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  • Literature

    Brenda Danilowitz 192.1

  • Catalogue Essay

    Howard Mendes was born in Brooklyn, lived in Hell’s Kitchen and passed away on his 85th birthday in July 2020. Howard had a distinguished career in commercial real estate investment and community lending. He was committed to community based planning and his involvement has long been felt throughout Manhattan. Howard served as officer and director on community boards such as New York City Citizens Housing and Planning Council, New York City Settlement Housing Fund, Midtown Manhattan New York City Community Board 5, the Hell’s Kitchen Neighborhood Association and the 14th Street Union Square Business Improvement District. He was an avid traveler collecting beautiful and eclectic works of art from around the world. Other works from his collection are Jackson Pollock lot 25, Picasso lots 109, 111-112, and Louise Nevelson 183-184.

Property from the Estate of Howard Mendes, New York City


I-S Va I, from Six Variants portfolio (D. 192.1)

Screenprint in colors, on Arches paper, with full margins.
I. 22 1/2 x 26 in. (57.2 x 66 cm)
S. 28 x 36 in. (71.1 x 91.4 cm)

Signed, titled, dated and numbered 107/150 in pencil, published by Ives-Sillman, New Haven (with their blindstamp), framed.

$800 - 1,200 

Sold for $2,016

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Editions & Works on Paper

New York Auction 20 - 22 April 2021