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American & European Paintings & Prints

by Skinner


699 lots with images

September 7, 2012

The Heritage on the Garden

63 Park Plaza

Boston, MA, 02116 USA

Phone: +1 617 350 5400

Fax: +1 617 350 5429

Email: info@skinnerinc.com

Yaacov Agam (Israeli, b. 1928) Two Images from the BIRTH OF THE STAR Series: Star of Chanukah and The Blessing Star, both editions o...

Lot 1: Yaacov Agam (Israeli, b. 1928) Two Images from the BIRTH OF THE STAR Series: Star of Chanukah and The Blessing Star, both editions o...

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Description: Yaacov Agam (Israeli, b. 1928) Two Images from the BIRTH OF THE STAR Series: Star of Chanukah and The Blessing Star, both editions of 99. Both signed "Agam" in ink l.r., numbered in ink l.l., and identified on a label affixed to the backing. Agamographs, sight sizes approximately 14 x 14 in. (35.5 x 35.5 cm), framed. Condition: Not examined out of frames.

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Yaacov Agam (Israeli, b. 1928) Untitled, edition of 144. Signed

Lot 2: Yaacov Agam (Israeli, b. 1928) Untitled, edition of 144. Signed "Agam" in dark blue ink l.r., numbered "57/144" in dark blue ink l.l...

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Description: Yaacov Agam (Israeli, b. 1928) Untitled, edition of 144. Signed "Agam" in dark blue ink l.r., numbered "57/144" in dark blue ink l.l. Color screenprint overlaid with Lucite (or similar) prisms, sight size 18 x 18 in. (45.5 x 45.5 cm), framed. Condition: Not examined out of frame.

Condition Report: The work cannot be removed from its frame, but there are no visible condition issues to report.

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Anni Albers (German, 1899-1994) Fox II, 1972, edition of 150. Signed and dated

Lot 3: Anni Albers (German, 1899-1994) Fox II, 1972, edition of 150. Signed and dated "Anni Albers 1972" in pencil l.r., titled and numbered "

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Description: Anni Albers (German, 1899-1994) Fox II, 1972, edition of 150. Signed and dated "Anni Albers 1972" in pencil l.r., titled and numbered "...92/150" in pencil l.l. Off-set in brown and gray on paper, image size 13 1/4 x 14 3/4 in. (33.7 x 37.4 cm), framed. Condition: Margins over 2 1/2 inches, not examined out of frame.

Condition Report: Out of the frame the sheet measures 20 x 20 in. On the reverse is the following text: Fox Press photo-offset, hand-cut, copyright 1972, Anni Albers.

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Josef Albers (German/American, 1888-1976) Three Images from DIE OBERFLÄCHE: Concord, Silent, and Opalescent, 1965, edition of 120, p...

Lot 4: Josef Albers (German/American, 1888-1976) Three Images from DIE OBERFLÄCHE: Concord, Silent, and Opalescent, 1965, edition of 120, p...

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Description: Josef Albers (German/American, 1888-1976) Three Images from DIE OBERFLÄCHE: Concord, Silent, and Opalescent, 1965, edition of 120, published by Ives-Stillman, Inc., New Haven (Danilowitz, 167.1-3). Each signed and dated "JAlbers '65" in pencil l.r. and titled and numbered "...88/120" in pencil l.l. Color screenprints on paper, image sizes 11 x 11 in. (27.8 x 27.8 cm), framed. Condition: Not examined out of frames. N.B. A copy of the book DIE OBERFLÄCHE by Josef Albers and R.G. Dienst accompanies the lot.

Condition Report: The three are framed identically. Concord (the orange image) has been removed from its frame. The paper is a heavy stock, measuring 12 1/4 x 24 1/2 in. and is folded in half like a greeting card with the image on the front. it is hinged at the upper corners of this front with white cloth tape. There are minute creases at the corners along the folded edge.

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Pierre Alechinsky (Belgian, b. 1927) Untitled, 1963 (see van de Loo, 103 & 104). Signed and dated

Lot 5: Pierre Alechinsky (Belgian, b. 1927) Untitled, 1963 (see van de Loo, 103 & 104). Signed and dated "Alechinsky/63" in blue pencil l.r...

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Description: Pierre Alechinsky (Belgian, b. 1927) Untitled, 1963 (see van de Loo, 103 & 104). Signed and dated "Alechinsky/63" in blue pencil l.r., numbered "ea 1/1" in blue pencil l.l. Color lithograph on gift wrap or similar, image size 16 x 21 1/2 in. (40.5 x 54.5 cm), matted, unframed. Condition: Minor creases to edges. Provenance: Ex-collection of Walasse Ting. N.B. This image appears to be a unique overprinting of the stones for Comme des Chiens, 1962, and En Société, 1962.

Condition Report: The sheet measures 19 3/4 x 25 5/8 inches. It is somewhat brittle, and has repairs (with scotch tape or similar) to both right-hand corners. There are crease, most apparent in the margins. Bleed-through from the design on the back (the is printed on the back of a piece of commercial gift wrapping paper) is visible, mostly in the margins.

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