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Mon, May 01, 2017 at 10am EDT |
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2017-05-01 10:00:00 2017-05-01 18:00:00 America/New_York Prints and Multiples Old Master, Modern & Contemporary Prints, and Ceramics by Picasso. Please note that the end time is an estimate based on average auction duration and is not guaranteed; auctions may end earlier or later than their estimated end time. New York Doyle
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Old Master, Modern & Contemporary Prints, and Ceramics by Picasso

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Exhibition Dates
Fri, Apr 28
10am – 5pm

Sat, Apr 29
10am – 5pm

Sun, Apr 30
12pm – 5pm


Doyle New York
175 East 87th Street
New York,  NY  10128

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  • Sale of Prints & Multiples on May 1, 2017 at 10am
  • Featuring Works by Ed Ruscha, Andy Warhol, Lucian Freud, Roy Lichtenstein, Pablo Picasso, Marc Chagall, Joan Miro, James Whistler, Childe Hassam and Mary Cassatt
  • And a Selection of Ceramics by Pablo Picasso

Doyle’s auction on Monday, May 1, 2017 at 10am showcases a wide selection of Prints and Multiples spanning the 17th through 21st centuries. The sale offers fine examples of Old Master prints, Modern European prints, American prints and works by Contemporary artists. Also featured are ceramics by Pablo Picasso.

Cheese Mold Standard with Olive is one of Ed Ruscha’s (b. 1937) most iconic images. Based on a photograph he made traveling from Los Angeles to his family home in Oklahoma City, Ruscha was drawn to the Standard Station’s “zoom architecture.” He transformed this ordinary subject into a monumental image in oil and screenprint, foreshortening the composition with his signature plunging diagonal line and drawing the viewer’s eye to the Standard text with its layers of meanings (est. $50,000-70,000).

Le Caverne des Nymphes is one of six works by Marc Chagall (1887-1985) to be offered from one of his most important series, Daphnis et Chloé. In 1956 Chagall’s publisher and friend Tériade commissioned him to illustrate the ancient Greek pastoral love story. While on honeymoon in Greece, Chagall made preparatory studies for the 42 color lithographs. Chagall used 20-30 layers of vibrant color for each image to create whimsical works in the rich, painterly style for which he is well-known (est. $15,000-25,000).

The still life was a theme Roy Lichtenstein (1923-1997) explored throughout his career. In Still Life with Red Jar, a color screenprint from 1994, he depicts a classic composition of fruit and a jar on a table using his distinctive enlarged halftone dots, appearing to pay homage both to 17th century Dutch still life paintings and 20th century comic strips and advertising (est. $10,000-15,000).

Creating works of art in ceramic became an enduring passion of Pablo Picasso after visiting George and Suzanne Ramié at their Madoura pottery factory in the South of France in 1946. The large ceramic plate, Jacqueline au Chevalet, from 1956, depicts his most painted subject, his second wife Jacqueline, whom he met at Madoura in 1953 (est. $10,000-15,000).

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  • A New England Collection
  • A Private New Jersey Collection
  • Estate of Alma Perlis
  • Estate of Barbara Anspach
  • Estate of Carl Lesnor
  • Estate of David Manton Eddy
  • Estate of Dorothy Wassyng
  • Estate of Ella Uppercu Dinkins
  • Estate of Helen R. Yellin
  • Estate of Mildred and Jack Feinblatt
  • Estate of Nan Rosenthal and Henry B. Cortesi
  • Estate of Susanne Schnitzer
  • Estate of Teresita Elizan
  • Estate of Vivian Fromberg Rosenbaum
  • From the Estate of Julian C. Eisenstein, Washington, DC
  • Property from a Pennsylvania Collection
  • Property from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond J. Horowitz, sold for the benefit of the Bard Graduate Center
  • Property from the Watermill Center, Water Mill, New York
  • Property of a Private Collector, Long Island
  • The Collection of Willa Kim and William Pène du Bois
  • The Eileen & Herbert C. Bernard Collection
  • The Jessye Norman 'White Gates' Collection

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