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Editions & Photography Winter 2021

Thu, Feb 18, 2021 12:00PM EST
Lot 712

Sam Gilliam Hand-Embellished Diptych, Signed Ed, 74"W

Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$30,000 $2,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000
$200,000 $25,000
Artist/Designer; Manufacturer: Sam Gilliam (b. 1933)
Marking(s); notes: signed, marking(s); ed. 24/40; 1987
Country of origin; materials: American; relief, etching, aquatint and collagraph on hand-made paper with embossing, hand-painting and hand-painted collage
Dimensions (H, W, D): 37"h, 74"w; 42.25"h, 81"w frame
Additional Information: Work is from the varied edition titled "Purple Antelope Space Squeeze" printed by Tandem Press. Editions twenty-one through forty were held by the artist, sold by the artist directly or through one of his galleries. Palm Beach modern Auctions would like to thank the curators at Tandem Press for providing historical information on these works. Provenance: Collection of Maurice Berk, Bethesda, Maryland | Collection of Carole A. Berk, Carole A. Berk, Ltd. Mr. Berk was an avid follower of Sam Gilliam's work and collected numerous original and editioned works in his lifetime.

Modern/Contemporary Art, Design & Luxury Winter 2021: 3 Sales
Thu. 1.28 - The LUXE Sale: jewelry, handbags, scarves & vertu
Sat. 2.06 - Modern/Contemporary Art & Design
Thu. 2.18 - Editions & Photography

Please direct any questions and/or consignment inquiries to info@modernauctions.com. very good, a few small tears (lower center of left side, bottom right of right side; unobtrusive as the paper is handmade and textural), not examined outside frame (condition of art only)