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Various Artists: The Portfolio X + X (Ten Works by Ten Painters)

Auction:
3072B
Lot:
53
Sold for:
$31,980$26,000

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 3072B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 26, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Various Artists:

The Portfolio X + X (Ten Works by Ten Painters), 1964, edition of 500, published by the Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, printed by Ives-Sillman, New Haven. Numbered "478" in ink on the colophon page, each with printer's dry stamp l.r. Color screenprints (some in multiple colors, with collage and/or cutout elements) on paper (except Lichtenstein on Mylar or similar), sheet sizes 24 x 20 in. (60.9 x 50.8 cm), unmatted, unframed, presented in their original paper folders within the original clamshell box (staining).
Condition: Very subtle wear to corners of several sheets.

Provenance: The estate of Olafs Zeidenbergs, sculptor and professor of art at Southern Connecticut State University. The original shipping box with mailing labels accompanies the lot.

N.B. The artists included in the portfolio are: Stuart Davis, Robert Indiana, Ellsworth Kelly, Roy Lichtenstein, Robert Motherwell, Larry Poons, George Ortman, Ad Reinhardt, Frank Stella, and Andy Warhol.
Estimate $12,000-15,000

The prints are in good condition. There is a minor crease in one of the collaged elements in the Motherwell piece (see photo). Foxing on the portfolio case, especially on the front.


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

Stuart Davis, Andy Warhol, Robert Motherwell, Robert Indiana, George Ortman, Frank Stella, Ad Reinhardt, Olafs Zeidenbergs, Clamshell, Larry Poons, Lichtenstein radar, Roy Lichtenstein, Visual arts

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