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Two Lots Added to the May 19th Auction: Calder Brooch and Warhol Print

May 9, 2013

The May 19, 2013 Modern Art & Design Auction just saw an addition of two stellar lots. The auction now offers 470 lots of Modern Fine Art and Design. The two additional lots are:

Lot 50A: Alexander Calder, Brooch for Connie Breuer
Lot 327A: Andy Warhol, Edward Kennedy

The Calder brooch, with the initials “CB”, was made for Connie Breuer, the wife of architect Marcel Breuer. It has remained in the family since it was created. The Warhol print of Edward Kennedy was just consigned by a staff member of the “Kennedy for President Committee” in 1980.


Lot 50A
Alexander Calder
Brooch for Connie Breuer

c. 1955
Hand-hammered silver and steel wire
3.5″ diameter
This brooch with the initials “CB” was made for Connie Breuer, the wife of architect Marcel Breuer. It has remained in the family since it was created.
Provenance: Mrs. Marcel Breuer, New Canaan, Connecticut;
Thence by descent
Estimate: $30,000 – 50,000

Lot 327A
Andy Warhol
Edward Kennedy

1980
Color screenprint with diamond dust on Lenox Museum Board
#120 of 300
Published by Kennedy for President Committee, Washington, D.C.; printed by Rupert Jasen Smith, New York
Signed lower right; edition lower right
Sheet: 40″ x 32″
F/S #II.240
Published to raise funds for the Edward Kennedy primary campaign for president
Literature: Feldman, Frayda, and Jorg Schellmann. Andy Warhol Prints: A Catalogue Raisonné 1962-1987. 4th edition. New York: DAP, 2003. #II/240.
Estimate: $7,000 – $9,000

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