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100 E D R U S C H A b. 1937 Now 1990 lithograph on Rives BFK paper 54 ½ h × 35  w in (138 × 89 cm) Sheet measures: 60 h × 40 w inches. Signed, dated and numbered to lower edge ‘59/60 Ed Ruscha 90’. This work is number 59 from the edition of 60 printed and published by Cirrus Editions, Los Angeles. $ 15,000 – 20,000

Literature Edward Ruscha: Editions 1959–1999, Catalogue Raisonné, Engberg, vol. 1, pg. 57 and vol. 2, pg. 110, no. 201

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101 R I C H A R D P E T T I B O N E b. 1938 Andy Warhol, Mao 1975 screenprint ink and acrylic on canvas 3 ½ h × 3 ½ w in (9 × 9 cm) Signed and dated to verso ‘Pettibone 1975’. $ 10,000 – 15,000

Provenance Kohn Gallery, Los Angeles Private Collection

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Actual size


This work was created during a pre-exhibition party titled Pour un déJeuner sur l’herbe, (For a lunch on the lawn) to celebrate the opening of Keith Haring at Casino Knokke, Belgium in 1987. The Elderid mountain climbing helmet was also popular with skateboarders, hence the skating figure rendered by Haring for the helmet’s original owner, one of the party attendees.

102 K E I T H H A R I N G 1958–1990 Untitled (Helmet and Invitation) Detail of invitation

1987 marker on helmet, marker on printed paper 6  h × 10 ½ w × 8  d in (15 × 27 × 20 cm) Signed and dated to helmet ‘K. Haring 87’. Sold with original hand-signed invitation with a drawing by the artist and added details. $ 20,000 – 30,000

Provenance Acquired directly from the artist Private Collection Acquired from the previous in 1992 by the present owner

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left Jean-Michel Basquiat, 1984. Photo by Ron Galella right Madonna wearing Glenn Williams designs for her Borderline video

M U S I C , FA S H I O N & J E A N - M I C H E L

The following two drawings come from the collection of fashion designer Glenn Williams. Williams acquired these works directly from Jean-Michel Basquiat in late 1982 or early 1983 when the artist was living in and around Los Angeles and working out of the backroom of Larry Gagosian’s first gallery. Williams and Basquiat had met prior in New York; they hung out at the same clubs—the Mudd Club, CBGBs—had mutual friends and traveled in circles that often crossed paths. Originally from Boston, Williams moved to New York to attend the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT). It was Keith Richards, a good friend and classmate, who knew Basquiat through working at Unique Clothing, a vintage shop in SoHo, that first introduced Glenn to the artist. Upon graduation from FIT, Williams had a job waiting with Piero Dimitri of Dimitri Couture located in SoHo. Here he was exposed to celebrities and models becoming a part of the highly visible fashion and art world and a regular at Studio 54; meanwhile, his fashion career took off.


By the early 1980s Williams was splitting his time between New York and Los Angeles. In 1982, he launched his first solo label Malibusport. His designs were highly acclaimed and garnered attention within the industry and in the press. In 1984, Williams did the clothing for Madonna’s Borderline music video. Since then, his work has been worn by celebrities, including the Rolling Stones, Courtney Cox, and Cameron Diaz, to name a few, while his designs have appeared in numerous notable fashion magazines and nominated for and received many awards. Williams and Basquiat reconnected on the West Coast through a friend who worked at Gagosian Gallery in West Hollywood. When Basquiat arrived in California, she invited Glenn and his girlfriend to visit the gallery and from then on they would attend parties together, dine out and hang out at JeanMichel’s studio. Brothers, Matt and Lane Dike were a central part of their social circle; the former worked as Basquiat’s assistant and spun records and the latter was an artist. Glenn would often give clothes to Jean-Michel and the women at Gagosian Gallery and Basquiat was famously generous to his friends. It was at a party at the Dike’s loft that Jean-Michel gave Glenn these two seminal works. For more than three decades, Williams has prized these drawings remembering their friendship and a time when the world of art, music and fashion was smaller and more intertwined.

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left Matt Dike, Jean-Michel Basquiat and Glenn Williams’ girlfriend circa 1982; Glenn Williams and his girlfriend, 1982 below Drawings by Basquiat hanging on the wall of Glenn Williams’ living room, 1999


103 J E A N - M I C H E L B A S Q U I A T 1960–1988 Untitled (Drawings) Verso of the present lot

1982 crayon and ink on paper 22 ¼ h × 30  w in (57 × 76 cm) Marked in pencil to verso ‘LGG - JMB #13’. $ 200,000 – 300,000

Provenance Acquired directly from the artist circa 1982 by the present owner, Mr. Glenn Williams, Los Angeles

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104 J E A N - M I C H E L B A S Q U I A T 1960–1988 Untitled (Poo) 1982 oil stick on paper 24  h × 18  w in (61 × 46 cm) $ 300,000 – 500,000

Provenance Acquired directly from the artist circa 1982 by the present owner, Mr. Glenn Williams, Los Angeles

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105 R I C H A R D H A M B L E T O N 1952–2017 Shadow Cat 2004 oil on canvas 29 ½ h × 16  w in (75 × 41 cm) Signed and dated to lower right ‘Richard Hambleton 04’. Signed and dated to verso ‘Richard Hambleton 04’. $ 20,000 – 30,000

Provenance Acquired directly from the artist by the original owner Gift from the previous to the present owner

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106 P E T E R H U J A R 1934–1987 Forbidden Fruit (David Wojnarowicz Eating an Apple in an Issey Miyake shirt) from The Twelve Perfect Christmas Gifts from Dianne B. portfolio 1983 gelatin silver print 9 ¾ h × 6 ¾ w in (25 × 17 cm) Sheet measures: 14 h × 11 w inches. Stamped ‘Authenticated The Peter Hujar Archive, LLC/ Vintage Silver Print/ Made by the artist’ and signed by executor to verso ‘Stephen Koch’. $ 10,000 – 15,000

Provenance Acquired directly from the artist circa 1985 Private Collection


107 R O B E R T G O B E R b. 1954 Brokeback Mountain 2012 wood and polymer engraving on paper 2  h × 1 ½ w in (5 × 4 cm) Signed, dated and numbered to verso ‘R. Gober 2012’. This work is from the edition of 20 printed by The Greenfell Press, New York. $ 10,000 – 15,000


108 H E R N A N B A S b. 1978 Endymion 2004 acrylic and gouache on paper 13 ½ h × 13  w in (34 × 33 cm) Signed, titled and dated to verso ‘Endymion HB 04’. Signed and dated to lower left ‘HB 04’. $ 5,000 – 7,000

Provenance Daniel Reich Gallery, New York Private Collection Christie’s, New York, Open House, 14 January 2008, Lot 122 Private Collection, New York


109 R O S S B L E C K N E R b. 1949 Untitled 1995 oil on canvas 27 ¾ h × 22  w in (70 × 56 cm) Signed, dated and inscribed to verso ‘To Lucy Ross Bleckner 1995’. Signed and numbered to verso ‘RB 1332’. $ 10,000 – 15,000

Provenance Sotheby’s, New York, Contemporary Art: Paintings, Photographs, Prints and Multiples, 23 February 1996, Lot 26 (purchased after sale) Private Collection, New York


110 C H U A N G C H E b. 1934 Summer Storm 1966 collage and oil on canvas 35  h × 48  w in (89 × 122 cm) Signed and dated ‘1966’. Signed, titled and dated to verso ‘Chuang Che 1966’. $ 10,000 – 15,000

Provenance Forsythe Gallery, Inc., Ann Arbor, MI Collection of Robert and Eunice Faber, Ann Arbor, MI

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111 J A M E S R O S A T I 1912–1988 Thrice Mercury 1962 Carborundum Mulfrax 18  h × 8 ¾ w × 6 ½ d in (46 × 22 × 17 cm) Rosati was commissioned by the Carborundum Company to create this unique work using Carborundum Mulfrax, a stone-like synthetic material made from fused silica. Other artists who were commissioned by the company include Max Bill and Josef Albers. $ 5,000 – 7,000

Literature The Carborundum Sculpture Awards: 1961–1965, Denatale, unpaginated Exhibited Carborundum Company, 1962 British Petroleum Collection

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112 F E R N A N D O D E S Z Y S Z L O 1925–2017 What Rainbow is This Black Rainbow? c. 1964

oil on canvas 51  h × 63 ¾ w × 1  d in (130 × 162 × 3 cm) Signed to lower right ‘Szyszlo’. $ 15,000 – 20,000

Exhibited Esso Salon for Young Artists, 16 October 1964, Instituto de Arte Contemporáneo, Lima Provenance Private Collection Bonhams, Made in California and the Mid-C, 25 October 2017, Lot 1012 Private Collection

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113 D O R O T H Y D E H N E R 1901–1994 Untitled 1962 cast bronze, pine 31 ½ h × 12  w × 5  d in (80 × 30 × 13 cm) Signed and dated to top edge ‘Dehner 62’. $ 20,000 – 30,000


114 P A U L D E L V A U X 1897–1994 Untitled 1948 pen and ink on paper 6 ¼ h × 5  w in (16 × 13 cm) Signed to lower right ‘P. Delvaux’. $ 5,000 – 7,000

Provenance LoGoudice Gallery, Chicago Collection of Marlene Baumgarten, Chicago

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115 G E R T R U D E A B E R C R O M B I E 1909–1977 Untitled 1954 oil on masonite 5 ¼ h × 4 ¾ w in (13 × 12 cm) Signed and dated to lower right ‘Abercrombie 54’. $ 10,000 – 15,000

Provenance Gift from the artist to Carl Green, New York Private Collection


116 M A X E R N S T 1891–1976 Untitled c. 1932

oil on paper laid down on canvas, mounted on board 16  h × 10 ¼ w in (41 × 26 cm) Signed to lower right ‘Max Ernst’. Sold with a certificate of authenticity issued by Dr. Jürgen Pech. $ 100,000 – 150,000

Literature This work will be included in the supplementary volume of the complete work of Max Ernst edited by Werner Spies in collaboration with Sigrid Metken and Jürgen Pech. Provenance Pedro Salinas, Boston Gift from the previous before 1951, Private Collection Private Collection, Berkeley, CA

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117 G E R T R U D E A B E R C R O M B I E 1909–1977 Green House and Fence 1945 oil on masonite 4  h × 5  w in (10 × 13 cm) Signed and dated to lower right ‘Abercrombie 45’. Retains original Associated American Artists label to verso. $ 10,000 – 15,000

Provenance Associated American Artists, New York Private Collection

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118 L LY N F O U L K E S b. 1934 Twin Hills 1968 oil on canvas in artist’s frame 21  h × 42 ½ w in (53 × 108 cm) Signed and dated to verso ‘Llyn Foulkes 1968’. $ 20,000 – 30,000

Provenance Private Collection, Los Angeles Santa Monica Auctions, 31 May 2003, Lot 42 Private Collection Doyle, New York, European, American, Modern, Contemporary & Street Art, 5 November 2013, Lot 348 Private Collection, Chicago

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119 M A R I E Z O E G R E E N E - M E R C I E R 1911–2001 Untitled c. 1970

bronze 10 ¾ h × 5 ¼ w × 3 ½ d in (27 × 13 × 9 cm) Signed to base ‘G.M.’. $ 3,000 – 5,000

Provenance Private Collection, Chicago


120 M A T H I A S G O E R I T Z 1915–1990 Mensaje 1960 perforated and lacquered metal on plywood 27 ¾ h × 53 ½ w × 2 ¼ d in (70 × 136 × 6 cm) Signed and titled to verso ‘Mensaje MG’. Sold with a certificate of authenticity issued by Dr. Lily Kassner. $ 70,000 – 90,000

Provenance Collection of Ana Cecilia Treviño, Mexico City Galeria Antonio Souza, Mexico City Private Collection

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121 C É S A R ( C É S A R B A L D A C C I N I ) 1921–1998 Combustion d’allumettes 1970 mixed media 24  h × 19 ½ w × 2  d in (61 × 50 × 5 cm) Signed and dated to lower right ‘Cesar 1970 Nice’. $ 15,000 – 20,000

Provenance Collection of Jacques and Madeleine Matarasso Briest Scp, 27 October 2000, Lot 94 Private Collection

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122 M A X B I L L 1908–1994 Doublement 1969 chrome-plated brass 10 ¼ h × 14 ½ w × 11  d in (26 × 37 × 28 cm) Signed, titled, numbered and dated to edge ‘Max Bill Doublement Edition D.R. 1969 106/200’. This work is number 106 from the edition of 200 published by Editions Denise René, Paris. $ 3,000 – 5,000

Provenance Private Collection

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For this series, Cruz-Diez conceived of five different designations each executed in a different colorway. Within each designation, the artist created 120 total panels, numbered sequentially, and assembled into groups of six. Each complete artwork is comprised of six panels that can be configured into twenty different permutations as outlined by the artist.

123 C A R L O S C R U Z - D I E Z b. 1923 Color Aditivo Permutable, Serie C 1982 enameled aluminum 31 ½ h ×27 ¼ w × 1 ½ d in (80 × 69 × 4 cm) Signed and numbered to applied studio label to verso of five panels ‘Cruz-Diez’. This work is from the edition of 20. $ 50,000 – 70,000

Provenance Private Collection, Caracas

Detail of artist’s studio label

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124 R I C H A R D A N U S Z K I E W I C Z b. 1930 Soft Grey Square with Lavender 1979 acrylic on canvas 48  h × 48  w in (122 × 122 cm) Signed and dated to verso ‘Richard Anuszkiewicz 576 1979’. $ 30,000 – 50,000

Provenance Private Collection, East Coast

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125 R I C H A R D A N U S Z K I E W I C Z b. 1930 Reflections IV 1979 screenprint on masonite 81  h × 47  w in (206 × 119 cm) Signed, dated and numbered to lower edge ‘Anuszkiewicz 10/60 1979’. Stamped to verso ‘Richard Anuszkiewicz - 1979’. This work is number 10 from the edition of 60 printed by Editions Lassiter-Meisel, New York. $ 5,000 – 7,000

Provenance Private Collection, East Coast

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126 R I C H A R D A N U S Z K I E W I C Z b. 1930 Reflections IV — Grey 1979 screenprint on masonite 81  h × 47  w in (206 × 119 cm) Signed, dated and numbered to lower edge ‘Anuszkiewicz 10/60 1979’. Stamped to verso ‘Richard Anuszkiewicz 1979’. This work is number 10 from the edition of 60 printed by Editions LassiterMeisel, New York. Sold with a letter, dated 1979, from Editions Lassiter-Meissel detailing the edition. $ 5,000 – 7,000

Provenance Private Collection, East Coast


127

128

W A LT E R D A R B Y B A N N A R D 1934–2016

A L B E R T S T A D L E R 1923–2000

The Shadow

Ballast

1964

1964

acrylic on canvas

oil on canvas

33 ¾ h × 31 ¾ w in (86 × 81 cm)

59  h × 24  w in (150 × 61 cm)

$ 5,000 – 7,000

Signed, titled and dated to verso ‘A. Stadler

Exhibited Washington Gallery of Modern Art, Washington D.C. The Museum of Modern Art, New York Provenance

Ballast 1964’. $ 5,000 – 7,000

Literature Post-Painterly Abstraction, Greenberg, no. 83

Tibor de Nagy Gallery, New York/Houston

Exhibited

Loretta Howard Gallery, New York

Post-Painterly Abstraction: An exhibition organized

Collection of the artist

by the Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Acquired from the previous by the present owner

and sponsored by the Contemporary Art Council, 23 April – 7 June 1964, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles (on loan from Poindexter Gallery) Provenance Acquired directly from the artist Private Collection, New York


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129 W A L L A C E B E R M A N 1926–1976 Semina Magazine (three original issues) 1957–1963 collage and printed material, photographs 8 ½ h × 6  w in (22 × 15 cm) Signed and inscribed to one issue ‘Lou - See you sometime soon. W.B.’. Collection includes Semina 1 (1955) from the edition of 150, Semina VI (1960) from the edition of 335 and Semina 7 (1961) from the edition of 200 all published by the artist. $ 5,000 – 7,000

Literature Semina Culture: Wallace Berman & His Circle, Duncan and McKenna, ppg. 50–51, 62–65 Provenance Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner, Louis Danziger, Pasadena, CA


130 B A R R Y L E V A b. 1941 8 Lengths Walked, Zig Zag from Community Center Floorplan 1973 colored pencil and ink on paper 42  h × 54  w in (107 × 137 cm) Signed to lower right ‘Barry Le Va 1973’. The present lot is a study for one of Le Va’s installation works. $ 5,000 – 7,000

Literature Art in America, May 2005, pg. 134 Exhibited Accumulated Vision: Barry Le Va, 15 January – 3 April 2005, Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia Provenance Sonnabend Gallery, New York Private Collection

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131 A L F R E D J E N S E N 1903–1981 Tortoise 1961 ink and gouache on paper 32  h × 26  w in (81 × 66 cm) Signed, titled and dated to lower right ‘Tortoise 1961 Alfred Jensen’. $ 15,000 – 20,000

Provenance Collection of the artist Thence by descent Private Collection

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132 A L F R E D J E N S E N 1903–1981 Untitled (Eleventh of Time Inc.’s Project Diagram) 1959 graphite and oil on paper 14  h × 16 ¾ w in (36 × 43 cm) Dated to lower right ‘Jan 16, 1959’. $ 20,000 – 30,000

Provenance Collection of the artist Thence by descent Private Collection


133 A L F R E D J E N S E N 1903–1981 Trieste Bar + Restaurant c. 1958

oil on linen 75  h × 40  w in (191 × 102 cm) Signed and titled to verso ‘Alfred Jensen Trieste Bar + Restaurant’. $ 30,000 – 50,000

Provenance Collection of the artist Thence by descent Private Collection

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134 A L E X A N D E R K O S O L A P O V b. 1943 Two Flags 1991 acrylic on linen 46  h × 72  w × 3  d in (117 × 183 × 8 cm) Signed, titled and dated to verso ‘A. Kosolapov 1991 Two Flags’. $ 20,000 – 30,000

Literature Alexander Kosolapov: Lenin and Coca-Cola, Museum of Modern Art, Moscow, pg. 91 Exhibited 2nd Istanbul Art Fair, 18–27 September 1992, Galeri Baraz, Istanbul New York-Istanbul, 6–28 November 1992, Atatürk Cultural Center, Istanbul Provenance Galeri Baraz, Istanbul Private Collection, Paris

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135 T O R B J Ø R N R Ø D L A N D b. 1970 White Field 1999 c-print mounted on aluminum 56 ¼ h × 43 ¼ w in (143 × 110 cm) This work is from the edition of 5. $ 3,000 – 5,000

Provenance Galerie Air de Paris, Paris Phillips de Pury & Company, New York, Contemporary Art Part II, 11 November 2005, Lot 137 Private Collection, Chicago

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136 A D A M F U S S b. 1969 Untitled (from the Details of Love series) 1992 unique dye destruction photogram on acrylic sheet 57 ½ h × 41  w in (146 × 104 cm) Signed, dated and numbered to verso ‘Adam Fuss 1992 737’. This work is unique. $ 5,000 – 7,000

Provenance Private Collection, Europe Phillips, London, Contemporary Arts Day, 30 June 2010, Lot 239 Private Collection, Chicago

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137 E D W A R D B U R T Y N S K Y b. 1955 Shipbreaking #21, Chittagong, Bangladesh 2000/2006 c-print on Kodak Supra Endura paper 22  h × 18  w in (56 × 46 cm) Signed to studio label on verso ‘Edward Burtynsky’. This work is number 2 from the edition of 15. $ 5,000 – 7,000

Provenance Torch Gallery, Amsterdam Lewis M. Kaplan, France Phillips, London, The Collection of Lewis Kaplan, 29 June 2008, Lot 34 Private Collection


138 S T E V E M C C U R R Y b. 1950 Dust Storm, Rajasthan, India (Horizontal) 1983/2011 c-print 29 ¼ h × 39 ½ w in (74 × 100 cm) Signed to verso ‘Steve McCurry’. Dated and numbered to applied studio label ‘From the Studio of Steve McCurry 06.10.2011 India-10003 .0010 3/15’. This work is number 3 from the edition of 15. $ 5,000 – 7,000

Provenance Collection of the artist Private Collection, Greenwich, CT

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139 S T E V E M C C U R R Y b. 1950 Houseboat 1998/2011 c-print 39 ¼ h × 29  w in (100 × 74 cm) Signed to verso ‘Steve McCurry’. Dated and numbered to applied studio label ‘From the Studio of Steve McCurry 06.10.2011 Kashmir-10096 .0002 2/15’. This work is number 2 from the edition of 15. $ 5,000 – 7,000

Provenance Collection of the artist Private Collection, Greenwich, CT

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140 S T E V E M C C U R R Y b. 1950 Agra, Uttar Pradesh 1983/2011 c-print 29 ¼ h × 35 ¼ w in (74 × 90 cm) Signed to verso ‘Steve McCurry’. Dated and numbered to applied studio label ‘Steve McCurry 06.10.2011 India-10303NF .0005 3/15’. This work is number 3 from the edition of 15. $ 5,000 – 7,000

Literature India: Steve McCurry, Dalrymple, ppg. 112–113, no. 53 Provenance Collection of the artist Private Collection, Greenwich, CT


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thereof) in excess of $  1,000,000. An additional premium will be added to any successful bid accepted through a third-party site. iii. any applicable sales tax, late payment charges, storage fees, Enforcement Costs or other costs, damages or charges assessed in accordance with these Terms (for all sales) ((i) – (iii) collectively, the “Buyer Costs”). All purchases will be subject to state sales tax in Illinois or New York unless the buyer has provided us with a valid certificate of exemption from such tax. Payment Procedure You agree to pay all Buyer Costs immediately following Wright’s acceptance of the Purchase Price Bid unless other arrangements have been approved by Wright in advance. If Wright approves of such other arrangement for payment, Wright may at its discretion require you to make a nonrefundable down payment on Buyer Costs. All payments must be made in US Dollars, in any of the following acceptable forms of payment:

• Cash

•  Check, with acceptable identification

•  Visa, MasterCard or American Express

Wright reserves the right to charge and collect an additional 2% of payments made by credit card. Title and Risk of Loss Title to a Lot purchased in accordance with these Terms shall not pass to the buyer until Wright has received the Buyer Costs (including clearance of checks and wire transfers). We reserve the right to delay delivery of or otherwise prevent access to any purchased Lot until Wright has received all Buyer Costs. notwithstanding passage of title, risk of loss to a Lot passes immediately to buyer upon Wright’s acceptance of a Purchase Price Bid. All sales are final.

of or incorporating plant or animal material, such as coral, crocodile, ivory, whalebone, Brazilian rosewood, rhinoceros horn or tortoiseshell, irrespective of age, percentage or value. Accordingly, prior to bidding, prospective buyers considering export of purchased lots should familiarize themselves with relevant export and import regulations of the countries concerned. It is solely the buyer’s responsibility to comply with these laws and to obtain any necessary export, import and endangered species licenses or permits. Failure to obtain a license or permit or delay in so doing will not justify the cancellation of the sale or any delay in making full payment for the lot. As a courtesy to clients, Wright will advise clients who inquire about lots containing potentially regulated plant or animal material, but we do not accept liability for errors or for failing to advise on lots containing protected or regulated species. Delivery Buyer is solely responsible for collection of purchased Lots from Wright facilities, including making arrangements and paying all costs associated with packing and delivery. We may, as a courtesy to the buyer, provide or arrange packing, shipping or similar logistical services, or refer the buyer to third parties who specialize in these services. Any such services referred, provided or arranged by us are at the buyer’s sole risk and expense, we assume no responsibility for any act or omission of any party in connection with any such service or reference, and we make no representations or warranties regarding such parties or their services. You expressly release Wright from any and all liability arising from your use of any third-party website or services. Storage, Abandonment and Related Charges All purchased Lots not collected from Wright’s facilities by buyer or buyer’s authorized agents within thirty (30) days following the Sale Date will become subject to storage fees of not less than $  5 per day. A late payment fee equal to 1.5 % per month may be assessed on any Buyer Costs remaining unpaid thirty (30) days following the Sale Date. If a purchased Lot has not been collected from us within sixty (60) days after the Sale Date, and Wright has not consented to continue to store

Security As security for full payment to us of all

the Lot, the buyer will be deemed to have defaulted

amounts due from the buyer and prompt collection

under these Terms, and, in addition to any other

of your purchased Lots in accordance with these Terms,

remedies we may have at law or equity, we shall

we retain, and the buyer grants to us, a security interest

be entitled to foreclose on the Security Interest by

in any Lot purchased by the buyer in accordance with

selling such Lots and using the proceeds from such sale

these Terms (and any proceeds thereof), and in any

for any purpose (including payment of storage fees and

other property or money of the buyer in our possession

administrative expenses of handling such matter),

or coming into our possession subsequently (“Security

without any further liability to the buyer. You agree

Interest”). We may apply any such money or treat

that this remedy is reasonable in light of the costs

any such property in any manner permitted under the

Wright would have to incur to continue to store

Uniform Commercial Code and/or any other applicable

and process purchased Lots after sale.

law. You hereby grant us the right to prepare and file, any documents sought by us to protect and confirm our security interests including but, not limited to a UCC-1 Financing Statement.


Breach If a buyer fails to make timely payment

so long as the name of the Author is set forth

as required in these Terms, or breaches any other

unqualifiedly in a heading in Bold type in the applicable

covenant, representation or warranty in this Agreement,

and most current Wright Catalogue. The term “Author”

we shall be entitled, in our discretion, to exercise any

or “Authorship” means the creator, designer, culture

remedies legally available to us, including, but not

or source of origin of the property, as the case may

limited to, the following:

be, as specifically identified in Bold type in the

i. cancellation of the sale of the Lot to the non-paying buyer, including the sale of any other Lot to the same buyer (whether or not paid);  ii. reselling the Lot, at public or private sale, with or without reserve;  iii.

applicable and most current Wright Catalogue, and shall not include any supplemental text or information included in any other descriptions (whether or not in the Wright Catalogue).

retention of all amounts already paid by the buyer

Exclusions from and Conditions to the

to Wright, which shall constitute a processing and

Authorship Warranty Notwithstanding, this warranty

restocking fee (which you acknowledge would be

is subject to the following:

reasonable in light of the costs Wright would have to incur to process your breach and attempt to re-auction or resell the Lot); iv. rejection of any Bids by the buyer at future auctions;  v. setting-off any amounts owed by Wright to the buyer in satisfaction of unpaid amounts; and/or  vi. taking any other action we deem necessary or appropriate under the circumstances.

i. The benefits of this warranty are only available to the original buyer of a Lot from Wright, and not to any subsequent purchasers, transferees, successors, heirs, beneficiaries or assigns of the original buyer.  ii. This warranty shall not apply to any Lot for which a Wright Catalogue description states that there is a conflict of opinion among specialists as to Authorship.  iii. This warranty shall not apply to any Lot for which, at the time

Confession of Judgment If you default on payment

of sale, the statements regarding Authorship made

of one or more Purchase Price Bids under this

by Wright conformed with the generally accepted

Agreement, you hereby authorize any attorney

opinion of scholars, specialists or other experts, despite

to appear in a court of record and confess judgment

the subsequent discovery of information that modifies

against you in favor of Wright for the payment of such

such generally accepted opinions.  iv. The buyer must

Purchase Price Bids and all related Buyer Costs.

provide written notice of any claim under this warranty

Accordingly, the confession of judgment may be without

to Wright (validated by no fewer than two (2) written

process and for any amount due on this Note including

opinions of experts whose principal line of business

collection costs and reasonable attorneys’ fees. This

is the appraisal and authentication of art, antiquities,

authorization is in addition to all other remedies

design objects or other valuable objects similar to the

available to Wright.

Lot) not later than thirty (30) days after becoming aware of the existence of such a claim, an in any event

3 

L I M I T E D WA R R A N T Y

no later than two (2) years following the date of sale,

“As Is”, “Where Is”. Except as expressly stated

and must return the Lot subject to such claim to Wright

below, each Lot is sold “as is” “where is”, with

in the same condition as at the time of the original sale.

no representation or warranty of any kind from any

Wright reserves the right to appoint two independent

party (including Wright or the consignors of the

specialists to examine the Lot and evaluate the buyer’s

Lots), express or implied, including warranties

claim prior to buyer’s receipt of any remedy pursuant

of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose

to this warranty.

and non-infringement. Because you are responsible for satisfying yourself as to condition or any other matter concerning each purchased Lot, you are advised to personally examine any Lot on which you intend to bid prior to the auction and/or sale. As a courtesy, condition reports for any Lot are available from Wright prior to the sale, but Wright assumes no responsibility for errors and omissions contained in any such report, a Wright Catalogue or other description of a Lot that may be available on the Wright website. Any statements made by Wright with respect to a Lot (whether in a condition report, a Wright Catalogue or on the

Buyer’s Only Remedy for Authorship Warranty Breach The buyer’s sole remedy, and Wright’s sole liability, under this warranty shall be the cancellation of the sale of the Lot in question, or (if the sale has already concluded) the refund of the purchase price originally paid by such buyer for the Lot in question (not including any late fees, taxes, shipping, storage or other amounts paid to Wright in accordance with these Terms). Buyer hereby waives any and all other remedies at law or equity with respect to breaches of this warranty.

Wright website), whether orally or in writing, are

Limit of Liability In no event shall wright be

intended as statements of opinion only, are not

liable to you or any third party for any consequential,

to be relied upon as statements of fact and do not

exemplary, indirect, special, punitive, incidental

constitute representations or warranties of any kind.

or similar damages, whether foreseeable or

Authorship Warranty Subject to the following terms and conditions, Wright warrants, for a period of two (2) years following the date of sale, the information presented in a Wright Catalogue with respect to Authorship of any Lot is true and correct,

unforeseeable, regardless of the cause of action on which they are based, even if advised of the possibility of such damages occurring. With respect to any sale of a lot, in no event shall wright be liable to you or any third party for losses in excess of the purchase price paid by you to wright for such lot to which the claim relates.


4 

RESCISSION OR VOIDING

9 DEFINITIONS

OF SALE BY WRIGHT

The following terms have the following meanings:

If we become aware of an adverse claim of a third party

Author and Authorship have the meanings given

relating to a Lot purchased by you, we may, in our

in Section 3. Bidding, Bid or place a Bid means

discretion, rescind the sale. Upon notice of our election

a prospective buyer’s indication or offer of a price

to rescind a sale, you will promptly return such Lot

he or she will pay to purchase a Lot at a Wright Auction

to us, at which time we will refund to you the Hammer

which conforms with the provisions of Section 1. Buyer

Price and Buyer’s Premium paid to us by you for such

Costs has the meaning given in Section 2. Buyer’s

Lot. This refund will represent your sole remedy against

Premium means the following for any Lot: (i) 25 %

us and/or the consignor in case of a rescission of sale

of the Hammer Price (or part thereof) up to and

under this paragraph, and you agree to waive all other

including $  100,000; (ii) 20 % of the Hammer Price

remedies at law or equity with respect to the same.

(or part thereof) in excess of $  100,000 up to and

If you do not return such Lot to us in accordance with

including $  1,000,000; and (iii) 12 % of the Hammer

this paragraph, you agree to indemnify, defend and

Price (or part thereof) in excess of $   1,000,000. An

hold Wright, its officers, directors, employees, agents

additional premium will be added to any successful

and their successors and assigns, harmless from any

bid accepted through a third-party site.

damages, costs, liabilities or other losses (including attorney’s fees) arising as a result of such third party claim. 5 

COPYRIGHT NOTICE

Wright and its licensors will retain ownership of our intellectual property rights, including, without limitation, rights to the copyrights and trademarks and other images, logos, text, graphics, icons, audio clips, video clips, digital downloads in, and the “look and feel” of, the Wright website and each Wright Catalogue. You may not obtain any rights of ownership, use, reproduction or any other therein by virtue of these Terms or purchasing a Lot. You may not use any of our trademarks or service marks in any way.

Hammer Price means the price for a Lot established by the last bidder and acknowledged by the auctioneer before dropping the hammer or gavel or otherwise indicating the bidding on such Lot has closed. Lot means the personal property offered for sale by Wright, whether at a Wright Auction, Private Sale, Wright Now Sale or otherwise. Passed Lot is a Lot which does not reach its reserve or otherwise fails to sell at a Wright Auction. Private Sale is a non-public, discrete sale of a Lot (such Lot typically not being exhibited by Wright). Purchase Price Bid means the bid submitted by a Buyer for a Lot which is accepted as the Hammer Price, or in the case of Private Sales or Wright Now Sales, the price accepted by Wright for the sale of such Lot.

6 SEVERABILITY

Register to Bid or Registering to Bid means

If any provision of these Terms is held by any court

providing Wright with your complete, accurate contact

to be invalid, illegal or unenforceable, the invalid/

information (including address, phone and email) and

illegal/unenforceable aspect of such provision shall

a current, valid credit card number (including security

be disregarded and the remaining Terms enforced

code), and (i) in the case of phone or absentee bidders,

in accordance with the original document and

a properly completed Wright bid form and (ii) in the

in accordance with applicable law.

case of online bidders, registration with such authorized third-party online auctioneer service providers

7 

G OV E R N I N G L AW

described on our website on the How to Bid page.

These Terms shall be governed by and interpreted

Reserve has the meaning given in Section 1. Sale

in accordance with the law of the State of Illinois and,

Date means, in the case of Wright Auctions, the date

by Registering to Bid or Bidding in the Wright Auction

of the closing of bidding for a particular Lot and

(whether personally, by telephone or by agent), the

acceptance of the Purchase Price Bid for such Lot;

you agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the

in the case of all other sales by Wright, the date Wright

state and federal courts located in Cook County, Illinois

agrees in writing to sell a Lot to a buyer.

in connection with any matter related to these Terms, the Wright Auction or other sale of a Lot to you by Wright. 8 EXPENSES

Security Interest has the meaning given in Section 2. Seller means the owner of a Lot offered for sale at a Wright Auction, Private Sale, Wright Now Sale or other sale administered by Wright.

In addition to the foregoing, you agree to pay to Wright

Terms has the meaning given in the Introduction

or Seller on demand the amount of all expenses paid

to this Agreement. Wright Auction means the sale

or incurred by Wright and Seller, including attorneys’

of Lots to the public through competitive bidding

fees and court costs paid or incurred by Wright

administered by Wright (including sales administered

or Seller in exercising or enforcing any of its rights

through a third-party Internet auctioneer authorized

hereunder or under applicable law, together with

by Wright). Wright Catalogue means the design

interest on all such amounts at 1.5 % per month

catalogues published by Wright which features Lots

(the “Enforcement Costs”) within thirty (30) days

available at particular Wright Auctions. Wright Now

of the buyer’s receipt of Wright’s invoice for such

Sale is a sale of a Lot consigned to Wright by a third

Enforcement Costs.

party, either posted on Wright’s website directly or solicited after a Lot fails to sell at auction.


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