Prints & Multiples

Sotheby's
London

Date of the auction: 15.09.2021

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Edvard Munch

Edvard Munch1863 - 1944Melancholy (cf. Woll, Appendix IV, no. 1) Collotype, 1892, after a drawing by Munch, created for Emanuel Goldstein's Alruner, Copenhagen, 1916, on Japan paper, accompanied by the complete book, numbered 22 in black ink from the special edition of 55, the print framedplate: 77

Lot #: 43

Estimate: £5,000 - £8,000

Date: 15 Sep 2021

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Pablo Picasso

Property from an Important Swiss CollectionPablo Picasso1881 - 1973Le Repas Frugal (Bloch 1; Baer 2) Etching, 1904, from la suite des Saltimbanques, a very good impression from the edition of 250 (there were also 27 or 29 impressions printed on Japan paper), printed by Louis Fort, published by

Lot #: 1

Estimate: £80,000 - £120,000

Date: 15 Sep 2021

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Pablo Picasso

Pablo Picasso1881 - 1973Faune dévoilant une femme (B. 230; Ba. 609) Aquatint and engraving, 1936, from la suite Vollard, signed in pencil, from the total edition of 310, printed by Lacourière, published by Vollard, Paris, on Montval laid paper with the Vollard watermark, framedplate: 318 by 418mm

Lot #: 2

Estimate: £30,000 - £50,000

Date: 15 Sep 2021

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Pablo Picasso

Pablo Picasso1881 - 1973Vénus et l'Amour, d'après Cranach (B. 1835; Ba. 876) Aquatint, drypoint and engraving, 1949, the sixth (final) state, with the artist's stamped signature, numbered 24/50 in pencil (total edition includes 15 artist's proofs), printed by Crommelynck, published by Galerie Louise

Lot #: 3

Estimate: £30,000 - £40,000

Date: 15 Sep 2021

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Pablo Picasso

Pablo Picasso1881 - 1973Le Peintre et son Modèle IV (B. 1141; Ba. 1139) Aquatint and drypoint, 1963, signed in pencil, numbered 26/50 (total edition includes 15 artist's proofs), printed by Crommelynck, published by Galerie Louise Leiris, Paris, 1965, on Richard de Bas wove paper, framedplate: 373

Lot #: 4

Estimate: £8,000 - £10,000

Date: 15 Sep 2021

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Pablo Picasso

Pablo Picasso1881 - 1973La Femme à la Fenêtre (B. 695; Ba. 891/II/A) The important aquatint, 1952, a very rare proof before steel-facing, an exceptionally fine and rich impression printing with warm and luminous contrasts, presumably one of the four impressions on Arches wove paper recorded by Baer

Lot #: 5

Estimate: £150,000 - £250,000

Date: 15 Sep 2021

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Pablo Picasso

Pablo Picasso1881 - 1973Jacqueline aux cheveux flous, en buste (B. 1091; Ba. 1295; Picasso Project L-144) Linoleum cut, 1962, signed in pencil, numbered 4/50 (total edition includes 20 artist's proofs), printed by Arnéra, Vallauris, published in 1963 by Galerie Louise Leiris, Paris, on Arches wove

Lot #: 6

Estimate: £12,000 - £15,000

Date: 15 Sep 2021

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Pablo Picasso

Pablo Picasso1881 - 1973Jacqueline au chapeau a fleurs I (B. 1076; Ba. 1304; PP. L-124) Linoleum cut printed in colours, 1962, signed in pencil, numbered 37/50 (total edition includes 20 artist's proofs), printed by Arnéra, Vallauris, published by Galerie Louise Leiris, Paris, on Arches wove paper

Lot #: 8

Estimate: £18,000 - £22,000

Date: 15 Sep 2021

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Pablo Picasso

Pablo Picasso1881 - 1973Grand nu de femme (B. 1085; Ba. 1309; PP. L-130) Linoleum cut printed in colours, 1963, signed in pencil, numbered 30/50 (total edition includes 20 artist's proofs), published by Galerie Louise Leiris, Paris, on Arches wove paper, unframedimage: 640 by 529mm 25¼ by

Lot #: 9

Estimate: £30,000 - £50,000

Date: 15 Sep 2021

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Pablo Picasso

Pablo Picasso1881 - 1973Mon Dieu, quel homme, qu'il est petit (B. 1629; Ba. 1645) Aquatint, 1968, from the 347 series, signed in pencil, numbered 29/50 (total edition includes 17 artist's proofs), printed by Crommelynck, published by Galerie Louise Leiris, Paris, on wove paper, framedplate: 60 by

Lot #: 11

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 15 Sep 2021

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Pablo Picasso

Pablo Picasso1881 - 1973Gentilhomme et Maja (B. 1616; Ba. 1632) Aquatint with drypoint, 1968, from the 347 series, signed in pencil, numbered 32/50 (total edition includes 17 artist's proofs), printed by Crommelynck, published by Galerie Louise Leiris, Paris, on BFK Rives wove paper, framedplate: 84

Lot #: 12

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 15 Sep 2021

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Pablo Picasso

Property from a Prestigious Private European CollectionPablo Picasso1881 - 1973Corrida: La Mort du Taureau (B. 987; Ba. 1061) Drypoint, 1960, signed in pencil, numbered 4/10, a proof aside from the numbered edition of 40 published by Pierre André Benoit, Alès, on Auvergne Gourbeyre paper

Lot #: 13

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 15 Sep 2021

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After Pablo Picasso

After Pablo Picasso1881 - 1973La Bouteille de Rhum Collotype and pochoir in colours, 1965, signed in pencil, numbered 61/250 (total edition includes 25 hors commerce impressions), published by Guy Spitzer, Paris, with their blindstamp and inkstamp, on wove paper, framedimage: 603 by 497mm 23¾ by

Lot #: 14

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 15 Sep 2021

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Georges Braque

Georges Braque1882 - 1963La liberté des mers (Vallier 143) The complete portfolio, comprising six lithographs printed in colours, 1959, with text by Pierre Reverdy, the additional suite of six signed and numbered lithographs printed on japon nacré, and justification, signed in pencil by the artist

Lot #: 15

Estimate: £7,000 - £9,000

Date: 15 Sep 2021

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After Georges Braque

After Georges Braque1882 - 1963Grand oiseau bleu (cf. Maeght 1016) Lithograph printed in colours, circa 1956, signed in pencil, numbered 29/95, printed and published by Maeght, Paris, on cream wove paper, framed image: 375 by 1050mm 14¾ by 41⅜insheet: 550 by 1120mm 21½ by 44in

Lot #: 16

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 15 Sep 2021

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Joan Miró

Joan Miró1893 - 1983La Sorcière (Dupin 519) Etching and aquatint printed in colours with carborundum, 1969, signed in pencil, numbered 5/75, printed by Morsang, published by Maeght, Paris, on Arches wove paper, framedoverall: 1053 by 697mm 41½ by 27½in

Lot #: 19

Estimate: £8,000 - £12,000

Date: 15 Sep 2021

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Joan Miró

Joan Miró1893 - 1983Personnage romantique (D. 748) Etching and aquatint printed in colours, 1975, signed in pencil, numbered 46/50, with Rosa Maria Malet's certification of authenticity in pencil verso, printed by Morsang, published by Maeght, Paris, with their watermark, on Arches wove paper

Lot #: 20

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 15 Sep 2021

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Joan Miró

Joan Miró1893 - 1983Bethsabée (D. 556) Etching and aquatint printed in colours, 1972, signed in pencil, numbered 32/50, with Rosa Maria Malet's certification of authenticity in pencil verso, printed by Morsang, published by Maeght, Paris, on Arches wove paper, unframed plate: 680 by 535mm 26¾ by

Lot #: 21

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 15 Sep 2021

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Joan Miró

Joan Miró1893 - 1983Colombine à la Fenêtre (Mourlot 1201) Lithograph printed in colours, 1980, signed in pencil, numbered 48/50, with Rosa Maria Malet's certification of authenticity in pencil verso, printed by Arte Adrien Maeght, published by Maeght Editeur, Paris, on Arches wove paper

Lot #: 22

Estimate: £3,000 - £4,000

Date: 15 Sep 2021

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Joan Miró

Joan Miró1893 - 1983Le rapt (M. 1241) Lithograph printed in colours, 1981, from Allegro Vivace, signed in pencil, numbered 7/100, with Rosa Maria Malet's certificate of authenticity in pencil verso, published by Daniel Lelong Editeur, Paris, on Arches wove paper, unframedsheet: 610 by 898mm 24 by

Lot #: 23

Estimate: £3,000 - £4,000

Date: 15 Sep 2021

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Joan Miró

Joan Miró1893 - 1983Hommage Aux Prix Nobel (M. 1094) Lithograph printed in colours, 1974, signed in pencil, inscribed and numbered H.C. III/XXXIII (a proof aside from the numbered edition of 100), printed by La Poligrafa, S.A., Barcelona, published by Galerie Börjeson, Malmö, on Japon nacré paper

Lot #: 24

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 15 Sep 2021

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Joan Miró

Joan Miró1893 - 1983Untitled (for the opening of the Fundació Joan Miró) (M. 1090) Lithograph printed in colours, 1976, signed in pencil, numbered 52/99 (there was also a poster edition of 2,000 with letters and a printed signature), on wove paper, unframedsheet: 697 by 498mm 27⅜ by 19⅝in

Lot #: 25

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Date: 15 Sep 2021

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Joan Miró

Joan Miró1893 - 1983The Cat (M. 636) Lithograph printed in colours, 1969, signed in pencil, numbered 71/75, printed by Mourlot, Paris, published by Kennedy Graphics, New York, on Arches wove paper, unframedimage: 600 by 440mm 23⅝ by 17¼insheet: 750 by 550mm 29½ by 21⅝in

Lot #: 26

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 15 Sep 2021

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Joan Miró

Joan Miró1893 - 1983Céramiques (M. 928) Lithograph printed in colours, 1974, signed in pencil, numbered 40/50 (there was also an edition of unknown size with a printed signature), printed and published by Maeght, Paris, on Arches wove paper, framedsheet: 553 by 757mm 21½ by 29¾in

Lot #: 27

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 15 Sep 2021

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After Gustav Klimt

After Gustav Klimt1862 - 1918Das Werk von Gustav Klimt The complete portfolio, comprising 50 collotypes, including ten printed in colour heightened with gold and silver, 1918, a deluxe example with the artist’s facsimile signature on the title-page as well as the ten colour collotypes, each sheet

Lot #: 28

Estimate: £20,000 - £30,000

Date: 15 Sep 2021

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Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec1864 - 1901Irish and American Bar, Rue Royale - The Chap Book (Delteil 362; Adriani 139; Wittrock P18) Lithograph printed in colours, 1895, the first state (of two), stamped with the artist's monogram, from the edition of 100 before text, printed by Chaix, Paris, on wove

Lot #: 29

Estimate: £15,000 - £25,000

Date: 15 Sep 2021

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Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec1864 - 1901Caudieux (D. 346; Adr. 15; W.P7) Lithograph printed in colours, 1893, printed by Chaix, commissioned by Caudieux, Paris, on linen-backed wove paper, framedsheet: 1245 by 895mm 49 by 35¼inCondition reportThe full sheet, in good condition, paper tone very slightly

Lot #: 30

Estimate: £20,000 - £30,000

Date: 15 Sep 2021

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Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec1864 - 1901Le Café Concert (D. 28-38; Adr. 16-26; W. 18-28) The complete portfolio, comprising 22 lithographs printed in black, brownish-black and olive-green (11 by Lautrec and 11 by Henri-Gabriel Ibels), 1893, with the title-page, justification and French text by Georges

Lot #: 33

Estimate: £7,000 - £10,000

Date: 15 Sep 2021

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Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec1864 - 1901Yvette Guilbert (D. 251-260; Adr. 250-258; W. 271-279) The portfolio, comprising nine lithographs (eight printed in black with a beige tint tone within a plate mark, one printed in black), 1898, with the lithographic cover and table of contents, lacking the

Lot #: 34

Estimate: £5,000 - £7,000

Date: 15 Sep 2021

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Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec1864 - 1901La Troupe de Mademoiselle Églantine (D. 361; Adr. 165; W. P21) Lithograph printed in colours, 1896, Wittrock's C of D, commissioned by Jane Avril, Paris, on wove paper, framedsheet: 625 by 805mm 24¾ by 31⅝in

Lot #: 35

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 15 Sep 2021