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Gary Lichtenstein Editions comprise prints sale July 31

Gary Lichtenstein Editions is a publisher and printer of fine art silkscreen editions and multiples. Over the course of his 45-year career, Gary Lichtenstein has published a wide range of silkscreen editions and multiples with dozens of artists. In 2010, the Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum in Ridgefield, Conn., unveiled “Gary Lichtenstein: 35 Years of Screenprinting,” a sweeping exhibition of works produced by Lichtenstein over the course of his career. Jasper52 will present a 59-lot sampling of his company’s output in an online auction to be held Wednesday, July 31.

Carole Feuerman, ‘Multicolored Swim Cap,’ printing date: 2014, silkscreen on two-ply Rising Museum Board, 38in x 3in, Gary Lichtenstein Editions, an edition of 10, signed and numbered by the artist. Estimate £722-£2,247/$890-$3,030. Jasper52 image

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Cuban artist channels Toulouse-Lautrec in Jasper52 sale June 18

Cuban artist Luis Miguel Valdés is featured in a Jasper52 online auction that will take place on Tuesday, June 18. Born in 1949, Valdés resides and works between Havana, Mexico and Miami. Several prints by José Luis Cuevas (Mexico, 1934-2017) comprise the balance of the 69-lot auction.

Luis Miguel Valdés, ‘Painter Painting to Painter Painting,’ 2017, acrylic on canvas, 59in. x 84in.,
Estimate: $10,400-$13,000. Jasper52 image

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’70s prints & posters sale July 25 salutes era’s top artists

Art of the 1970s is recalled in vintage prints and posters that will be offered in a Jasper52 auction on Wednesday, July 25. The era’s top artists are represented in the online auction of more than 150 lots. Many of the limited-edition prints are signed and numbered.

Will Barnet, ‘Woman Reading,’ serigraph, 1970, signed, paper size is 40 x 30in, image size is 35.5 x 27in, from an edition of 300. Estimate: $1,800-$2,500. Jasper52 image

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Jasper52 presents Jackson Pollock Christmas card May 29

Jackson Pollock and Lee Krasner’s 1944 Christmas card is a unique highlight of a Jasper52 fine paintings and prints auction to be conducted Tuesday, May 29. The Christmas card – signed by the famed American artists and printed in black in on light blue paper – is expected to sell for $10,000.

Jackson Pollock and Lee Krasner’s 1944 Christmas card, printed in black ink on light blue paper, matted and framed. Estimate: $10,000-$12,000. Jasper 52 image

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Modern masters prints, paintings in Jasper52 sale Feb. 6

A Jasper52 online auction of prints and paintings on Feb. 6 gives art lovers an opportunity to purchase works by modern masters. The auction features remarkable artworks by Takashi Murakami, Andy Warhol, Alexander Calder and Banksy.

Takashi Murakami, ‘Flower Ball (3D),’ 2010, 28 in x 28 in, framed 32 in x 32 in, edition 120/300. Estimate: $1,800-$2,000. Jasper52 image

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Jasper52 online auction features fine art prints Dec. 19

Jasper52’s auction of paintings and prints on Tuesday, Dec. 19, gives art lovers an opportunity to decorate their homes with beautiful works by 20th-century masters. The 39-lot offering features the works of Banksy, Jeff Koons, Chuck Close, Jasper Johns and so many more.

‘Femme au Chapeau,’ after Henri Matisse, 1939 unsigned lithograph, paper size 14 x 10.25in., image size of 12.5 x 9inch, unframed, printed by Mourlot, from the Verve Volume Two, Numbers Five and Six. Portrait from Verve Vol. II Magazine No. 5/6. Estimate: $400-$500. Jasper52 image

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Warhol’s ‘Liz’ litho starring in Jasper52 auction Oct. 14

Elizabeth Taylor and Andy Warhol, major luminaries of the 20th century, shine together in a signed offset lithograph of the actress by the artist, making it the star attraction in a Jasper52 Fine Paintings and Prints Auction on Saturday, Oct. 14. The online auction consists of 45 lots of paintings, prints and drawings. The sale will begin 4 p.m. Eastern time.

Andy Warhol, ‘Liz Taylor,’ 1967, offset color lithograph on paper, image size 22 x 22 in., edition of about 300, published by Leo Castelli Gallery, New York, signed and dated ‘Andy Warhol 67, in ballpoint pen lower right, framed. Estimate: $35,000-$45,000. Jasper52 image

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Invite Modern Masters Into Your Home

Ask any interior designer the most affordable way to add color and style to your home, and you might hear the reply, “Modern art prints.” A blank wall is a clean slate, waiting for you to add your own personality through prints and works on paper by modern masters. You can start or add to your collection of prints by bidding in this week’s curated auction, which is filled with wonderful works by Roy Lichtenstein, Jasper Johns, Pablo Picasso, Alexander Calder and other greats of the modern era.

Thirty-one thoughtfully chosen artworks are included in this selection, which opens with eight prints from Pablo Picasso’s portfolio titled “15 Drawings from the Pantheon 1946.” From an Albert Carmen/Pantheon limited edition of 500, the portfolio’s lithographs were printed on Arches paper with Pochoir hand coloring. They include: Man with Pipe, MinotaurFour Ballet DancersTwo Nudes, and four others.

One of eight Pablo Picasso lithographs from the portfolio Fifteen Drawings from the Pantheon 1946, est. $1,500-$2,000

 

The sensational pop art vision of Roy Lichtenstein comes to life in a 1966 triptych titled As I Opened Fire. Composed of three lithos in Lichtenstein’s trademark primary-color, comic-book style, the triptych tells a brief story about a fighter plane in action. Part of the rare Lifetime Edition published by the Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, this print is estimated between $600-$800.

Roy Lichtenstein triptych As I Opened Fire, 1966, each of the three measuring 641 x 530mm, part of the rare Lifetime Edition published by the Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, est. $600-$800

 

Souvenir d’Oceanie is the title of an Henri Matisse color lithograph artist-signed in the plate and printed under his supervision at the Mourlot Studio, Paris, in 1954. The lithograph plates were erased after the edition was published. The edition was issued by Teriade for Verve, Paris, in 1958, and is offered with a $400-$600 estimate.

Henri Matisse (French, 1869-1954), Souvenir d’Oceanie, lithograph created 1954, issued by Teriade for Verve, Paris, 1958, 260 x 356mm, est. $400-$600

 

Subtle pastels combine in Kikuo Saito’s square mixed-media print titled Tin Garden. Saito began his career as a studio assistant for some of the most prominent painters of the 1970s/80s, including Larry Poons, Kenneth Noland, and Helen Frankenthaler, and later developed his own calligraphic style. Tin Garden, published in 1981 by John Szoke, New York, is numbered 10 of an edition of 35. The artist pencil-signed the print at the lower right.

Kikuo Saito (Japanese), Tin Garden, 1981, mixed media/paper, 10/35, pencil signature at lower right, est. $800-$1,000

 

Representative of another genre altogether, Mel Ramos’ lithograph The Nile Queen, is from an edition of 199 and depicts a seductive woman in an emerald-green swimsuit against a background of Ancient Egyptian imagery. A former college art professor, Mel Ramos is best known for his paintings of superheroes and female nudes, which often incorporate elements of realist and abstract art.

Mel Ramos (American, b. 1935-), The Nile Queen, edition of 199, printed in 2000, 28 x 25in, pencil-signed by artist at lower right, est. $800-$900

A Star-Studded Collection of Prints

Decorating your home with works by modern masters have never been easier. And this week’s collection of art prints and multiples gives you a stellar opportunity to find a unique piece to hang on your walls. From Andy Warhol to Roy Lichtenstein, the contemporary masters highlighted in this collection are top notch. Take a look at highlights from this curated collection below.

A trio of Marilyn Monroe portraits by Andy Warhol, all signed, are stars in this sale. Marilyn Monroe, an actress and model who became a major pop culture icon of the 20th century, is depicted in the Warhol screen prints in three color variations. Pink, Gold and Green. Each print is dated 1986 and signed; the signatures have been authenticated by a forensic handwriting examiner.

Andy Warhol, ‘Marilyn, Pink,’ signed ‘this is not by me / Andy Warhol,’ 1986, 32 in. x 32 in. Estimate: $10,000-$15,000. Jasper52 image

 

Andy Warhol (1928-1987) was an American artist who was a leading figure in the visual art movement known as pop art. His works explore the relationship between artistic expression, celebrity culture and advertising that flourished in the 1960s.

He is also represented in this collection by a signed and numbered screen print of actress and vocalist Liza Minnelli as well as an unsigned Blue and Red Daisy digital print.

After Andy Warhol, ‘Liza Minnelli,’ screen print, signed, number 4/200, 11.75 x 8.25 in.; 18.75 x 15.25 in. frame, stamped: VIP Art Inc. Estimate: $450-$500. Jasper52 image

 

Roy Lichtenstein (1923-1997), the American pop artist known for his comic strip style, has six works in this auction, starting with the signed and numbered screen print Statue of Liberty in blue ink.

Roy Lichtenstein, ‘Statue of Liberty,’ screen print, pencil signed and numbered 3/250, Contemporary Art Inc., 12 7/8 x 8 3/4 in.; 18 1/4 x 15 1/2 in. frame. Estimate: $450-$500. Jasper52 image

 

Another Lichtenstein screen print attracting interest is Lemon and Glass. This Bluegrass Edition print is signed and numbered “1/80.”

Roy Lichtenstein, ‘Lemon and Glass,’ screen print, signed and numbered 1/80, 11.4 x 8.15 in.; 15.38 x 18.75 in. frame, Bluegrass Edition. Estimate: $450-$500. Jasper52 image

 

Also drawing much interest in presale bidding is a signed Marc Chagall lithograph titled The Tribe of Levi, which is an actual page from the book From the Windows of Jerusalem. The lithograph is from an unknown edition size, unframed, but in mint condition.

After Marc Chagall, ‘The Tribe of Levi,’ signed lithograph, paper size 13 in. x 9.75 in., from the ‘Windows of Jerusalem’ book. Estimate: $350-$375. Jasper52 image.

 

Chagall (1887-1985) was a Russian-French artist. An early modernist, he was associated with several major artistic styles and created works in virtually every artistic medium, including painting, book illustrations, stained glass, stage sets, ceramic, tapestries and fine art prints. Drawing on Cubism and Fauvism, his works create dream-like imagery that evokes emotional associations.

An offset-lithograph poster for a Keith Haring exhibition titled “Keith Haring: Into 84” at the Tony Shafrazi Gallery in 1983 depicts a lone man dancing. Haring (1958-1990) was an American artist and social activist whose work responded to the New York City street culture of the 1980s. He is best known for his graffiti-inspired drawings, which he first made in New York City subway stations and later exhibited in museums.

After Keith Haring, offset-lithograph, 1983, ‘Keith Haring: Into 84,’ Tony Shafrazi Gallery. Estimate: $165-$185. Jasper52 image

 

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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

 

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