Live Shopping No. 1244 from Berlin

The Novice Collector: Contemporary Art

2016-12-12T18:00:00.000Z2016-12-12T20:00:00.000ZBerlin & Onlinehttps://auctionata.com/en-us/s/1107/the-novice-collector-contemporary-artThis collection is perfect for the novice collector, or anyone looking to enhance their contemporary art credibility. The collection explores a wide variety of art from throughout the 20th century, all the way up to today. Some of the highlights up for sale in this auction include a composition from Georges Mathieu, French painter and one of the main representatives of Tachism, done in felt pen on two catalog pages, from 1969; a painted ceramic pitcher from Pablo Picasso, dating from 1949, in the form of a stylized owl, one of his most frequent animal motifs throughout his oeuvre; and ‘Crucifix II’, one of Bert Stern’s photographs of Marilyn Monroe from their iconic ‘Last Sitting’ photo session in 1962.Monday, December 12, 1:00 pm EST
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This collection is perfect for the novice collector, or anyone looking to enhance their contemporary art credibility. The collection explores a wide variety of art from throughout the 20th century, all the way up to today. Some of the highlights up for sale in this auction include a composition from Georges Mathieu, French painter and one of the main representatives of Tachism, done in felt pen on two catalog pages, from 1969; a painted ceramic pitcher from Pablo Picasso, dating from 1949, in the form of a stylized owl, one of his most frequent animal motifs throughout his oeuvre; and ‘Crucifix II’, one of Bert Stern’s photographs of Marilyn Monroe from their iconic ‘Last Sitting’ photo session in 1962.
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7 | Georges Mathieu, Composition, Felt Pen, 1969
  • Blue and red felt tip pen on two catalog pages
  • Georges Mathieu (1921-2012) - French painter and one of the main representatives of Tachism
  • Signed, dated and dedicated in a blue felt pen to the lower right
  • The authenticity of the work has been confirmed in oral by Jean-Marie Cusinberche
  • Dimensions: 51 x 30 cm each
  • Typical informal and dynamic composition
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12 | Pablo Picasso, Petite Chouette, Ceramic Pitcher, France, 1949
  • Ceramic, painted polychrome, partially glazed
  • Pablo Picasso (1881-1973) – Spanish Cubist painter and printmaker
  • Stamped on the base ‘Madoura Plein Feu’ and ‘Edition Picasso’
  • Catalogue raisonné: Ramié 82
  • From an edition of 200
  • Height: 13.5 cm
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18 | Jean-Michel Atlan, Composition, Pastel, c. 1950
  • Pastel on wove paper
  • Jean-Michel Atlan (1913-1960) - French painter, illustrator and philosopher; one of the most important representatives of the École de Paris
  • Signed ‘Atlam’ to the lower right
  • Dimensions: 24,5 x 31,5 cm
  • Mounted in period frame: 44 x 38 cm
  • A representative of the ‘Second School of Paris’, Atlan dedicated himself to abstract painting after the end of World War II
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26 | Aslan, Pin-Up in Bed, Mixed Media, around 1960/70
  • Mixed media with gouache and watercolor on textured wove paper
  • Aslan, actually Alain Gourdon (1930-2014) - French painter, illustrator and sculptor
  • Signed ‘Aslan’ lower right
  • The authenticity of the work has been confirmed by the press agency KIPA (stamps on the reverse)
  • Dimensions: 42 x 32 cm
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33 | Bert Stern, Marilyn – Crucifix II, Pigment Print, 1962
  • Pigment print on digital art paper, 1962, later print from 2011
  • Bert Stern (1929-2013) – US-American fashion and advertising photographer
  • Signed ‘Stern’ and inscribed ‘Marilyn’ in red pencil on recto
  • Once again signed ‘Stern’ and dated ‘2011’ in red pencil with copyright stamp of the artist on the reverse
  • The work is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity signed by the artist in 2011
  • Image dimensions: 23 x 23 cm; sheet dimensions: 48 x 33 cm
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38 | Helmut Newton, Bergstrom, Paris, Lith-Print, 1976
  • Lith print on wove paper
  • Helmut Newton (1920-2004) - German-Australian photographer
  • Signed ‘Helmut Newton’ in pencil lower right
  • Titled and dated ‘Bergstrom, Paris. 1976’ in black fiber pen on the reverse
  • Image dimensions: 36 x 23 cm; sheet dimensions: 40 x 27.5 cm
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