auction offers works by important artists from over 20 countries
Our annual Print and Photography Auctions provide a unique opportunity for both emerging and seasoned collectors to acquire original works by major artists at accessible prices. For this auction we have assembled a delightful selection of prints and photographs by important artists from over 20 countries, including Canada, the United States and across Europe.
Highlights of this auction include:
- Pablo Picasso’s “Nature Morte au Citron et un Pichet Rouge”, c. 1955 (lot 120); Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec’s rare colour lithograph, “Aux Ambassadeurs- Chanteuse au Cafe-Concert” 1894 (lot 84); and Georges Rouault’s choice colour aquatint: “Automne”, c. 1938, (lot 153).
- For the Beatlemania collector, a complete portfolio of John Lennon’s iconic “Bag One” (lot 39).
- Pop artist’s Andy Warhol’s portrait of Canadian Prima Ballerina Karen Kain (lot 5).
- Works by international giants Marc Chagall, Joan Miro, Josef Albers, Alberto Giacometti, Henry Moore and David Hockney.
- A rare and complete 1965 portfolio of five prints by Jack Bush (lot 124).
- A complete portfolio of the Graphics of the Toronto 20 (lot 142).
- Graphic works by Canadian aboriginal artists Bill Reid, Kenojuak Ashevak and Germaine Arnaktauyok.
- Vintage photographs of Inuit life by Robert Flaherty and Richard Harrington.
- Photographs by acclaimed International artists such as Jock Sturges, William Wegman, Arthur Leipzig and Julius Shulman.
By intention, the auction has no particular order – the countries, periods and media are combined proof that bold, colourful prints can co-exist in any collection and offer a rich diversity to one’s art collection.