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Jasper Johns (American, b. 1930)
5/6/2016 - Modern Art: Live Salesroom Auction
Skull from Reality and Paradoxes series
screenprint
unsigned prestrike 
printed by Styria Studio, New York with stamp l.r.
framed
22.25 x 29.75 in. (sheet size)




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Michael Graves Bird's-Eye Maple Console
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Frank Stella (American, b. 1936)
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Edward Weston (American, 1886-1958)
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