Modernism Auction April 20, 2019 Selkirk Auctioneers

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MODERNISM AUCTION Saturday | APRIL 20, 2019 | 10AM central 300+ LOTS OF DESIGNER FURNITURE, DECORATIVE ACCESSORIES AND MORE FEATURING PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF THE LATE LOUIS DANIEL BRODSKY THE COLLECTION OF THE LATE ANN STRINGER THE COLLECTION OF THE LATE JOAN CRESSWELL VELLIGAN AND SELECT CONSIGNMENTS FROM KANSAS, ILLINOIS, MARYLAND, MICHIGAN, MISSOURI, NEVADA, OHIO, PENNSYLVANIA, TENNESSEE, WASHINGTON AND WISCONSIN

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SERGIO BUSTAMANTE (MEXICAN, B. 1942) Walking Sun Estimate: $750 - $1,500

RICHARD MACDONALD (B. 1946) The Flair Estimate: $1,000 - $3,000 PAUL PHILIPPE (FRENCH, 1870-1930) Awakening Estimate: $250 - $500

SERGIO BUSTAMANTE (MEXICAN, B. 1942) Bronze sculpture, edition 10/100, signed. Moon relaxing in tub. 7.5”h. Estimate: $200 - $400

SERGIO BUSTAMANTE (MEXICAN, B. 1942) Birdman Estimate: $1,200 - $1,800 4 • SELKIRK • Modernism Auction • April 20, 2019


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THE WORKS OF RODNEY WINFIELD (AMERICAN, 1925-2017) Spiritual surrealist genre scenes of the renowned regional artist. Provenance: From the collection of the late Louis Daniel Brodsky, award-winning American poet, St. Louis native, William Faulkner scholar, and zealous collector.

RENAISSANCE COURTYARD DIPTYCH Estimate: $300 - $500

MAN IS A LONELY CITY Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000

AT THE WATERS EDGE Estimate: $400 - $700

LOT'S WIFE LOOKS BACK AT SODOM Estimate: $300 - $500

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ALLEGORICAL FIGURES Estimate: $400 - $700


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DAOMING “TOMMY” CHEN (CHINESE, B. 1931) Acrylic on canvas, signed and notated verso. Direct student of Li Chung-Sheng and co-founder of Ton-Fan Art Group: catalyst to Taiwan’s post-war modernist painting movement and trailblazer of far east abstract art. Represented by Eslite Gallery, Tai Pei. Framed, 51”sq. Estimate: $5,000 - $10,000

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ANDRE LHOTE (FRENCH, 1885-1962) Rhythmic Landscape / Stockholm No. 3 Oil on canvas, signed upper left. Swedish cubism landscape in vibrant hues. Notated verso, and original stretcher stamped “Chevbery Guichardaz,12 et 19 Rue Campagne-Premiere, Paris”. Sight: Frame: 28 9/16"h. 36 1/8"w. Stretcher: 21 5/16”h. 28 ¾”w. Estimate: $10,000 - $15,000 Provenance: This work is archived and inclusive to the artist’s catalogue raisonné being classified in 1947 and titled "Les Farmes Vues a Travers les Pins" (Farms Seen Through the Pines). In 1950, the painting was part of the Stockholm Exhibition at Gallery Moderne and the reference Stockholm No. 3 was listed with the title "Paysage Rythme" (Rhythmic Landscape). Sold to private collectors in the early 1960's by the Director of Brentano's Gallery, New York. From the collection of the late Ann Stringer, persevering WWII reporter and wife of New York Times celebrated photographer Henry Ries.

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WOLFGANG HOFFMANN FOR HOWELL (AUSTRIAN, 1900-1969) Master of the machine age and born of matchless pedigree, son of Joseph Hoffman, the iconic architect and founder of Weiner Werkstatte. The examples of labeled Howell designs by the industrial designer and artist will be offered for sale in their original condition.

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ISAMU NOGUCHI IN-50 COFFEE TABLE FOR HERMAN MILLER Estimate: $500 - $1,500

EDWARD WORMLY COFFEE TABLE FOR DUNBAR Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500

JENS QUISTGAARD MODERN TEA CART FOR DANSK Estimate: $100 - $300

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FRANK GEHRY FOR KNOLL FACE OFF CAFE TABLE Estimate: $800 - $1,400

PAIR B&B ITALIA CUBIS CHAIRS BY ANTONIO CITTERIO Estimate: $200 - $400

COFFEE TABLE BY MILO BAUGHMAN Estimate: $500 - $1,000

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Estimate: $700 - $900

JOAN CRESSWELL VELLIGAN (AMERICAN, 1929-1994) Multiple works by the Alton, Illinois native, graduate of Cranbrook Academy and Emil Frei studio artist, contemporaries of Siegfried Reinhardt, Francis Deck, Rodney Winfield and art department head of Blackburn College. Joan pushed boundaries for regional female artists through her continual practice and establishment of her own studio, Dixon-Velligan in 1958.

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ANGELO LELLI COBRA LAMP Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000

IN THE MANNER OF GILBERT RHODE (AMERICAN, 1894-1944) PAIR OF MACHINE AGE TORCHÈRE LAMPS Estimate: $200 - $400 www.SELKIRKAUCTIONS.com • 15


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CHARLES S. KLABUNDE (AMERICAN, B. 1935) Various works by prized printmaker and 1971 Guggenheim Fellowship recipient.


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