Skinner

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Auction 2269

March 4, 2005 4:00PM

03-04-2005 03-04-2005

63 Park Plaza, Boston

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Yaacov (Jacob Gipstein) Agam (Israeli, b. 1928)  Abstract Composition

Yaacov (Jacob Gipstein) Agam (Israeli, b. 1928) Abstract Composition

Lot:
1
Sold for:
$646$550

Yaacov (Jacob Gipstein) Agam (Israeli, b. 1928)Abstract Composition, edition of 245. Signed "Agam" in white l.r. within the image, numbered "107/245" in white l.l. within the More ...

Harold Altman (American, b. 1924)  Two Women, Luxembourg

Harold Altman (American, b. 1924) Two Women, Luxembourg

Lot:
2
Sold for:
$294$250

Harold Altman (American, b. 1924)Two Women, Luxembourg, 1980, edition of 265. Signed "Altman" in pencil l.r., titled in pencil l.c., numbered "44/265" in pencil l.l., Moulot More ...

Gregory Amenoff (American, b. 1948)  The Starry Floor

Gregory Amenoff (American, b. 1948) The Starry Floor

Lot:
3
Sold for:
$353$300

Gregory Amenoff (American, b. 1948)The Starry Floor, 1994, edition of 35. Signed and dated "Amenoff 94" in pencil l.r., titled in pencil l.c., numbered "12/35" in pencil l.l. Color More ...

John Taylor Arms (American, 1887-1953)  A Roof in Thiers

John Taylor Arms (American, 1887-1953) A Roof in Thiers

Lot:
4
Sold for:
$235$200

John Taylor Arms (American, 1887-1953)A Roof in Thiers, alternatively titled An Ancient Roof, 1921, edition of 60 (Fletcher, 115). Signed "John Taylor Arms" in pencil l.r., identified on a More ...

John Taylor Arms (American, 1887-1953)  Lot of Two Gargoyle Images: Plumed Serpent, Chichen Itza

John Taylor Arms (American, 1887-1953) Lot of Two Gargoyle Images: Plumed Serpent, Chichen Itza

Lot:
5
Sold for:
$353$300

John Taylor Arms (American, 1887-1953)Lot of Two Gargoyle Images: Plumed Serpent, Chichen Itza, 1940, second state of two, edition of 365 (Fletcher, 344); Une Chimere, 1948, second state of two, More ...

Ethel V. Ashton (American, d. 1975)  Picnic.

Ethel V. Ashton (American, d. 1975) Picnic.

Lot:
6
Sold for:
$294$250

Ethel V. Ashton (American, d. 1975)Picnic. Signed "E.V.ASHTON" in pencil l.r. Color monotype with stencil and hand coloring on paper, sight size 8 3/4 x 11 1/2 in. (22.2 x 29.2 cm), More ...

Jennifer Bartlett (American, b. 1941)  House - Dots and Dashes

Jennifer Bartlett (American, b. 1941) House - Dots and Dashes

Lot:
7
Sold for:
$1,763$1,500

Jennifer Bartlett (American, b. 1941)House - Dots and Dashes, 1999, edition of 150 plus proofs, published by the Smithsonian Institute. Signed and dated "J Bartlett 99" in pencil l.r., More ...

Leonard Baskin (American, 1922-2000)  Bird in the Sun

Leonard Baskin (American, 1922-2000) Bird in the Sun

Lot:
7A
Sold for:
$382$325

Leonard Baskin (American, 1922-2000)Bird in the Sun, 1964 (Fern & O'Sullivan, 459). Signed and numbered "18/350 Baskin" in pencil l.r., "ES" drystamp l.l. Etching on cream More ...

Gustave Baumann (American, 1881-1971)    An Eagle Ceremony At Tesuque Pueblo

Gustave Baumann (American, 1881-1971) An Eagle Ceremony At Tesuque Pueblo

Lot:
8
Unsold
 

Gustave Baumann (American, 1881-1971) An Eagle Ceremony At Tesuque Pueblo, 1932, published in The Colophon. Signed with the Baumann hand-in-heart chop in the block. Woodcut in black and ochre on More ...

Lot of Four Surrealist Prints:  Hans Bellmer (German/French, 1902-1975), Tuileries en Feu

Lot of Four Surrealist Prints: Hans Bellmer (German/French, 1902-1975), Tuileries en Feu

Lot:
9
Sold for:
$764$650

Lot of Four Surrealist Prints:Hans Bellmer (German/French, 1902-1975), Tuileries en Feu, edition of 50, signed in pencil l.r., etching printed in purple; Jean Lurcat (French, 1892-1966), Baigneuse, More ...

Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951)  Broadbills

Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951) Broadbills

Lot:
10
Sold for:
$881$750

Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951)Broadbills, 1919, published state of 155 (Paff, 153). Signed "Frank W Benson" in pencil l.l., numbered "63" in pencil l.r., initialed and More ...

Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951)  Lone Yellowlegs

Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951) Lone Yellowlegs

Lot:
11
Sold for:
$1,175$1,000

Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951)Lone Yellowlegs, 1928, published state of 150 (Paff, 280). Signed "FrankWBenson." in pencil l.l., identified on a label from M. Knoedler & Co., New More ...

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

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

Lot:
12
Sold for:
$881$750

Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951)Two Black Ducks, 1930, published state of 150 (Paff, 295). Signed "FrankW.Benson." in pencil l.l., identified on a label from M. Knoedler & Co., New More ...

Thomas Hart Benton (American, 1889-1975)  Haystack

Thomas Hart Benton (American, 1889-1975) Haystack

Lot:
13
Sold for:
$1,998$1,700

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, identified on More ...

Thomas Hart Benton (American, 1889-1975)  Rainy Day

Thomas Hart Benton (American, 1889-1975) Rainy Day

Lot:
14
Sold for:
$1,528$1,300

Thomas Hart Benton (American, 1889-1975)Rainy Day, 1938, edition of 250, circulated by Associated American Artists (Fath, 23). Signed "Benton" in pencil l.r. and in the matrix, identified More ...

Thomas Hart Benton (American, 1889-1975)  Threshing

Thomas Hart Benton (American, 1889-1975) Threshing

Lot:
15
Sold for:
$3,525$3,000

Thomas Hart Benton (American, 1889-1975)Threshing, 1941, edition of 250, circulated by Associated American Artists (Fath, 48). Signed "Benton" in pencil l.r. and in the matrix, identified More ...

Thomas Hart Benton (American, 1889-1975)  Spring Tryout

Thomas Hart Benton (American, 1889-1975) Spring Tryout

Lot:
16
Sold for:
$2,233$1,900

Thomas Hart Benton (American, 1889-1975)Spring Tryout, 1943, edition of 250, circulated by Associated American Artists (Fath, 61). Signed "Benton" in pencil l.r., with AAA label on the More ...

Long Point Gallery/

Long Point Gallery/

Lot:
17
Sold for:
$2,115$1,800

Long Point Gallery/A Portfolio of Twelve Prints by Artists Including:Varujan Boghosian (American, b. 1926), Carmen L. Cicero (American, b. 1926), Sideo Fromboluti (American, b. 1920), Edward Giobbi More ...

Pierre Bonnard (French, 1867-1947)  Le Graveur

Pierre Bonnard (French, 1867-1947) Le Graveur

Lot:
18
Sold for:
$294$250

Pierre Bonnard (French, 1867-1947)Le Graveur, possibly a later impression. Unsigned. Etching on paper, sight size 9 3/4 x 6 1/2 in. (24.7 x 16.5 cm), framed. Condition: Rippling, not examined More ...

Georges Braque (French, 1882-1963)  L'Essor I

Georges Braque (French, 1882-1963) L'Essor I

Lot:
19
Sold for:
$2,938$2,500

Georges Braque (French, 1882-1963)L'Essor I, 1961, edition of 100 (Maeght, 100). Signed "G. Braque" in pencil l.r., numbered "44/100" in pencil l.l. Lithograph in black, More ...

Attributed to Georges Braque (French, 1882-1963)  Leaves.

Attributed to Georges Braque (French, 1882-1963) Leaves.

Lot:
19A
Sold for:
$881$750

Attributed to Georges Braque (French, 1882-1963)Leaves. Signed and numbered "G Braque 42/75" in pencil beneath the image. Lithograph in ochre and gray on paper, image size 11 1/2 x 8 1/4 More ...

Norbertine Bresslern-Roth (Austrian, 1891-1978)  Finches and Berries.

Norbertine Bresslern-Roth (Austrian, 1891-1978) Finches and Berries.

Lot:
20
Sold for:
$764$650

Norbertine Bresslern-Roth (Austrian, 1891-1978)Finches and Berries. Signed "Bresslern-Roth" in pencil l.l., inscribed "handdrucke." in pencil l.l. Color block print on paper, image More ...

Alexander Calder (American, 1898-1976)  Balloons

Alexander Calder (American, 1898-1976) Balloons

Lot:
22
Sold for:
$705$600

Alexander Calder (American, 1898-1976)Balloons, edition of 75. Signed "Calder" in pencil l.r., numbered "50/75" in pencil l.l. Lithograph in red, black, and blue on paper, More ...

Jacques Callot (French, 1592-1635)  The Temptation of Saint Anthony

Jacques Callot (French, 1592-1635) The Temptation of Saint Anthony

Lot:
23
Sold for:
$2,115$1,800

Jacques Callot (French, 1592-1635)The Temptation of Saint Anthony, 1635. Signed and identified in the plate. Engraving on paper, plate size 14 1/4 x 18 3/8 in. (36.1 x 46.5 cm), framed.Condition: More ...

René Carcan (Belgian, 1925-1993)  Hulolenberg.

René Carcan (Belgian, 1925-1993) Hulolenberg.

Lot:
24
Sold for:
$235$200

René Carcan (Belgian, 1925-1993)Hulolenberg. Signed "Rene Carcan" in pencil l.r., titled in pencil l.c. Color etching with aquatint on paper, plate size 16 1/4 x 21 1/4 in. (41.2 x 54.0 More ...

Mary Cassatt (American, 1844-1926)  The Manicure

Mary Cassatt (American, 1844-1926) The Manicure

Lot:
24A
Sold for:
$705$600

Mary Cassatt (American, 1844-1926)The Manicure, c. 1908 (Breeskin, 199). Identified on label from Associated American Artists affixed to the reverse. Drypoint on paper, plate size 8 1/4 x 5 7/8 More ...

Mary Cassatt (American, 1844-1926)  Looking into the Hand Mirror (Number 3)

Mary Cassatt (American, 1844-1926) Looking into the Hand Mirror (Number 3)

Lot:
24B
Sold for:
$529$450

Mary Cassatt (American, 1844-1926)Looking into the Hand Mirror (Number 3), c. 1905 (Breeskin, 202+). Identified on label from Associated American Artists affixed to the reverse. Drypoint on More ...

Bernard Chaet (American, b. 1924)  Rome

Bernard Chaet (American, b. 1924) Rome

Lot:
25
Unsold
 

Bernard Chaet (American, b. 1924)Rome, 1963-1965, edition of 40. Signed and dated "Chaet 1963-65" in pencil l.r., titled and numbered "4/40..." in pencil l.l. Etching with soft More ...

After Marc Chagall (Russian/French, 1887-1985)  The Tribe of Ruben

After Marc Chagall (Russian/French, 1887-1985) The Tribe of Ruben

Lot:
26
Sold for:
$7,638$6,500

After Marc Chagall (Russian/French, 1887-1985)The Tribe of Ruben, from the suite Twelve Maquettes of Stained Glass Windows for Jerusalem, 1964, total edition of 235, published by Charles Sorlier More ...

Lot of Two Prints:  William Merritt Chase (American, 1849-1916),   Spanish Peasant

Lot of Two Prints: William Merritt Chase (American, 1849-1916), Spanish Peasant

Lot:
27
Sold for:
$235$200

Lot of Two Prints:William Merritt Chase (American, 1849-1916), Spanish Peasant, 1883; and Fritz Krostewitz (German, 1860-1913) After James G. Laing (British, 1852-1915), Market Street in Winter. More ...