Concept Gallery
Live Auction

12/3/22 Fine Art, Jewelry, Design & Books

Sat, Dec 3, 2022 10:00AM EST
Lot 209

Frank O'Hara Poems lithos by de Kooning LEC

Estimate: $900 - $1,500

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de Kooning, Willem, text by Frank O'Hara, Poems, 1989, number 106 of 550 copies, with 17 original lithographs, de Kooning's facsimile signature on the colophon, published by the Limited Editions Club, hardcover, folio, 22 x 18 inches, bound in full black Nigerian goatskin and housed in a fabric covered and lined slipcase. One of the press' most sumptuous productions. Sadly, de Kooning was suffering from Alzheimer's at the time and was unable to hand sign the books. Monthly letter is laid in. Provenance: deaccessioned from a regional institution, but with no stamps, stickers or markings; will include a letter of deaccession from the institution.


Near Fine, in a very good slipcase with sunning and fading. Merchandise will be packed and transported by the purchaser at their own risk and expense. A list of recommended shippers is on our website: .
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