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    Samantha Rippner p. 54 (Celmins)
    Silke von Berswordt-Wallrabe 134 (Serra)

  • Catalogue Essay

    Including: Lucien Freud, After Chardin (Small Plate); Vija Celmins, Untitled (Web 1); Ann Hamilton, Written; Brice Marden, L.A. Muses; Martin Puryear, Untitled; Ed Ruscha, Pico, Flower, Figueroa; and Richard Serra, MOCA print


    The MOCA Portfolio with prints by Vija Celmins, Ann Hamilton, Brice Marden, Martin Puryear, Ed Ruscha, and Richard Serra was originally intended to include an etching by Lucien Freud, however the portfolio, published in 2000, was ahead of Freud's timeline for the edition. MOCA later gifted the etching to collectors in appreciation.

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The MOCA portfolio; and After Chardin (Small Plate)

2000
The complete set of six prints plus one additional Lucien Freud print, including one mezzotint, one embossing, and five etchings (one with lithograph, two with aquatint), on various wove papers (two with Chine collé), with full margins and the full sheet, with title page and justification, all contained in the original red linen-covered portfolio.
all I. various sizes
five S. 30 x 22 in. (76.2 x 55.9 cm)
one S. 23 x 18 1/4 in. (58.4 x 46.4 cm)

All signed, three dated and all numbered 45/80 in pencil, (there were also various artist's proofs for all), co-published by the The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles and Lapis Press, Culver City, California.

Estimate
$25,000 - 35,000 

Sold for $52,500

Contact Specialist
Kelly Troester
Worldwide Co-Head of Editions, Modern
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Cary Leibowitz
Worldwide Co-Head of Editions, Contemporary
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Editions & Works on Paper

New York Auction 23 - 24 July 2020