Prints and Multiples

  • Event date 4 - 16 April
  • Event location New York, Paris

Discover prints and editions from the 19th century to now in our series of Prints and Multiples auctions in New York and Paris. Beginning in New York with a live auction of Prints and Multiples on 16 April, offering iconic prints by Pablo Picasso, Joan Miró and Henri Matisse, alongside post-war and contemporary editions by renowned artists like Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, Keith Haring and more.

La Collection Sam Josefowitz : Ensemble d'estampes fin de siècle celebrates the rage for prints in the second half of the 19th century, predominantly in France, in this the latest iteration of the legendary Josefowitz collection. Highlights include prints by Odilon Redon, Rodolphe Bresdin, Edgar Degas and Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec.

In our London sales, Prints and Multiples showed very strong results, totalling an impressive £3,492,594, with 95.62% sold by lot. Pop Art prints by Andy Warhol and Roy Lichtenstein led the sale, along with a Picasso minotaur etching from the collection of Paula Rego. Contemporary Edition also performed well, with continued interest in prints from iconic British contemporary artists David Hockney and Banksy. Contemporary Edition: New York performed well reaching $2,002,445 and selling 103% by low estimate. The top lots included Julie Mehretu’s Entropia (review) which realized $110,880 and Sol LeWitt’s Irregular Zig Zag Bands, which had an exceptional result, selling for $20,160, over one hundred times its low estimate.

If you’re interested in including a piece or collection in our upcoming auctions, contact our specialists for a free and confidential appraisal.

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