Modern & Contemporary Prints

at Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions

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London - Bloomsbury Auctions' Modern & Contemporary Prints sale on Wednesday 29th October offers collectors the opportunity to invest in affordable prints from some the most famous names of 20th Century British, Post War Contemporary and Modern Art. A further tranche of prints from the Michael Rand collection of Henry Moore and a collection of L.S. Lowry works heads the 20th Century British prints, whilst elsewhere in the sale a large group of prints by Victor Vasarely will draw the attention of op art lovers.

Auction Highlights

L.S. Lowry (1887-1976)
Tree in the Square
lithorgaph printed in colours, 1969, signed in pencil number 12/75
Estimate £4,000-6,000 [Lot 68]

L.S. Lowry (1887-1976)
Going to the Match
offset lithograph printed in colours, 1972, signed in pencil, the editions was 300, with the Fine Art Trade Guild blindstamp.
Estimate £3,000-5,000 [Lot 71]

Henry Moore (1898-1986)
Reclining Figure 6 (c.477)
etching, 1977/78, a proof aside from the edition of 145
Estimate £200-300 [Lot 78]

Salvador Dalí (1904-1989)
Four Dreams of Paradise
The complete set of four lithographs printed in colours, 1973 including Romantic, Heroic, Mystic and Gala, each signed in pencil, numbered 2/1000.
Estimate £1,000-1,500 [Lot 171]

Salvador Dalí (1904-1989)
Les Songes Drôlatiques de Pantagruel (m.&l.1398-1422, F. 73-77)
The complete portfolio, 1973, comprising 25 lithographs printed in colours, each signed in pencil, numbered 97/250.
Estimate £7,000-9,000 [Lot 289]

Sir Peter Blake (b.1932)
PR. I Love You
Screenprint in colours with diamond dust, 2004, signed, titled and numbered from the edition of 75 in gold ink.
Estimate £1,000-1,500 [Lot 320]

The sale of Modern & Contemporary Prints sale will be held at Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions saleroom in London's Mayfair on Wednesday 29st October. The full catalogue is available to view and download at


Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions are a UK 'top 5' auctioneer of fine art and collectibles. As part of Stanley Gibbons we are the only UK stock-exchange listed firm of auctioneers and occupy the same stable as coin specialists Baldwin's, and Frasers Autograph's. Established in 1759, we have the broadest and most regular calendar of specialist catalogued sales in the industry, numbering over 150 per annum, and provide vendors and buyers alike access to market-leading specialist advice in any number of collecting fields. We operate from salerooms in Donnington Priory (near Newbury), London's Mayfair, Bristol and Godalming.

London - 13th October 2014