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    Dan Budnik (American, b. 1933) and Helen Frankenthaler (American, 1928-2011)
    Portfolio of Twenty Photographs and Dan Budnick & Robert Motherwell after the Motherwell/Museum of Modern Art opening, New York, 1962-1993; 1965
    Dye transfer prints, printed by James Browning in 2011
    Gelatin silver, printed by Rita Grimm in 2006
    23-1/8 x 21-5/8 inches (58.7 x 54.9 cm) (or the reverse)
    14-1/2 x 9-7/8 inches (35.5 x 25 cm)
    All twenty dye transfer prints are signed in ink margin recto; all are signed, titled, editioned '3/6' with one 'AP 1,' and inscribed in pencil on verso.
    The Frankenthaler print is signed, titled, dated, and inscribed in pencil on verso.

    Portfolio includes:
    David Smith cutting Primo Piano III circle, Terminal Iron Works, Bolton Landing, New York, December 1962; Ellsworth Kelly, Betty Parsons Gallery, New York, 1964; The Cerro Pedernal from Chimney Rock, Ghost Ranch, New Mexico; Sheila Isham, Sagaponack studio, New York; Georgia O'Keeffe with Calder mobile, Abiqui, New Mexico, March 1975, AP 1; Pablo Picasso on his 80th birthday with the key to Vallauris, France, October 25, 1961; Roy Lichtenstein and son, Mitchell, West 26th Street studio, New York, 1964; Philip Guston, Maverick Road studio, Woodstock, New York, 1964; Lee Bontecou, wall reliefs, Wooster Street studio, New York, 1964; Robert Rauschenberg, Broadway studio, New York, 1964; Robert Rauschenberg with 'Oracle,' Broadway studio, New York, 1964; Shinkichi Tajiri at the André Emmerich Gallery, New York, 1966; René d'Harmoncourt, Key West, Florida, 1968; Georgia O'Keeffe's river stones, Abiqui, New Mexico, March 1975; Georgia O'Keeffe with her collection of river stones, Abiqui living room, New Mexico, March 1975; Philip Guston, Maverick Road studio, Woodstock, New York, 1964; Agnes Martin, Taos studio, New Mexico, 1993; Niki de Saint Phalle, London, 19-; Stuart Davis' studio, the last paintings, New York, 1964; Isamu Noguchi creating 'The Sky,' Long Island City studio, New York, 1964.


    Condition Report*: All of the dye transfer prints are unmounted and housed in a black portfolio box, with each of the paper sizes measuring 23 x 18.7 (or reverse); all remain in very good condition, aside from a few with a couple minor crimps in the margins, and a few with very light rippling along the extreme edges of the sheets.  The Frankenthaler print has an overall paper size with margins of 15.75 x 12 inches, unmounted, adhered to mount with four corner holders, matted and framed under acrylic to 22.125 x 17.125 inches; print is in excellent condition.  
    *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.

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