Rago Arts and Auctions: Post War and Contemporary Art - Prints, 177, Lambertville

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Auction Report
Auction Date
05/04/2019 - 05/04/2019
Page Size: 191 items in 8 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
505Josef Albers (American/German, 1888-1976)

WLS VIII from White Line Squares (Series I), 1966

1966USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00USD 5,000.00
506Josef Albers (American/German, 1888-1976)

WLS XIV from White Line Squares (Series II), 1966

1966USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00USD 3,625.00
509Lee Bontecou (American, b. 1931)

Untitled from the National Collection of Fine Arts portfolio, 1967

1967USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 2,375.00
510Gertrude Greene (American, 1904-1956)

36-01, 1936

1936USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 1,875.00
519Josef Albers (American/German, 1888-1976)

Tlaloc, 1944

1944USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00USD 9,375.00
521Ben Nicholson (British, 1894-1982)

Tuscan Pillars, 1966

1966USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 1,250.00
522Gino Severini (Italian, 1883-1966)

Manifesto della personale dell'artista alla Galerie Lucie Weill di Paigi, 1963

1963USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 1,000.00
523Alberto Burri (Italian, 1915-1995)

Bianchi e Neri I (Acetates), plate F, 1969

1969USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00USD 1,875.00
529Josef Albers (American/German, 1888-1976)

Untitled from Hommage au Carré series, 1964/1965

1964/1965USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00USD 3,125.00
530Josef Albers (American/German, 1888-1976)

Reserved and Equivocal from Homage to the Square: Ten Works by Josef Albers, 1962

1962USD 900.00 - 1,200.00USD 3,250.00
531aAd Reinhardt (American, 1913-1967)

# 9 from Ten Screenprints by Ad Reinhardt, 1966

1966USD 2,500.00 - 3,500.00USD 2,875.00
532Robert Motherwell (American, 1915-1991)

Mirror I, 1989

1989USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 2,750.00
533Serge Poliakoff (Russian, 1906–1969)

Untitled (Abstract)

USD 800.00 - 1,000.00USD 1,875.00
546Jean Dubuffet (French, 1901-1985)

Samedi Tantôt, 1964

1964USD 5,000.00 - 8,000.00USD 6,875.00
547Jasper Johns (American, b. 1930)

Light Bulb, 1966

1966USD 5,000.00 - 7,000.00USD 5,937.50
548Saul Steinberg (American/Romanian, 1914-1999)

The Tree, Nine Variations, No. 9, 1969

1969USD 1,200.00 - 1,800.00USD 1,750.00
549Robert Rauschenberg (American, 1925-2008)

Homage to Frederick Kiesler, 1966

1966USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00USD 1,625.00
550Jim Dine (American, b. 1935)

Four Hearts, from Record with Rory McEwen, 1969

1969USD 800.00 - 1,000.00USD 2,000.00
551Mel Ramos (American,1935-2018)

Toucan Better Than One from Leta and the Swan, 1969

1969USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 875.00
552David Hockney (British, b. 1937)

According to Prescription of Ancient Magicians from Illustrations for Fourteen Poems from C.P. Cavafy, 1966

1966USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00USD 3,750.00
553David Hockney (British, b. 1937)

Imaginary Landscape, 1969

1969USD 2,500.00 - 3,500.00USD 2,750.00
5541¢ Life Portfolio

Portfolio of 62 lithographs in colors created by Walasse Ting and Sam Francis, 1964 (in original hard cover slipcase)

1964USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00Not Sold
555Andy Warhol (American, 1928-1987)

Campbell's Soup Can on Shopping Bag, 1966

1966USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00USD 1,875.00
556Andy Warhol (American, 1928-1987)

Flowers, 1964

1964USD 800.00 - 1,000.00USD 1,062.50
557Andy Warhol (American, 1928-1987)

S & H Green Stamps, 1965

1965USD 800.00 - 1,000.00USD 1,375.00
  • <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Darwin, Charles. <i>On the Origin of Species.</i> Presentation Copy. Sold for $500,075.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Darwin, Charles. Autograph Letter Signed, 3 pp, negotiating the 2nd American edition with Appleton. Sold for $21,325.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Hemingway, Ernest. Autograph Letter Signed, 8 pp, Paris, 1924, to his father discussing Bullfighting, Stories, and his new baby. Sold for $25,075.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Shakespeare, William. <i>Corialanus.</i> London, 1623. 1st printing [Extracted from the First Folio]. Sold for $50,075.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Swift, Jonathan. <i>Gulliver's Travels.</i> London, 1726. 1st edition, Teerink's A edition, fine, large copy. Sold for $21,325.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Fitzroy, Robert. Autograph Letter Signed to agent Thomas Stilwell, informing him of the progress of H.M.S. Beagle. Sold for $17,575.
    <center><b>Bonhams<br> Property from the Collection of Nicole and William R. Keck II</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Shakespeare, William. <i>Sonnets.</i> 1901. 2 volumes. Printed on vellum and illuminated by Ross Turner, bound by Trautz-Bauzonnet. Sold for $13,825.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Beardsley, Aubrey. <i>The Birth, Life, and Acts of King Arthur.</i> 1893-94. 2 volumes. Contemporary painted vellum gilt by Chivers. Sold for $5,325.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Assisi, St. Francis. <i>The Canticle of Brother Sun.</i> Illuminated on vellum, for the Grolier Society. Sold for $7,575.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Rackham, Arthur. <i>Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens.</i> 1/500 copies signed by Rackham. Sold for $4,825.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Proust, Marcel. <i>Du coté de chez Swann.</i> 1st edition, 1st issue. Inscribed by Proust. Sold for $8,825.
  • <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, July 17:</b><br>Lot 14. [CRIMEAN WAR] HAMLEY. <i>The Story of the Campaign of Sebastopol.</i> 1855. £150 to £200
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, July 17:</b><br>Lot 17. JONGH & D'ALMEIDA. <i>L’armee Russe...</i> c.1898. Colour plates and many illustrations. £500 to £600
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, July 17:</b><br>Lot 18. [RUSSIA] LE PRINCE. <i>Oeuvres. 1782.</i> Rare folio format with 80 etchings and 74 aquatints. £4000 to £6000
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, July 17:</b><br>Lot 21. [RUSSIA] MORNAY. Set of 8 hand-coloured aquatints of carriages, sleighs and occupants. c.1825. £1200 to £1800
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, July 17:</b><br>Lot 33. BOWDICH. <i>Excursions in Madeira and Porto Santo.</i> 1825. A fine copy. £800 to £1200
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, July 17:</b><br>Lot 37. QUIN. <i>An Historical Atlas.</i> 1836. 2nd edn, 21 hand-coloured maps revealing civilisation. £800 to £1200
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, July 17:</b><br>Lot 39. LE BRUN. <i>Voyages [...] par la Moscovie, en Perse...</i> 1718. 300+ engravings, panorama. £4500 to £5500
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, July 17:</b><br>Lot 48. BRIERLY. <i>The English and French fleets in the Baltic.</i> 1855. Colour lithographs. £7000 to £9000
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, July 17:</b><br>Lot 60. DELLA VALLE. <i>Reise Beschreibung... in Turckey, Egypten, Palestina[...].</i> 1674. £1500 to £2000
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, July 17:</b><br>Lot 77. MURRAY, Mrs. Watercolour Album of Heaths. c.1860. 55 original watercolours. £750 to £1000
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, July 17:</b><br>Lot 91. ADDISON. <i>Works...</i> 1721. 4 vols, large paper copy, English red morocco. £2500 to £3500
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, July 17:</b><br>Lot 96. HOLBEIN. Imitations of original drawings. 1792-1800. Exceptional copy. £4000 to £6000
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Ian Fleming, <i>Goldfinger,</i> first edition, inscribed to Sir Henry Cotton, MBE, London, 1959. Sold for $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Joseph Brant, Mohawk Chief, ALS, writing after pledging support to King George III against American rebels, 1776. Sold for a record $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Sonia Delaunay, <i>Ses Peintures</i> . . ., 20 pochoir plates, Paris, 1925. Sold for a record $13,750.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Diana, Princess of Wales, 6 autograph letters signed to British <i>Vogue</i> editor, 1989-92. Sold for $10,400.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Alexander Hamilton, ALS, as Secretary of the Treasury covering costs of the new U.S. Mint, 1793. Sold for $12,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Benjamin Graham & David L. Dodd, <i>Security Analysis,</i> first edition, inscribed by Graham to a Wall Street trader, NY, 1934. Sold for $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> George Barbier & François-Louis Schmied, <i>Personnages de Comédie,</i> Paris, 1922. Sold for $9,375.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Alphonse Mucha, <i>Ilsée, Princesse de Tripoli,</i> Paris, 1897. Sold for a record $13,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Ralph Waldo Emerson, <i>The Dial,</i> first edition of the reconstituted issue, Emerson’s copy with inscriptions, Cincinnati, 1860. Sold for a record $3,250.
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