Roy Lichtenstein, Andy Warhol, Damien Hirst, Jeff Koons and Kenojuak Ashevak | Waddington Prints & Multiples Auction

ANDY WARHOL, MICK JAGGER, (F&S., II. 140), FROM THE MICK JAGGER PORTFOLIO, 1975. Signed in pencil by Andy Warhol and in marker by Mick Jagger, numbered 26/250, sheet 43.5 x 28.9 in — 110.5 x 73.4 cm. Estimate: $60,000 to $90,000

ANDY WARHOL, KAREN KAIN (FS II.236), 1980. Signed by Andy Warhol and Karen Kain in pencil. Numbered 87/200, sheet 40 x 32 in — 101.6 x 81.3 cm. Estimate: $30,000 to $40,000

ROY LICHTENSTEIN, VIEW FROM THE WINDOW, FROM THE LANDSCAPES SERIES, 1984. Monumental lithograph, woodcut and color screenprint, signed, dated “85” and numbered 53/60 in pencil. Sheet 79.5″ x 33.5″; 201.9cm x 85.1cm. Estimate: $90,000 to $120,000

Waddington’s Major Prints & Multiples Auction November 5 – 10, 2022

Prints and multiples have their heyday – it is important to note that many of Andy Warhol’s works exist only as prints – engraving being his technique of choice.

— Goulven Le Morvan, Director, International Art, Waddington’s

TORONTO, ONTARIO, CANADA, Nov. 6, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — Canadian auctioneers Waddington’s announces its major Prints and Multiples Auction for Fall 2022, featuring works ranging from Old Masters to great modern masters. An exceptional opportunity to own a piece of art history, key artists include Roy Lichtenstein, Andy Warhol, Rembrandt, Marc Chagall and Fernand Léger; contemporary artists Damien Hirst, Jeff Koons and Alex Katz; superb examples by Piero Manzoni, Alberto Giacometti and Robert Motherwell; as well as Inuit artists Kenojuak Ashevak and Jessie Oonark.

Waddington’s, Canada’s oldest auction house founded in 1850, specializes in the widest range of fine art, decorative arts, fine jewelry and fine wines and spirits to satisfy the tastes of any collector. . The Prints and Multiples Auction is offered online from November 5-10, 2022.

Highlights of the auction include Lichtenstein’s monumental ‘View from the Window’, color lithograph, woodcut and serigraph, from the Landscape series, 1984. In this work, Lichtenstein almost entirely obscures the landscape behind thicket obvious brushstrokes, both cartoonish and realistic. -look in style – although not brushstrokes at all, but rather printed facsimiles. A nod to his “Brushstroke” series of the 1960s, these patterns were central to Lichtenstein’s work: rather than using brushstrokes as a tool to create a final image, he made them his subject. Lichtenstein was fascinated by the idea of ​​painting pictures upon pictures – as with most of the artist’s work, this results in a great tension between flatness and depth, style and substance.

The major themes of pop icon Andy Warhol’s career – fame, sex and glamor – found their ultimate expression in his celebrity portraits. Warhol’s serigraph ‘Mick Jagger’ (F&S., II. 140), from the Mick Jagger Portfolio, 1975; and ‘Karen Kain’ (FS II.236) 1980 serigraph in colors with diamond dust, signed by Andy Warhol and Karen Kain in pencil.

Other auction highlights include Marc Chagall’s color lithograph, ‘L’artiste Phénix’, 1972 [Mourlot, 648]; Engraving and aquatint by Joan Miró ‘Bathsheba’, 1972 [DUPIN, 556] and lithograph ‘Arlequin Circumscribed’, 1973 [Maeght 887]; “Freedom I write your name” by Fernand Léger and Paul Eluard, color folded serigraph on vellum paper, published by Editions Seghers, Paris; examples of the sometimes controversial but always engaging “Balloon Dogs” by Jeff Koons, as well as prints by Piero Manzoni, Alberto Giacometti, Robert Motherwell, and more.

In keeping with Waddington’s commitment to showcasing First Nations and Inuit art at its best, a selection of prints by Inuit artists, including Kenojuak Ashevak and Jessie Oonark, shed chronological and aesthetic light on the printmaking and variety of its history. Collectors will appreciate immersing themselves in this global and historical panorama of engraving, from its beginnings in the 17th century to its contemporary production in the 21st century.

The auction is offered by Waddington from November 5-10, 2022, with previews available to the public:
Sunday, November 6 from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. ET
Monday, November 7, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. ET
Tuesday, November 8, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET, or by appointment.

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Estimates in Canadian dollars.
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Tess McLean
Waddington Auctioneers
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