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Prints by the greatest names in art for under £10,000

A Picasso with a low estimate of under £4,000? A David Hockney for under £5,000? Here are 10 prints by some of the greatest names in art, all estimated at £10,000 and under and offered in our Prints & Multiples auction on 19 May 2016

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  • Barbara Hepworth £1,000-1,500

Barbara Hepworth (1903-1975), Three Forms Assembling, 1958. Lithograph in colours, on BFK Rives wove paper, signed in pencil, inscribed E.A., an artists proof aside from the edition of 65. Image 590 x 465 mm, Sheet 650 x 501 mm. This work was offered in Prints & Multiples on 19 May 2016 at Christie’s in London and sold for £4,375

Barbara Hepworth (1903-1975), Three Forms Assembling, 1958. Lithograph in colours, on BFK Rives wove paper, signed in pencil, inscribed E.A., an artist's proof aside from the edition of 65. Image 590 x 465 mm, Sheet 650 x 501 mm. This work was offered in Prints & Multiples on 19 May 2016 at Christie’s in London and sold for £4,375

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  • David Hockney £3,000-5,000

David Hockney (b. 1937), Going Out, from Some New Prints, 1993. Lithograph and screenprint in colours, 1993, on wove paper, signed and dated in pencil, numbered AP XIIIXIV, an artists proof aside from the edition of 68. Image 560 x 673 mm, Sheet 620 x 688 mm. This work was offered in Prints & Multiples on 19 May 2016 at Christie’s in London and sold for £6,250

David Hockney (b. 1937), Going Out, from: Some New Prints, 1993. Lithograph and screenprint in colours, 1993, on wove paper, signed and dated in pencil, numbered AP XIII/XIV, an artist's proof aside from the edition of 68. Image 560 x 673 mm, Sheet 620 x 688 mm. This work was offered in Prints & Multiples on 19 May 2016 at Christie’s in London and sold for £6,250

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  • Victor Pasmore £3,000-5,000

Victor Pasmore (1908-1998), Senza Titolo 6, 1988. Etching and aquatint in colours, 1988, on Fabriano wove paper, initialled and dated in pencil, numbered 790 (there were also 11 artists proofs). Plate 1480 x 760 mm., Sheet 1904 x 980 mm. This work was offered in Prints & Multiples on 19 May 2016 at Christie’s in London

Victor Pasmore (1908-1998), Senza Titolo 6, 1988. Etching and aquatint in colours, 1988, on Fabriano wove paper, initialled and dated in pencil, numbered 7/90 (there were also 11 artist's proofs). Plate 1480 x 760 mm., Sheet 1904 x 980 mm. This work was offered in Prints & Multiples on 19 May 2016 at Christie’s in London

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  • Pablo Picasso £3,500-5,000

Pablo Picasso (1881-1973), Exposition 1958 Vallauris, 1958. Linocut in colours, on Arches wove paper, a proof aside from the edition of 175 (there were also 25 artists proofs). Block 635 x 530 mm., Sheet 1000 x 650 mm. This work was offered in Prints & Multiples on 19 May 2016 at Christie’s in London

Pablo Picasso (1881-1973), Exposition 1958 Vallauris, 1958. Linocut in colours, on Arches wove paper, a proof aside from the edition of 175 (there were also 25 artist's proofs). Block 635 x 530 mm., Sheet 1000 x 650 mm. This work was offered in Prints & Multiples on 19 May 2016 at Christie’s in London

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  • Alberto Burri £5,000-7,000

Alberto Burri (1915-1995), Cretto B, 1971. Etching and aquatint with embossing, on Fabriano Rosaspina paper, signed in pencil, numbered VIXV, an artists proof aside from the edition of 90. Image & Sheet 667 x 955 mm. This work was offered in Prints & Multiples on 19 May 2016 at Christie’s in London and sold for £9,375

Alberto Burri (1915-1995), Cretto B, 1971. Etching and aquatint with embossing, on Fabriano Rosaspina paper, signed in pencil, numbered VI/XV, an artist's proof aside from the edition of 90. Image & Sheet 667 x 955 mm. This work was offered in Prints & Multiples on 19 May 2016 at Christie’s in London and sold for £9,375

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  • Marc Chagall £6,000-8,000

Marc Chagall (1887-1985), Les Amoureux de la Tour Eiffel, 1960. Lithograph in colours, 1960, on Arches wove paper, signed in pencil, numbered 2250. Image 552 x 433 mm, Sheet 660 x 504 mm. This work was offered in Prints & Multiples on 19 May 2016 at Christie’s in London

Marc Chagall (1887-1985), Les Amoureux de la Tour Eiffel, 1960. Lithograph in colours, 1960, on Arches wove paper, signed in pencil, numbered 22/50. Image 552 x 433 mm, Sheet 660 x 504 mm. This work was offered in Prints & Multiples on 19 May 2016 at Christie’s in London

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  • Henry Moore £6,000-8,000

Henry Moore (1898-1986), Five sculptural ideas, 1980. Etching and aquatint in colours, on wove paper, signed and dated in pencil, numbered 610 (there were also six artists proofs). Plate 735 x 730 mm, Sheet 950 x 945 mm. This work was offered in Prints & Multiples on 19 May 2016 at Christie’s in London and sold for £6,250

Henry Moore (1898-1986), Five sculptural ideas, 1980. Etching and aquatint in colours, on wove paper, signed and dated in pencil, numbered 6/10 (there were also six artist's proofs). Plate 735 x 730 mm, Sheet 950 x 945 mm. This work was offered in Prints & Multiples on 19 May 2016 at Christie’s in London and sold for £6,250

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  • Joan Miró


    £6,000-8,000

Joan Miró (1893-1983), Le Fantôme de l’Atelier. Etching and aquatint in colours, with lithograph, 1987, on Arches wove paper, with the artist’s stamped signature (as issued), numbered 5165. Image & Sheet 900 x 630 mm. This work was offered in Prints & Multiples on 19 May 2016 at Christie’s in London and sold for £5,250

Joan Miró (1893-1983), Le Fantôme de l’Atelier. Etching and aquatint in colours, with lithograph, 1987, on Arches wove paper, with the artist’s stamped signature (as issued), numbered 51/65. Image & Sheet 900 x 630 mm. This work was offered in Prints & Multiples on 19 May 2016 at Christie’s in London and sold for £5,250

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  • Francis Bacon £6,000-8,000

Francis Bacon (1909-1992), Study for a Portrait of John Edwards, 1986. Lithograph in colours, on Arches wove paper, signed in pencil, numbered 42150 (there were also 30 hors commerce impressions). Image 605 x 450 mm., Sheet 805 x 595 mm. This work was offered in Prints & Multiples on 19 May 2016 at Christie’s in London and sold for £10,625

Francis Bacon (1909-1992), Study for a Portrait of John Edwards, 1986. Lithograph in colours, on Arches wove paper, signed in pencil, numbered 42/150 (there were also 30 hors commerce impressions). Image 605 x 450 mm., Sheet 805 x 595 mm. This work was offered in Prints & Multiples on 19 May 2016 at Christie’s in London and sold for £10,625

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  • Damien Hirst £10,000-15,000

Damien Hirst (b. 1965), Tetrahydrocannabinol, 2004. Etching in colours, 2004, on Hahnemühle etching paper, signed in pencil, numbered 38115 on the back of the frame. Plate 860 x 1770 mm., Sheet 1124 x 2010 mm. This work was offered in Prints & Multiples on 19 May 2016 at Christie’s in London and sold for £22,500

Damien Hirst (b. 1965), Tetrahydrocannabinol, 2004. Etching in colours, 2004, on Hahnemühle etching paper, signed in pencil, numbered 38/115 on the back of the frame. Plate 860 x 1770 mm., Sheet 1124 x 2010 mm. This work was offered in Prints & Multiples on 19 May 2016 at Christie’s in London and sold for £22,500