Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    Craig Ellwood (American, 1922-1992)
    Elizabeth Hunt's Archive for Craig Ellwood's Hunt House, circa 1957
    Including letters, notes, cyanotype and diazotype blueprints, plans, and specifications, invoices, photograph prints of the Hunt House by Marvin Rand, a drawing of the Hunt House, magazines, newspapper clippings, pamphlets and brochures, and other archival materials
    23-3/8 x 37-1/2 inches (59.3 x 95.3 cm) (largest cyanotype blueprints)

    PROVENANCE:
    Dr. Victor and Elizabeth Hunt, Malibu, CA,
    Thence by descent



    The lot including;
    4 bound sets of large cyanotypes on paper, rolled;
    1 bound set of large diazotypes on paper, rolled;
    1 stapled set of diazotypes on paper, rolled;
    5 diazotypes on paper, rolled;
    2 small cyanotypes on paper, rolled;
    2 bound volumes of specifications and notes;
    1 ink on board drawing of the Victor and Elizabeth Hunt House;
    7 photographs of the Hunt House by Marvin Rand;
    Magazines, including Architectural Record, Architectural Design, Arts & Architecture,The New York Times Magazine, Kokusai-Kentiku, Aujourd'hui, Domus, Holiday, and Sunset, 1958-1961;
    Letters, including correspondence between Craig Ellwood and Victor and Elizabeth Hunt;
    Invoices, sales recipts, and contracts, including Craig Ellwood Associates invoices and Herman Miller recipts;
    Newspaper clippings, including The Los Angeles Times, 1963.
    Pamphlets and brochures, including Herman Miller and Van Keppel-Green;


    Condition Report*: Marks, creases, tears, and some water and mold damage to the plans and blueprints.
    *Heritage Auctions strives to provide as much information as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Statements regarding the condition of objects are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Heritage. Some condition issues may not be noted in the condition report but are apparent in the provided photos which are considered part of the condition report. Please note that we do not de-frame lots estimated at $1,000 or less and may not be able to provide additional details for lots valued under $500. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    October, 2018
    21st Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 14
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 1,078

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    25% on the first $250,000 (minimum $49), plus 20% of any amount between $250,000 and $2,500,000, plus 12% of any amount over $2,500,000 per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2019 November 19 Modern & Contemporary Art - Beverly Hills.

    Learn about consigning with us

    I look forward to several future consignments with Heritage and with your continued guidance and expertise.
    William Levin, M.D.,
    Beverly Hills, CA
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2014 November 21 Tiffany, Lalique & Art Glass Signature Auction
    2014 November 21 Tiffany, Lalique & Art Glass Signature Auction
    REALIZED $1,441,296
    2014 November 17 American Art Signature Auction
    2014 November 17 American Art Signature Auction
    REALIZED $6,712,638
    2014 November 14 American Indian Art , Pre-Columbian, & Tribal Art Signature Auction
    2014 Nov 14 American Indian Art, Pre-Columbian & Tribal Art Auction
    REALIZED $441,524
    2014 November 8 Modern & Contemporary Art Signature Auction
    2014 November 8 Modern & Contemporary Art Signature Auction
    REALIZED $5,683,719
    2014 November 6 Silver & Vertu Signature Auction
    2014 November 6 Silver & Vertu Signature Auction
    REALIZED $439,980
    2014 October 18 The Belo Collection of Texas Art Signature Auction
    2014 October 18 The Belo Collection of Texas Art Signature Auction
    REALIZED $624,835
    2014 October 16 Photographs Signature Auction
    2014 October 16 Photographs Signature Auction
    REALIZED $824,108
    2014 September 28 Nature & Science Signature Auction
    2014 September 28 Nature & Science Signature Auction
    REALIZED $1,089,341
    2014 Sept 13-14 Gentleman Collector Signature Estate Auction
    2014 Sept 13-14 Gentleman Collector Signature Estate Auction
    REALIZED $1,725,292
    2019 April 23 Illustration Art Signature Auction - Dallas
    2019 April 23 Illustration Art Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED $2,477,408