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Auction February 1, 2013 in Boston. Fine Print & Photography auctions at Skinner offer a broad array of fine prints, photography, and multiples spanning from the 17th to 21st centuries. The February auction covers an eclectic range of styles and periods from Albrecht Drer to Damien Hirst. Leading the group is Helen Frankenthalers Drawing on Woodblock Proof I, using one of the blocks from her 1977 work Essence Mulberry as the base for a drawing. 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>American &amp; European Works of ArtFine Prints and PhotographySale 2635B February 1, 2013 Boston</p> <p>American &amp; European Works of ArtFine Prints and Photography</p> <p>Specialists</p> <p>Robin S.R. StarrDepartment Director 508.970.3259</p> <p>Kathy Wong508.970.3297</p> <p>Elizabeth C. Haff508.970.3258</p> <p>Annie Claflin508.970.3264</p> <p>Department Inquiries: 508.970.3206</p> <p>Auction InformationAuction 2635BFriday, February 1 12PM followed by Fine Paintings &amp; Sculpture at 4PM 63 Park Plaza Boston, MA</p> <p>PreviewWednesday, January 30 12 to 5PM Thursday, January 31 12 to 8PM Friday, January 1 9 to 10AM</p> <p>Absentee BiddingT: 617.874.4318 F: 617.350.5429 General Inquiries: 617.350.5400 SkinnerLive!: skinnerinc.com</p> <p>View all lots online at www.skinnerinc.comcover : 79 ; frontispiece : 73 ; back cover : 248</p> <p>Coming soon to a browser near you the new skinnerinc.comYou may have noticed that the Skinner catalog in your hands right now has a new look. Skinner is proud to announce the roll-out of a brand new look and feel for our communications! Youll see this new design approach enliven all of our catalogs, flyers, advertising, and our website: www. skinnerinc.com The newly redesigned Skinner website is currently in the final phase of development and will be coming to you soon. In addition to the robust set of interactive features youre accustomed toonline auction previews, lot alert, live online bidding with SkinnerLive!, and more, you can look forward to Richer imagery, from the homepage to lot details A dedicated auction page for every sale Broader coverage of our specialty areas, from clocks and marine art to diamond jewelry and violins Faster and more accurate search A new and improved SkinnerLive! online bidding platformwith the option to watch auctions live in real-time without registration or log-in A more robust suite of online services to ensure your experience with Skinner, whether with a mouse, a phone, or a paddle, surpasses your expectations every time. The new skinnerinc.com is a key component in a thoroughly modern communications platform that will enhance your experience as a buyer, and will work to maximize the value of your fine objects in the auction marketplace. What isnt changing? The personalized service, expertise, and integrity youve come to expect from Skinner. Were excited about the new skinnerinc.comand confident that it will add even more value to your experience with Skinner, now and into the future.</p> <p>www.skinnerinc.com</p> <p>Table of Contents1 2 4 5 160 162 163 164 165 166 167 Auction &amp; Specialist Information Web Site &amp; Online Bidding Glossary of Terms Lots 1-261 Artist Index Conditions of Sale Absentee Bid Form Company Directors &amp; Specialty Departments Administrative Staff &amp; Client Services Map &amp; Driving Directions Catalog Subscription Form</p> <p>Please Note: All lots sold subject to our Conditions of Sale. Please refer to page 162 of this catalog for the full terms and conditions governing your purchase.</p> <p>Copyright Skinner, Inc. 2013 All rights reserved MA/Lic. #2304</p> <p>Glossary of TermsAll items in this catalogue are described according to the following table of terminology. Please note that all statements in this catalogue as to Authorship, Period, and Origin, are qualified statements subject to the Conditions of Sale.</p> <p>Authorship will be described in the following ways:John Joseph Enneking In our judgment, the work is by the artist. Attributed to John Joseph Enneking In our judgment, the work may be ascribed to the artist on the basis of style, but leaves some question as to actual authorship. School of John Joseph Enneking In our judgment, a work of an unknown follower executed in the style of the artist and contemporary in period. Manner of John Joseph Enneking In our judgment, a work executed in the style of the artist by an unknown hand and probably from a later period. After John Joseph Enneking In our judgment, an intended copy of the work of the artist. American School, 19th Century In our judgment, the work of an unknown hand that can only be identified as to period and culture.</p> <p>Other terms:Bears Signature In our judgment, the signature not of the artist. This term is generally used separately, or together with a description of the work as attributed to, school of, manner of, or after the artist.</p> <p>4</p> <p>Fine Prints &amp; MultiplesLots 1220</p> <p>1</p> <p>1 George Manuel Aarons (American, 18961980) Ruth + Naomi, unknown edition size. Titled and signed ...George Aarons on upper edge. Plaster relief, 3 3/4 x 7 1/4 in. (9.4 x 18.4 cm), mounted onto panel. Condition: Minor soiling and rubs. $400-600</p> <p>6</p> <p>Additional information and photos at www.skinnerinc.com</p> <p>2</p> <p>2 Yaacov Agam (Israeli, b. 1928) Untitled, edition of 99. Signed Agam in felttip pen or similar l.r., numbered 33/99 in felttip pen or similar l.l. Agamograph, image size 14 7/8 x 10 1/2 in. (37.7 x 26.5 cm), framed. Condition: Not examined out of frame. $250-350</p> <p>Online bidding at www.skinnerinc.com</p> <p>7</p> <p>3</p> <p>3 Josef Albers (German/American, 18881976) Four Images: I-S Va 1, I-S Va 2, I-S Va 4, and I-S Va 5 from the I-S/SIX VARIANTS Portfolio, 1969, edition of 150, published by Ives-Sillman, Inc., New Haven (Danilowitz, 192.1, 2, 4 &amp; 5). Each signed and dated Albers69 in pencil l.r., and titled and numbered ...141/150 in pencil l.r., two with the publishers dry stamp l.r., two identified on a label from Graphics 1 and Graphics 2, Boston, on the backing. Color screenprints on paper, image sizes approximately 21 1/4 x 27 in. (53.9 x 70.1 cm), three framed, one shrink-wrapped. Condition: Va 4 with unpressed crease to image, not examined out of frames or wrap. $2,000-3,000</p> <p>8</p> <p>Additional information and photos at www.skinnerinc.com</p> <p>4 Josef Albers (German/American, 18881976) Plates K and L from GRAY INSTRUMENTATION II, 1975, edition of 36, published by Tyler Graphics, Bedford Village, New York (Danilowitz, 228.11-12). Both signed Albers in pencil l.r., titled and numbered in pencil l.l., and with artists and publishers dry stamps l.r., the latter identified on a label from the Harcus Krakow Gallery, Boston, affixed to the backing. Screenprints in various grays on paper, image sizes 11 x 11 in. (27.8 x 27.8 cm), framed. Condition: Both with toning to edges, L floated within frame but not examined out of frame. $1,500-2,000</p> <p>4</p> <p>Online bidding at www.skinnerinc.com</p> <p>9</p> <p>5</p> <p>5 Pierre Alechinsky (Belgian, b. 1927) KRACH/A Portfolio of Five Works, 1973, edition of 99 plus proofs. Each signed Alechinsky in pencil l.r. and numbered 1/99 in pencil l.l., also signed and numbered in red pencil on the inside back cover of the portfolio. Color aquatints with collage on Japan paper, sheet sizes 30 1/4 x 22 1/8 in. (76.8 x 56.0 cm), unmatted, presented in the original portfolio cover. Condition: Deckled edges, minor creasing/ wear to deckles. $1,000-1,500</p> <p>6 Vera Andrus (American, 1896-1979) Les Trois Soeurs, 1936, edition of 25. Signed and dated Vera Andrus 36 in pencil l.r., titled and numbered ...6/25 in pencil l.l. Lithograph on paper, image size 10 x 13 5/8 in. (25.4 x 34.5 cm), framed. Condition: Gentle cockling, not examined out of frame. $400-600</p> <p>7 Richard Anuszkiewicz (American, b. 1930) Plate V from SEQUENTIAL, 1972, edition of 200, published by Sanmore Editions, New York. Signed, numbered, and dated ANUSZKIEWICZ 179/200 1972 in pencil l.r., inscribed V in pencil l.l. Color screenprint on paper, image size 26 x 19 1/8 in. (66.0 x 48.5 cm), framed. Condition: Not examined out of frame. $700-900</p> <p>10</p> <p>Additional information and photos at www.skinnerinc.com</p> <p>6</p> <p>7</p> <p>Online bidding at www.skinnerinc.com</p> <p>11</p> <p>8</p> <p>8 Karel Appel (Dutch, 1921-2006) Untitled, 1973. Signed and dated appel 73 in pencil l.r., inscribed ea in pencil l.l. Color screenprint on paper, image size 26 1/4 x 21 in. (66.5 x 53.3 cm), framed. Condition: Margins 1 inch or more, not examined out of frame. $400-600</p> <p>9 Karel Appel (Dutch, 1921-2006) Untitled, 1974. Signed and dated appel 74 in pencil l.r., inscribed ea in pencil l.l. Color lithograph on paper, image size 28 1/4 x 21 in. (71.7 x 53.2 cm), framed. Condition: Margins 3/4 inches or more, gentle rippling, not examined out of frame. $500-700</p> <p>12</p> <p>Additional information and photos at www.skinnerinc.com</p> <p>9</p> <p>Online bidding at www.skinnerinc.com</p> <p>13</p> <p>10</p> <p>10 Avigdor Arikha (French/Israeli, 1929-2010) Mirror with Self-Portrait and Press, 1971, edition of 30. Signed and dated Arikha 71... in pencil l.r., numbered 29/30 in pencil l.l. Etching on laid J. Whatman paper with watermarks, plate size 11 1/4 x 9 1/4 in. (28.5 x 23.3 cm), unmatted, unframed. Condition: Margins over 2 inches with deckled edges, gentle cockling and soiling, glue residue to right edge on verso. Provenance: From a private New England collection, sold to benefit a philanthropic organization. $1,500-2,000</p> <p>14</p> <p>Additional information and photos at www.skinnerinc.com</p> <p>11 Avigdor Arikha (French/Israeli, 1929-2010) R.B. Kitaj, 1982, published in 1983, edition of 50. Signed and dated Arikha 83... in pencil l.r., numbered 38/50 in pencil l.l. Soft ground etching in red and black on wove paper, plate size 10 1/8 x 13 1/4 in. (25.5 x 33.5 cm), unmatted, unframed. Condition: Margins 2 inches or more with deckled edges, two registration pinholes just within the plate mark, two thinned spots to upper edge on verso. Provenance: From a private New England collection, sold to benefit a philanthropic organization. $800-1,200</p> <p>11</p> <p>Online bidding at www.skinnerinc.com</p> <p>15</p> <p>12</p> <p>13</p> <p>12 Mario Avati (French, 1921-2009) Les noix de Riverdale, 1976, final state of four, proof edition outside of the edition of 100 (Passeron, 561). Signed AVATI in pencil l.c., numbered and titled EPREUVE DARTISTE XVI/XVI... in pencil l.l., inscribed t8 in pencil l.r. Color mezzotint on paper, plate size 11 1/4 x 13 7/8 in. (28.5 x 35.2 cm), framed. Condition: Margins over 1/2 inch, cockling, not examined out of frame. $300-500</p> <p>13 John Baeder (American, b. 1938) Empire Diner, 1976, edition of 100. Signed and dated Baeder76 in pencil l.r., numbered 70/100 in pencil l.l., identified on a label affixed to the backing. Mezzotint on paper, plate size 8 3/4 x 13 3/4 in. (22.1 x 34.8 cm), framed. Condition: Margins over 4 inches with deckled edges, toning to edges, not examined out of frame. $500-700</p> <p>16</p> <p>Additional information and photos at www.skinnerinc.com</p> <p>14 Ernst Barlach (German, 1870-1938) Two Images from WALPURGISNACHT, 1923: Die Trdelhexe, plate fourteen (Schult, 217); and Mephistopheles tanzend mit der Alten, plate sixteen (Schult, 219). Both signed EBarlach in pencil l.r. Woodcuts on paper, image sizes to 5 1/8 x 5 1/2 in. (12.8 x 13.9 cm), framed. Condition: Pale mat burn, not examined out of frames. $600-800 15 Georg Baselitz (German, b. 1938) Der Neue Typ, 1966, edition of 30. Signed and dated Baselitz 66 in pencil l.r., numbered 24/30 in pencil l.l., identified on a label from The Alpha Gallery, Boston, affixed to the backing. Woodcut printed in brown on paper, image size 16 1/2 x 13 1/4 in. (41.8 x 33.5 cm), framed. Condition: Possible areas of bloom or similar, gentle rippling, not examined out of frame. Provenance: From a private New England collection, sold to benefit a philanthropic organization. $1,000-1,500</p> <p>14</p> <p>15</p> <p>Online bidding at www.skinnerinc.com</p> <p>17</p> <p>16</p> <p>17</p> <p>16 Leonard Baskin (American, 1922-2000) Anatomist, 1952, proof outside of the edition of 15 (Fern &amp; OSullivan, 143). Titled, inscribed, and signed ...Artists proof Baskin in pencil along the lower margin, identified on a label from the William H. Lane Foundation, Leominster, Massachusetts, affixed to the backing. Woodcut printed in red and black on paper, image size 18 3/4 x 11 in. (47.5 x 28.1 cm), framed. Condition: Cockling, not examined out of frame. $300-500</p> <p>17 Leonard Baskin (American, 1922-2000) Birdman in Profile, c. 1961, edition of 50. Numbered and signed 44/50 Baskin in pencil l.r., identified on a label from the William H. Lane Foundation, Leominster, Massachusetts, affixed to the backing. Etching on paper, plate size 17 3/4 x 14 5/8 in. (45.0 x 37.0 cm), framed. Condition: Margins over 3 1/2 inches, not examined out of frame. $200-300</p> <p>18</p> <p>Additional information and photos at www.skinnerinc.com</p> <p>18</p> <p>18 Leonard Baskin (American, 1922-2000) Cerberus, 1969, edition of 250. Titled within the composition, numbered, titled, identified, and dated 68/250... in a stamped inscription on the reverse. Bronze relief plaque with brown patina, diameter 6 3/4 in. (17.1 cm). Condition: Minor wear to surface l.c. $300-500 19 Leonard Baskin (American, 1922-2000) Rachel, 1976, edition of 100 (Fern &amp; OSullivan, 666). Signed Baskin in pencil l.r., numbered 79/100 in pencil l.l., signed and dated within the matrix, printers or publishers dry stamp l.l. Color lithograph on paper, image size 38 x 26 3/8 in. (96.1 x 66.8 cm), framed. Condition: Margins over 1 inch, not examined out of frame. $300-500</p> <p>19</p> <p>Online bidding at www.skinnerinc.com</p> <p>19</p> <p>20 Frank Weston Benson (American, 18621951) Pair of Yellowlegs, 1916, second published state of two, edition of 80 (Paff, 101). Signed FrankWBenson. in pencil l.l., numbered 11 in pencil l.r. Drypoint on paper, plate size 3 x 3 7/8 in. (7.5 x 10.0 cm), framed. Condition: Subtle toning, not examined out of frame. $300-500 21 Frank Weston Benson (American, 18621951) Over Sunk Marsh, 1920, published state, edition of 150 (Paff, 188). Signed FrankWBenson. in pencil l.l. Drypoint on paper, plate size 5 7/8 x 7 7/8 in. (15.0 x 19.8 cm), matted, unframed. Condition: Margins 2 inches or more with all but the left edge deckled, subtly light-struck, minor handling creases. $400-600 22 Frank Weston Benson (American, 18621951) Cloudy Dawn, 1922, published state, edition of 150 (Paff, 215). Signed and dedicated FrankW.Benson. To Charles H Taylor 1923. in pencil l.l. Etching on paper, plate size 9 3/4 x 11 7/8 in. (24.7 x 30.0 cm), framed. Condition: Mat burn, not examined out of frame. $300-50021</p> <p>20</p> <p>23 Frank Weston Benson (American, 18621951) Yellowlegs in Sunlight, 1928, published state, edition of 150 (Paff, 285). Signed FrankW.Benson. in pencil l.l., initialed and dated within the plate, identified on a label from the Leamon Gallery, Cleveland, affixed to the backing. Drypoint on paper, plate size 9 7/8 x 7 3/4 in. (25.0 x 19.5 cm), framed. Condition: Prevalent toning to upper half of image, not examined out of frame. $500-700</p> <p>22</p> <p>20</p> <p>Additional information and photos at www.skinnerinc.com</p> <p>23</p> <p>Online bidding at www.skinnerinc.com</p> <p>21</p> <p>24</p> <p>24 Thomas Hart Benton (American, 18891975) I Got a Gal on Sourwood Mountain, 1938, edition of 250, published by Associated American Artists (Fath, 19). Signed Benton in pencil l.r., signed within the matrix, identified on a label from E. Weyhe, New York, affixed to the backing. Lithograph on paper, image size 12 1/2 x 9 1/8 in. (31.5 x 23.3 cm),...</p>