May 12, 2022 - Sale 2604

Sale 2604 - Lot 22

Estimate: $ 1,500 - $ 2,500
Group of 7 prints.

Untitled (Figures), offset lithograph on beige wove paper, 1978-79. Artist's proof. Signed and inscribed "Artist's proof" in pencil, lower margin * Wishing you a very sentimental Valentine's Day, linoleum cut and relief print in red, 1978. Signed, dated, numbered 5/30 and inscribed in red pencil, lower margin * Risk all for Love!, woodcut on Japan paper, 1979. Signed, titled, dated and numbered 2/35 in pencil, lower margin * Untitled (Kissing), offset lithograph, circa 1980 * Let us celebrate the permutations of love!, color offset lithograph with additions in watercolor, 1980. Signed, dated, numbered 19/35 and inscribed in pencil, lower margin * May you flourish!, lithograph with pen and ink, 1980. Signed "Love, China," dated, and inscribed in pencil, lower margin * Won't you be mine?, color offset lithograph on mylar, 1981. Signed, dated, numbered 23/25, and inscribed in ink, lower margin. Very good impressions. Various sizes and conditions.

With—A plaster cast after Jackson Pollock's Untitled, copper (see lot 1). Incised "Cast 9-17-78 CM for F.V.O'C.", verso.

Provenance: Acquired by Francis V. O'Connor (1937-2017), New York-based art historian, poet, artist and co-editor of the Jackson Pollock catalogue raisonné (published in 1978); gifted by bequest to the current owner.