Modern & Contemporary

16 April 2018

Modern & Contemporary

Prints & Multiples

On Tuesday 1 May Roseberys London presents their Modern & Contemporary Prints & Multiples auction. The sale hosts a comprehensive selection from the classic to the contemporary.

The 280 lot sale covers an array of names and price points making it a sale of interest to both serious collectors and first time buyers.

A selection of highlighted lots include:

(Lot 14) Cyril Edward Power, British 1872-1951- Matriarchy, c.1931; linocut, signed, titled, numbered 7 and inscribed EP in pencil, 25x36cm

Estimate £2000-3000 (+27.6% BP*)

Also offered on the day is an interesting set of illustrations by Marc Chagall.

(Lot 41) Marc Chagall, Russian/French 1887-1985- Illustrations for Les Âmes mortes (Dead Souls) by Nicolas Gogol, fourteen from the ninety-six plates.

Estimate £3000-5000 (+27.6% BP*)


A selection of 4 playful lots by Salvador Dali to include:

(Lot 51) Salvador Dali, Spanish 1904-1989- Les Chevaux de Dali, 1983; a portfolio of 18 lithographs on Vélin d’Arches, ea. signed within the plate, bearing the publishers blind stamp and with printed copyright of S.P.A.D.E.M, lacking the text and justification pages, housed within a velvet portfolio, from the edition of 4980, published by Armand and George Israel in Paris, printed by Imprimerie Nationale, Paris, 57.2x38x1.3cm, (folio) (ARR)

This edition was printed during the lifetime of Salvador Dali and with his consent. It was created after 25 gouaches paintings that Salvador Dali painted during 1971.

Estimate £600-800 (+27.6% BP*)


For animal lovers there is a wonderful etching by Richard Bawden, RWS NEAC RE, Entitled Pink Eyes (lot 226), etching printed in colours, signed, titled and numbered 90/100 in pencil, 46 x37cm

Estimate £100-150 (+27.6% BP*)


There are also two superb digital prints by Scottish artist Peter Doig b.1959

(Lot 242) Imaginary Boys, 2013; archival digital print on Somerset photo rag 350gsm paper, signed, dated and numbered 138/500 in pencil, published by The Scottish National Gallery, 86x64cm, (ARR)

Produced on the occasion of the Artist’s exhibition ‘No Foreign Lands’, held at the Scottish National Gallery, 2013.

Estimate £800-1200 (+27.6% BP*)

Also offered on the day STIK, Robert Rauschenberg, Ronald Brook Kitaj RA, Henry Moore OM CH FBA and more.

Viewing for the sale takes places on the following dates:

Friday 27 April 1-5pm

Sunday 29 April 10am-2pm

Monday 30 April 9.30am-5.30pm

Tuesday 1 May 9.30am-12.30pm


Sale specialists: Elizabeth Comba & Kate Pritchard


BP* Buyers Premium includes VAT at 20%




For further information please contact Marketing Executive Charlotte Meddings  +44 (0) 20 8761 2522


Roseberys is a privately owned auction house operating at the heart of the fine art market for 30 years.

With offices in London’s Mayfair and Lambeth Roseberys offer a calendar of more than twelve specialist fine art, antiques and collectibles auctions each year.

Specialist sales include a wide range of Asian and Islamic Arts, Modern and Contemporary Art and Design, Decorative Art, Fine Silver and Jewellery, Ceramics, Paintings, Prints, Photography, Antique Textiles, Vintage Fashion and Fine Wine and Whisky.

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