artnet Auctions's Top of the Pop Sale Realizes Strong Prices

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Pop Art Continues to be in High Demand

Roy Lichtenstein Sweet Dreams Baby!, 1965 Screenprint 35.6 x 27.6 in. 95.5 x 70.1 cm. Sold for US$115,200* on February 27, 2014

artnet Auctions concluded the most successful Pop Art print auction in its six-year history, with sales totaling US$638,581.*

Top Lots

Description    Estimate    Price Realized

Roy Lichtenstein
Sweet Dreams Baby!, 1965
    US$100,000–125,000    US$115,200

Andy Warhol
Bald Eagle (from Endangered Species), 1983
    US$50,000–70,000    US$58,800

Andy Warhol
Grevy’s Zebra (from Endangered Species), 1983
    US$40,000–60,000    US$57,600

Andy Warhol
Mao, 1972
    US$40,000–50,000    US$47,400

Andy Warhol
Liz, 1964
    US$30,000–40,000    US$39,600

Andy Warhol
Chicken Noodle (from Campbell’s Soup l), 1968
    US$16,000–18,000    US$34,200 (new world record)

Roy Lichtenstein
CRAK!, 1963–1964
    US$25,000–30,000    US$29,400

Andy Warhol
Beef (from Campbell’s Soup l), 1968
    US$16,000–18,000    US$28,200

Roy Lichtenstein
Explosion, 1967
    US$20,000–25,000    US$21,600

Keith Haring
Pop Shop Quad II, 1988
    US$15,000–20,000    US$19,800

Jasper Johns
Figure 9 (from Color Numeral series), 1969    US$15,000–20,000    US$17,400

Senior prints specialist Deborah Ripley said, “We are delighted by the strong results of the sale, which demonstrate that artnet Auctions is the industry leader in Fine Art auctions online. We were especially excited to see online buyers from around the world, including Taiwan, Turkey, Great Britain, Norway, and Singapore.”

*All realized prices include artnet Auctions 20% Buyer’s Premium.

For more information about this sale, please contact the artnet Auctions specialist:

Deborah Ripley
Senior Specialist, Prints
+1-212-497-9700 ext. 174

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