Jasper52 prints auction June 3 ranges from classical to modern
NEW YORK – Dozens of lithographs and prints on paper – from antique to modern – by world-class artists are available in a Jasper52 online auction that will take place on Saturday, June 3. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.
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 (top) and a signed lithograph from his portfolio Le Goût du Bonheur (The Taste of Happiness).
American pop art icon Roy Lichtenstein is represented in the auction by an offset lithograph of the right panel of his famous diptych Wham!
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.
Of a more traditional nature is David Roberts’ St. Jean D’Acre Views of Egypt and Nubia, which dates from 1842-1849.
On a classical note are 1790s hand-colored engraving by British diplomat and archaeologist Sir William. Hamilton, which will be sold as separate lots.
The auction will begin at 2 p.m. Eastern time.