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Auction September 7, 2012 in Boston. Prints auctions at Skinner offer a broad array of fine prints, photography, and multiples spanning from the 17th to 21st centuries. Held three times a year in conjunction with American & European Paintings auctions, Prints auctions feature works by artists such as Rembrandt, Pablo Picasso, Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, and Ansel Adams. For more information regarding buying or consigning prints, photography, or multiples, please call 508-970-3206 or email us at prints@skinnerinc.com.

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<p>SKINNERAmerican &amp; European Works of ArtFine Prints &amp; PhotographySale 2609B September 7, 2012 Boston</p> <p>125</p> <p>American &amp; European Works of Art Fine Prints &amp; Photographyspecialists in charge</p> <p>Robin S. R. Starr Department Director 508.970.3259</p> <p>Kathy Wong 508.970.3297</p> <p>Elizabeth C. Haff 508.970.3258</p> <p>American &amp; European Works of Art Department - 508.970.3206 General Inquiries: prints@skinnerinc.com</p> <p>auction 2609B Friday, September 7, 2012 at 12 noon Lots 1260, followed by Fine Paintings &amp; Sculpture at 4 p.m. 63 Park Plaza Boston, Massachusetts previewWednesday, September 5, 2012 Thursday, September 6, 2012 Friday, September 7, 2012 12 to 5 p.m. 12 to 8 p.m. 9 to 10 a.m.</p> <p>absentee biddingTel: 617.874.4318 Fax: 617.350.5429 Online: www.skinnerinc.com</p> <p>general inquiriesView all lots online at www.skinnerinc.com</p> <p>617.350.5400cover : 147 ( detail ) ; frontispiece : 125 ; inside back cover : 257 ; back cover : 221</p> <p>Register Preview and Bid Live Online</p> <p>Preview Auctions OnlineFlip through the pages of our interactive virtual catalogues, or view all lots in an upcoming auction to browse through images and detailed lot information. You can also download and print a PDF file of a catalogue.</p> <p>Bid Live Online with SkinnerLive!Get the live auction experience from your home or office with SkinnerLive! Register in advance for an auction to bid online in real time.</p> <p>Find Items with Lot AlertFind out immediately when items you like are available at auction. Lot Alert searches upcoming Skinner auctions for items matching your interests, and automatically emails you when an item is posted in the online catalogue.</p> <p>Read the Skinner BlogKeep up on market trends with tips from our expert appraisers. Discover the stories behind the art and antiques Skinner offers at auction, and add your own comments to join the conversation.</p> <p>Track Lots and Leave Absentee BidsWhile previewing any auction online, you can ask specialists questions with a lot inquiry, keep a list of items that interest you with Track Lots, or place secure and confidential online absentee bids.</p> <p>Get Email Updates on Auctions and EventsSubscribe to the Skinner email list to receive monthly auction schedules, invitations to events, and notification when auction previews and catalogues are posted to the website. Email ezine@skinnerinc.com to join.</p> <p>www.skinnerinc.com</p> <p>table of contents1 2 4-5 7 145 146 150 151 152 153 154 155 156 157 Auction &amp; Specialist Information Web Site &amp; Online Bidding Event Announcements Lots 1-260 Glossary of Terms Artist Index Conditions of Sale Absentee Bid Form Company Directors &amp; Specialty Departments Administrative Staff &amp; Client Services Map &amp; Driving Directions Parking &amp; Accommodations Dining Catalogue Subscription Form</p> <p>Please Note: All lots sold subject to our Conditions of Sale. Please refer to page 150 of this catalogue for the full terms and conditions governing your purchase.</p> <p>Copyright Skinner, Inc. 2012 All rights reserved MA/Lic. #2304</p> <p>Proudly printed by DS Graphics, Inc. 120 Stedman Street, Lowell, MA 01851 800-536-8283 dsgraphics.com</p> <p>SKINNER presents aFine Art Gallery WalkPresented by Robin Starr, Director of Skinners Paintings &amp; Prints Department</p> <p>Thursday, September 6, 20125:30 p.m. Reception/6:00 p.m. Gallery Walk</p> <p>63 Park Plaza Boston, MA R.S.V.P. 617.350.5400 Reservations are Limited</p> <p>Gallery Walk held in conjunction with a preview of Skinners September 7th auctions of Fine Paintings &amp; Prints</p> <p>4</p> <p>Upcoming AuctionFine Prints &amp; PhotographyFebruary 1st, 2013 Boston, MA</p> <p>Andy Warhol (American, 1928-1987), Northwest Coast Mask, from COWBOYS AND INDIANS, 1986</p> <p>Consignment Deadline: November 16th, 2012For more information please contact our Fine Prints &amp; Photography department at 508.970.3206 or email prints@skinnerinc.com</p> <p>www.skinnerinc.com5</p> <p>1. 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., and identified on a label affixed to the backing. Agamographs, sight sizes approximately 14 x 14 in. (35.5 x 35.5 cm), framed. Condition: Not examined out of frames. $800-1,200</p> <p>1</p> <p>2. 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, sight size 18 x 18 in. (45.5 x 45.5 cm), framed. Condition: Not examined out of frame. $400-600</p> <p>2</p> <p>online bidding at www.skinnerinc.com</p> <p>7</p> <p>3</p> <p>3. 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. Screenprint in brown and gray on paper, image size 13 1/4 x 14 3/4 in. (33.7 x 37.4 cm), framed. Condition: Margins over 2 1/2 inches, not examined out of frame. $300-350</p> <p>4. Josef Albers (German/American, 1888-1976) Three Images from DIE OBERFLCHE: Concord, Silent, and Opalescent, 1965, edition of 120, published by Ives-Stillman, Inc., New Haven (Danilowitz, 167.1-3). Each signed and dated JAlbers 65 in pencil l.r. and titled and numbered ...88/120 in pencil l.l. Color screenprints on paper, image sizes 11 x 11 in. (27.8 x 27.8 cm), framed. Condition: Not examined out of frames. N.B. A copy of the book DIE OBERFLCHE by Josef Albers and R.G. Dienst accompanies the lot. $2,000-3,000</p> <p>4</p> <p>8</p> <p>additional information and photos at www.skinnerinc.com</p> <p>5</p> <p>5. Pierre Alechinsky (Belgian, b. 1927) Untitled, 1963 (see van de Loo, 103 &amp; 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 Socit, 1962. $600-800</p> <p>6. 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), framed. Condition: Margins over 1 inch with deckled edges, several fox marks, unobtrusive toning. $150-200 7. 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 21 1/2 x 29 3/8 in. (54.5 x 74.4 cm), framed. Condition: Floating within the mat, not examined out of frame. $400-600</p> <p>6</p> <p>7</p> <p>online bidding at www.skinnerinc.com</p> <p>9</p> <p>8</p> <p>8. 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 Arms in pencil l.r. Etching on laid paper with F.J. Head &amp; CO watermark, plate size 7 1/8 x 8 in. (17.7 x 20.3 cm), matted, unframed. Condition: Margins 1 3/4 inches or more with two deckled edges, thinned area with break to paper in upper margin. $500-700</p> <p>9. John Taylor Arms (American, 1887-1953) Two Architectural Views: Notre Dame de Lan, 1929, third state of three, from the 1929 edition of 100 (Fletcher, 219), and The Piazza, Venzone, 1931, second state of two, edition of 127 (Fletcher, 239). Both signed and dated John Taylor Arms-... in pencil l.r. and annotated in pencil l.l. Etchings on laid papers, plate sizes to 14 1/8 x 9 5/8 in. (35.7 x 24.3 cm), matted, unframed. Condition: Pale soiling and fox marks, pinhole to upper margin of Lan, crease to upper margin of Venzone. $250-300</p> <p>9</p> <p>10</p> <p>additional information and photos at www.skinnerinc.com</p> <p>10</p> <p>10. 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, edition of 224 (Fletcher, 322), Ledbury, England (Sketch), 1939, edition of 36, from the Demonstration Series (Fletcher, 328), and Aspiration, La Madeleine, Verneuil-Sur-Avre, 1939, fifth (published) state, edition of 419 (Fletcher, 329). Each signed and dated John Taylor Arms... in pencil l.r., three dedicated to Proctor Houghton by the artist. Etchings on paper, plate sizes to 15 1/2 x 10 in. (39.3 x 25.4 cm), three framed, the fourth matted. Condition: Mat burn, not examined out of frames. $600-800</p> <p>online bidding at www.skinnerinc.com</p> <p>11</p> <p>11</p> <p>11. 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 25.4 cm), framed. Condition: Subtle toning to latter, not examined out of frames. $400-600</p> <p>12. 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 pencil l.l., identified on a label from AAA affixed to the mat. Etching on cream wove paper, plate size 7 x 5 in. (17.7 x 12.6 cm), matted, unframed. Condition: Margins over 1 1/4 inches with deckled edges, crease (probably from printing) to margin u.l., pale fox mark to upper margin. $400-600</p> <p>12</p> <p>12</p> <p>additional information and photos at www.skinnerinc.com</p> <p>13</p> <p>13. 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 Artists proof in pencil l.c. Color screenprint on paper, image size 29 1/2 x 35 1/8 in. (74.8 x 89.1 cm), framed. Condition: Minor surface accretions, not examined out of frame. $400-600</p> <p>14. 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 Artists imp. in pencil l.c. Color screenprint on paper, image size 26 3/8 x 25 1/2 in. (66.8 x 64.7 cm), framed. Condition: Not examined out of frame. $600-800</p> <p>14</p> <p>online bidding at www.skinnerinc.com</p> <p>13</p> <p>15</p> <p>15. Leonard Baskin (American, 1922-2000) Six Portraits: Blake, From Life Mask by Deville, 1956, edition of 90, wood engraving (Fern &amp; OSullivan, 268); Samuel Palmer, After the Watercolor by Walter, 1956, edition of 50, wood engraving (F&amp;O, 275); Jacques Callot, 1958, wood engraving (F&amp;O, 724); Theodule Ribot, 1969, edition of 525, wood engraving (F&amp;O, 548); Samuel Sewall, 1970, edition of 100, wood engraving (F&amp;O, 558); and Goethe, 1970, edition of 100, etching (F&amp;O, 563). Each signed Baskin in pencil l.r., some numbered in pencil l.l. Image/plate sizes to 5 1/2 x 3 7/8 in. (14.0 x 9.8 cm), five matted, all unframed. Condition: Wide margins. $600-800</p> <p>16. 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 &amp; OSullivan, 625, 627-630, 632). Unsigned. Woodcuts on paper, image sizes 12 5/8 x 6 3/4 in. (32.0 x 17.0 cm), presented in a single frame. Condition: Not examined out of frame. $700-900</p> <p>16</p> <p>14</p> <p>additional information and photos at www.skinnerinc.com</p> <p>17</p> <p>17. Leonard Baskin (American, 1922-2000) Isaiah, 1976, edition of 100 (Fern &amp; OSullivan, 664). Signed Baskin in pencil (within the image) l.r., numbered 90/100 in pencil (within the image) l.l., signed and dated in the matrix, identified on a label from Graphic 1 &amp; Graphics 2, Boston, on the backing. Color lithograph on paper, image/sheet size 41 3/4 x 29 1/4 in. (106.0 x 74.2 cm), framed. Condition: Deckled edges to three sides, floating in the frame, not examined out of frame. Provenance: A private Massachusetts collection. $1,500-2,000</p> <p>online bidding at www.skinnerinc.com</p> <p>15</p> <p>18</p> <p>18. 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 the cover and record label. Screenprinted jacket and label, 12 1/4 x 12 1/4 in. (31.0 x 31.0 cm), unframed. Condition: Minor soiling and handling creases, wear to spine and corners of jacket, the record has not been played to confirm its condition. N.B. The lot is accompanied by a copy of the album The Painter by Paul Anka, with cover art after Andy Warhol (American, 1928-1987). $400-600</p> <p>16</p> <p>additional information and photos at www.skinnerinc.com</p> <p>19. 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 size 6 3/4 x 5 in. (17.0 x 12.6 cm), matted, unframed. Condition: Margins 3 3/4 inches or more, mat burn, lightstruck, staining to upper edge (from tape hinging facing and backing mats). $1,500-2,500</p> <p>19</p> <p>20. 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., titled in pencil l.c., and numbered in pencil l.l. Aquatints on paper, plate sizes to 9 3/4 x 7 3/4 in. (24.6 x 19.5 cm), framed. Condition: Not examined out of frames. $500-700</p> <p>20</p> <p>online bidding at www.skinnerinc.com</p> <p>17</p> <p>21. 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 20.0 cm), framed. Condition: Subtle toning and rippling, not examined out of frame. $500-700</p> <p>21</p> <p>22. 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 FrankWBenson. in pencil l.l. Drypoints on paper, plate sizes approximately 4 7/8 x 7 in. (12.3 x 17.5 cm), framed. Condition: Not examined out of frames. $500-700</p> <p>22</p> <p>23. 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. (9.4 x 12.2 cm), framed. Condition: Not examined out of frame. $400-600</p> <p>23</p> <p>18</p> <p>additional information and photos at www.skinnerinc.com</p> <p>24</p> <p>25</p> <p>24. 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 pencil l.r. and in the matrix, identified on a label from AAA affixed to the reverse. Lithograph on paper, image size 10 1/4 x 13 1/8 in. (26.0 x 33.3 cm), framed. Condition: Gently light-struck, not examined out of frame. $1,500-2,000</p> <p>25. 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 pencil l.r., signed within the matrix, identified on a label from AAA affixed to the...</p>