Auction catalogue

Kristen Leigh's Online Live Auction of Autographs, Posters and Photographs

Lot 1: Ku Linshi (1865-1930 China)

Estimate: £1000 - £1500 Ku Linshi (1865-1930 China) Mountain Landscape Ink on Paper Scroll Painting 22.25''x12.75''. Signed with calligraphy and seal mark upper right corner. Total mounted and framed size of 18''x16.5''.
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Lot 2: Amazing Fantasy #15 (Marvel Comics, 1962) CGC 7.0

Estimate: £25000 - £35000 Amazing Fantasy #15 (Marvel Comics, pub. 8/1962), CGC 7.0, off-white to white pages. Origin & 1st appearance of Spider-Man (Peter Parker). 1st appearance of Uncle Ben & Aunt May. Stan Lee story. Steve Ditko art. Jack Kirby cover. Silver Age, 12 cent comic book.
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Lot 3: Susan Russell Hall - 'Florescent Stain''.

Estimate: £200 - £250 Susan Russell Hall (b.1957 Washington) ''Florescent Stain'' 1971 Oil on Canvas 30.5''x25''.
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Lot 4: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893).

Estimate: £750 - £1000 Tchaikovsky's music has been used for the love theme from Romeo and Juliet, and is known for the Nutcracker, and Swan Lake, the 1812 Overture, The Sleeping Beauty and Marche Slave. Despite his many popular successes, Tchaikovsky's life was punctuated by personal crises and depression. Contributory factors included his early separation from his mother for boarding school followed by his mother's early death, the death of his close friend and colleague Nikolai Rubinstein, and the collapse of the one enduring relationship of his adult life, which was his 13-year association with the wealthy widow Nadezhda von Meck who was his patron even though they never actually met each other. His homosexuality, which he kept private, has traditionally also been considered a major factor, though some musicologists now downplay its importance. Tchaikovsky's sudden death at the age of 53 is generally ascribed to cholera; there is an ongoing debate as to whether cholera was indeed the cause of death, and whether his death was accidental or self-inflicted. A piece of music and his autograph was written on a card., which has been mounted and framed. There is a slight tear at the top of the card. It's supplied with coa.
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Lot 5: Natural Brazil Greenish Blue Apatite 5.00 MM - VVS.

Estimate: £200 - £250 Natural Apatite. Round: 5.00 mm. Excellent condition. Obtained from Brazil.
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Lot 6: Donald Sultan "Red Poppies"

Estimate: £4000 - £5000 Artist: Donald Sultan. Title: Red Poppies. Year: 2010. Medium: Original silkscreen in colours with collage on paper. Edition: From the limited edition of 75. Publisher: Parrish Art Museum, Southampton. Size: 20 3/4" x 37" Signature: Hand signed by the artist in pencil
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Lot 7: SAM SHAW: MARILYN MONROE AND ARTHUR MILLER AT ROXBURY 1957.

Estimate: £400 - £600 C print. 20x20 inches. Mounted and framed. 3 stamps on verso. Sam Shaw photography, Shaw family archives and Atelier Deriaz in Baulmes, Switzerland. Edition: 6/52. With number 6 in pencil on left hand side.
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Lot 9: KEES VAN DONGEN (1877-1968).

Estimate: £1000 - £1500 Woman with bare torso holding a cat in her arms painting by Kees Van Dongen, signed. The piece measures 10x8 inches. It's professionally mounted and framed, and supplied with coa.
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Lot 10: EGON SCHIELE - KNEELING FEMALE IN ORANGE DRESS.

Estimate: £1500 - £2500 Egon Schiele was an Austrian painter. A protégé of Gustav Klimt, Schiele was a major figurative painter of the early 20th century. His work is noted for its intensity and its raw sexuality, and the many self-portraits the artist produced, including naked self-portraits. The twisted body shapes and the expressive line that characterize Schiele's paintings and drawings mark the artist as an early exponent of Expressionism. The original was painted in 1910, with this painting bearing the date 1914. Watercolour of Kneeling female in orange dress, signed by Egon Schiele. Supplied with coa. Painted on card. Size: 17x12.5 inches. A number 20 is marked in the corner. Mounted and framed.
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Lot 11: MENS ROLEX STAINLESS SEA DWELLER BLACK DIAL

Estimate: £3000 - £4000 Oyster perpetual Sea Dweller with Helium relief valve. Three body, stainless steel, Helium relief valve, screw down back with black enameled engraving, graduated unidirectional black bezel for decompression time, screw down crown, 40 mm. Replacement non Cyclops Sapphire crystal. Dial: black with luminous white gold round, triangular and baton indexes, luminous skeleton hands, aperture for the date, outer white minute marks Movement: caliber 3135, rhodium plated, 31 jewels, adjusted to five positions and temperature, shock absorber, monometallic balance with self-compensating spring, hack mechanism Band: stainless steel, deployant clasp with10 links and flip lock. Signed: Rolex Oyster Perpetual SeaDweller 4000ft = 1220 m. Weight: 143.5g Size: 40mm
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Lot 12: ROBERT DAUGHTERS SIGNED & NUMBERED SERIGRAPH

Estimate: £100 - £200 EDITION NUMBER: 87/250 (NEW MEXICO 1929-2013); Image: 28" X 25".
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Lot 13: KURT COBAIN (1967-1994).

Estimate: £350 - £500 An autograph from late musician Kurt Cobain. Professionally mounted and framed and supplied with coa. Thanks to the wholly unexpected, almost unprecedented overnight success of his band, Nirvana, Kurt Cobain became, not only the reluctant figurehead for the 1990s alternative rock movement, but arguably the biggest rock star of his generation and, finally, its ultimate martyr, when he took his own life. Born Kurt Donald Cobain, in the small town of Aberdeen, Washington, on February 20, 1967, the shy child of a broken home found some answers to his troubles in music, as he shuttled from home to home to occasional homelessness, and struggled to fit in in school before dropping out, two weeks prior to high school graduation. Cobain, who was by now a talented guitarist and immersed in the northwest punk rock scene, eventually moved to Olympia, Washington where he founded Nirvana with old Aberdeen friend Krist Novoselic (bass) and later recruited drummer Chad Channing. This trio began performing regularly and duly signed with Seattle’s emerging Sub Pop Records for the release of debut album, ‘Bleach,’ in 1989 — then “graduated” to major label Geffen before recording their sophomore breakthrough, ‘Nevermind.’ This, of course, catapulted the trio (now featuring Dave Grohl on drums) to universal stardom and more mainstream attention than they had ever dreamed of — or wanted. But Nirvana did what they could to cope, filling the next few years with incessant touring and releases like the odds and sods collection ‘Incesticide’ (1992) and third album ‘In Utero’ (1993), which saw former Germs guitarist Pat Smear brought into the fold. Meanwhile, Cobain had started a combustible, often drug-fueled relationship with Hole singer and guitarist Courtney Love, whom he eventually married (their daughter, Frances Bean Cobain, was born in August of 1992), generating even more unwanted headlines and media attention. By the early months of 1994 Cobain’s life was unravel-ing completely, due to his ever-more-mixed feelings about rock stardom, chronic stomach pains, and several failed attempts at rehab (among other personal demons). And on April 5, the troubled band leader committed suicide in his Seattle home, leaving a void that in some ways marked the symbolic end of the alternative rock movement — though his legacy with Nirvana, obviously lives on.
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Lot 15: Style of Sergio Bustamante, Egg (With Lizards)

Estimate: £600 - £800 STYLE OF SERGIO BUSTAMANTE (B. 1942).Cracked Egg with Lizards. Painted porcelain sculpture. 8" x 11" (missing one lizard)
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Lot 16: 1982 Star Wars EMPIRE STRIKES BACK 47 Back Power Droid AFA 70

Estimate: £100 - £200 20TH CENTURY A 1982 Kenner Star Wars Empire Strikes Back 47 back Power Droid
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Lot 17: Guillaume Azoulay "Full Moon".

Estimate: £4000 - £6000 Guillaume Azoulay "Full Moon" New LED Colour Changing luminaire Starfire Crystal Glass Measures Approx: 20" x 14.5" with base Measures Approx: 20"W x 19"H x 10"D, this piece comes with remote to control the LED to change colour. Born in Casablanca in the forties, Guillaume Azoulay moved to Paris in his teens, thereafter he embarks on a Kerouac-ian globe trot. Guillaume Azoulay, self taught, imminently and eminently motivated, transcends the faddish and the pretentious, his art is far from quotidian.
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Lot 19: NASA OFFICIAL LITHOGRAPH.

Estimate: £600 - £800 Command module and back side of Moon. 10x8 inches.
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Lot 20: 1980 Star Wars Empire strikes back. Luke Skywalker.

Estimate: £100 - £150 A 1981 Kenner Star Wars Empire Strikes Back 41 back A Luke Skywalker.
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Lot 21: Beatles Help! LP Signed (UK - Parlophone, 1965) Album sleeve.

The Beatles' fifth studio album, Help!, signed by John Lennon and Paul McCartney in biro. Supplied with coa. Professionally mounted and framed. Album sleeve shows usual wear and tear and dirt for its age. No record supplied.
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Lot 22: JOHN LENNON DRAWING.

Estimate: £1000 - £1500 A self portrait of John Lennon, signed by himself. Size of image: 10x9.5 inches. Mounted and professionally framed. Supplied with coa.
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Lot 23: Alexa Kelemen "Gateway to Paradise" Giclee on canvass signed.

Estimate: £250 - £300 "GATEWAY TO PARADISE" Signed by Artist. Size: 30x24 inches.
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Lot 24: ANDY WARHOL TATE GALLERY EXHIBITION POSTER 1971.

Estimate: £1500 - £2000 Published for Tate Gallery exhibit in 1971 by Hillingdon Press, UK, signed LR, 20 x 30 inches, signed by Andy Warhol.
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Lot 25: ANDY WARHOL (1928-1987) SAM.

Estimate: £1250 - £1500 A watercolour of Sam the cat by Andy Warhol, signed. Mounted and framed. Size: 11.5x8.5 inches. Supplied with coa.
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Lot 26: 1949 Bowman #224 Satchel Paige. Graded 7.

Estimate: £750 - £1500 Very rare. PSA graded.
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Lot 27: Meissen Porcelain Tray.

Estimate: £2000 - £2500 Meissen Porcelain Tray. Finely hand painted with swans and sea creatures. 20.5" wide x 16" deep.
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Lot 28: STAN LEE (1922-2018): SPIDERMAN.

Estimate: £200 - £300 Stan Lee was a revered comic-book creator who co-launched superheroes like the Fantastic Four, Spider-Man, Doctor Strange and the X-Men for Marvel Comics. Spiderman his most famous creator on paper. Drawing measures 9x6 inches and is supplied with coa. Condition: Good, with minor creasing and small mark.
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Lot 29: ANDY WARHOL: MARILYN MONROE SIGNED.

Estimate: £1000 - £1500 Andy Warhol, "Heart Over Marilyn Monroe" black marker pen, heart with multiple Andy Warhol signatures. Executed on a page from "Art in America," May-June 1971. 12 x 9 inches.
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Lot 30: Marc Chagall (1887-1985) Drawing.

Estimate: £800 - £1200 Marc Chagall drawing on title page of "Chagall Watercolors and Gouaches." 10x11 inches. No book, just front page.
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Lot 31: MARE NOSTRUM LOBBY CARDS

Estimate: £600 - £800 Four lobby cards for the Rex Ingram film; Mare Nostrum; (MGM, 1926).
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Lot 32: JOB LOT OF X4 UNITED 93 BRITISH QUAD POSTERS.

Estimate: £15 - £25 A British quad poster for the film UNITED 93 directed by Paul Greengrass that chronicled events aboard United Airlines 93 flight which was hijacked during the September 11th attacks. Condition: Very good. Please note this poster isn't framed it will be sent rolled.
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Lot 33: JOB LOT OF X4 - GREEN ZONE: MATT DAMON QUAD POSTER.

Estimate: £15 - £25 A British quad poster for the film 'Green zone' which starred Matt Damon and was directed by Paul Grengrass who had worked on the Jason Bourne films with Matt Damon. 30x40 inches. Condition: Very good. Rolled.
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Lot 34: PHILIPPE HALSMAN (1906-1979) MARILYN MONROE 1953.

Estimate: £600 - £800 One of rhe many images Halsman shot for the cover of Life magazine in 1953. This didn't make the front cover. Printed by his wife in 1981. It's an edition of 3/1250. Silver gelatin. Size: 20x16 inches. Stamped on verso. Mounted and framed.
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Lot 35: BERT STERN (1929-2013) - MARILYN IN VOGUE.

Estimate: £1000 - £1500 A rare image of Marilyn from the last sittings (1962), in almost a shadow. From the black dress Vogue shots. 'Marilyn in Vogue' signed by photographer Bert Stern. Digitally printed in 2002 on archival matte paper 19x13 inches. Image: 15.25x12 inches. Edition: 3/50. Supplied with Bert Stern coa. Bert Stern was one of the leading photographers of the 1950s and 1960s. Like his contemporaries Richard Avedon and Irving Penn, Stern pioneered a new photographic aesthetic, preferring uncluttered and emotionally direct images that strove not only to showcase the human figure but also to capture a sense of the subject’s psychology. Encouraged to pursue photography by Stanley Kubrick, Stern’s reputation quickly grew as he worked for commercial companies such as Revlon. He became a mainstay for fashion magazines like Vogue, and his portfolio featured such superstars as Twiggy, Truman Capote, and Audrey Hepburn. Stern famously captured Marilyn Monroe in The Last Sitting, the actress’s last group of portraits taken six weeks before her death.
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Lot 37: Rolling Stones Made In The Shade Album

Estimate: £600 - £800 Signed by Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Ronnie Wood, and Charlie Watts. Supplied with coa.
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Lot 38: LLADRO GLAZED FIGURINE.

Estimate: £100 - £125 10 1/2" Height.
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Lot 39: John Lennon Signed Lithograph.

Estimate: £3500 - £5000 John Lennon Signed Lithograph. A 30" x 23" pencil sketch of Yoko Ono from the "Bag One Portfolio," One of a set of limited edition prints. In 1969, as a wedding gift for Yoko, John drew the portfolio as a chronicle of their wedding ceremony, honeymoon, and their "bed-in" pleas for world peace.
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Lot 40: JOHN LENNON DRAWING.

Estimate: £2000 - £4000 A drawing of John and Yoko on card. Signed with cartoonish signature also by John Lennon. Size: 12x8 inches. Professionally mounted and framed, supplied with coa.
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Lot 41: Jim Marshall (American, 1936-2010). John Lennon, Candlestick Park, San Francisco, 1966

Estimate: £500 - £600 Jim Marshall (American, 1936-2010). John Lennon, Candlestick Park, San Francisco, 1966. Gelatin silver, 1981. 9 x 6-7/8 inches (22.9 x 17.5 cm). Signed, titled, and dated in ink on mount recto.
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Lot 42: Hamilton Pocketwatch with Stand

Estimate: £40 - £60 21 Jewels. Hamilton Watch Co. Lancaster PA. 10 carat gold filled casing made by Keystone J Boss.
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Lot 43: BILLIE HOLIDAY (1915-1959).

Estimate: £250 - £325 Eleanora Fagan, better known as Billie Holiday, was an American jazz singer with a career spanning nearly thirty years. Nicknamed "Lady Day" by her friend and music partner Lester Young, Holiday had a seminal influence on jazz music and pop singing. Her autograph is mounted and framed and is supplied with coa.
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Lot 44: BELA LUGOSI AS DRACULA (1882-1956) - KEYSTONE PRESS AGENCY INC.

Estimate: £15 - £25 Double weight silver gelatin photo of Bela Lugosi. 10x8 inches. Stamped Keystone press agency, inc New York on verso.
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Lot 45: 19th Century French Military Oil on Canvas.

Estimate: £200 - £300 A 19th c. oil on canvas painting of a mounted French army saluting a walking Russian force. Signed lower left hand corner. 6" H x 8 7/8" W. Good condition
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Lot 46: AL PACINO (1940-).

Estimate: £40 - £60 A signed photo from Al Pacino. Size: 10x8 inches. Please note their is a bend in the corner of the photo. A method actor and former student of the HB Studio and the Actors Studio in New York City, where he was taught by Charlie Laughton and Lee Strasberg, Pacino made his feature film debut with a minor role in Me, Natalie (1969) and gained favorable notice for his lead role as a heroin addict in The Panic in Needle Park (1971). He achieved international acclaim and recognition for his breakthrough role as Michael Corleone in Francis Ford Coppola's The Godfather (1972) receiving his first Oscar nomination and would reprise the role in the equally successful sequels The Godfather Part II (1974) and The Godfather Part III (1990). Pacino's performance as Michael Corleone in these films is regarded as one of the greatest screen performances in film history.
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Lot 47: 1940 1st edition Walt DISNEY Pinocchio Colour Illustrated book

Estimate: £600 - £800 Pinocchio has long been one of the most iconic children’s story characters. Developed in the late 19th-century Italy, Pinocchio became popular in 1940 when the Walt Disney Company produced a full-length color film based on the children’s adventure novel. The film saw such tremendous success that Disney published a book based on the film. It was illustrated by the Walt Disney Studio with the same artwork that appeared in the movie.
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Lot 48: BARBRA STRIESLAND (1942-) PHOTO.

Estimate: £40 - £50 Vintage silver gelatin photo of Barbra Striseland. 10x8 inches. Previous owners signature on verso.
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Lot 49: BARBRA STRIESLAND (1942-) PHOTO.

Estimate: £40 - £50 Vintage silver gelatin photo of Barbra Striseland. 10x8 inches.
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Lot 50: PRESIDENT: RICHARD NIXON (1913-1994).

Estimate: £200 - £300 An autograph cutting from the former US president Richard Nixon. He served as the 37th President of the United States from 1969 until his resignation in 1974, making him the only U.S. president to resign from office. Professionally mounted and framed and supplied with coa.
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Lot 51: Salvador Dali - Earth Goddess signed.

Estimate: £3000 - £4000 A piece by Salvador Dali, painted, and signed. 14x11 inches.
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Lot 52: COCA COLA AD SIGN LILLIAN NORDICA.

Estimate: £100 - £150 Coca-cola advertisement. Size: 29x22 inches.
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Lot 53: 1960 TOPPS HANK AARON NO 300 BASEBALL CARD.

Estimate: £80 - £100 Condition: Some creasing.
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Lot 54: HENRI MATISSE (French, 1869-1954). Danseuse au tabouret (from Dix danseuses), 1927.

Estimate: £7000 - £8000 Danseuse au tabouret (from Dix danseuses), 1927. Lithograph. 18 x 11 inches (45.7 x 27.9 cm). Ed. 53/130. Signed lower left: Henri Matisse
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