On the 5th of September, Roseberys are presenting a sale of Prints & Multiples bound to suit a wide range of budgets and tastes. Works by some of the art world’s greatest names from the past 100 years are ready for purchase including Andy Warhol, Banksy, Damien Hirst, Tracey Emin, David Hockney, L. S. Lowry, and Bob Dylan. Warhol works on offer include a poster for The Velvet Underground estimated at just £500 - £700 and an iconic Campbell’s tin design with an £30,000 - £50,000 estimate. Pop art is well-represented in the sale which also includes an unusual Yoshimoto Nara print which comes with a £20,000 - £30,000 estimate. Several significant works by anonymous street art legend Banksy will be available on September 5th, including a pink Gangsta Rat print from an edition of just 46 - estimated at £70,000 - £90,000.


Lot 541: Banksy,British, b.1974-Gangsta Rat, pink edition, 2005


The solo standout highlight coming to auction is the aforementioned Banksy ‘Gangsta Rat’ print made in 2005. The unframed 50 x 35 cm screenprint is signed by the artist, and was printed by Pictures on Walls. The print is extremely rare, with most editions coming in a red or black colourway. It is accompanied by a Pest Control (the only official verifier of Banksy’s work) certificate dated to 2017. It has an estimate of £70,000 - £90,000 and is anticipated to be a showstopper at the September 5th sale. Another work by Banksy expected to be popular with bidders is lot 526, a framed ‘Laugh Now’ screenprint made in 2003, which has an estimate of £25,000 to £35,000. This work has also been declared authentic and is awaiting its Pest Control certificate, but comes with a receipt and letter of provenance confirming its purchase through The Nelly Duff Gallery. It is numbered 302/600 DN - ‘DN’ denoting that it is a duplicate number due to a numbering error made at Pictures on Walls. Another street art highlight is expected to be a framed ceramic tile work by the French artist Invader. Lot 556, ‘Invasion Kit 14 (3D Vision)’ was made in 2021 and comes from an edition of 200. These works originally came in blister envelopes as part of a ‘kit’ and this one was bought through Maddox Gallery, London. The piece is estimated to reach between £18,000 and £22,000.


Lot 151: Andy Warhol,American 1928-1987,Tattooed Woman Holding a Rose, circa 1955


Two hotly anticipated works by Pop Art legend Andy Warhol are lots 146 and 151. Lot 146 is a 1969 screenprint of Campbell’s Oyster Stew, signed on the reverse. It is a framed unnumbered proof and comes from the publisher David Whitney of Factory Additions, printed by Salvatore Silkscreen Co., Inc., New York. It is estimated to reach £30,000 to £40,000 at September’s auction.  is an offset lithograph printed in orange on green watermarked onion skin paper showing a tattooed woman holding a rose. It was made in the early part of Warhol’s career (circa 1955) and the design was used as a calling card for his services, featuring the artist’s number and his ‘Murray Hill’ address across the woman’s waist. Lot 151 has an estimate of £15,000 to £20,000. Two other highlights from celebrated Pop Artists are lots 581 and 522. 581 is the sculpture ‘Untitled Head I’ by Roy Lichtenstein, made around 1970 from solid brass on a brass-plated steel base. Incised with the artist’s signature, date, and numbered 36/75 on an affixed copper plaque, this beautiful piece comes to auction with a £15,000 to £20,000 estimate. Another Pop Art hit sure to appeal to bidders in the Prints & Multiples Sale comes from the Japanese star Yoshitomo Nara. Made in 2003, ‘In The Cloud’ is a lithograph on Arches wove, signed, dated, and numbered (127/150) by the artist, featuring the blind stamp of its publisher, Kido Press Inc, Tokyo. The work comes to Roseberys with a £20,000 to £30,000 estimate.


 Lot 490: Damien Hirst,British b.1965-Savoy, 2018


Three works by YBA’s giant Damien Hirst are also set to wow audiences. The first of these Hirst highlights comes from his controversial ‘The Currency’ series, made in 2016. The project involved buyers procuring an original artwork and an accompanying NFT, then having to decide on which they would ultimately keep - the other being destroyed by the artist. 10,000 unique NFTs and original artworks were made, and all artworks are stamped with Hirst’s microdot and hologram. Lot 482, entitled ‘Lady’s Hand Prints 9232’, is expected to reach between £9,000 and £12,000. A second work from ‘The Currency’ project - ‘H11’ made in 2022 - is a unique archival quality giclée reproduction, signed and numbered in orange pen. The unframed work comes together with its original HENI cardboard tube, and has a £5,000 to £7,000 estimate. A final highly anticipated work by Hirst in the upcoming Prints & Multiples sale is lot 490. ‘Savoy’ (2018), a diasec mounted giclée print on aluminium, signed and numbered 73/100 and listed in the HENI productions catalogue as ‘H5-8’. The unframed 90 x 90cm work comes in its own bespoke plywood box and is expected to sell for between £7,000 and £10,000.

Lot 65: Gerhard Richter, German b.1932-Cage, (P19.4), 2020


Other star names included in the upcoming sale are Gerhard Richter, Lorenzo Quinn, Bob Dylan, and Salvadore Dali. A giclée print on aluminium of Richter’s 2006 work ‘Cage’ was published by HENI editions in 2020, numbered 187/200. The print has a £20,000 to £30,000 estimate and comes in its own bespoke cardboard box. Quinn’s work is also metal, this time a stainless steel and gilt bronze sculpture, ‘During Love’. Made in 2013, the work is signed and numbered 15/20 and stamped with the Fundicion Vila mark – the foundry in Spain which case Quinn’s bronzes. Lot 582 has a £15,000 to £20,000 estimate. Another bronze highlight is a small patinated piece by Surrealist master Salvador Dali. Lot 580, a sculpture on a polished granite base was cast using the lost wax technique by the Perseo foundry and features its seal. It is number 304 from an edition of 350, and ‘Dance of Time III’ has a £12,000 to £15,000 estimate. 

Lot 195: Bob Dylan,American b. 1941-Train Tracks, 2019


Featuring a stellar lineup of celebrity names and art world legends, September 5th’s Prints & Multiples sale is sure to please bidders who are interested in collecting works from significant periods and artists from the 20th and 21st centuries. Celebrated as one of the world’s greatest ever musicians, Bob Dylan’s works attract great interest at auction, and his silkscreen print ‘Train Tracks’ made in 2019 is sure to be no different. Published by Washington Green Fine Art in association with Black Buffalo Artworks, the framed print is estimated to reach £15,000 to £20,000 at auction.