Vija Celmins

Latvian, b. 1938

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Spider Web, 2009
Screenprint on wove paper
27.6 x 32.9 cm
May 23, 2024Bonhams
Spider Web, 2009
Screenprint on wove paper
27.6 x 32.9 cm
May 23, 2024
Bonhams
Modern & Contemporary Prints & Multiples
Lot 120
Web #10, 2006
graphite and charcoal on acrylic ground paper
46.4 x 54.3 cm
May 14, 2024Christie's
Web #10, 2006
graphite and charcoal on acrylic ground paper
46.4 x 54.3 cm
May 14, 2024
Christie's
Live Auction 23171 21st Century Evening Sale
Lot 51 A
Untitled, from The Stars
Etching and aquatint, on Gampi Chine collé to wove paper, with full margins, accompanied by the artist's book with two etching, aquatint, and drypoints and hand-set text, <em>The Stars</em>, by Eliot Weinberger, in the original photogravure dust jacket, contained in the original handmade paper covered portfolio.
I. 10 7/8 x 13 5/8 in. (27.6 x 34.6 cm) S. 13 1/4 x 15 7/8 in. (33.7 x 40.3 cm) portfolio 11 x 7 1/2 x 1 in. (27.9 x 19.1 x 2.5 cm)
Apr 18, 2024Phillips
Untitled, from The Stars
Etching and aquatint, on Gampi Chine collé to wove paper, with full margins, accompanied by the artist's book with two etching, aquatint, and drypoints and hand-set text, <em>The Stars</em>, by Eliot Weinberger, in the original photogravure dust jacket, contained in the original handmade paper covered portfolio.
I. 10 7/8 x 13 5/8 in. (27.6 x 34.6 cm) S. 13 1/4 x 15 7/8 in. (33.7 x 40.3 cm) portfolio 11 x 7 1/2 x 1 in. (27.9 x 19.1 x 2.5 cm)
Apr 18, 2024
Phillips • New York
Editions & Works on Paper
Lot 375
Untitled (Dark Sky 1)
Mezzotint, on Hanhnemühle Copperplate bright white paper, with full margins.
I. 16 x 15 in. (40.6 x 38.1 cm) S. 21 1/2 x 19 in. (54.6 x 48.3 cm) framed 24 x 21 in. (61 x 53.3 cm)
Apr 18, 2024Phillips
Untitled (Dark Sky 1)
Mezzotint, on Hanhnemühle Copperplate bright white paper, with full margins.
I. 16 x 15 in. (40.6 x 38.1 cm) S. 21 1/2 x 19 in. (54.6 x 48.3 cm) framed 24 x 21 in. (61 x 53.3 cm)
Apr 18, 2024
Phillips • New York
Editions & Works on Paper
Lot 119
Ocean Surface Wood Engravin, 2000
wood engraving, on Zerkall paper
21.0 x 25.7 cm
Apr 16, 2024Christie's
Ocean Surface Wood Engravin, 2000
wood engraving, on Zerkall paper
21.0 x 25.7 cm
Apr 16, 2024
Christie's
Live Auction 23053 Prints and Multiples
Lot 158
Untitled (Ocean with Cross #1), 2005
screenprint, on wove paper
44.8 x 57.5 cm
Apr 16, 2024Christie's
Untitled (Ocean with Cross #1), 2005
screenprint, on wove paper
44.8 x 57.5 cm
Apr 16, 2024
Christie's
Live Auction 23053 Prints and Multiples
Lot 159
Untitled (Ocean Drypoint), 2016
drypoint with pencil on Hahnemühle wove paper
26.8 x 48.1 cm
Apr 12, 2024Sotheby's
Untitled (Ocean Drypoint), 2016
drypoint with pencil on Hahnemühle wove paper
26.8 x 48.1 cm
Apr 12, 2024
Sotheby's
Prints & Multiples
Lot 49
Constellation - Uccello, 1983
etching and aquatint, on fabriano paper
25.1 x 33.7 cm
Mar 14, 2024Christie's
Constellation - Uccello, 1983
etching and aquatint, on fabriano paper
25.1 x 33.7 cm
Mar 14, 2024
Christie's
Live Auction 22860 Contemporary Edition: New York
Lot 52
School Slate, 2009
acrylic and alkyd on bronze, string and wood shelf
24.8 x 16.8 x 0.6 cm
Mar 7, 2024Christie's
School Slate, 2009
acrylic and alkyd on bronze, string and wood shelf
24.8 x 16.8 x 0.6 cm
Mar 7, 2024
Christie's
Live Auction 22617 20th / 21st Century: London Evening Sale
Lot 47
Dark Galaxy
Mezzotint, on Magnani Pescia Satinato paper, with full margins.
I. 30 x 21 cm (11 3/4 x 8 1/4 in.) S. 41.9 x 30 cm (16 1/2 x 11 3/4 in.)
Jan 18, 2024Phillips
Dark Galaxy
Mezzotint, on Magnani Pescia Satinato paper, with full margins.
I. 30 x 21 cm (11 3/4 x 8 1/4 in.) S. 41.9 x 30 cm (16 1/2 x 11 3/4 in.)
Jan 18, 2024
Phillips • London
Evening & Day Editions
Lot 188
Web Ladder
Mezzotint, on Magnani Pescia Satinato paper, with full margins.
I. 30.2 x 21 cm (11 7/8 x 8 1/4 in.) S. 41.9 x 29.8 cm (16 1/2 x 11 3/4 in.)
Jan 18, 2024Phillips
Web Ladder
Mezzotint, on Magnani Pescia Satinato paper, with full margins.
I. 30.2 x 21 cm (11 7/8 x 8 1/4 in.) S. 41.9 x 29.8 cm (16 1/2 x 11 3/4 in.)
Jan 18, 2024
Phillips • London
Evening & Day Editions
Lot 187
Divided Night Sky; and Reverse Galaxy
One mezzotint, and one etching with drypoint, on Magnani Pescia Satinato paper, with full margins.
both I. 30.1 x 21.1 cm (11 7/8 x 8 1/4 in.) both S. 41.9 x 30 cm (16 1/2 x 11 3/4 in.)
Jan 18, 2024Phillips
Divided Night Sky; and Reverse Galaxy
One mezzotint, and one etching with drypoint, on Magnani Pescia Satinato paper, with full margins.
both I. 30.1 x 21.1 cm (11 7/8 x 8 1/4 in.) both S. 41.9 x 30 cm (16 1/2 x 11 3/4 in.)
Jan 18, 2024
Phillips • London
Evening & Day Editions
Lot 81
Spider Web, 2009
Screenprint on wove paper
27.6 x 32.9 cm
Oct 30, 2023Bonhams
Spider Web, 2009
Screenprint on wove paper
27.6 x 32.9 cm
Oct 30, 2023
Bonhams
Modern & Contemporary Prints & Multiples
Lot 189
Constellation - Uccello, 1983
etching and aquatint, on Fabriano paper
25.1 x 33.7 cm
Oct 28, 2023Christie's
Constellation - Uccello, 1983
etching and aquatint, on Fabriano paper
25.1 x 33.7 cm
Oct 28, 2023
Christie's
Prints and Multiples
Lot 192
Divided Night Sky; and Reverse Galaxy
One mezzotint and one etching and drypoint, on Magnani Pescia Satinato paper, with full margins.
both I. 11 3/4 x 8 1/4 in. (29.8 x 21 cm) both S. 16 1/2 x 11 3/4 in. (41.9 x 29.8 cm)
Oct 27, 2023Phillips
Divided Night Sky; and Reverse Galaxy
One mezzotint and one etching and drypoint, on Magnani Pescia Satinato paper, with full margins.
both I. 11 3/4 x 8 1/4 in. (29.8 x 21 cm) both S. 16 1/2 x 11 3/4 in. (41.9 x 29.8 cm)
Oct 27, 2023
Phillips • New York
Editions & Works on Paper
Lot 76
Untitled (Ocean) (C. p. 205, R. 39)
Lithograph, on Rives paper, with full margins.
I. 6 x 41 3/4 in. (15.2 x 106 cm) S. 28 1/8 x 45 7/8 in. (71.4 x 116.5 cm)
Oct 27, 2023Phillips
Untitled (Ocean) (C. p. 205, R. 39)
Lithograph, on Rives paper, with full margins.
I. 6 x 41 3/4 in. (15.2 x 106 cm) S. 28 1/8 x 45 7/8 in. (71.4 x 116.5 cm)
Oct 27, 2023
Phillips • New York
Editions & Works on Paper
Lot 75
Untitled Portfolio, 1975
four lithographs on handmade Twinrocker rag paper
31.8 x 42.0 cm
Sep 19, 2023Sotheby's
Untitled Portfolio, 1975
four lithographs on handmade Twinrocker rag paper
31.8 x 42.0 cm
Sep 19, 2023
Sotheby's
Prints & Multiples
Lot 102
Desert, from Untitled Portfolio, 1975
lithograph, on Twinrocker Handmade Rag paper
31.5 x 41.6 cm
Jul 19, 2023Christie's
Desert, from Untitled Portfolio, 1975
lithograph, on Twinrocker Handmade Rag paper
31.5 x 41.6 cm
Jul 19, 2023
Christie's
Contemporary Edition
Lot 98
Night Sky I (Reversed) (G. 1932, R. 38), 1932
Photogravure, aquatint and drypoint in colors, on Hahnemühle Copperplate paper, with full margins.
I. 15 1/2 x 19 1/4 in. (39.4 x 48.9 cm) S. 21 x 24 1/2 in. (53.3 x 62.2 cm)
Jun 21, 2023Phillips
Night Sky I (Reversed) (G. 1932, R. 38), 1932
Photogravure, aquatint and drypoint in colors, on Hahnemühle Copperplate paper, with full margins.
I. 15 1/2 x 19 1/4 in. (39.4 x 48.9 cm) S. 21 x 24 1/2 in. (53.3 x 62.2 cm)
Jun 21, 2023
Phillips • New York
Editions & Works on Paper
Lot 37
Untitled, from The Stars
Etching and aquatint, on Gampi Chine collé to wove paper, with full margins.
I. 10 3/4 x 13 3/4 in. (27.3 x 34.9 cm) S. 13 x 16 in. (33 x 40.6 cm)
Jun 21, 2023Phillips
Untitled, from The Stars
Etching and aquatint, on Gampi Chine collé to wove paper, with full margins.
I. 10 3/4 x 13 3/4 in. (27.3 x 34.9 cm) S. 13 x 16 in. (33 x 40.6 cm)
Jun 21, 2023
Phillips • New York
Editions & Works on Paper
Lot 36
Saturn Stamps (R. 28)
Offset lithograph, on wove paper with perforation, the full sheet.
S. 12 1/4 x 9 3/8 in. (31.1 x 23.8 cm)
Jun 21, 2023Phillips
Saturn Stamps (R. 28)
Offset lithograph, on wove paper with perforation, the full sheet.
S. 12 1/4 x 9 3/8 in. (31.1 x 23.8 cm)
Jun 21, 2023
Phillips • New York
Editions & Works on Paper
Lot 35
Night Sky #21, 2009-2013
oil on linen, stretched over panel
81.3 x 85.1 cm
May 18, 2023Sotheby's
Night Sky #21, 2009-2013
oil on linen, stretched over panel
81.3 x 85.1 cm
May 18, 2023
Sotheby's • New York
Contemporary Evening Auction
Lot 5003
Night Sky #21, 2009
oil on linen, stretched over panel
81.3 x 85.1 cm
May 18, 2023Sotheby's
Night Sky #21, 2009
oil on linen, stretched over panel
81.3 x 85.1 cm
May 18, 2023
Sotheby's
Contemporary Evening Auction
Lot 107
Untitled (Divided Rectangle), 1986
oil on canvas
35.9 x 45.7 cm
May 15, 2023Christie's
Untitled (Divided Rectangle), 1986
oil on canvas
35.9 x 45.7 cm
May 15, 2023
Christie's
Live Auction 22042 21st Century Evening Sale
Lot 7 B
Untitled (Saturn) (see R. fig. 23)
Offset lithograph from a mezzotint with embossing, on wove paper, with full margins.
I. 2 5/8 x 2 1/2 in. (6.7 x 6.4 cm) S. 10 x 8 1/2 in. (25.4 x 21.6 cm)
Apr 20, 2023Phillips
Untitled (Saturn) (see R. fig. 23)
Offset lithograph from a mezzotint with embossing, on wove paper, with full margins.
I. 2 5/8 x 2 1/2 in. (6.7 x 6.4 cm) S. 10 x 8 1/2 in. (25.4 x 21.6 cm)
Apr 20, 2023
Phillips • New York
Editions & Works on Paper
Lot 274
Concentric Bearings, D (G. 1222, R. fig. 19), 1222
Mezzotint, aquatint, drypoint, and photogravure, on Rives BFK paper, with full margins.
I. 9 1/2 x 16 3/8 in. (24.1 x 41.6 cm) S. 17 7/8 x 22 3/8 in. (45.4 x 56.8 cm)
Apr 20, 2023Phillips
Concentric Bearings, D (G. 1222, R. fig. 19), 1222
Mezzotint, aquatint, drypoint, and photogravure, on Rives BFK paper, with full margins.
I. 9 1/2 x 16 3/8 in. (24.1 x 41.6 cm) S. 17 7/8 x 22 3/8 in. (45.4 x 56.8 cm)
Apr 20, 2023
Phillips • New York
Editions & Works on Paper
Lot 273
Ocean with Cross #1 (R. p. 200)
Screenprint, on wove paper, with full margins.
I. 17 5/8 x 22 1/2 in. (44.8 x 57.2 cm) S. 24 1/8 x 28 3/4 in. (61.3 x 73 cm)
Apr 20, 2023Phillips
Ocean with Cross #1 (R. p. 200)
Screenprint, on wove paper, with full margins.
I. 17 5/8 x 22 1/2 in. (44.8 x 57.2 cm) S. 24 1/8 x 28 3/4 in. (61.3 x 73 cm)
Apr 20, 2023
Phillips • New York
Editions & Works on Paper
Lot 272
Night Sky 3 (G. 1934, R. fig. 39), 1934
Photogravure with burnishing, aquatint and drypoint, on Hahnemühle Copperplate paper, with full margins.
I. 14 3/4 x 18 3/4 in. (37.5 x 47.6 cm) S. 19 3/4 x 23 3/4 in. (50.2 x 60.3 cm)
Apr 20, 2023Phillips
Night Sky 3 (G. 1934, R. fig. 39), 1934
Photogravure with burnishing, aquatint and drypoint, on Hahnemühle Copperplate paper, with full margins.
I. 14 3/4 x 18 3/4 in. (37.5 x 47.6 cm) S. 19 3/4 x 23 3/4 in. (50.2 x 60.3 cm)
Apr 20, 2023
Phillips • New York
Editions & Works on Paper
Lot 100
Galaxy, from Untitled Portfolio (R. fig. 10)
Lithograph, on Twinrocker Handmade paper, with full margins.
I. 12 1/2 x 16 1/2 in. (31.8 x 41.9 cm) S. 16 3/8 x 20 1/4 in. (41.6 x 51.4 cm)
Apr 20, 2023Phillips
Galaxy, from Untitled Portfolio (R. fig. 10)
Lithograph, on Twinrocker Handmade paper, with full margins.
I. 12 1/2 x 16 1/2 in. (31.8 x 41.9 cm) S. 16 3/8 x 20 1/4 in. (41.6 x 51.4 cm)
Apr 20, 2023
Phillips • New York
Editions & Works on Paper
Lot 99
Untitled (Large Ocean), 1972
lithograph, on Twinrocker handmade rag paper
76.4 x 116.0 cm
Apr 19, 2023Christie's
Untitled (Large Ocean), 1972
lithograph, on Twinrocker handmade rag paper
76.4 x 116.0 cm
Apr 19, 2023
Christie's
Live Auction 22049 The Sale of the Century: An Important Corporate Collection of Prints and Multiples
Lot 152
Galaxy, from Untitled Portfolio, 1975
lithograph, on Twinrocker Handmade Rag paper
31.8 x 42.0 cm
Apr 19, 2023Christie's
Galaxy, from Untitled Portfolio, 1975
lithograph, on Twinrocker Handmade Rag paper
31.8 x 42.0 cm
Apr 19, 2023
Christie's
Live Auction 22049 The Sale of the Century: An Important Corporate Collection of Prints and Multiples
Lot 153
Sky, from Untitled Portfolio, 1975
lithograph, on Twinrocker Handmade Rag paper
32.6 x 42.0 cm
Apr 19, 2023Christie's
Sky, from Untitled Portfolio, 1975
lithograph, on Twinrocker Handmade Rag paper
32.6 x 42.0 cm
Apr 19, 2023
Christie's
Live Auction 22049 The Sale of the Century: An Important Corporate Collection of Prints and Multiples
Lot 154
Desert, from Untitled Portfolio, 1975
lithograph, on Twinrocker Handmade Rag paper
31.5 x 41.6 cm
Apr 19, 2023Christie's
Desert, from Untitled Portfolio, 1975
lithograph, on Twinrocker Handmade Rag paper
31.5 x 41.6 cm
Apr 19, 2023
Christie's
Live Auction 22049 The Sale of the Century: An Important Corporate Collection of Prints and Multiples
Lot 155
Night Sky, 1997
woodcut on Kozo Gampi appliqué with a Fabriano Tiepolo support
22.5 x 25.0 cm
Apr 12, 2023Sotheby's
Night Sky, 1997
woodcut on Kozo Gampi appliqué with a Fabriano Tiepolo support
22.5 x 25.0 cm
Apr 12, 2023
Sotheby's
Prints & Multiples Including Jasper Johns from the Estate of Mark Lancaster
Lot 129
Untitled (Ocean with Cross #1), 2005
screenprint in grey on wove paper
44.6 x 57.3 cm
Apr 12, 2023Sotheby's
Untitled (Ocean with Cross #1), 2005
screenprint in grey on wove paper
44.6 x 57.3 cm
Apr 12, 2023
Sotheby's
Prints & Multiples Including Jasper Johns from the Estate of Mark Lancaster
Lot 130
Night Sky, 1997
woodcut, on Kozo-Gampi paper chine collé to Fabriano Tiepolo paper
22.0 x 24.5 cm
Mar 14, 2023Christie's
Night Sky, 1997
woodcut, on Kozo-Gampi paper chine collé to Fabriano Tiepolo paper
22.0 x 24.5 cm
Mar 14, 2023
Christie's
Contemporary Edition: London
Lot 337
Drypoint Ocean Surface (Second State), 1985
drypoint, on wove paper
19.7 x 25.1 cm
Mar 14, 2023Christie's
Drypoint Ocean Surface (Second State), 1985
drypoint, on wove paper
19.7 x 25.1 cm
Mar 14, 2023
Christie's
Contemporary Edition: London
Lot 338
Untitled (Web 2), 2001
mezzotint, on Hahnemühle paper
46.4 x 37.5 cm
Mar 8, 2023Christie's
Untitled (Web 2), 2001
mezzotint, on Hahnemühle paper
46.4 x 37.5 cm
Mar 8, 2023
Christie's
Live Auction 21664 Contemporary Edition: New York: Featuring the Collection of Kenwal Steel in Support of GLAAD
Lot 125
Dark Galaxy, 2010
mezzotint, on Magnani Pescia Satinato paper
29.9 x 21.0 cm
Mar 8, 2023Christie's
Dark Galaxy, 2010
mezzotint, on Magnani Pescia Satinato paper
29.9 x 21.0 cm
Mar 8, 2023
Christie's
Live Auction 21664 Contemporary Edition: New York: Featuring the Collection of Kenwal Steel in Support of GLAAD
Lot 153
Divided Night Sky, 2010
mezzotint, on Magnani Pescia Satinato paper
29.9 x 21.0 cm
Mar 8, 2023Christie's
Divided Night Sky, 2010
mezzotint, on Magnani Pescia Satinato paper
29.9 x 21.0 cm
Mar 8, 2023
Christie's
Live Auction 21664 Contemporary Edition: New York: Featuring the Collection of Kenwal Steel in Support of GLAAD
Lot 154
Spider Web, 2009
Screenprint on wove paper
27.6 x 32.9 cm
Nov 1, 2022Bonhams
Spider Web, 2009
Screenprint on wove paper
27.6 x 32.9 cm
Nov 1, 2022
Bonhams
Modern & Contemporary Prints & Multiples
Lot 122
Night Sky Woodcut, 1997
woodcut on Kozo Gampi appliqué with a Fabriano Tiepolo support
22.1 x 24.6 cm
Oct 17, 2022Sotheby's
Night Sky Woodcut, 1997
woodcut on Kozo Gampi appliqué with a Fabriano Tiepolo support
22.1 x 24.6 cm
Oct 17, 2022
Sotheby's
Important Prints & Multiples
Lot 58
Pink Pearl Eraser, 1966
acrylic on balsa wood
17.1 x 47 x 7.6 cm
Sep 30, 2022Sotheby's
Pink Pearl Eraser, 1966
acrylic on balsa wood
17.1 x 47 x 7.6 cm
Sep 30, 2022
Sotheby's
Contemporary Curated
Lot 6
Untitled (Moon Surface #1), 1969
graphite on acrylic ground on paper
34.6 x 47 cm
Sep 29, 2022Christie's
Untitled (Moon Surface #1), 1969
graphite on acrylic ground on paper
34.6 x 47 cm
Sep 29, 2022
Christie's
Live Auction 20983 Post-War to Present
Lot 128
Ocean Surface, 2000
wood engraving on Zerkall wove paper
20.88 x 25.88 cm
Jul 8, 2022Sotheby's
Ocean Surface, 2000
wood engraving on Zerkall wove paper
20.88 x 25.88 cm
Jul 8, 2022
Sotheby's
Contemporary Discoveries
Lot 39
Untitled, 1995
wood engraving on Twinrocker paper
12.7 x 12.6 cm
Jul 8, 2022Sotheby's
Untitled, 1995
wood engraving on Twinrocker paper
12.7 x 12.6 cm
Jul 8, 2022
Sotheby's
Contemporary Discoveries
Lot 41
Constellation, 1995
mezzotint on Rives BFK paper
13 x 3.38 cm
Jul 8, 2022Sotheby's
Constellation, 1995
mezzotint on Rives BFK paper
13 x 3.38 cm
Jul 8, 2022
Sotheby's
Contemporary Discoveries
Lot 42
Spider Web, 2009
screenprint on wove paper
27.6 x 32.9 cm
May 20, 2022Sotheby's
Spider Web, 2009
screenprint on wove paper
27.6 x 32.9 cm
May 20, 2022
Sotheby's
Contemporary Day Auction
Lot 449
Night Sky 2 (Reversed), 2002
etching, photogravure and drypoint printed in grey and black on Hahnemühle Copperplate paper
40.3 x 49.6 cm
May 20, 2022Sotheby's
Night Sky 2 (Reversed), 2002
etching, photogravure and drypoint printed in grey and black on Hahnemühle Copperplate paper
40.3 x 49.6 cm
May 20, 2022
Sotheby's
Contemporary Day Auction
Lot 450
Ocean Surface, 1983
drypoint, on Arches Satine paper
19.7 x 24.8 cm
May 18, 2022Christie's
Ocean Surface, 1983
drypoint, on Arches Satine paper
19.7 x 24.8 cm
May 18, 2022
Christie's
The Surrealist World of Rosalind Gersten Jacobs & Melvin Jacobs Online Sale
Lot 63