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Sotheby's New York to offer a stunning selection of prints by artists including Picasso, Warhol and Johns
M. C. Escher, Eye (B./K./L./W. 344). Estimate $15/20,000. Mezzotint, 1946, somged om [emco; amd mi,bered. ‘No. 1’, inscribed ‘eigendruck’ and ‘zwarte kunst…“bog’”, on Van Gelder Zonene laid paper, 146 by 197 mm 5 ¾ by 7 ¾ in. Photo: Sotheby's.
NEW YORK, NY.- Sotheby’s Prints sale on 2 & 3 May 2013 will offer a stunning selection of prints by artists including Andy Warhol, Jasper Johns, Cy Twombly, Pablo Picasso, among others. The sale will be led by Edvard Munch’s 1902 The Kiss IV (est. $200/300,000), coming from a Private American Collection. Also on offer is a complete book of Henri Matisse’s Jazz (D. BK. 22) (est. $300/500,000), comprised of twenty stencils printed in colors from 1947, accompanied by the original paper wrapper, boards and slipcase. A complete portfolio of Cy Twombly’s Roman Notes (Bastian 21 – 26) (est. $250/350,000) consists of six offset lithographs printed in colors from 1970. Further highlights include Target (ULAE 147) by Jasper Johns from 1974 (est. $200/300,000) and Flowers (F. & S. 64 – 73) by Andy Warhol from 1970, comprised of ten screenprints in colors (est. $400/600,000). Highlights from the sale will be on view at our York Avenue galleries beginning on 28 April.

Among the eleven lots offered from the Hasbro Children’s Fund sold to benefit programs supporting children in need worldwide, highlights include Richard Diebenkorn’s Blue (est. $30/50,000) from 1984, a complete set of Barbara Kruger’s Untitled (We Will No Longer Be Seen and Not Heard) from 1985 (est. $18/24,000) and Frank Stella’s Illustrations After El Lissitsky’s Had Gadya: Then Came a Stick and Beat the Dog from 1984 (est. $5/7,000).

SALE HIGHLIGHTS
• Property from the Estate of Andrea Bollt
Pablo Picasso, Grand Vase Aux Femmes Voilées. Estimate $80,000 – 120,000. Large terre de faïence vase, 1950, numbered 14, from the edition of 25. Height 660 mm 26 in

• Property of the Bank of America Collection: Sale. Proceeds to Benefit Non-Profit Organizations
Roy Lichtenstein, Bull Profile Series (C. 116 – 121). Estimate $80,000 – 120,000. The complete set of six mixed media prints, five printed in colors, 1973, each signed in pencil, dated and numbered 40/100, onArjomari paper, each framed (6 prints). Each sheet 685 by 889 mm 27 by 35 in

• Property from a Private American Collector
M. C. Escher, ‘Hell,’ Copy After [a Scene by] Hieronymous Bosch (B./K./L./W. 278). Estimate $30/40,000. Lithograph, 1935, signed in pencil and numbered. ‘No. 5/20’, also titled, on wove paper, 253 by 211 mm 10 by 8 ¾ in

• Property from a Private American Collector
M. C. Escher, Eye (B./K./L./W. 344). Estimate $15/20,000. Mezzotint, 1946, somged om [emco; amd mi,bered. ‘No. 1’, inscribed ‘eigendruck’ and ‘zwarte kunst…“bog’”, on Van Gelder Zonene laid paper, 146 by 197 mm 5 ¾ by 7 ¾ in.





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