Picasso linoleum cut, $572,500, Leslie Hindman
Gavels ‘n’ Paddles
Recent Auctions from Near & Far
By Ken Hall
An unsigned linoleum cut by Pablo Picasso, titled Buste de Femme d’apres Cranach le Jeune, sold for $572,500 at a Modern and Contemporary Art Auction held May 14 by Leslie Hindman Auctioneers in Chicago, Ill. Also, a pair of photographs by Robert Frank, titled Trolley, New Orleans and Hoboken, realized $134,500 and $104,500, respectively; an untitled painting by Alexander Calder brought $146,500; and a sculpture by Deborah Butterfield, titled Doney, changed hands for $110,500. Prices include a 20 percent buyer’s premium.