Frank Stella (American, born  1936); Illustrations after El Lissitzky's Had Gadya;

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Lot 374
Frank Stella
(American, born 1936)
Illustrations after El Lissitzky's Had Gadya;

Sold for US$ 90,000 inc. premium

Prints

20 May 2008, 10:00 PDT

San Francisco

Frank Stella (American, born 1936)
Illustrations after El Lissitzky's Had Gadya, 1982-84
The complete portfolio, comprising 12 lithographs, linocuts and silkscreens printed in colors with handcoloring and collage on wove paper, each signed in pencil, dated and numbered 41/60 (there were also 10 artist's proofs), published by Waddington Graphics, London, the full sheets, in excellent condition, each framed.
Titles Include: Had Gadya: Front Cover; One Small Goat Papa Bought For Two Zuzim; A Hungry Cat Ate Up The Goat; Then Came A Dog And Bit The Cat; Then Came A Stick And Beat The Dog; Then Came A Fire And Burnt The Stick; Then Water Came And Quenched The Fire; Then Came An Ox And Drank The Water; The Butcher Came And Slew The Ox; Then Came Death And Took The Butcher; And The Holy One; Blessed Be He; Came And Smote The Angel Of Death and Had Gadya: Back Cover
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  • This lot is accompanied by an illustrated catalogue of the series.
Frank Stella (American, born  1936); Illustrations after El Lissitzky's Had Gadya;
Frank Stella (American, born  1936); Illustrations after El Lissitzky's Had Gadya;
Frank Stella (American, born  1936); Illustrations after El Lissitzky's Had Gadya;
Frank Stella (American, born  1936); Illustrations after El Lissitzky's Had Gadya;
Frank Stella (American, born  1936); Illustrations after El Lissitzky's Had Gadya;
Frank Stella (American, born  1936); Illustrations after El Lissitzky's Had Gadya;
Frank Stella (American, born  1936); Illustrations after El Lissitzky's Had Gadya;
Frank Stella (American, born  1936); Illustrations after El Lissitzky's Had Gadya;
Frank Stella (American, born  1936); Illustrations after El Lissitzky's Had Gadya;
Frank Stella (American, born  1936); Illustrations after El Lissitzky's Had Gadya;
Frank Stella (American, born  1936); Illustrations after El Lissitzky's Had Gadya;
Frank Stella (American, born  1936); Illustrations after El Lissitzky's Had Gadya;
Frank Stella (American, born  1936); Illustrations after El Lissitzky's Had Gadya;
Frank Stella (American, born  1936); Illustrations after El Lissitzky's Had Gadya;
Frank Stella (American, born  1936); Illustrations after El Lissitzky's Had Gadya;
Frank Stella (American, born  1936); Illustrations after El Lissitzky's Had Gadya;
Frank Stella (American, born  1936); Illustrations after El Lissitzky's Had Gadya;
Frank Stella (American, born  1936); Illustrations after El Lissitzky's Had Gadya;
Frank Stella (American, born  1936); Illustrations after El Lissitzky's Had Gadya;
Frank Stella (American, born  1936); Illustrations after El Lissitzky's Had Gadya;
Frank Stella (American, born  1936); Illustrations after El Lissitzky's Had Gadya;
Frank Stella (American, born  1936); Illustrations after El Lissitzky's Had Gadya;
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