THESE REMARKABLE TREASURES WERE CREATED ON PAPER, CANVAS AND BOARD. TAKE A MOMENT TO ENJOY THEIR VISUAL BRILLIANCE.
Mickey Mouse is a collage with silkscreen and acrylic on paper completed by the artist known as Mr. Brainwash (b.1966) in 2014. Signed, dated, titled and inscribed, it had a pre-auction estimate of $6,000 to $8,000 at Heritage’s November 2019 urban art auction.
Nude is a 1936 photo by Edward Weston (1886-1958). A gelatin silver, printed and titled circa 1970s by the photographer’s son Cole, is being offered at Heritage’s photographs auction scheduled for April 4, 2020. It’s expected to realize at least $6,000.
The cartoons of Gahan Wilson (b.1930) appeared regularly in Playboy, Collier’s and The New Yorker. His gag “Oh God, It’s Really Been One of Those Days” is an ink and watercolor on board. It was offered at Heritage’s October 2019 illustration art auction, where it realized $3,250.
Jørgen Klubien (b.1958) has worked on Disney films such as The Lion King and Frankenweenie. An ink and Conté crayon on paper storyboard drawing Klubien did for 1993’s The Nightmare Before Christmas is being offered at Heritage’s animation art auction scheduled for Dec. 13-15, 2019. It has a pre-auction estimate of at least $2,500.
A one sheet movie poster for 1961’s Breakfast at Tiffany’s, starring Audrey Hepburn, features an illustration by Robert McGinnis. It’s featured in Heritage’s March 21-22, 2020, movie posters auction, where it’s expected to sell for at least $3,000.
Santa Girl is a watercolor on board by Alberto Vargas (18961982) done in 1941 for Esquire magazine. The original art, signed and dated, sold for $17,500 at an October 2019 Heritage auction.
Anne Redpath (1895-1965) has been called a pioneer of modern British art. Her oil on canvas Still Life of Spring Flowers is expected to realize at least $30,000 when it goes to auction at Heritage on Dec. 6, 2019.
This article appears in the Winter 2019-2020 edition of The Intelligent Collector magazine. Click here to subscribe to the print edition.