Title: 19TH & 20TH CENTURY PRINTS & DRAWINGS
Date: September 22, 2011
Time: 10:30 AM & 2:30PM
Exhibition: Sat., Sept. 17, 10-4
Mon., Sept. 19, 10-6
Tues., Sept. 20, 10-6
Wed., Sept. 21, 10-6
Contact Person: Todd Weyman
Featured in this 600-plus lot auction are 19th-century prints such as James A.M. Whistler's etching Upright Venice, circa 1879-80. American print highlights include Edward Hopper's Night Shadows, etching,1921; and Stuart Davis's lithograph Theatre on the Beach, 1931, which depicts the Theatre de Montmartre. Significant works by European artists are Henri Matisse's Odalisque au Magnolia,lithograph on Japan paper, 1928; and Max Beckmann's Selbstbildnis, woodcut on Japan paper, 1922.; as well as drawings by Le Corbusier, Fernand Leger, Amedeo Modigliani and Picasso.
James A.M. Whistler, Upright Venice, etching printed in dark brownish black on cream laid paper, circa 1879-80.
Henri Matisse (after), Odalisque au coffret rouge, color aquatint and etching, circa 1952.
Pablo Picasso, Portrait de Jacqueline au bandeau accoudée, color linoleum cut, 1962.
Le Corbusier, Nature morte aux nombreux objects, color crayons and pencil on cream wove paper, 1923.
Edward Hopper, Portrait of Walter Tittle (The Illustrator), etching, 1918.