Skinner

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Auction 2609B

September 7, 2012 12:00PM

09-07-2012 09-07-2012

63 Park Plaza, Boston

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Yaacov Agam (Israeli, b. 1928)      Two Images from the BIRTH OF THE STAR   Series:

Yaacov Agam (Israeli, b. 1928) Two Images from the BIRTH OF THE STAR Series:

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1
Sold for:
$1,007$850

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., More ...

Yaacov Agam (Israeli, b. 1928)      Untitled

Yaacov Agam (Israeli, b. 1928) Untitled

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2
Sold for:
$972$800

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, More ...

Anni Albers (German, 1899-1994)      Fox II

Anni Albers (German, 1899-1994) Fox II

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3
Sold for:
$444$375

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 More ...

Josef Albers (German/American, 1888-1976)      Three Images from DIE OBERFLÄCHE  : Concord

Josef Albers (German/American, 1888-1976) Three Images from DIE OBERFLÄCHE : Concord

Lot:
4
Sold for:
$5,333$4,500

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, More ...

Pierre Alechinsky (Belgian, b. 1927)      Untitled

Pierre Alechinsky (Belgian, b. 1927) Untitled

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5
Sold for:
$1,067$900

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 More ...

American School, 20th Century      New Orleans Jazz

American School, 20th Century New Orleans Jazz

Lot:
6
Sold for:
$356$300

American School, 20th Century New Orleans Jazz. Indistinctly signed in pencil l.r. Etching and aquatint on laid paper with "F.J. Head" watermark, plate size 7 3/8 x 6 1/2 in. (18.5 x 16.4 cm), More ...

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

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

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7
Unsold
 

Karel Appel (Dutch, 1921-2006) Untitled (Animal). Signed "Appel" in pencil (within the image) l.r., inscribed "HC" in pencil (within the image) l.l. Color lithograph on paper, image/sheet size More ...

John Taylor Arms (American, 1887-1953)      Through Wind and Weather

John Taylor Arms (American, 1887-1953) Through Wind and Weather

Lot:
8
Sold for:
$474$400

John Taylor Arms (American, 1887-1953) Through Wind and Weather, alternatively titled Notre Dame Gargoyle, Through Wind and Weather, 1922, edition of 75 (Fletcher, 118). Signed "John Taylor More ...

John Taylor Arms (American, 1887-1953)      Two Architectural Views:  Notre Dame de Laòn

John Taylor Arms (American, 1887-1953) Two Architectural Views: Notre Dame de Laòn

Lot:
9
Sold for:
$385$325

John Taylor Arms (American, 1887-1953) Two Architectural Views: Notre Dame de Laòn, 1929, third state of three, from the 1929 edition of 100 (Fletcher, 219), and The Piazza, Venzone, 1931, More ...

John Taylor Arms (American, 1887-1953)      Four Village Views: Norwich (Sketch)

John Taylor Arms (American, 1887-1953) Four Village Views: Norwich (Sketch)

Lot:
10
Sold for:
$770$650

John Taylor Arms (American, 1887-1953) Four Village Views: Norwich (Sketch), 1938, edition of 21 from the Demonstration Series (Fletcher, 314), Lavenham, England, 1939, third (published) state, More ...

Otto Henry Bacher (American, 1856-1909)      Two Venetian Views: Laguna Venita

Otto Henry Bacher (American, 1856-1909) Two Venetian Views: Laguna Venita

Lot:
11
Sold for:
$296$250

Otto Henry Bacher (American, 1856-1909) Two Venetian Views: Laguna Venita, 1880, and In Port, 1880. Both signed and dated in the plate. Etchings on paper, plate sizes to 6 7/8 x 10 in. (17.4 x More ...

Peggy Bacon (American, 1895-1987)      The Haunted House

Peggy Bacon (American, 1895-1987) The Haunted House

Lot:
12
Sold for:
$593$500

Peggy Bacon (American, 1895-1987) The Haunted House, 1939, edition of 250, published by Associated American Artists, New York, (Flint, 134). Signed "Peggy Bacon." in pencil l.r., titled in More ...

Will Barnet (American, b. 1911)      Introspection - 5733

Will Barnet (American, b. 1911) Introspection - 5733

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13
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$474$400

Will Barnet (American, b. 1911) Introspection - 5733, 1972, edition of 144 plus proofs (Cole, 147). Signed "Will Barnet" in pencil l.r., titled in pencil l.l., inscribed "Artist's proof" in More ...

Will Barnet (American, b. 1911)      The Blue Bicycle

Will Barnet (American, b. 1911) The Blue Bicycle

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14
Sold for:
$563$475

Will Barnet (American, b. 1911) The Blue Bicycle, 1979. Signed and dated "© Will Barnet 1979" in pencil l.r., titled in pencil l.l., inscribed "Artist's imp." in pencil l.c. Color screenprint More ...

Leonard Baskin (American, 1922-2000)      Six Portraits: Blake, From Life Mask by Deville

Leonard Baskin (American, 1922-2000) Six Portraits: Blake, From Life Mask by Deville

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15
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$385$325

Leonard Baskin (American, 1922-2000) Six Portraits: Blake, From Life Mask by Deville, 1956, edition of 90, wood engraving (Fern & O'Sullivan, 268); Samuel Palmer, After the Watercolor by Walter, More ...

Leonard Baskin (American, 1922-2000)      Six Images from OTHELLO

Leonard Baskin (American, 1922-2000) Six Images from OTHELLO

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16
Sold for:
$356$300

Leonard Baskin (American, 1922-2000) Six Images from OTHELLO, 1973: The Bard, Emilia, Grieving Othello, The Handkerchief, Iago (Profile), and Othello, an edition of 400 (Fern & O'Sullivan, 625, More ...

Leonard Baskin (American, 1922-2000)      Isaiah

Leonard Baskin (American, 1922-2000) Isaiah

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17
Unsold
 

Leonard Baskin (American, 1922-2000) Isaiah, 1976, edition of 100 (Fern & O'Sullivan, 664). Signed "Baskin" in pencil (within the image) l.r., numbered "90/100" in pencil (within the image) More ...

Jean-Michel Basquiat (American, 1960-1988)      Beat Bop. Test Pressing, Version One, Volume One

Jean-Michel Basquiat (American, 1960-1988) Beat Bop. Test Pressing, Version One, Volume One

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18
Sold for:
$1,185$1,000

Jean-Michel Basquiat (American, 1960-1988) Beat Bop. Test Pressing, Version One, Volume One, 1983, white vinyl edition of unknown size, published by Tartown Record Co., New York. Identified on More ...

Max Beckmann (German, 1884-1950)      Mink, Frontal, with Elaborate Coiffure

Max Beckmann (German, 1884-1950) Mink, Frontal, with Elaborate Coiffure

Lot:
19
Sold for:
$889$750

Max Beckmann (German, 1884-1950) Mink, Frontal, with Elaborate Coiffure, 1913, total edition of 130 plus proofs (Hofmaier, 63). Signed "Beckmann" in pencil l.r. Drypoint on wove paper, plate More ...

William J. Behnken (American, b. 1943)      Three Nocturnes: Bronx Icon

William J. Behnken (American, b. 1943) Three Nocturnes: Bronx Icon

Lot:
20
Sold for:
$245$200

William J. Behnken (American, b. 1943) Three Nocturnes: Bronx Icon, Opening Soon, and Radiance, each published in 1989 in an edition of 30. Each signed and dated "Behnken 1989" in pencil l.r., More ...

Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951)      Goose and Teal

Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951) Goose and Teal

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21
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$444$375

Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951) Goose and Teal, 1917, published state of 150 (Paff, 125). Signed "FrankWBenson." in pencil l.l. Etching on paper, plate size 5 7/8 x 7 7/8 in. (14.8 x More ...

Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951)      Two Waterfowl Subjects: Flying Brant

Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951) Two Waterfowl Subjects: Flying Brant

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22
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$533$450

Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951) Two Waterfowl Subjects: Flying Brant, 1925, published state of 150 (Paff, 241), and Alert!, 1925, published state of 150 (Paff, 242). Both signed More ...

Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951)      Bunch of Bluebills

Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951) Bunch of Bluebills

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23
Sold for:
$385$325

Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951) Bunch of Bluebills, 1931, published state of 300 (Paff, 312). Signed "FrankW.Benson." in pencil l.l. Drypoint on paper, plate size 3 3/4 x 4 7/8 in. More ...

Thomas Hart Benton (American, 1889-1975)      In the Ozarks

Thomas Hart Benton (American, 1889-1975) In the Ozarks

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24
Sold for:
$2,489$2,100

Thomas Hart Benton (American, 1889-1975) In the Ozarks, alternatively titled Homestead, 1938, edition of 250, published by Associated American Artists, New York (Fath, 20). Signed "Benton" in More ...

Thomas Hart Benton (American, 1889-1975)      Loading Corn

Thomas Hart Benton (American, 1889-1975) Loading Corn

Lot:
25
Sold for:
$1,896$1,600

Thomas Hart Benton (American, 1889-1975) Loading Corn, alternatively titled Shucking Corn, 1945, edition of 250, published by Associated American Artists, New York (Fath, 65). Signed "Benton" in More ...

Thomas Hart Benton (American, 1889-1975)      Island Hay

Thomas Hart Benton (American, 1889-1975) Island Hay

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26
Sold for:
$2,015$1,700

Thomas Hart Benton (American, 1889-1975) Island Hay, 1945, edition of 250, published by Associated American Artists, New York, (Fath, 68). Signed "Benton" in pencil l.r. and within the matrix, More ...

Thomas Hart Benton (American, 1889-1975)      The Boy

Thomas Hart Benton (American, 1889-1975) The Boy

Lot:
27
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$3,437$2,900

Thomas Hart Benton (American, 1889-1975) The Boy, 1948, edition of 250, published by Associated American Artists, New York, (Fath, 72). Signed "Benton" in pencil l.r. and within the matrix, More ...

Carroll Thayer Berry (American, 1886-1978)      Two Maine Coast Views: Between Forest and Sea - Maine Coast

Carroll Thayer Berry (American, 1886-1978) Two Maine Coast Views: Between Forest and Sea - Maine Coast

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28
Sold for:
$474$400

Carroll Thayer Berry (American, 1886-1978) Two Maine Coast Views: Between Forest and Sea - Maine Coast, c. 1946, edition of 200 to 300 (Dearborn, 57), and Winter Morning - Deer Isle, c. 1960, More ...

Guillaume Cornelis van Beverloo, known as Corneille (Dutch, 1922-2010)      Two Works: Heure matinale

Guillaume Cornelis van Beverloo, known as Corneille (Dutch, 1922-2010) Two Works: Heure matinale

Lot:
29
Sold for:
$711$600

Guillaume Cornelis van Beverloo, known as Corneille (Dutch, 1922-2010) Two Works: Heure matinale, 1961, edition of 120 (Donkersloot-Van de Berghe, 100), and Après midi de l'été, 1961, edition More ...

Mortimer Borne (American, 1902-1987)      Three New York Views: Stone Street

Mortimer Borne (American, 1902-1987) Three New York Views: Stone Street

Lot:
31
Sold for:
$711$600

Mortimer Borne (American, 1902-1987) Three New York Views: Stone Street, 1940, Hicks Street, So. B'klyn, 1940, and The Bathers, Coney Island, 1945. Each signed and inscribed "Mortimer Borne More ...