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
49DESIGNERS UNKNOWN

Pennsylvania Game Commission. Two posters.

USD 600.00 - 900.00USD 594.00
50HOWARD COOK (1901-1980)

New England Church.

1931USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00Not Sold
50AHOWARD COOK (1901-1980)

Pair of prints. Taos Plaza. * New England Church.

1927; 1931USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 3,250.00
51MARION POST WOLCOTT (1910-1990)

Center of town, Woodstock, VT, after blizzard.

1939; 1982. USD 2,500.00 - 3,500.00Not Sold
52ARTHUR ROTHSTEIN (1915-1985)

Sheperder's Camp, Madison Co., Montana.

1939USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 1,040.00
53JACK DELANO (1914-1997)

Federal Housing, Yuaco, Puerto Rico.

1942; USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 938.00
53AJACK DELANO (1915-1997)

At the bus station in Durham, North Carolina.

1940USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 3,000.00
54JOHN VACHON (1914-1975)

A select group of 38 vintage photographs.

Circa1937-42. USD 5,000.00 - 7,500.00USD 37,500.00
55WILL BARNET (1911-2012)

City Child (Air in the City, No. 2).

1938USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 500.00
55AWILL BARNET (1911-2012)

Two woodcuts. Irish Kids. * Child Reaching.

USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 1,375.00
56WILL BARNET (1911-2012)

Three etchings. The Book. * Sleeping Mother. * Striped Socks.

USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00Not Sold
57WILL BARNET (1911-2012)

Go - Go.

1947USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 688.00
58DESIGNER UNKNOWN

Old Toys Re - Union! / Child Welfare Association.

1930s.USD 400.00 - 600.00USD 344.00
59MINNA CITRON (1896-1991)

Two lithographs. Carousel. * Grist for the Mill.

1932; 1934USD 1,200.00 - 1,800.00USD 813.00
60JAMES PENNEY (1910-1982)

Boys Room, YMCA, and Checker Club, (Pair).

1932USD 300.00 - 500.00USD 250.00
61SIDNEY KOBLENZ (1918-1999)

Bronx Schoolyard.

USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00Not Sold
62RIVA HELFOND (1910-2002)

Sleeping Girl.

New York1935-43. USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 3,500.00
63WILLIAM PRESTON MAYFIELD (1896-1974)

Migrant family.

1930s.USD 500.00 - 750.00Not Sold
64MARION POST WOLCOTT (1910-1990)

Tenant farmer's child with rickets, with sister. Eroded Land: Poverty and Malnutrition. Near Wadesboro, No. Carolina.

1939; 1977. USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 3,500.00
65MARION POST WOLCOTT (1910-1990)

Waiting in a transport line.

1930s; 1980s.USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00USD 1,500.00
66GRANT WOOD (1891-1942)

Tree Planting Group.

New York1937USD 5,000.00 - 8,000.00USD 8,750.00
67RUSSELL LEE (1903-1986)

Christmas dinner, Smithfield, Iowa * Children of the Coal Miners, Appalachia * Coal Miner's Children at Home, Appalachia.

1936, 1946; printed circa 1980USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 1,625.00
68ARTHUR ROTHSTEIN (1915-1985)

Flood refugee, Missouri.

USD 1,200.00 - 1,800.00Not Sold
69MARION POST WOLCOTT (1910-1990)

Three photographs depicting the children of migrant packing house workers who are living in a "lean to" made of pieces of rusty galvanized tin and burlap. They are left alone all day and often until 3 a.m. while their parents are working.

1939USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00Not Sold
70WALKER EVANS (1903-1975)

Houses near a steel mill (Bethlehem, PA).

1935; USD 2,500.00 - 3,500.00USD 4,250.00
  • <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.
  • <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.
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