Andy Warhol screenprint of Beethoven in an auction selling contemporary prints

How to Sell Prints with Sotheby's

Selling Your Prints with Sotheby's is Simple

To receive a complimentary estimate from a Sotheby's specialist, we offer two convenient and confidential options:
1. Request an estimate online
2. Meet with a specialist in person in your nearest city

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Get Started with an Estimate

Wonder how much your fine art print might be worth and how to sell it? Simply follow the steps below and Sotheby's will recommend the best approach for selling your print, lithograph, etching or screenprint.

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • When is the best time to sell a lithograph, etching, screenprint or other print?
    Sotheby's offers both live and online Prints & Multiples sales in New York and London throughout the year, allowing collectors and new buyers to view and purchase editioned works on paper and ceramics by highly collectible artists. If you are considering selling your Old Master, Modern or Contemporary prints, simply send photographs and other background information to Sotheby’s for a complimentary estimate.
  • What are the best-selling types of prints and multiples?
    We’ve seen exceptional results for prints by top-selling contemporary artists like Andy Warhol, Keith Haring, David Hockney, and Jasper Johns. Sotheby’s top-selling prints in recent years include Andy Warhol’s Campbell Soup I (F. & S. II.44-53,), sold in March 2019 for £783,000, and his Flowers (F. & S. II.64-73), sold in October of the same year for $1,100,000.
  • Does Sotheby's sell Old Master prints?
    Yes, our London Prints Department offers a dedicated Old Master sale twice per year. This category spans centuries, from Early German woodcuts to nineteenth century lithographs. Please submit your Old Master print online and our specialists will provide you with a complimentary estimate.
  • May I schedule an appointment to have a specialist come in person to evaluate my print?
    Yes, typically our prints specialists, located in London and New York, travel frequently for in-person visits. Any upcoming evaluation days will be listed on this page, but you can also contact the department directly for more information or to schedule an appointment.

More information on how to sell with Sotheby's

Sotheby’s is your best resource to buy, consign and sell a print, fine art print, photography print, photo print, woodblock print, editions and works on paper, artist's proof, lithograph, etching, screenprint, limited-edition print, engraving with aquatint, drypoint or engraving, and other multiples.

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