Modern Art + Design at Bukowskis, Sweden

03 May 2021

The Modern Art + Design auction at Bukowskis, Sweden, includes several exciting collections including an early neoplastic work by Erik Olson, "Fiskarna vid Seine", 1928 and a significant painting from 1920 by GAN, "Eiffeltornet", made in Paris.

Not to miss is a selection of Danish surrealists including Vilhelm Bjerke-Petersen, Wilhelm Freddie and Elsa Thoresen, rarely seen at auction.

Included in the auction is an early work of Lucio Fontana dated 1961 and entitled "Concetto Spaziale". Further, the sale offers an unusually early work by the French neo-realist Bernard Buffet "Le poissonnier", 1949, an abstract work by the Frenchman Nicolas de Staël, "Composition", 1946 and a significant work by Danish modernist Vilhelm Lundström , "Stående modell".

The Design lots includes significant classics from star architects such as Finn Juhl, Josef Frank, Axel Einar Hjorth, Gio Ponti, Alvar Aalto and Gunnar Asplund, as well as craftsmanship from Simon Gate, Axel Salto, Pablo Picasso, Berndt Friberg and Eva Hild and more.

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Auction date: 10 – 11 May
Location: Arsenalsgatan 2, Stockholm
Viewing: 5 – 9 May, Berzelii Park 1, Stockholm

SELECTED AUCTION HIGHLIGHTS


Left: Ragnar Sandberg - "Biologilektionen (Biology lesson); Right: Erik Olson - "Fisher men by Seine"

Ragnar Sandberg (1902-1972) - "Biologilektionen (Biology lesson)
Signed RS and dated -38. Canvas 68 x 89 cm. See Price Estimate...

Erik Olson (1901-1986) - "Fisher men by Seine"
Signed Erik Olson and dated 1928. Canvas 81 x 65 cm. See Price Estimate...


Left: Waldemar Lorentzon - "Tennisspelare" / "The tennis players"; Right: Gösta Adrian-Nilsson - "Handbollsspelare"

Waldemar Lorentzon (1899-1984) - "Tennisspelare" / "The tennis players"
Signed Lorentz. Executed in 1928-29. Oil on canvas 76 x 50 cm. See Price Estimate...

Gösta Adrian-Nilsson (1884-1965) - "Handbollsspelare"
Signed GAN. Executed 1926. Duk 81 x 65 cm. See Price Estimate...


Left: Bror Hjorth (1894-1968) - "Margit and red flowers"; Right: Lucio Fontana - "Concetto Spaziale"

Bror Hjorth (1894-1968) - "Margit and red flowers"
Signed Bror Hjorth. Executed in 1941. Canvas 116 x 89 cm. Frame by the artist. See Price Estimate...

Lucio Fontana (1899-1968) - "Concetto Spaziale"
Signed l. Fontana. Executed in 1961. Canvas 57 x 47 cm. A certificate of authenticity executed by Fondazione Lucio Fontana, Milan is included with the lot. See Price Estimate...


Left: Cy Twombly - "Roman Notes I"; Right: Jacques Majorelle - "Dancers in Goulimine"

Cy Twombly (1928-2011) - "Roman Notes I"
Offset lithograph in colours, 1970, signed and numbered 35/100 in pencil on verso, published by Electra Editrice, Venice, published by Neuendorf Verlag, Hamburg. L./S. 86,8 x 70 cm. See Price Estimate...

Jacques Majorelle (1886-1962) - "Dancers in Goulimine"
Signed J. Majorelle. Executed around 1950. Panel 48.5 x 48.5 cm. A certificate of authenticity executed by Amélie Marcilhac, Cabinet Marcilhac, Paris is included with the lot. See Price Estimate...


Left: Olle Baertling - "Artoa"; Right: Erik Olson - ”Carré Rouge"

Olle Baertling (1911-1981) - "Artoa"
Signed Baertling and dated 1957 on verso. Canvas 180 x 92 cm. See Price Estimate...

Erik Olson (1901-1986) - ”Carré Rouge"
Signed Erik Olson and dated 1930. Oil on panel 38 x 46 cm. Verso inscribed: "Carré Rouge', Erik Olson, 14 boulevard Victor Hugo, Saint Germain en Laye. Seine et oise. (France)". See Price Estimate...


Left: Inge Schiöler - "Fiskebåt, Sjöbodal"; Right: Inge Schiöler - "Houses and boats, Koster"

Inge Schiöler (1908-1971) - "Fiskebåt, Sjöbodal"
Signed Inge Schiöler and dated -57. Canvas 54 x 66. Hjortén 1217. See Price Estimate...

Inge Schiöler (1908-1971) - "Houses and boats, Koster"
Signed Inge Schiöler and dated 1959. Canvas 67 x 73 cm. See Price Estimate...


Left: Lennart Jirlow - "Painter by the easel"; Right: Henri Matisse, after - "Petit intérieur bleu"

Lennart Jirlow (1936-2020) - "Painter by the easel"
Signed L. Jirlow. Canvas 55 x 46 cm. See Price Estimate...

Henri Matisse, after (1869-1954) - "Petit intérieur bleu"
Aquatint in colours, 1952, after Henri Matisse, signed in pencil and numbered 91/200, published by Maeght, Paris. P. 50,5 x 42,5 cm. S. 69.5 x 56.5 cm. (Arches). See Price Estimate...


Left: Leander Engström - "Porträtt av grevinnan Bille-Brahe"; Right: Marc Chagall - "Aurore á Saint-Paul"

Leander Engström (1886-1927) - "Porträtt av grevinnan Bille-Brahe"
Signed Leander Engström. Executed in 1917. Canvas 81 x 65.5 cm. See Price Estimate...

Marc Chagall (1887-1985) - "Aurore á Saint-Paul"
Lithograph in color, 1968, signed and numbered 15/75. Published by Maeght Éditeur, Paris. I: 56.5 x 38 cm. S: 71.5 x 51.5 cm. (Arches). See Price Estimate...


Left: Pablo Picasso - "Toros Vallauris 1958"; Right: Joan Miró - "Tracé sur la paroi III"

Pablo Picasso (1881-1973) - "Toros Vallauris 1958"
Linocut in colors, 1963, signed in pencil and numbered 190/160. Printed by Hidalgo Arnéra, published by Galerie Louise Leiris (Paris). I: 64.1 x 53 cm, S: 75,2 x 62,2 cm (Arches). See Price Estimate...

Joan Miró (1893-1983) - "Tracé sur la paroi III"
Etching in color with aquatint and carborundum, executed in 1967. Signed and numbered 53/75. Printed by Arte Adrien Maeght, Paris, published by Maeght, Paris, P: 58,5 x 92,5 cm, S: 73,5 x 104 cm. See Price Estimate...


Left: Arman (Armand Pierre Fernandez) - "Pieces of Liberty"; Right: Pablo Picasso - a "Visage de femme" faience dish, Vallauris, Madoura, France post 1953, A.R 220

Arman (Armand Pierre Fernandez) (1928-2005) - "Pieces of Liberty"
Signed Arman, numbered AP 1/2. Edition 3 + 2 AP. Executed 1985. Height 67 cm. Green patinated bronze, height 67 cm. This work is recorded in the Arman Studio Archives New York under number: APA# 8306.85.007. See Price Estimate...

Pablo Picasso (1881-1973) - a "Visage de femme" faience dish, Vallauris, Madoura, France post 1953, A.R 220
A female face in blue, green and white against black, stamped MADOURA PLEIN FEU EDITION PICASSO, D'APRÈS PICASSO, 38 X 31,5 cm. See Price Estimate...


Left: Gerald Summers - An easy chair, probably executed on license in Sweden for Makers of Simple Furniture, 1930-40s; Right: Liss Eriksson - "á Francesca"

Gerald Summers (1899-1967) - An easy chair, probably executed on license in Sweden for Makers of Simple Furniture, 1930-40s
One piece of stained birch plywood, height ca 77-79 cm. Slightly skewered, probably stained later, minor wear. See Price Estimate...

Liss Eriksson (1919-2000) - "á Francesca"
Signed and numbered LE I/III, executed in 1994. Patinated bronze (cire perdue), length 64, width 30, height 54,5 cm. See Price Estimate...


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