May 12, 2022 - Sale 2604

Sale 2604 - Lot 20

Estimate: $ 1,000 - $ 1,500
Spirit Catcher's Journey Book.

Pen and ink and watercolor on 12 concertina-folded sheets mounted on cream wove paper, 1976. 380x2260 mm; 15x89 inches. Signed and dated in ink, lower right recto, and each sheet inscribed and dated in ink.

With—LETTERIO CALAPAI, Sprouts, etching, 1966. 43x53 mm; 1 5/8x2 1/8 inches, full margins. An Hors commerce impression, aside from the edition of 50. Signed, titled and inscribed "(H.C.)" in pencil, lower margin and dedicated "Holiday Greetings from Jean & Letterio," and dated "Dec. '70" in ink, verso * MARGARET THOMAS HAGGERTY, GLAD (Gladiola), crayon on wove paper, circa 1983. 150x98 mm; 5 7/8x3 7/8 inches. Signed "M. Thomas" and titled in blue ink, 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.