Vija Celmins

Latvian, b. 1938

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Vija Celmins

Latvian, b. 1938

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$1,815,000
Long Ocean #5, 1972
Sold on Nov 14, 2019
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Work on Paper
graphite on acrylic ground on paper
74.9 x 110.8 cm
Realized Price
$1,815,000
Auction Sale
Nov 14, 2019
Christie's
Description
Vija Celmins (b. 1938) Long Ocean #5 signed, inscribed and dated 'Vija Celmins 1972 Los Angeles' (on the reverse) graphite on acrylic ground on paper 29 ½ x 43 5/8 in. (74.9 x 110.8 cm.) Executed in 1972.
Long Ocean #5, 1972
graphite on acrylic ground on paper
Nov 14, 2019
Christie's
$1,815,000
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Work on Paper
74.9 x 110.8 cm
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Nov 14, 2019
Christie's
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$1,815,000
Description
Vija Celmins (b. 1938) Long Ocean #5 signed, inscribed and dated 'Vija Celmins 1972 Los Angeles' (on the reverse) graphite on acrylic ground on paper 29 ½ x 43 5/8 in. (74.9 x 110.8 cm.) Executed in 1972.
$3,015,000
Untitled (Night Sky #7), 1995
Sold on Nov 13, 2019
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Work on Paper
charcoal on paper
55.8 x 76.2 cm
Realized Price
$3,015,000
Auction Sale
Nov 13, 2019
Christie's
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Vija Celmins (b. 1938) Untitled (Night Sky #7) signed and inscribed '#7 V. Celmins' (lower edge) charcoal on paper 22 x 30 in. (55.8 x 76.2 cm.) Executed in 1995.
Untitled (Night Sky #7), 1995
charcoal on paper
Nov 13, 2019
Christie's
$3,015,000
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55.8 x 76.2 cm
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Nov 13, 2019
Christie's
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$3,015,000
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Vija Celmins (b. 1938) Untitled (Night Sky #7) signed and inscribed '#7 V. Celmins' (lower edge) charcoal on paper 22 x 30 in. (55.8 x 76.2 cm.) Executed in 1995.
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Spider-Web, 2009
Sold on Aug 28, 2019
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Screenprint, on wove paper
32.9 x 27.7 cm
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Price not available
Auction Sale
Aug 28, 2019
Bonhams
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Spider-Web, 2009
Screenprint, on wove paper
Aug 28, 2019
Bonhams
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32.9 x 27.7 cm
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Aug 28, 2019
Bonhams
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$5,000
Night Sky I (Reversed), 2003
Sold on Dec 6, 2018
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photogravure, aquatint, photoetching and drypoint in colors, on Hahnemühle Copperplate paper, 2003, signed and dated '02' in pencil, numbered 10/65 (there were also ten artist's proofs), published by Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles, with their blindstamps and ink stamp on the reverse
537 x 626 mm
Realized Price
$5,000
Auction Sale
Dec 6, 2018
Christie's
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VIJA CELMINS (B. 1938) Night Sky I (Reversed) photogravure, aquatint, photoetching and drypoint in colors, on Hahnemühle Copperplate paper, 2003, signed and dated '02' in pencil, numbered 10/65 (there were also ten artist's proofs), published by Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles, with their blindstamps and ink stamp on the reverse Image: 16 x 19 ½ in. (406 x 495 mm.) Sheet: 21 1/8 x 24 5/8 in. (537 x 626 mm.)
Night Sky I (Reversed), 2003
photogravure, aquatint, photoetching and drypoint in colors, on Hahnemühle Copperplate paper, 2003, signed and dated '02' in pencil, numbered 10/65 (there were also ten artist's proofs), published by Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles, with their blindstamps and ink stamp on the reverse
Dec 6, 2018
Christie's
$5,000
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537 x 626 mm
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Dec 6, 2018
Christie's
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$5,000
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VIJA CELMINS (B. 1938) Night Sky I (Reversed) photogravure, aquatint, photoetching and drypoint in colors, on Hahnemühle Copperplate paper, 2003, signed and dated '02' in pencil, numbered 10/65 (there were also ten artist's proofs), published by Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles, with their blindstamps and ink stamp on the reverse Image: 16 x 19 ½ in. (406 x 495 mm.) Sheet: 21 1/8 x 24 5/8 in. (537 x 626 mm.)
$20,000
Night Sky 3, 2003
Sold on Dec 6, 2018
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photogravure with burnishing, aquatint and drypoint, on Hahnemühle paper, 2003, signed and dated '02' in pencil, numbered 10/65 (there were also ten artist's proofs), published by Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles, with their blindstamps and ink stamp on the reverse
505 x 606 mm
Realized Price
$20,000
Auction Sale
Dec 6, 2018
Christie's
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VIJA CELMINS (B. 1938) Night Sky 3 photogravure with burnishing, aquatint and drypoint, on Hahnemühle paper, 2003, signed and dated '02' in pencil, numbered 10/65 (there were also ten artist's proofs), published by Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles, with their blindstamps and ink stamp on the reverse Image: 14 ¾ x 18 ¾ in. (375 x 476 mm.) Sheet: 19 7/8 x 23 7/8 in. (505 x 606 mm.)
Night Sky 3, 2003
photogravure with burnishing, aquatint and drypoint, on Hahnemühle paper, 2003, signed and dated '02' in pencil, numbered 10/65 (there were also ten artist's proofs), published by Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles, with their blindstamps and ink stamp on the reverse
Dec 6, 2018
Christie's
$20,000
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505 x 606 mm
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Dec 6, 2018
Christie's
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$20,000
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VIJA CELMINS (B. 1938) Night Sky 3 photogravure with burnishing, aquatint and drypoint, on Hahnemühle paper, 2003, signed and dated '02' in pencil, numbered 10/65 (there were also ten artist's proofs), published by Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles, with their blindstamps and ink stamp on the reverse Image: 14 ¾ x 18 ¾ in. (375 x 476 mm.) Sheet: 19 7/8 x 23 7/8 in. (505 x 606 mm.)
$17,500
Untitled (Web 4), 2002
Sold on Dec 6, 2018
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photogravure, aquatint and drypoint with burnishing, on Hahnemühle Copperplate paper, 2002, signed and dated in pencil, numbered 10/65 (there were also ten artist's proofs), published by Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles, with their blindstamps and ink stamp on the reverse
521 x 616 mm
Realized Price
$17,500
Auction Sale
Dec 6, 2018
Christie's
Description
VIJA CELMINS (B. 1938) Untitled (Web 4) photogravure, aquatint and drypoint with burnishing, on Hahnemühle Copperplate paper, 2002, signed and dated in pencil, numbered 10/65 (there were also ten artist's proofs), published by Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles, with their blindstamps and ink stamp on the reverse Image: 15 ½ x 19 in. (394 x 483 mm.) Sheet: 20 ½ x 24 ¼ in. (521 x 616 mm.)
Untitled (Web 4), 2002
photogravure, aquatint and drypoint with burnishing, on Hahnemühle Copperplate paper, 2002, signed and dated in pencil, numbered 10/65 (there were also ten artist's proofs), published by Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles, with their blindstamps and ink stamp on the reverse
Dec 6, 2018
Christie's
$17,500
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521 x 616 mm
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Dec 6, 2018
Christie's
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$17,500
Description
VIJA CELMINS (B. 1938) Untitled (Web 4) photogravure, aquatint and drypoint with burnishing, on Hahnemühle Copperplate paper, 2002, signed and dated in pencil, numbered 10/65 (there were also ten artist's proofs), published by Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles, with their blindstamps and ink stamp on the reverse Image: 15 ½ x 19 in. (394 x 483 mm.) Sheet: 20 ½ x 24 ¼ in. (521 x 616 mm.)
$16,250
Untitled (Web 3), 2003
Sold on Dec 6, 2018
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aquatint and drypoint, on Hahnemühle paper, 2003, signed and dated '02' in pencil, numbered 10/65 (there were also ten artist's proofs), published by Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles, with their blindstamps and ink stamp on the reverse
511 x 613 mm
Realized Price
$16,250
Auction Sale
Dec 6, 2018
Christie's
Description
VIJA CELMINS (B. 1938) Untitled (Web 3) aquatint and drypoint, on Hahnemühle paper, 2003, signed and dated '02' in pencil, numbered 10/65 (there were also ten artist's proofs), published by Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles, with their blindstamps and ink stamp on the reverse Image: 15 x 19 in. (381 x 483 mm.) Sheet: 20 1/8 x 24 1/8 in. (511 x 613 mm.)
Untitled (Web 3), 2003
aquatint and drypoint, on Hahnemühle paper, 2003, signed and dated '02' in pencil, numbered 10/65 (there were also ten artist's proofs), published by Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles, with their blindstamps and ink stamp on the reverse
Dec 6, 2018
Christie's
$16,250
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511 x 613 mm
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Auction Sale
Dec 6, 2018
Christie's
Realized Price
$16,250
Description
VIJA CELMINS (B. 1938) Untitled (Web 3) aquatint and drypoint, on Hahnemühle paper, 2003, signed and dated '02' in pencil, numbered 10/65 (there were also ten artist's proofs), published by Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles, with their blindstamps and ink stamp on the reverse Image: 15 x 19 in. (381 x 483 mm.) Sheet: 20 1/8 x 24 1/8 in. (511 x 613 mm.)
$225
Ocean with Cross #1 Poster, 2005
Sold on Dec 3, 2018
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Print
Five silkscreen posters on Rives paper
65.4 x 57.4 cm
Realized Price
$225
Auction Sale
Dec 3, 2018
Bonhams
Description
Ocean with Cross #1 Poster, 2005
Five silkscreen posters on Rives paper
Dec 3, 2018
Bonhams
$225
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65.4 x 57.4 cm
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Dec 3, 2018
Bonhams
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$225
$93,750
Starfield, 2010
Sold on Nov 16, 2018
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mezzotint and drypoint, on Hahnemühle Copperplate paper, 2010, signed and dated in pencil, numbered 10/30 (there were also ten artist's proofs), co-published by the artist and Simmelink/Sukimoto Editions, Olympia, Washington
673 x 911 mm
Realized Price
$93,750
Auction Sale
Nov 16, 2018
Christie's
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VIJA CELMINS (B. 1938) Starfield mezzotint and drypoint, on Hahnemühle Copperplate paper, 2010, signed and dated in pencil, numbered 10/30 (there were also ten artist's proofs), co-published by the artist and Simmelink/Sukimoto Editions, Olympia, Washington Image: 23 5/8 x 33 3/8 in. (600 x 848 mm.) Sheet: 26 ½ x 35 7/8 in. (673 x 911 mm.)
Starfield, 2010
mezzotint and drypoint, on Hahnemühle Copperplate paper, 2010, signed and dated in pencil, numbered 10/30 (there were also ten artist's proofs), co-published by the artist and Simmelink/Sukimoto Editions, Olympia, Washington
Nov 16, 2018
Christie's
$93,750
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673 x 911 mm
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Nov 16, 2018
Christie's
Realized Price
$93,750
Description
VIJA CELMINS (B. 1938) Starfield mezzotint and drypoint, on Hahnemühle Copperplate paper, 2010, signed and dated in pencil, numbered 10/30 (there were also ten artist's proofs), co-published by the artist and Simmelink/Sukimoto Editions, Olympia, Washington Image: 23 5/8 x 33 3/8 in. (600 x 848 mm.) Sheet: 26 ½ x 35 7/8 in. (673 x 911 mm.)
$100,000
Untitled Porfolio, 1975
Sold on Nov 16, 2018
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the complete set of four lithographs in colors, on Twinrocker handmade rag paper, 1975, each signed, dated and numbered 10/75 in pencil (there were also fifteen artist's proof sets), published by Cirrus Editions, Los Angeles, with their blindstamp and ink stamp on the reverse
413 x 511 mm
Realized Price
$100,000
Auction Sale
Nov 16, 2018
Christie's
Description
VIJA CELMINS (B. 1938) _Untitled Porfolio_ the complete set of four lithographs in colors, on Twinrocker handmade rag paper, 1975, each signed, dated and numbered 10/75 in pencil (there were also fifteen artist's proof sets), published by Cirrus Editions, Los Angeles, with their blindstamp and ink stamp on the reverse Each Image: 12 5/8 x 16 3/8 in. (321 x 416 mm.) Each Sheet: 16 ¼ x 20 1/8 in. (413 x 511 mm.) (4)
Untitled Porfolio, 1975
the complete set of four lithographs in colors, on Twinrocker handmade rag paper, 1975, each signed, dated and numbered 10/75 in pencil (there were also fifteen artist's proof sets), published by Cirrus Editions, Los Angeles, with their blindstamp and ink stamp on the reverse
Nov 16, 2018
Christie's
$100,000
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413 x 511 mm
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Nov 16, 2018
Christie's
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$100,000
Description
VIJA CELMINS (B. 1938) _Untitled Porfolio_ the complete set of four lithographs in colors, on Twinrocker handmade rag paper, 1975, each signed, dated and numbered 10/75 in pencil (there were also fifteen artist's proof sets), published by Cirrus Editions, Los Angeles, with their blindstamp and ink stamp on the reverse Each Image: 12 5/8 x 16 3/8 in. (321 x 416 mm.) Each Sheet: 16 ¼ x 20 1/8 in. (413 x 511 mm.) (4)
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