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Seventeen Miscellaneous Posters from the New York City Ballet and American Ballet Theatre

Auction:
2673B
Lot:
415
Sold for:
$677$550

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 2673B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 20, 2013 10:00AM

Description:

Seventeen Miscellaneous Posters from the New York City Ballet and American Ballet

Theatre, c. 1980-2000

Twelve NYC Ballet Posters, including A Festival of Jerome Robbins' Ballets signed by Jerome Robbins, four
American Music Festival (1988) posters with contemporary art reproductions, and a 2001 poster featuring Helen Frankenthaler's Solar Imp; Five ABT Posters, including a performance at the Vienna Staatsoper.
Sizes to 47 x 33 in. (119.4 x 83.8 cm), unmatted, unframed.
Condition: Many with subtle handing creases, some with minor corner creases, mostly good.
Estimate $250-350

New York City Ballet posters include: Balanchine Celebration, 1993; A Festival of Jerome Robbins' Ballets,1990 (signed by Jerome Robbins, watercolor by McMullan); The Nutcracker (Ira Robbins Design, Illustration by Donna Ruff); The Nutcracker (Illustration by R. Van Nutt ); The Sleeping Beauty (Design by David Mitchell); four posters from the 1988 American Music Festival featuring works by Francesco Clemente, Roy Lichtenstein, James Rosenquist, and Helen Frankenthaler; Lincoln Center Salutes the New York City Ballet, with a reproduction of Helen Frankenthaler's Solar Imp (Helen Frankenthaler, List Art Posters ©2001 Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Inc.).

American Ballet Theatre posters include: New York Season at the Met, 1981, featuring Ed Baynard's watercolor DeRochschild Lilies; Paloma Herrera (Photograph by Michael O'Neil); American Ballet Theatre 1982, (Don Nice, serigraph by Fine Creations Inc., Poster Originals Limited #312); The American Ballet National Theater at the Staatsoper in der Volksoper, Vienna (Design by Schleinzer, Printed by Piller-Druck, Wein VIII).


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. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

New York City Ballet, American Ballet, Helen Frankenthaler, Jerome Robbins, American Music Festival, Ira Robbins, Donna Ruff, R. Van Nutt, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, The Sleeping Beauty, the 1988 American Music Festival, Francesco Clemente, David Mitchell, James Rosenquist, Roy Lichtenstein, Center Salutes, Performing Arts Inc., Paloma Herrera, Don Nice, Poster Originals Limited, Fine Creations Inc.

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