Jasper52 prints auction April 1 spans past 2 centuries


Audubon’s Baltimore Oriole print, original limited edition Princeton Audubon print of Orioles (505/1500), framed, 35in wide x 40 in high. Estimate: $1,300-$1,700. Jasper52 image


NEW YORK – Jasper52 will conduct an online only auction of prints, multiples and works on paper Sunday, April 1, beginning at 5:30 p.m. Eastern time. This 119-lot auction has a mix of modern and antique prints spanning from the 19th to the 20th century. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.

The auction will begin with seven works by Keith Haring, including an LP album cover for the N.Y.C. Peech Boys titled Life Is Something Special, designed and signed by the artist and dated 1983.



Keith Haring, ‘5 Dancing Men,’ marker on paper, 7 1/2in wide x 9 1/2in high, signed ‘K. Haring 89.’ Estimate: $2,000-$4,000. Jasper52 image


Additional featured works by Haring include classic marker on paper drawings titled 5 Dancing Men (above) and See, Hear, Speak, No Evil (below).



Keith Haring, ‘See, Hear, Speak, No Evil,’ marker and paint on paper, measures 8 3/4in wide x 7 1/4in high, signed ‘K. Haring 88.’ Estimate: $2,000-$4,000. Jasper52 image


Modern highlights include works by Toulouse-Lautrec, Braque and Peter Max, who is represented by a signed The Angel Series poster dated 1999 (below).



Peter Max signed poster, ‘The Angel Series,’ signed in black felt pen and dated 1999, unframed, size 36in x 24in. Estimate: $500-$1,000. Jasper52 image


Fusing illustration and history, this print collection displays wonders of the natural world. European explorers not only mapped geography of the New World, but also cataloged flowers and animals.

John James Audubon’s original Princeton Audubon print of Orioles (505/1500) is framed under UV protective glass and expected to sell for $1,300-$1,700.

A pair of beautiful Victorian women depicted in large color lithographs makes an appearance in matching oval frames (est. $300-$400).



Pair of Victorian colored lithographs behind glass on gold, in gilt wood oval frame with high relief details, oval 28.5in x 22.25in x 3in each. Estimate: $300-$400. Estimate: $300-$400. Jasper52 image


An original chromolithograph of Indian décor from Das Polychrome Ornament by Albert Racinet and Owen Jones (1871: Paris) is complemented by a fine frame. The print (below), which measures 19.5 inches by 24 inches, is estimated at $450-$550.



Indian decor sheet, 1871, original chromolithograph of Indian decor from ‘Das Polychrome Ornament’ by Albert Racinet and Owen Jones, Paris, 1871, framed, 19.5in x 24in. Estimate: $450-$550. Jasper52 image


Additional antique prints in the auction include subjects ranging from historical battles to botany.