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6 Prints That Range From Classical To Modern

Dozens of lithographs and prints on paper – from antique to modern – by world-class artists are featured in this week’s uniquely curated auction. Below are 6 standout prints that demonstrate the range and variety of this sale.

Pablo Picasso, ‘Toros y Toreros,’ 1961, original lithograph, artist signed, 14.5in x 11.5in. Estimate: $400-$600. Jasper52 image

Leading this colorful collection are several works by Pablo Picasso, including an original signed lithograph titled Toros y Toreros (Bulls and Bullfighters) done in 1961 and a signed lithograph from his portfolio Le Goût du Bonheur (The Taste of Happiness).

Pablo Picasso, lithograph from the portfolio ‘Le Goût du Bonheur’ (The Taste of Happiness), 1970, lithograph on Arches wove paper artist signed, 10in x 13in. Estimate: $400-$600. Jasper52 image

 

American pop art icon Roy Lichtenstein is represented in the auction by an offset lithograph of the right panel of his famous diptych Wham!

Roy Lichtenstein, offset lithograph of the right panel of diptych painting “Whaam! 1984, from an edition of 3,000, 24 5/8in x 28 3/4in. Estimate: $1,200-$1,500. Jasper52 image

 

Having the highest estimate in the auction is a Jim Dine etching titled Magenta and Rose Robes Diptych from 1979. The large, pencil-signed work carries a $6,000-$8,000 estimate.

Jim Dine, ‘Magenta and Rose Robes Diptych,’ 1979, etching, pencil signed and numbered 2 of 19. Estimate: $6,000-$8,000. Jasper52 image

 

Of a more traditional nature is David Roberts’ St. Jean D’Acre Views of Egypt and Nubia, which dates from 1842-1849.

David Roberts, ‘St. Jean D’Acre Views of Egypt and Nubia,’ 1842-49. Estimate: $300-$400. Jasper52 image

 

On a classical note are 1790s hand-colored engraving by British diplomat and archaeologist Sir William. Hamilton, which will be sold as separate lots.

Sir William Hamilton, hand-colored engraving, 1791-95. Estimate: $200-$300. Jasper52 image

 

View the full catalog and register to bid for this auction here.

Enhance Your Abode With These Decorative Arts Pieces

This week we are debuting a decorative arts auction with 120 lots of fresh furnishings to enhance any abode. An intersection of beauty and function, these decorative arts pieces delight with their elegant simplicity. Displaying objects from across America, Europe and beyond, this auction features a variety of decorative patterns and techniques.

Paintings of pastel-colored landscapes epitomize the opulence of 19th century Europe. Regional Center, a painting by Russian artist Pavel Erovikov, shows a view of a rural town. The large oil on canvas has a $3,500-$5,000 estimate.

Pavel Erovikov (Russian, 1982), ‘Regional Center,’ oil on canvas, 46in x 31in. Estimate: $3,500-$5,000. Jasper52 image

 

The Neoclassical style bronze group Two Goddesses, attributed to French sculptor and painter Jean-Baptiste Auguste Clesinger, dates to the 1870s.

‘Two Goddesses’ bronze in the Neoclassical style, attributed to Jean-Baptiste Auguste Clesinger, France, circa 1875, 14.5in high x 26.5in wide x 9in deep. Estimate: $5,000-$6,000. Jasper52 image

 

An outstanding example of 1920s Meissen porcelain is an 11-inch-tall figure of a seated nobleman. It was created by Paul Scheurich (1883-1945), who is regarded as one of the greatest modelers of the 20th century.

Meissen porcelain figure, 1920s, 11.25in high x 6.5in wide x 7in deep. Estimate: $4,000-$5,000. Jasper52 image

 

Fine porcelain tableware is also featured in the auction such as a valuable Flora Danica tureen by Royal Copenhagen.

Royal Copenhagen ‘Ranunculus Fiearia’ Flora Danica tureen, Denmark, 1969-1973, porcelain, 8.25in x 12in x 7.25in. Estimate: $5,000-$7,000. Jasper52 image

 

Continental modern art glass is highlighted by a Picasso-designed Murano Fucina Degli Angeli vase that stands about 15 1/2 inches tall.

Picasso Murano Fucina Degli Angeli glass vase, signed, 1959, 15.6in. Estimate: $12,000-$15,000. Jasper 52 image

 

Also originating from the glass masters of Murano, Italy, but in stark contrast, is a vase designed by Carlo Scarpa in 1940 and produced by Venini.

Carlo Scarpa for Venini Glass Factory, 1940, 8.8in, acid stamp on bottom ‘Venini Murano.’ Estimate: $4,500-$6,000. Jasper52 image

 

The auction offers dozens more fine objects to complement a tasteful person’s home décor. View the full catalog and register to bid in this auction here.