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    Sonia Delaunay-Terk (French, 1885-1979) and Others
    Group of Sonia Delaunay Ephemera, Including Articles from Junko Frank, Yaacov Agam, Horst Antes, and Other Artists, 20th century
    Prints on paper
    12 x 9 inches (30.5 x 22.9 cm) (largest)

    PROVENANCE:
    Jacob Baal-Teshuva, New York and Paris

    Jacob Baal-Teshuva is an author, critic and curator whose career focused on American and European art, publishing extensively on artists such as Mark Rothko, Marc Chagall, Alexander Calder, Christo and Jean-Claude and many others. Many of the works here are signed, inscribed, drawn on or otherwise personalized by the artists, and were from the personal collection of Baal-Teshuva.

    Included in this lot are select pieces of correspondence between Sonia Delaunay and Baal-Teshuva, including greeting cards and postcards for upcoming exhibits; various lithographs, postcards, and exhibit brochures inscribed and signed by such artists as Junko Frank, Buky Schwartz, and Yaacov Agam; and other assorted ephemera from artists such as Christo, Herbert Ferber, and José Ortega. For a full enumeration of this lot's contents, please see the condition report.



    Condition Report*: The lot comprising:
    4 Sonia Delaunay lithographs, two signed;
    2 Sonia Delaunay Artcurial Gallery exhibit brochures, one signed;
    1 Sonia Delaunay New Year's card, inscribed and signed;
    1 Sonia Delaunay letter to Jacob Baal-Teshuva, embossed and signed, with photocopy of transcription of voicemail from Baal-Teshuva to Delaunay;
    1 Junko Frank lithograph, inscribed and signed;
    1 Junko Frank lithograph-greeting card, inscribed and signed;
    1 Junko Frank artist’s statement, written by Jean Cassou;
    1 Junko Frank Galerie Lambert exhibit brochure;
    1 Junko Frank Japanese exhibit brochure;
    1 Buky Schwartz 1974 mini-catalogue, inscribed;
    1 Buky Schwartz postcard, inscribed to the Baal-Teshuvas;
    1 Buky Schwartz resumé;
    2 Yaacov Agam "Shalom" lithographs, with one inscribed to the Baal-Teshuvas;
    2 Horst Antes Lefebre Gallery exhibit brochures, both inscribed and signed;
    1 José Ortega Galerie Guiot lithograph-invitation, inscribed and signed;
    1 Marilyn Sica signed artist’s proof for "Toltec"
    1 Marilyn Sica Miami Museum of Modern Art brochure;
    2 Jacques Lipschitz Otto Gerson Gallery exhibit brochures, two inscribed and one signed;
    5 postcards for exhibits from assorted artists such as Christo, César, and Herbert Ferber.
    *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, 2019
    1st Tuesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 5
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