "unite"/span 1965, unsigned, pencil numbered 122/130, with wide margins, Atelier Crommelynck, Mazo et Cie Éditeurs, Paris, co-publishers. Etching and aquatint in colors on BFK Rives. image: 16 1/4 x 12 1/4 in. (41.3 x 31.1cm) and "AUTREMENT QUE SUR TERRE" 1963, with the printed signature lower right (as issued), unsigned proof apart from the numbered edition of 150, with wide margins. Color lithograph on wove paper. image: 22 x 17 5/8 in. (55.9 x 44.8cm) ["Untitled, Plate II" not in Weber, "Autrement que sur terre" see Weber, p. 69] (2)

Condition Report: Plate II from Unite: Excellent condition, with only the slightest impression from the mat on the paper. Paper clean and bright, colors fresh. Unable to view entire sheet verso due to overmat placement. autrement que sur terre: Paper very toned, with light staining and evidence of mat burn. Paper verso with vertical striations most likely due to contact with corrugated cardboard. With black ink stamp that reads Copyright by/Heidi Weber/Zurich verso. Old strip of masking tape remains along entire upper edge verso. Right edge of paper deckled and burned, possibly from contact with acidic mount. Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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JOAN MIRÓ, (SPANISH, 1893-1983), UNTITLED PLATE 9 FROM

Lot 34: JOAN MIRÓ, (SPANISH, 1893-1983), UNTITLED PLATE 9 FROM "ALBUM 19"

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Description: JOAN MIRÓ (spanish, 1893-1983)/span UNTITLED plate 9 from "album 19"/span 1961, pencil signed with initial and numbered 43/75 (there were also 15 artist's proofs in Roman numerals), the full sheet, Galerie Maeght, Paris, publisher. Color lithograph on BFK Rives. sheet: 26 x 20 in. (66 x 50.8cm) [Mourlot, 320; see Cramer books, 70]

Condition Report: Sheet very lightly time stained around perimteter. Soft handling crease at upper right in white area. 'IX" printed at upper left corner verso. Adhered to overmat on sheet verso with two approx 8 in. long strips of masking tape. Skinning to every corner verso, tape remains at upper left and upper right of sheet verso. Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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JOAN MIRÓ, (SPANISH, 1893-1983),

Lot 35: JOAN MIRÓ, (SPANISH, 1893-1983), "PYGMÉES SOUS LA LUNE"

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Description: JOAN MIRÓ (spanish, 1893-1983)/span "PYGMÉES SOUS LA LUNE" 1972, pencil signed and numbered 'HC' (an hors commerce impression aside from the edition of 50), with wide margins, Galerie Maeght, Paris, publisher. Etching and aquatint on Arches. image: 21 x 26 5/8 in. (53.3 x 67.6cm) sheet: 27 1/2 x 37 in. (69.9 x 34cm ) [Dupin, 562]

Condition Report: With the palest mat and time staining, soft handling creases, very minor surface soiling, faint (frame) pressure marks in places at the extreme margin corner edges, hinged to the support at the reverse of the upper margins, overall in very good condition. Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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JOAN MIRÓ, (SPANISH, 1893-1983),

Lot 36: JOAN MIRÓ, (SPANISH, 1893-1983), "HUMAN RIGHTS" POSTER FOR UNESCO

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Description: JOAN MIRÓ (spanish, 1893-1983)/span "HUMAN RIGHTS" poster for unesco/span 1974, pencil signed and numbered 19/75, with wide margins, UNESCO, Paris, publisher. Color lithograph (before letters) on Arches. image: 29 1/2 x 22 1/2 in. (74.8 x 57.2cm) sheet: 31 3/8 x 23 1/2 in. (79.8 x 59.8cm) [Mourlot, 930]

Condition Report: Extremely mild darkening under mat line along perimeter of paper due to overmat but does not affect image. Remains of masking tape across upper edge of print verso approx 1 inch wide and running the length of the print. Paper adhered to overmat with 15 inch long piece of white plastic tape. Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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JOAN MIRÓ, (SPANISH, 1893-1983),

Lot 37: JOAN MIRÓ, (SPANISH, 1893-1983), "LE CIEL DU FORGERON"

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Description: JOAN MIRÓ (spanish, 1893-1983)/span "LE CIEL DU FORGERON" 1964, pencil signed and numbered 69/75, the full sheet (to three sides) Galerie Maeght, Paris, publisher. Color drypoint with embossing on Arches. image: 23 x 18 3/4 in. (58.4 x 47.6cm) sheet: 26 x 18 3/4 in. (66 x 47.6cm) [Dupin, 364]

Condition Report: Image printed to edges of sheet on three sides (margin only at bottom edge). Sheet rippled along extreme right and left sheet edges at left and right. Hinged to silk covered backing board at upper left and upper right. Bottom left and bottom right reverse corners have come loose from backing board but hinges are still attached to sheet. Several pin point sized fox marks throughout sheet but more apparent at upper left of sheet. Two larger fox marks near signature in margin at bottom left. Title inscribed verso by unknown hand in pencil. Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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JOAN MIRÓ, (SPANISH, 1893-1983), POSTER FOR THE EXHIBITION

Lot 38: JOAN MIRÓ, (SPANISH, 1893-1983), POSTER FOR THE EXHIBITION "J.L. SERT"

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Description: JOAN MIRÓ (spanish, 1893-1983)/span POSTER FOR THE EXHIBITION "J.L. SERT" 1978, pencil signed and numbered 7/25 (there were also 10 on Rives in Roman numerals and an un-numbered poster edition of 1700 printed with text on ordinary paper), with wide margins, Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Harvard University, Cambridge, publisher. Color lithograph on Arches. image: 27 1/2 x 20 1/2 in. (69.8 x 52cm) sheet: 30 x 21 in. (76.2 x 53.3cm) [Mourlot, 1168]

Condition Report: With the palest light-staining (slightly darker in the upper half of the sheet with the exception of the three 2x2 inch areas where the sheet is hinged to support. These areas appear slightly lighter). Very minor soft handling creases, overall in very good condition. Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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SALVADOR DALI, (SPANISH, 1904-1989),

Lot 39: SALVADOR DALI, (SPANISH, 1904-1989), "PLAYING CARDS: CLUBS" FOUR COLOR LITHOGRAPHS

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Description: SALVADOR DALI (spanish, 1904-1989)/span "PLAYING CARDS: CLUBS" four color lithographs/span 1970, each pencil signed and numbered 13/150 (there were also 250 on wove paper), with margins, Reese Palley, New York, New York, publisher. Four color lithographs on Arches. each image (approx.): 14 1/4 x 9 1/2 in. (36.7 x 24cm) each sheet (approx.): 24 x 18 in. (65.9 x 50.7cm) Including: Ace, King, Queen, Jack of Clubs. [Michler & Löpsinger, 1287, 1291, 1295, 1299] Unframed (4)

Condition Report: All with clean (not deckled) edges -- sheets possibly trimmed. All sheets measure approx. 24 x 18 inches. All with pale light-staining (two sheets with one corner slightly lighter in color as if this area was protected by a paper corner/tab), the colors very slightly toned. Very minor surface soiling and stray printing ink. With pale, striped (or mottled) staining verso (not showing through). Otherwise, overally generally in good condition. Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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SALVADOR DALI, (SPANISH, 1904-1989),

Lot 40: SALVADOR DALI, (SPANISH, 1904-1989), "PLAYING CARDS: SPADES" FOUR COLOR LITHOGRAPHS

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Description: SALVADOR DALI (spanish, 1904-1989)/span "PLAYING CARDS: SPADES" four color lithographs/span 1970, each pencil signed and numbered 13/150 (there were also 250 on wove paper), with full margins; Reese Palley, New York, New York, publisher. Four color lithographs on Arches. each image (approx.): 14 1/4 x 9 1/2 in. (36.7 x 24cm) each sheet (approx.): 26 x 20 in. (65.9 x 50.7cm) Including: Ace, King, Queen, Jack of Spades. [Michler & Löpsinger, 1288, 1292, 1296, 1300] Unframed (4).

Condition Report: All with the sheets very slightly toned and with the palest time staining. A vertical, faint line (possibly a pressure mark from the printing process) evident intermittently along the right sheet edges. Occasionl soft handling creases or minor surface soiling and/or stray printing ink. Also, individually: Ace: With a pale foxmark at the upper left edge, two at the extreme lower left margin edge. King: With an approx. 1-in. pale brown stain below the 'K' at upper right, a soft 1-in. crescent shaped handling crease in the lower margin. Queen: With a 3-in. vertical pale stain at the extreme upper right sheet corner. Jack: no specific issues to report in addition to general desription above. Otherwise, all in very good condition. Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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SALVADOR DALI, (SPANISH, 1904-1989),

Lot 41: SALVADOR DALI, (SPANISH, 1904-1989), "LA PERSISTANCE DE LA MÉMOIRE"

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Description: SALVADOR DALI (spanish, 1904-1989)/span "LA PERSISTANCE DE LA MÉMOIRE" Signed verso, stamp-numbered 39/350 (there were also 35 artist's proofs), with the Fonderia Tesconi stamp on the underside of the clock, bronze in two parts plus marble base Executed in 1980 height: 16 3/4 in. (42.5cm) length: 6 in. (15.2cm) width: 4 in. (10.1cm) (including base) provenance: /spanPrivate Collection. literature:/span Robert and Nicolas Descharnes, Dalí: The Hard and the Soft, Spells for the Magic of Form - Sculptures and Objects, Azay-le-Rideau 2004, p.246 no. 632 (another cast ill.)

Condition Report: With minor surface soiling, a few areas of oxidation and minor wear, otherwise generally in very good, original condition. Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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SALVADOR DALI, (SPANISH, 1904-1989),

Lot 42: SALVADOR DALI, (SPANISH, 1904-1989), "BOCETO PARA EL CARTEL DE DON JUAN TENORIO (DESIGN FOR THE POSTER OF DON JUAN TENORIO)"

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Description: SALVADOR DALI (spanish, 1904-1989)/span "BOCETO PARA EL CARTEL DE DON JUAN TENORIO (DESIGN FOR THE POSTER OF DON JUAN TENORIO)" Ca. 1949, signed 'Dalí' 6 times (in various places) and inscribed 'Zorilla Escobar Tenorio Dalí' upper center, gouache, watercolor, and pen and ink on card 11 x 14 in. (28 x 35.6cm) Unframed provenance: /spanThe artist. Luis Escobar, Spain (gift from the artist circa 1949). By descent. Sotheby's London, 9 February 2012, lot 175. Corporate Ownership. exhibited:/span "Luis Escobar y la Vanguardia," Sala Plaza de España, Madrid, 1991. "Tres Mitos Españoles - La Celestina - Don Quijote - Don Juan," Centro Cultural Conde Duque, Madrid, 2004. "Visiones de Don Juan," Sala de Exposiciones Santa Ines, Seville, 2009-10, no. 242, illustrated in color in the catalogue. "A Rebours," May 9 - June 30, 2012 "Venus Over Manhattan," New York, New York. literature:/span Centro Dramático Nacional, Teatro María Guerrero, "Don Juan Tenorio de José Zorilla sobre escenografía y figurines de Salvador Dalí," Madrid, 2003, illustrated pp. 14-15. note:/span Nicolas Descharnes has reviewed this piece and confirmed authenticity. He will issue an official document to the winning buyer for a fee.

Condition Report: With pale time staining and a few gentle creases more prominent at center right sheet edge. There is some diagonal creasing at the corners and minor rubbing a the lower right corner. There is minor surface soiling at the left edge and minute areas of shallow cracking of the paint in the deepest red and blue colors. With stray paint and pencil verso, presumably working method of the artist. Overall, this work is in generally good condition. Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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PABLO PICASSO, (SPANISH, 1881-1973),

Lot 44: PABLO PICASSO, (SPANISH, 1881-1973), "BUSTE DE FEMME" OU "JACQUELINE AUX CHEVEUX FLOUS"

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Description: PABLO PICASSO (spanish, 1881-1973)/span "BUSTE DE FEMME" OU "JACQUELINE AUX CHEVEUX FLOUS" 1962, pencil signed and numbered 11/50, with wide margins, Galerie Louise Leiris, Paris, publisher. Linoleum cut on Arches. image: 13 7/8 x 10 1/2 in. (35.2 x 26.7cm) sheet: 24 3/4 x 17 1/2 in. (62.9 x 44.5cm) [Bloch, 1091; Baer, 1295]

Condition Report: With pale mat staining (and a darker line of mat staining at the window-opening), an area of very pale speckled staining (possibly foxing) exending another 1-in. from the outer edge of the mat stain towards the margin edges, a very soft, 6 inch horizontal ripple/handling crease in the center of the sheet extending toward the right margin (this is very unobtrusive and evident only when examined out of the frame in raking light), an associated approx. 2-in handling crease just above this at center and another at the margin. A few other soft handling creases and traces of minor surface soiling, no deckled edges. Hinged to the overmat in two places at the reverse of the upper margin edge. Overall in good condition. Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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PABLO PICASSO, (SPANISH, 1881-1973),

Lot 45: PABLO PICASSO, (SPANISH, 1881-1973), "AU CIRQUE- PUGILISTES ET ÉCUYÈRE" PLATE 20 FROM "LA SÉRIE 156"

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Description: PABLO PICASSO (spanish, 1881-1973)/span "AU CIRQUE- PUGILISTES ET ÉCUYÈRE" plate 20 from "la série 156"/span 1970, stamp signed bottom right, pencil numbered 40/50, Galerie Louise Leiris, Paris, publisher. Aquatint on BFK Rives. image: 12 1/4 x 16 3/8 in. (31.1 x 41.6cm) sheet: 17 3/4 x 22 1/2 in. (45.1 x 57.2cm) [Bloch, 1875; Baer, 1880]

Condition Report: With the palest mat staining and a few one in. soft vertical creases in the lower margin. Otherwise generally in good original condition. Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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PABLO PICASSO, (SPANISH, 1881-1973),

Lot 46: PABLO PICASSO, (SPANISH, 1881-1973), "PICADOR"

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Description: PABLO PICASSO (spanish, 1881-1973)/span "PICADOR" 1952, from the edition of 500, inscribed 'Edition Picasso' and stamped 'EDITION PICASSO' and 'MADOURA' on underside, white earthenware clay turned plate with oxidized paraffin decoration and black paint diameter: 7 3/4 in. (19.7cm) [Ramie, 160]

Condition Report: With no discernible chips, losses or abrasions. Overall in very good, original condition. Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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PABLO PICASSO, (SPANISH, 1881-1973),

Lot 47: PABLO PICASSO, (SPANISH, 1881-1973), "VISAGE"

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Description: PABLO PICASSO (spanish, 1881-1973)/span "VISAGE" 1955, from the edition of 500, inscribed 'EDITION PICASSO MADOURA' on underside, white earthenware clay with decoration in engobes under glaze diameter: 5 in. (12.7cm) [Ramie, 290] note:/span This lot will be sold with original Madoura Galerie card.

Condition Report: With traces of old white adhesive in palces on the outer edge, otherwise in very good, original condition. Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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Lot 48: PABLO PICASSO, (SPANISH, 1881-1973), "PICADOR"

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Description: PABLO PICASSO (spanish, 1881-1973)/span "PICADOR" 1952, from the edition of 500, inscribed 'EDITION PICASSO' on underside, partially glazed white earthenware clay ashtray with oxidized paraffin decoration and black paint diameter: 6 1/4 in. (15.9cm) [Ramie, 176]

Condition Report: Very minor surface soiling, otherwise overall in very good, original condition. Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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PABLO PICASSO, (SPANISH, 1881-1973),

Lot 49: PABLO PICASSO, (SPANISH, 1881-1973), "OISEAU À LA HUPPE"

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Description: PABLO PICASSO (spanish, 1881-1973)/span "OISEAU À LA HUPPE" 1952, from the edition of 500, inscribed 'EDITION PICASSO' on underside, partially glazed white earthenware clay with oxidized paraffin decoration and black paint diameter: 6 1/4 in. (15.9cm) [Ramie, 173] note:/span This lot will be sold with original Madoura Galerie card with handwritten invoice.

Condition Report: Very minor soiling in black, otherwise in very good, original condition. Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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ANTONIO QUIRÓS, (SPANISH, 1912-1984), HOMBRE CON SOMBRERO VERDE

Lot 50: ANTONIO QUIRÓS, (SPANISH, 1912-1984), HOMBRE CON SOMBRERO VERDE

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Description: ANTONIO QUIRÓS (spanish, 1912-1984)/span HOMBRE CON SOMBRERO VERDE Signed bottom left, oil on board 26 1/4 x 18 1/2 in. (66.7 x 47cm) provenance: /spanPrivate Collection, Pennsylvania.

Condition Report: General pale surface soiling, otherwise generally in good condition. Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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MANUEL MARIN, (SPANISH, 1942-2007), UNTITLED

Lot 51: MANUEL MARIN, (SPANISH, 1942-2007), UNTITLED

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Description: MANUEL MARIN (spanish, 1942-2007)/span UNTITLED Incised with artist's name on base, painted and welded iron stabile height: 39 in. (99.1cm) length: 44 in. (111.8cm) width: 16 in. (40.6cm) provenance: /spanThe artist. Monika Rabassa (wife of the artist).

Condition Report: With a few smudges on the yellow (that appear a pale white, and do not appear to be abrasions), a few rub marks and soft scuffs on the vertical black element and occasionally elsewhere, otherwise overall in very good, original condition. This work is comprised of three separate elements: the black vertical base, the crescent shaped balancing element and the yellow. Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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