09-07-2012 09-08-2012
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2609B Boston
September 7, 2012 12:00 PMCalender

Pierre Alechinsky (Belgian, b. 1927) Untitled

Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2609B Location: Boston Date / Time: September 07, 2012 12:00PM


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.
Estimate $600-800

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.


Pierre Alechinsky