An important facet of Michael and Gabrielle Boyd's fascinating collection is their acquisition of knowledge and their impressive library. Word + Image features 150 lots and over 2000 books. From surveys on art, architecture and design movements to exhibition catalogs and monographs of icons such as Eileen Gray, Jean Prouvé, Eva Hesse and Ed Ruscha, this sale touches on many of the 20th century’s greatest artistic achievements.

Highlights from Word + Image

, Rare Bauhaus periodicals, four | wright20.com

213

Rare Bauhaus periodicals, four

estimate: $1,000–1,500
result: $2,000
, Experimental Photography survey, thirty-two | wright20.com

317

Experimental Photography survey, thirty-two

estimate: $500–700
, Ed Ruscha monographs, twenty-eight | wright20.com

278

Ed Ruscha monographs, twenty-eight

estimate: $1,500–2,000
result: $3,000
, Various Artist monographs, fifty-one | wright20.com

269

Various Artist monographs, fifty-one

estimate: $400–600
result: $2,125
, Berenice Abbott: Changing New York, A Book of Photographs (First Edition) | wright20.com

301

Berenice Abbott: Changing New York, A Book of Photographs (First Edition)

estimate: $500–700
result: $3,750
, Graphic Design survey, thirty-two | wright20.com

215

Graphic Design survey, thirty-two

estimate: $400–600
result: $1,063
, Yayoi Kusama monographs, twenty | wright20.com

296

Yayoi Kusama monographs, twenty

estimate: $500–700
result: $1,500
, Art survey, fifty-six | wright20.com

354

Art survey, fifty-six

estimate: $600–800
, French Design survey, eleven | wright20.com

348

French Design survey, eleven

estimate: $2,000–3,000
, Richard Serra monographs, thirty-eight | wright20.com

287

Richard Serra monographs, thirty-eight

estimate: $1,000–1,500
result: $2,210
, African and Oceanic Art survey, thirty-four | wright20.com

326

African and Oceanic Art survey, thirty-four

estimate: $700–900
result: $1,375
, Eva Hesse monographs, fourteen | wright20.com

345

Eva Hesse monographs, fourteen

estimate: $500–700
result: $500

International Style: The Boyd Collection

Collecting is a way of life for Michael and Gabrielle Boyd. The Boyds have amassed a collection that is unparalleled in scope and breadth encompassing everything from modern masterpieces and art to everyday furnishings, objects and books.

On November 7th, Wright presents a selection of works from their exceptional collection including important masterworks and iconic designs from across the 20th century in International Style: The Boyd Collection.

I. Masterworks

GERRIT RIETVELD, Zig Zag armchair | wright20.com

121

Gerrit Rietveld

Zig Zag armchair

estimate: $30,000–50,000
AFTER THEO VAN DOESBURG, Peinture pure tapestry | wright20.com

102

After Theo van Doesburg

Peinture pure tapestry

estimate: $15,000–20,000
result: $18,750
CARLO MOLLINO, Important Tipo B chair from the Lisa Ponti Apartment | wright20.com

110

Carlo Mollino

Important Tipo B chair from the Lisa Ponti Apartment

estimate: $300,000–500,000
result: $348,500
RUDOLPH M. SCHINDLER, suite of four units from the Milton and Ruth Shep Commission, Los Angeles | wright20.com

119

Rudolph M. Schindler

suite of four units from the Milton and Ruth Shep Commission, Los Angeles

estimate: $30,000–50,000
FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT, chair from the Johnson Wax building, Racine, Wisconsin | wright20.com

100

Frank Lloyd Wright

chair from the Johnson Wax building, Racine, Wisconsin

estimate: $30,000–50,000
result: $35,000
GERRIT RIETVELD, technical design for an armchair | wright20.com

128

Gerrit Rietveld

technical design for an armchair

estimate: $3,000–5,000
result: $1,875
POUL HENNINGSEN, PH 3 1/2 / 2 table lamp | wright20.com

137

Poul Henningsen

PH 3 1/2 / 2 table lamp

estimate: $7,000–9,000
result: $5,625
ARNE JACOBSEN, sofa, model 3300 | wright20.com

139

Arne Jacobsen

sofa, model 3300

estimate: $5,000–7,000
result: $5,000

Word + Image: The Boyd Collection

For Additional Information
312 563 0020
sales@wright20.com

Exhibition / Chicago
31 October –7 November 2019
10 am – 5 pm  Monday – Friday

Auction / Chicago
7 November 2019
immediately following International Style: The Boyd Collection