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Travel Through Time in 7 Prints

This curated mix of modern and antique prints spans from the 19th all the way through to the 20th century. Join us on this journey through time in 7 unique prints and works on paper.

Indian Decor Sheet

This original chromolithograph of Indian décor from Das Polychrome Ornament by Albert Racinet and Owen Jones (1871, Paris) is complemented by a fine frame.

Indian decor sheet, 1871, original chromolithograph of Indian decor from ‘Das Polychrome Ornament’ by Albert Racinet and Owen Jones, Paris, 1871, framed, 19.5in x 24in. Estimate: $450-$550. Jasper52 image

 

Victorian Colored Lithographs

This pair of beautiful Victorian women depicted in large color lithographs makes an appearance in matching oval frames.

Pair of Victorian colored lithographs behind glass on gold, in gilt wood oval frame with high relief details. Estimate: $300-$400. Jasper52 image

 

Audubon’s Baltimore Oriole Print

John James Audubon’s original Princeton Audubon print of Orioles (505/1500) is framed under UV protective glass and expected to sell for $1,300-$1,700. This is a stunning example of a print fusing illustration and history to display wonder of the natural world.

Audubon’s Baltimore Oriole print, original limited edition Princeton Audubon print of Orioles (505/1500), framed. Estimate: $1,300-$1,700. Jasper52 image

 

Keith Haring Signed NYC Peech Boys LP

The first of several Keith Haring works includes this LP album cover for the NYC Peech Boys titled “Life is Something Special.” This was designed and signed by Haring himself, and dated 1983.

NYC Peech Boys LP “Life is Something Special”, Signed by Keith Haring, 1983. Estimate: $2,000-$4,000

 

See, Hear, Speak, No Evil

This Keith Haring marker and paint on paper print is signed by the artist and dates to 1988.

Keith Haring, ‘See, Hear, Speak, No Evil,’ marker and paint on paper, signed ‘K. Haring 88.’ Estimate: $2,000-$4,000. Jasper52 image

 

5 Dancing Men

The final standout Keith Haring work is ‘5 Dancing Men’ dated to 1989.

Keith Haring, ‘5 Dancing Men,’ marker on paper, signed ‘K. Haring 89.’ Estimate: $2,000-$4,000. Jasper52 image

 

The Angel Series Poster

Bringing us nearly to the brink of the 21st century is this The Angel Series poster signed by artist Peter Max, dated to 1999.

Peter Max signed poster, ‘The Angel Series,’ signed in black felt pen and dated 1999. Estimate: $500-$1,000. Jasper52 image

 

For more unique antique and modern prints, take a look at the full catalog of prints, multiples and works on paper.

6 Fine Prints Fusing Illustration and History

Artists and nature meet in this fine print collection displaying wonders of the natural world and unique portraits of times past. From a signed drypoint portrait by Whistler, to an Audubon lithograph of a rare oriole, this auction showcases a rich variety of imagery and print techniques. A few highlights from the sale are featured below:

This Audubon Baltimore Oriole print from a limited edition (505/1500) is framed under UV-protective glass.

John James Audubon, ‘Baltimore Oriole’, original limited edition Princeton Audubon print of orioles (505/1500). Estimate: $1,300-$1,700

John James Audubon, ‘Baltimore Oriole’, original limited edition Princeton Audubon print of orioles (505/1500). Estimate: $1,300-$1,700

John James Audubon (1785-1851) was an American ornithologist, painter and naturalist. With his extensive illustrations documenting American birds, he was the dominant wildlife artist during his lifetime. He became famous for his book Birds in America, which contained 435 life-size prints.

Audubon’s Louisiana Tanager, which will be offered in the auction, is an original hand-colored lithograph from Bird’s of America published in 1840.

John James Audubon, ‘Louisiana Tanager,’ original hand-colored lithograph from ‘Bird’s of America, first octavo edition, 1840, matted but not framed. Estimate: $800-$1,000

John James Audubon, ‘Louisiana Tanager,’ original hand-colored lithograph from ‘Bird’s of America, first octavo edition, 1840, matted but not framed. Estimate: $800-$1,000

This 1859 drypoint etching by American artist James Abbott McNeill Whistler of French sculptor Charles Drouet (1836-1908) is another highlight.

James Abbott McNeill Whistler, ‘Drouet, Sculpteur,’ drypoint, 1859. Estimate: $1,500-$1,800

James Abbott McNeill Whistler, ‘Drouet, Sculpteur,’ drypoint, 1859. Estimate: $1,500-$1,800

Moving into the 20th century, the auction holds another portrait of an artist by a fellow artist: Anders Zorn’s original etching of noted sculptor Prince Paul Troubetzkoy II. Zorn (1860-1920) was one of Sweden’s foremost artists. He obtained international success as a painter, sculptor and etcher.

Anders Zorn, ‘Prince Paul Troubetzkoy II,’ etching, signed in pencil, 1909, edition 30-50. Estimate: $1,500-$1,800

Anders Zorn, ‘Prince Paul Troubetzkoy II,’ etching, signed in pencil, 1909, edition 30-50. Estimate: $1,500-$1,800

Next comes two lots by by Georges Rouault (1871-1958) a French painter, draftsman and printer, whose work is often associated with Fauvism and Expressionism. The first is a portrait of French poet Charles Baudelaire.

Georges Rouault, ‘Baudelaire,’ wash and lithographic crayon, 1926. Estimate: $1,200-$1,500

Georges Rouault, ‘Baudelaire,’ wash and lithographic crayon, 1926. Estimate: $1,200-$1,500

The second is a woodblock print titled Notre Dame de la Fin des Terres (Our Lady of the End of the World), which is signed and dated (1938) in the block.

Georges Rouault, ‘Notre Dame de la Fin des Terres’ (Our Lady of the End of the World), woodblock print. Estimate: $1,500-$1,800

Georges Rouault, ‘Notre Dame de la Fin des Terres’ (Our Lady of the End of the World), woodblock print. Estimate: $1,500-$1,800

View the full catalog of fine prints curated by Jasper52.