Prints and Multiples

11 Dec 2019, starting at 15:00 GMT with lot 1.
12 Dec 2019, starting at 14:00 GMT with lot 160.

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Joan Miró (1893-1983) Jacques Prévert, Adonides, Maeght Editeur, Paris, 1975 The complete set of one signed and numbered etching and aquatint in colours and 44 unsigned etchings and aquatints in colours, most with embossing and lithographic text, on Arches wove paper, with title page, text in French and justification, signed in pencil by the artist and in red pencil by the publisher, and numbered 176 in red pencil on the justification (the total edition was 200), the full sheets, in very good condition, loose (as issued), within the original Auvergne paper wrappers and the blue cloth-covered clamshell portfolioPortfolio 426 x 356mm. (16 3/4 x 14in.)

Jean Cocteau (1889-1963) Quatre-Profils signed Jean Cocteau; marked Edition originale de Jean Cocteau/Atelier Madeline-Jolly/Exemplaire d'auteur (underneath)partially glazed terracotta plate Conceived in 1958. An artist's proof aside from the edition of 30Diameter 382mm. (15in.)

Andy Warhol (1928-1987) Princess Caroline of Monaco Unique screenprint in colours, 1983, on Lenox Museum Board, a colour and compositional variant, with the Estate of Andy Warhol and the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts ink stamps on the reverse, inscribed 'T.J.H.' in pencil verso, printed by Rupert Jasen Smith, New York, the full sheet, in good condition, framedSheet 1020 x 1019mm. (40 1/4 x 40 1/4in.)

Wayne Thiebaud (born 1920) Pie Case Etching, aquatint and drypoint in colours, 2002, on wove paper, signed, dated and inscribed 'AP 7' in pencil, an artist's proof aside from the edition of 40, published by Crown Point Press, San Francisco, with their blindstamp, the full sheet, in very good condition, framedPlate 436 x 590mm. (17 1/4 x 23 1/4in.); Sheet 665 x 793mm. (26 1/8 x 31 1/4in.)

Lucio Fontana (1899-1968) Concetto Spaziale Artist's book with gold paper leporello, punched with holes, 1966, with title and justification page, signed in ball-point pen on the justification, an unnumbered copy aside from the numbered edition of 200, published by Edizioni del Cavallino, Venice, printed by Sergio Tosi, Milan, bound in yellow vinyl covered boards with the artist's and publisher's names printed in pink at front, with a brown card sleeve (as issued), generally in good conditionOverall 150 x 100mm. (5 7/8 x 4in.)

Richard Diebenkorn (1922-1993) Black and Gray Lithograph, 1986, on Arches wove paper, signed with initials, dated and numbered AP 5/8 in pencil, one of eight artist's proofs aside from the edition of 42, with the Gemini G.E.L. blindstamps, Los Angeles, the full sheet, in very good condition, framedImage 762 x 555mm. (30 x 21 7/8in.); Sheet 889 x 660mm. (35 x 26in.)

After Pieter Bruegel the Elder (1525-1569) The Parable of the Blind leading the Blind Engraving, 1643, on laid paper, with watermark Crowned Jug with two handles and Fleur-de-Lis, published by CJ.Visscher, with wide margins, in good condition; together with an engraving by Hendrik Hondius, Two groups of peasants moving towards the right (Ba.223), 1625, on laid paper, with watermark Coat of Arms of Amsterdam, final state B, with the name of the publisher Frederick de Widt, trimmed inside the border and through the publisher's name; and an engraving by Pieter van der Heyden, The Ass at School (Ba.142; L.135), 1557, on laid paper, with unidentified watermark, Hollstein's second state, trimmed to or on the platemark, repaired tears at lower edge and foxing throughout, framedPlate 180 x 226mm. (7 1/8 x 8 7/8in.); Sheet 264 x 333mm. (10 3/8 x 13 1/8in.)(3)

Richard Hamilton (1922-2011) I'm dreaming of a black Christmas Screenprint on collotype in colours with collage, 1971, on Schoeller Elfenebein-Karton paper, signed and numbered 100/150 in pencil, published by Petersburg Press, London, with their blindstamp, the full sheet, with minor time-staining and cockling, otherwise in good condition, framedSheet 748 x 997mm. (29 1/2 x 39 1/4in.)

Richard Hamilton (1922-2011) Fashion Plate Photo-offset lithograph, screenprint and pochoir in colours, with collage and retouched with cosmetics, 1969-70, on Fabriano wove paper, signed and numbered 8/70 in pencil, published by Professional Prints A.G., Zug (Petersburg Press S.A.), the full sheet, some pale adhesive staining at upper sheet edge, otherwise in good condition, framedImage 745 x 604mm. (29 3/8 x 23 3/4in.); Sheet 991 x 688mm. (39 x 27 1/8in.)

Various Artists 'The Forerunners of the Avant-Garde Volume I: Futurists, Abstractionists, Dadaists', and 'The International Avant-Garde Volume IV', from International Anthology of Contemporary Engraving Two complete volumes comprising forty etchings by various artists, 1962, on Rives wove paper, each etching signed and numbered 6/60 (Vol. I) and 60/60 (Vol. IV) in pencil, pen or ink (the total edition for each volume was 100), published by Galerie Schwartz for International Anthology of Contemporary Engraving (there were fourteen volumes in total in the series), each volume with title-page, text and justification, the full sheets, bound (as issued), in very good condition, each print in its original grey mount within black-cloth covered boards with titles printed on uppers, each volume within the original black slipcases Portfolios 314 x 250 x 42mm. (12 3/8 x 9 7/8 x 1 5/8in.)(2)

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