Lot 676

Frank O'Hara Poems lithos by de Kooning LEC

Estimate: $800 - $1,200

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de Kooning, Willem, text by Frank O'Hara, Poems, 1989, number 362 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; will include a letter of deaccession from the institution.


Library bookplate, with Withdrawn stamp, affixed to the front pastedown, also two other small library stamps to the rear pastedown, otherwise Near Fine in a very good slipcase with sunning and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: https://www.conceptgallery.com/auctions/shipping/ .