Photographs, fine prints comprise Capsule Gallery auction Dec. 11

Henri Matisse (French, 1869-1954) single pochoir, from ‘Jazz’ titled ‘Formes, Pl. IX,’ copy number 10 from the portfolio edition of 100 published in 1947 by Tériade éditeur, Paris. Estimate: $6,000-$9,000. Capsule Gallery image

NEW YORK – Capsule Gallery Auction presents Photography + Fine Prints, a curated sale of over 100 fantastic and fresh-to-market artworks, featuring a singular collection of nude photography and select additions. The sale is scheduled for Tuesday, Dec. 11, at 12:30 p.m. Eastern time. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.

Photo highlights include the following:

– A group of five contact sheets (below) by Diane Arbus from the estate of her friend Carlotta Berger, who modeled for the shoot. The work was documented in the book Diane Arbus: Revelations.

Diane Arbus (American (1923-1971), images from one of five contact sheets, each sheet 8 x 10 inches. This work is from an assignment for ‘Harper’s Bazaar’ that was not published. Estimate: $2,000-$3,000. Capsule Gallery image

– Three numbered and estate stamped posthumous prints from the work of Francesca Woodman. Provenance: Marian Goodman Gallery.

– Two signed and inscribed prints by Carolee Schneemann from Eye Body.

– Many individual prints by Jock Sturges as well as four large folio collections.

Jock Sturges (American, b.1947) ‘Twenty-Five Years,’ the complete set of 10 gelatin silver prints, 11 x 14 inches. Published in 2004 by Paul Cava Fine Art. Edition number 12/25. Estimate: $5,000-8,000. Capsule Gallery image

– Three numbered and estate stamped posthumous prints from the work of Francesca Woodman. Provenance: Marian Goodman Gallery.

– Nude photography from a singular collection: Peter Hujar, Helmut Newton, Horst P. Horst, Sally Mann, Lee Friedlander and others.

Horst P. Horst (American-German, 1906-1999), platinum-palladium print, signed verso, numbered 4/25, image: 13½ x 19½ inches, matted, unframed. Estimate: $5,000-$7,000. Capsule Gallery image

Print Highlights include:

– Marc Chagall, The Story of Exodus. The complete book and set of 24 lithographs.

– Léonard Tsuguharu Foujita, 20 plates from A Book of Cats, 1929.

Léonard Tsuguharu Foujita (French-Japanese, 1886-1968), 20 plates from ‘A Book of Cats,’ 1929, from the edition of 500. Collotypes on paper, approximately 7¾ x 10¼ inches. Estimate $15,000-25,000. Capsule Gallery image

– Manolo Millares, Mutilados de Paz. The complete set of four lithographs. Provenance: The Schulfhof Collection.

– A pochoir by Larry Rivers inscribed to and from the collection of Andy Warhol.

For details contact the gallery Capsule Gallery at info@capsuleauctions.com or 212-353-2277.