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Waddington's Fine Prints and Photography Auction: March 10, 2015

TORONTO, March 5, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Waddington's is pleased to present its annual Fine Prints and Photography Auction on March 10, 2015 at our Toronto gallery, 275 King Street East.





The auction includes over 300 lots representing influential artists from around the world, featuring prints by international artists Henry Moore, Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, Marc Chagall, and Canadian artists Walter Joseph Phillips, Alex Colville, Christopher Pratt, Ken Danby and Harold Town.

Photographic works are represented by contemporary photographers Robert Mapplethorpe George Hurrell, Saul Leiter and Richard Harrington; Canadian photographic icon Yousuf Karsh; and 19th century photographer William Notman, amongst many others.

Auction Highlights

WALTER JOSEPH PHILLIPS (1884-1963), CANADIAN
MAMALILICOOLA, BRITISH COLUMBIA, 1928
Colour woodcut on japon paper; signed in the plate lower right.
Estimate: $25,000—35,000

DAVID ALEXANDER COLVILLE (1920-2013), CANADIAN
CAT ON THE FENCE, 1956
Colour silkscreen; signed and dated 1956 in pencil lower right, signed, titled, dated 1956 and annotated by the artist: "Serigraph edition of 20 only" in pencil verso. Image 21" x 28" — 53.3 x 71.1 cm.
Estimate: $8,000—10,000

ANDY WARHOL (1928-1987), AMERICAN
ONION SOUP (FROM CAMPBELL'S SOUP I), 1968 Colour silkscreen on smooth wove paper; signed "Andy Warhol" in black ball-point pen, stamp-numbered "12/250" in black ink verso. Published by Factory Additions, New York. Sheet 34.9" x 23.1" — 88.7 x 58.7 cm.
Estimate: $15,000—18,000

REMBRANDT VAN RIJN (1606-1669), DUTCH
OLD MAN IN MEDITATION, LEANING ON A BOOK, CIRCA 1645. Toned etching and drypoint on laid paper, laid on top of a 20th Century sheet. A 17th Century impression.
Trimmed to the plate 5" x 4" — 12.7 x 10.2 cm.
Estimate: $3,000—5,000

ROBERT MAPPLETHORPE (1946-1989), AMERICAN
LEATHER CROTCH, 1980 [MAP, 524]
Silver print; inscribed "Steve Lloyde" dated 1980, numbered 2/15 and inscribed #524 [Map, 524] in black ink along the bottom edge verso, signed and dated 1980 in black ink to the artist's studio stamp verso. 20" x 16" — 50.8 x 40.6 cm.
Estimate: $6,000—8,000

Other Highlights

Works from the Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival and Charles Bronfman's Claridge Collection are offered in this sale. Proceeds will benefit the Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival & Historica Canada, respectively.

Dates and Times

Preview

Saturday March 7, 11 am – 5 pm
Sunday March 8, 11 am – 5 pm
Monday March 9, 10 am – 12 noon

Auction

Tuesday March 10, 7 pm

About Waddington's

Waddington's is Canada's largest and most diversified provider of auction services.

We offer offers live and online auctions of fine art and collectibles across a broad spectrum of markets, including Canadian, Inuit, Asian and International and Contemporary art, as well as Decorative arts and Jewellery. A full-service company with respected subject matter expertise, Waddington's international network of clients and contacts ensures our auctions and services reach the broadest possible audiences.

For more information on Waddington's visit: http://waddingtons.ca

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