Swann Galleries: The Artists of the WPA, 2557, New York

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
02/04/2021 - 02/04/2021
Page Size: 236 items in 10 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
26LEON BIBEL (1912-1995)

The Flood.

c.1939USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00USD 5,000.00
27HARRY GOTTLIEB (1895-1922)

Four color screenprints. The Old Quarry, * Sunday Fishing, * Fisherman's Luck * Damn the Torpedo!

1939; 1942USD 700.00 - 1,000.00USD 1,500.00
28WILLIAM GROPPER (1897-1977)

Stabbed in the Back.

1939USD 3,000.00 - 4,000.00Not Sold
29CECIL C. BELL (1906-1970)

Lower East Side, New York.

1936USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 1,250.00
30JOHN SLOAN (1871-1951)

Shell of Hell.

1939USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 975.00
31ALBERT ABRAMOVITZ (1879-1963)

Job Wanted.

1932USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00Not Sold
32REGINALD MARSH (1898-1954)

Bread Line.

1929USD 5,000.00 - 8,000.00Not Sold
33EWING GALLOWAY AGENCY (1920s-1950s)

Breadline at McCauley Water Street, Mission under Brooklyn Bridge.

1930-34.USD 500.00 - 750.00Not Sold
34RAPHAEL SOYER (1899-1987)

Union Square.

1929USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00Not Sold
35CHARLES SURENDORF (1906-1979)

The Jungle.

Circa1935-39 USD 500.00 - 750.00USD 780.00
36DAVID DAVIDOVICH BURLIUK (1882-1967)

Milk Maid with Green Cow.

USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 2,000.00
37EUGENE HIGGINS (1874-1958)

Farm Workers.

1944USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 2,750.00
38THOMAS HART BENTON (1889-1975)

Loading Corn.

New York1945USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00USD 5,460.00
39ARTHUR GETZ (1913-1998).

Archive of contracts and photographs for 3 Federal Art Project murals.

USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 1,250.00
40(UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE)

A vast archive from the Soil Conservation Service, Oklahoma, with more than 600 photographs.

1930s-50s.USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 3,250.00
41HANSEL MIETH (1909-1998)/OTTO HAGEL (1909-1973)

Cotton pickers lining up for weighing in Visalia, California.

1930s. USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 2,000.00
42DOROTHEA LANGE (1895-1965)

Sugar beet lifter in older settler's field, which loosens beets and partially lifts them from ground. Near Ontario, Malheur County, Oregon.

1939USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00Not Sold
43DOROTHEA LANGE (1895-1965)

Hoe Culture, Alabama Tenant Farmer near Anniston.

1936USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00USD 8,125.00
43A(DOROTHEA LANGE) (1895-1965)

Unemployed lumber worker goes with his wife to the bean harvest, Oregon.

1939; 1980s.USD 1,200.00 - 1,800.00USD 3,250.00
44ARTHUR ROTHSTEIN (1915-1985)

Bellefield, ND (sheep).

1936USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 1,500.00
45RUSSELL LEE (1903-1986)

Part of novelty race at Imperial County Fair, California.

1942USD 800.00 - 1,200.00Not Sold
45A(THE BITTER YEARS)

An archive of 20 photographs documenting the landmark exhibition of Farm Security Administration photographers at The Museum of Modern Art, New York.

1962USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 1,500.00
46DESIGNER UNKNOWN

Look Before You Shoot.

USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 625.00
47DESIGNERS UNKNOWN

Pennsylvania Game Commission. Two posters.

USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 406.00
48VARIOUS ARTISTS

Pennsylvania Game Commission. Three posters.

USD 700.00 - 1,000.00USD 813.00
  • <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books & Manuscripts,<br>Including Americana<br>Live and Online<br>May 12, 2021</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> CURRIER and IVES, publishers -- After Frances F. Palmer. The Rocky Mountains. Emigrants Crossing the Plains, 1866. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> [BIBLE, in English]. <i>The New Testament of Jesus Christ, translated faithfully into English.</i> Rheims, 1582. $6,000 to $8,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> [BIBLE, in Latin]. <i>Biblia latina.</i> Venice: Franz Renner of Hailbrun [Heilbrunn], 1483. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books & Manuscripts,<br>Including Americana<br>Live and Online<br>May 12, 2021</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> SHELLEY, Percy Bysshe (1792-1822). Autograph letter signed ("P. B. S."), to Charles Ollier. Florence, Italy, 15 December 1819. “MY PROMETHEUS IS THE BEST THING I EVER WROTE.” $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> RAMSAY, David (1749-1815). <i>The History of the Revolution of South-Carolina…</i> Trenton: Isaac Collins, 1785. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> [BINDINGS]. MUIR, John (1838-1914). <i>The Writings of John Muir.</i> Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1916-1924. 10 vols. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books & Manuscripts,<br>Including Americana<br>Live and Online<br>May 12, 2021</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> [CHICAGO] -- <i>Park & Guide Map of Chicago.</i> Chicago: Jas. Van Vechten, 1873. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> CURRIER and IVES, publishers -- After Frances F. Palmer. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> [ALLEN PRESS]. SHAKESPEARE, William (1564-1616). <i>Romeo and Juliet.</i> Greenbrae: Allen Press, 1988. $1,000 to $1,500.
    <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books & Manuscripts,<br>Including Americana<br>Live and Online<br>May 12, 2021</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> BEMELMANS, Ludwig (1898-1962). Pencil drawing on paper. 247 x 198 mm, sight, matted and framed. Showing a child shooting at a baby's balloon. $1,000 to $1,500.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> [LOGAN ELM PRESS]. HARVEY, Rebecca. <i>Any Number of Things.</i> Ohio State University, 2013. Single sheet paper scroll. $800 to $1,200.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, May 12:</b> BINYON, Laurence (1869-1943). A small archive of letters and pamphlets. $200 to $300.
  • <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Travel, Atlases, Maps<br>and Natural History<br>Online Auction<br>27 April – 13 May 2021</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, 27 Apr. to 13 May:</b><br>Daniel Giraud Elliot. <i>A Monograph of the Phasianidae, or Family of the Pheasants,</i> 1870-1872, coloured plates. £40,000 to £60,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 27 Apr. to 13 May:</b><br>Georg Braun und Franz Hogenberg. <i>Civitates orbis terrarum.</i> Cologne, 1597-c.1606, 5 volumes, hand-coloured, calf. £140,000 to £200,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 27 Apr. to 13 May:</b> Qianren Huang. "Blue Map" of China. [Daoguang, 19th century]. £60,000 to £80,000.
    <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Travel, Atlases, Maps<br>and Natural History<br>Online Auction<br>27 April – 13 May 2021</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, 27 Apr. to 13 May:</b> Abraham Ortelius. <i>Theatrum orbis terrarum,</i> 1595. £40,000 to £60,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 27 Apr. to 13 May:</b> Maxime Du Camp. <i>Egypte, Nubie, Palestine et Syrie. Dessins Photographiques.</i> Paris, 1852. £100,000 to £150,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 27 Apr. to 13 May:</b><br>China, Canton School. A superb album of 141 watercolours, c.1800. £70,000 to £100,000.
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries, May 12:</b> <i>Westvaco–Inspirations for Printers,</i> 3 volumes, 1938-61. $200 to $300.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, May 12:</b> Proef van Letteren, <i>Welk gegooten worden in de Nieuwe Haerlemsche Lettergietery,</i> 1768. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, May 12:</b> Paul Klee, <i>Bauhaus Ausstellung Juli – Sept.,</i> Weimar, 1923. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, May 12:</b> Michel Seuphor & Jozef Peeters, <i>Het Overzicht Nos.</i> 22-23-24, Antwerp, 1922. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, May 12:</b> Wolfrum & Co., <i>Modern Graphik, Serie I…,</i> complete portfolio, 1909. $1,200 to $1,800.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, May 12:</b> <i>Gravure et Fonderie deC. Derriey: Specimen-Album,</i> Paris, 1862. $5,000 to $7,500.
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