Post-War and Contemporary Art and The Collection of R. B. Kitaj - February 6 and 7, 2008 - Sales 7565 and 7668
London: Christie's, 2008. First edition. Four auction catalogs. Softcovers. The main catalog is from the Post-War and Contemporary Art sale held Feburary 6, 2008 in London with 55 lots that include works by: Andy Warhol, Ed Ruscha, Tom Wessleman, Rudolf Stingel, Roy Lichtenstein, Lucio Fontana, Yves Klein, Damien Hirst. Two single lot catalogs with extensive descriptions and numerous images for lot 17 Gerhard Richter's Zwei Liebespaare which sold for £7.3 million and for lot 35 Francis Bacon's Triptych 1974-77 which sold for £26.4 million. Also includes the catalog for the auction of part of artist & photographer R. B. Kitaj's collection which was held on February 7, 2008. 58 lots. Features essays and text by Jonathan Safran Foer, David Hockney, Frank Auerbach, William Paton, and Amy Capellazzo. Some of the artists include: Paul Cezanne, Lucian Freud, Jim Dine, Richard Diebenkorn, Frank Auerbach, David Hockney, Edward Hopper, Jess, R. B. Kitaj, Leon Kosoff. All four catalogs are fine condition in wrappers in a very near fine clamshell box. Includes the auction results for both auctions. A beautiful presentation.
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