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Auction 2422

September 12, 2008 12:00PM

09-12-2008 09-12-2008

63 Park Plaza, Boston

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Josef Albers (German, 1888-1976)      SP-I

Josef Albers (German, 1888-1976) SP-I

Lot:
1
Sold for:
$1,304$1,100

Josef Albers (German, 1888-1976) SP-I, from HOMAGE TO THE SQUARE, 1967, edition of 125. Initialed and dated "JA'67" in pencil l.r., titled and numbered "...77-125" in pencil l.l., identified on More ...

Josef Albers (German, 1888-1976)      I-S LXX a

Josef Albers (German, 1888-1976) I-S LXX a

Lot:
2
Sold for:
$1,304$1,100

Josef Albers (German, 1888-1976) I-S LXX a, 1970, edition of 125. Initialed and dated "JA'70" in pencil l.r., titled and numbered "...92/125" in pencil l.l. Color screenprint on paper, image More ...

Pierre Alechinsky (Belgian, b. 1927)      Illusion d'optique

Pierre Alechinsky (Belgian, b. 1927) Illusion d'optique

Lot:
4
Sold for:
$770$650

Pierre Alechinsky (Belgian, b. 1927) Illusion d'optique, 1967, edition of 150 plus proofs. Numbered, signed and titled "XV/XV E\A Alechinsky..." in pencil l.c. (within image), inscribed "No 292 More ...

Karel Appel (Dutch, 1921-2006)      Untitled (Cat)

Karel Appel (Dutch, 1921-2006) Untitled (Cat)

Lot:
6
Sold for:
$711$600

Karel Appel (Dutch, 1921-2006) Untitled (Cat), 1971, edition of 100. Signed and dated "Appel 71" in pencil l.r., numbered "14/100" in pencil l.l. Color lithograph on paper, image size 22 3/4 x More ...

Frank Milton Armington (Canadian, 1876-1941)      Two Coastal Views: Le Port du Havre

Frank Milton Armington (Canadian, 1876-1941) Two Coastal Views: Le Port du Havre

Lot:
7
Sold for:
$356$300

Frank Milton Armington (Canadian, 1876-1941) Two Coastal Views: Le Port du Havre, 1922, edition of 30; and La Seine a Quai d'Orsay, Paris, 1927. Both signed and dated "Frank M. Armington..." in More ...

John Taylor Arms (American, 1887-1953)      Lot of Two New York Views: New York From Staten Island Ferry

John Taylor Arms (American, 1887-1953) Lot of Two New York Views: New York From Staten Island Ferry

Lot:
8
Sold for:
$1,007$850

John Taylor Arms (American, 1887-1953) Lot of Two New York Views: New York From Staten Island Ferry, 1917, total edition of 26 plus proofs, drypoint (Fletcher, 14); and Evening, East River, New More ...

John Taylor Arms (American, 1887-1953)      Moonlight, Rangeley Lake

John Taylor Arms (American, 1887-1953) Moonlight, Rangeley Lake

Lot:
9
Sold for:
$385$325

John Taylor Arms (American, 1887-1953) Moonlight, Rangeley Lake, 1920, edition of 100 (Fletcher, 65). Signed and dated "John Taylor Arms - 1920" in pencil l.r. Mezzotint printed in blue-black More ...

John Taylor Arms (American, 1887-1953)      Guardians of the Spire

John Taylor Arms (American, 1887-1953) Guardians of the Spire

Lot:
10
Sold for:
$830$700

John Taylor Arms (American, 1887-1953) Guardians of the Spire, 1921, edition of 75 (Fletcher, 102). Signed and dated "John Taylor Arms - 1921" in pencil l.r. Etching on laid paper, plate size 6 More ...

John Taylor Arms (American, 1887-1953)      An Umbrian Street

John Taylor Arms (American, 1887-1953) An Umbrian Street

Lot:
11
Sold for:
$237$200

John Taylor Arms (American, 1887-1953) An Umbrian Street, alternatively titled An Assisi Street, 1925, edition of 150 (Fletcher, 168). Signed and dated "John Taylor Arms - 1925" in pencil l.r. More ...

John Taylor Arms (American, 1887-1953)      Lot of Two Images:  A Breton Calvary

John Taylor Arms (American, 1887-1953) Lot of Two Images: A Breton Calvary

Lot:
12
Sold for:
$296$250

John Taylor Arms (American, 1887-1953) Lot of Two Images: A Breton Calvary, 1932, third state, edition of 51 (Fletcher, 247B); and Lavenham, England, 1939, third state, edition of 224 (Fletcher, More ...

Mario Avati (French, b. 1921)      Chats Huants

Mario Avati (French, b. 1921) Chats Huants

Lot:
13
Sold for:
$296$250

Mario Avati (French, b. 1921) Chats Huants, 1961, edition of 9. Signed and dated "AVATI 61" in pencil l.r., titled in pencil l.c., inscribed "ESSAI 3/9" in pencil l.l. Etching with aquatint on More ...

Will Barnet (American, b. 1911)      Strange Birds

Will Barnet (American, b. 1911) Strange Birds

Lot:
14
Sold for:
$1,304$1,100

Will Barnet (American, b. 1911) Strange Birds, from LAURELS NUMBER ONE, 1947, edition of 300. Signed "Will Barnet" l.r., titled in pencil l.l. Lithograph on orange paper, image size 10 x 13 1/4 More ...

Leonard Baskin (American, 1922-2000)      Lot of Three Images:  Bacon's Boar

Leonard Baskin (American, 1922-2000) Lot of Three Images: Bacon's Boar

Lot:
15
Unsold
 

Leonard Baskin (American, 1922-2000) Lot of Three Images: Bacon's Boar, from A LITTLE BOOK OF NATURAL HISTORY, 1951, linocut (Fern & O'Sullivan, 97); Self Portrait, LB AET 30, 1953, printed More ...

Leonard Baskin (American, 1922-2000)      Children & Still Life

Leonard Baskin (American, 1922-2000) Children & Still Life

Lot:
16
Sold for:
$415$350

Leonard Baskin (American, 1922-2000) Children & Still Life, 1956, edition of 210 (Fern & O'Sullivan, 281). Signed "Leonard Baskin" in pencil l.r., numbered "181/210" in pencil l.c., titled in More ...

Leonard Baskin (American, 1922-2000)      Dead Saint

Leonard Baskin (American, 1922-2000) Dead Saint

Lot:
17
Sold for:
$178$150

Leonard Baskin (American, 1922-2000) Dead Saint, 1960, edition of 50 (Fern & O'Sullivan, 393). Signed "Leonard Baskin" in pencil l.r., titled and inscribed "...Artist's Proof" in pencil l.l. More ...

Leonard Baskin (American, 1922-2000)      Torment

Leonard Baskin (American, 1922-2000) Torment

Lot:
18
Sold for:
$652$550

Leonard Baskin (American, 1922-2000) Torment, 1958 (Fern & O'Sullivan, 368). Signed "Baskin" in pencil l.r., titled in pencil l.l. Woodcut on paper, image size 31 x 23 in. (78.6 x 58.3 cm), More ...

Leonard Baskin (American, 1922-2000)      Jusepe de Ribera

Leonard Baskin (American, 1922-2000) Jusepe de Ribera

Lot:
19
Sold for:
$178$150

Leonard Baskin (American, 1922-2000) Jusepe de Ribera, from PORTRAITS OF TEN ARTISTS, 1964, edition of 50 (Fern & O'Sullivan, 477). Signed "Baskin" l.r., titled in pencil l.l., numbered "28/50" More ...

Marius Bauer (Dutch, 1867-1932)      Lot of Three Middle Eastern Views.

Marius Bauer (Dutch, 1867-1932) Lot of Three Middle Eastern Views.

Lot:
21
Sold for:
$326$275

Marius Bauer (Dutch, 1867-1932) Lot of Three Middle Eastern Views. Each monogrammed or signed in pencil l.r. and numbered in pencil l.l. Etchings on paper, plate sizes to 9 1/2 x 8 1/2 in. (24.0 More ...

Max Beckmann (German, 1884-1950)      Kleines tanzendes Paar

Max Beckmann (German, 1884-1950) Kleines tanzendes Paar

Lot:
22
Sold for:
$2,607$2,200

Max Beckmann (German, 1884-1950) Kleines tanzendes Paar, 1923, (Hofmaier, 267). Signed "Beckmann" in pencil l.r., identified on a label from The Alpha Gallery, Boston, on the reverse. Woodcut More ...

Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951)      The Lobsterman

Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951) The Lobsterman

Lot:
23
Sold for:
$4,444$3,750

Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951) The Lobsterman, 1915, published state, edition of 50 (Paff, 64). Signed "FrankWBenson." in pencil l.l., numbered "31/50" in pencil l.r. Etching on More ...

Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951)      Canada River

Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951) Canada River

Lot:
24
Sold for:
$770$650

Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951) Canada River, 1920, published state, edition of 150 (Paff, 179). Signed "FrankWBenson." in pencil l.l. Drypoint on paper, plate size 5 7/8 x 7 7/8 in. More ...

Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951)      The Resting Place

Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951) The Resting Place

Lot:
25
Sold for:
$356$300

Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951) The Resting Place, 1921, published state (Paff, 209). Signed "FrankWBenson." in pencil l.l. Etching on paper, plate size 5 x 3 7/8 in. (12.5 x 9.8 cm), More ...

Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951)      Flying Widgeon

Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951) Flying Widgeon

Lot:
26
Sold for:
$504$425

Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951) Flying Widgeon, 1924, published state, edition of 150 (Paff, 231). Signed "FrankW.Benson" in pencil l.l. Etching on laid paper with "ENGLAND" More ...

Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951)      Old Tom

Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951) Old Tom

Lot:
27
Sold for:
$8,888$7,500

Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951) Old Tom, 1926, published state, edition of 150 (Paff, 246). Signed "FrankWBenson." in pencil l.l. Etching on paper, plate size 14 3/4 x 9 3/4 in. (37.4 More ...

Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951)      Pointer Dog

Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951) Pointer Dog

Lot:
28
Sold for:
$1,185$1,000

Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951) Pointer Dog, 1925, published state, edition of 150 (Paff, 251). Signed "FrankWBenson." in pencil l.l. Etching on paper, plate size 5 7/8 x 7 3/4 in. More ...

Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951)      The Passing Flock

Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951) The Passing Flock

Lot:
29
Sold for:
$652$550

Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951) The Passing Flock, 1927, published state, edition of 150 (Paff, 277). Signed "FrankW.Benson" in pencil l.l. Etching on laid paper with "ENGLAND" More ...

Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951)      Two Black Ducks

Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951) Two Black Ducks

Lot:
30
Sold for:
$711$600

Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951) Two Black Ducks, 1930, published state, edition of 150 (Paff, 295). Signed "FrankW.Benson" in pencil l.l., stamped "BPL..." l.r. Drypoint on laid paper More ...

Thomas Hart Benton (American, 1889-1975)      Haystack

Thomas Hart Benton (American, 1889-1975) Haystack

Lot:
31
Sold for:
$2,133$1,800

Thomas Hart Benton (American, 1889-1975) Haystack, 1938, edition of 250, circulated by Associated American Artists (Fath, 21). Signed "Benton" in pencil l.r. and in the matrix. Lithograph on More ...

Thomas Hart Benton (American, 1889-1975)      Cradling Wheat

Thomas Hart Benton (American, 1889-1975) Cradling Wheat

Lot:
32
Sold for:
$2,844$2,400

Thomas Hart Benton (American, 1889-1975) Cradling Wheat, 1939, edition of 250, circulated by Associated American Artists (Fath, 27). Signed "Benton" in pencil l.r. Lithograph on paper, image More ...

Thomas Hart Benton (American, 1889-1975)      Prodigal Son

Thomas Hart Benton (American, 1889-1975) Prodigal Son

Lot:
33
Sold for:
$2,133$1,800

Thomas Hart Benton (American, 1889-1975) Prodigal Son, 1939, edition of 250, circulated by Associated American Artists, New York (Fath, 29). Signed "Benton" in pencil l.r. and in the matrix, More ...