30 - 31 October 2007,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 8,125
Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000
Presidential Portfolio, Washington, DC, Democratic Committee Service Corporation, 1980
the complete set of six signed and numbered lithographs, screenprints and collotypes, some in colors, on various papers, copy 64 of 150 (there were also 30 artist's proofs), all with full margins, loose (as issued), some with foxing, minor surface soiling, the Flack and the Bearden with creases across the upper and left image respectively (with associated ink loss), otherwise all in good condition, original beige linen-covered portfolio with gilt stamped title (some wear and stains). 790 x 590 mm.
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Ansel Adams, Madrone Bark; Romare Bearden, Pepper Jelly Lady; Audrey Flack, Banana Split Sundae; Sam Francis, Untitled (L. L241); Robert Indiana, Jimmy Carter (S. 112); and Wayne Thiebaud, Glassed Candy.
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