Old Master, Modern & Contemporary Prints Highlight Auction at Bonhams

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NEW YORK, NY.- Bonhams & Butterfields, international fine arts auctioneers, has established a reputation as a preeminent source for Fine Prints, each auction attracting collectors and setting record prices for rare impressions. The firm’s next offering is scheduled for October 26, 2010, the sale to be simulcast between Los Angeles and San Francisco. Works on offer include Old Masters, 19th century and Modern prints, and Contemporary prints and multiples. Marque lots of the Fall sale include several Pablo Picasso linocuts, works by Warhol, Chagall, Bacon, Dubuffet and Lichtenstein, and Edward Ruscha’s 1966 screenprint Standard Station, for which the auctioneers recently set an auction world record. Signed in pencil, dated, and annotated ‘trial proof,’ the Ruscha print is estimated at $60/80,000. Strong