Warhol, Lichtenstein well represented in prints auction Sept. 18

Warhol, Lichtenstein

Andy Warhol, ‘John Lennon,’ 1986, silkscreen, not signed and numbered, paper size 36 x 36in., images size 36in x 36in. Estimate: $1,500-$2,000. Jasper52 image

NEW YORK – Pop art’s biggest names are found in a Jasper52 prints auction that will be held online on Wednesday, Sept. 18. Nearly 100 limited edition prints and lithographs from the pop art greats including Andy Warhol and Roy Lichtenstein are offered. Bid absentee or live online exclusively through LiveAuctioneers.

Thirty-nine Warhol prints are available starting with Lot 1, a self-portrait from 1978. One of the most striking is a silkscreen portrait of John Lennon (above) from 1986, which is in very good condition. The 36-inch-square print is from a New York collection.

Another Warhol silkscreen print is Chanel No 5 from his Ads Portfolio in 1985. The image and paper size are 38 inches square. The print is described to be in very good/excellent condition.

Warhol, Lichtenstein

Andy Warhol, ‘Chanel No 5,’ from Ads Portfolio, 1985, silkscreen, not signed and numbered, paper size 38 x 38in., images size 38 x 38in. Estimate: $3,000-$3,500. Jasper52 image

Two dozen Lichtenstein prints await bids including As I Opened Fire. The offset lithograph measures 25 3/16 by 20¾ inches.

Warhol, Lichtenstein

Roy Lichtenstein, ‘As I Opened Fire,’ offset lithograph, hand signed, 25 3/16 x 20¾in. Estimate: $3,500-$4,000. Jasper52 image

Robert Rauschenberg is represented by three prints including his CORE (Congress of Racial Equality) poster that reflects the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s. The 36-by-24-inch print is signed and numbered.

Warhol, Lichtenstein

Robert Rauschenberg, ‘CORE’ poster, offset lithograph, signed/numbered, edition xx/200, 36 x 24in. Estimate: $8,000-$10,000. Jasper52 image

Three prints from John Wesley’s 1971 “Portfolio Ponoply” are offered as separate lots. One is a disarming silkscreen print titled Priscilla the Hun, which measures 30 inches square.

Warhol, Lichtenstein

John Wesley, ‘Priscilla the Hun,’ 1971, from Portfolio Ponoply, screenprint, from an edition of 125, 30 x 30in. Estimate: $600-$700. Jasper52 image

Additional artists listed in the auction catalog are Keith Haring, Tom Wesselmann, Jasper Johns and Robert Indiana.

The auction will be held Wednesday, Sept. 18, beginning at 7 p.m. Eastern Time.