Lot 331. Sam Snead Signed 16” x 20” B&W Photo Showing Him in 1949 at Walton Heath. Snead’s autograph is gem mint 10. Numbered 422 of 1000, the photo was signed in 1992. It is matted and framed to 22.25” x 26.5”. Kevin Keating provided the authentication. Snead is among the top 10 golfers of all time. He won the PGA three times, the British Open once and the Masters three times. His success also include six victories in the PGA Seniors event, and he earned the Vardon Trophy four times. He was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame in 1974. He passed away in 2002.
Winning Bid $225
Lot 332. Mark King Stunning Augusta “Amen Corner” Limited Edition 32” x 40” Serigraph. At Augusta National Golf Club, site of the Master’s Tournament, the Amen Corner comprises the second shot at the 11th hole, all of the 12th and the tee shot at the 13th. It has been the scene of various exciting golf events. King, a widely recognized landscape and portrait artist, has created numerous golf paintings that are in private collections. This limited edition, No. 92 of only 295 from Martin Lawrence Limited Editions, depicts a lone golfer. The 1987 serigraph is 32” x 40”, has a 28.5” x 36.5” image area and is professionally matted and framed to 42.5” x 49.5”. It is autographed by King. This print doubles as a dramatic piece of sports and fine art. Prints from a more common edition (550 prints) are routinely offered for four figures. Nm-m.
Winning Bid $201
Lot 333. LeRoy Neiman Autograph on a Neiman-Warhol Poster with a Jack Nicklaus Painting. Below the Nicklaus image, Neiman placed a large mint 9 pencil signature. Neiman painted the Nicklaus portrait in 1972. It is reproduced here on a 21.5” x 35.5” poster for the 1981-82 Neiman-Andy Warhol “An Exhibit of Sports Paintings” at the Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art. Neiman passed away in 2012. The nm-m poster has been nicely and unobtrusively framed to 22.5” x 36.25”. Autograph authentication by Kevin Keating.
Winning Bid $163