DALLAS, Texas — A diverse offering of prints and multiples covering a variety of mediums is being offered now during Heritage Auctions' Prints & Multiple Online Auction. Bidding is scheduled to conclude July 18 and all of the 178 lots are garnering significant interest, with a number of items already exceeding pre-auction estimates in bidding.
A number of Pablo Picasso pieces highlighted in this auction, including Portrait de Jacqueline, 1956, (est. $10,000-15,000), an offset lithograph in colors on Arches paper and a painted ceramic piece entitles Visage no. 202, 1963 (est. $6,000-8,000)
The diversity of the Prints & Multiples auction is realized when Japanese artist Yoshitomo Nara's Cosmic Girl (Eyes Open, Eyes Shut) (two works), 2008 (est. $4,000-6,000), a classic Nara example of simplicity and innocence, joins lots such as David Hockney's The Blue Guitar (seven works), 1976-77 (est. $8,000-12,000).
"Our online Prints & Multiples is an exciting and growing category; we have seen interest from collectors all over the world. Hosting an exclusively online auction with affordable pieces for beginning collectors makes collecting accessible to a wider audience", said Taylor Curry, Consignment Director of Modern & Contemporary Art. "It is a testament to the variety and quality of the items offered in these sales."
Additionally a number of Andy Warhol pieces are also available including Paris Review, 1967, screenprint with die-cut holes on wove paper (est. $8,000-12,000) and Flowers, 1964, offset lithograph in colors (est. $6,000-8,000).
Three lots from pop artist and designer KAWS also will draw intense attention as Companion (set of six), 2016 (est. $3,000-5,000), Companion (Blush) (two works), 2017 (est. $1,000-2,000) and Companion (Grey), 2016 (est. $400-600) head to collectors.
Other top lots include but are not limited to:
- Takashi Murakami's Tan Tan Bo, 2016, screenprint in colors with goldleaf: est. $8,000-12,000
- Jeff Koons' Balloon Dog (Yellow), 2015, porcelain sculpture painted in chrome: est. $6,000-8000
- Robert Rauschenberg's Samarkand Stitches #VII, 1988, screenprint with mixed media: est. $7,000-9,000
- Vija Celmins' Concentric Bearings A, 1984, aquatint, photo-etching, and drypoint: est. $2,000-4,000
- Davide Boriani's Untitled (Objekt mit Magnet), 1965, plexiglas, aluminum, electric motor, iron dust: est. $6,000-8,000
Heritage Auctions is the largest fine art and collectibles auction house founded in the United States, and the world's largest collectibles auctioneer. Heritage maintains offices in New York, Dallas, Beverly Hills, San Francisco, Chicago, Palm Beach, Paris, Geneva, Amsterdam and Hong Kong.