May 19, 2013

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Lot 47: In the style of Frank Lloyd Wright

Lot 47: In the style of Frank Lloyd Wright

In the style of Frank Lloyd Wright Architectural drawings (3) and other ephemera (30)

1955-59
Pencil and crayon on paper

Studio

Illustrated plans each: 28" x 35" and other: 25" x 35"; Stools each: 13.125" x 17.25" x 17.25"; Planter: 9" x 8.5" x 8.5"; Four other plans: 36.5" x 24"; twenty blueprints and two photocopies of various dimensions

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Comprised of three presentation drawings for the Pappas Residence, St. Louis, Missouri, 1955-59. Together with Taliesin portfolio tube (addressed to Robert Beharka), two stools, planter, 20 blueprints, two photocopies of architectural plans, and four hand-drawn plans of the Randall Fawcett residence.

Provenance: Robert "Bob" Beharka, California, and various sources;
Private Collection, Berkeley, California;
Private Collection, Santa Monica, California

Estimate: $20,000 - $30,000
Inventory Id: 5482

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Robert Beharka (1926-2009) was an apprentice under Frank Lloyd Wright during the conception and construction of the Fawcett residence, Los Banos, CA, 1955-1960. After the completion of the project Beharka set up his own architectural practice.

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