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

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

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
71HARRY BOWDEN (1907-1965)

Slums * Mechanical Shovel * Business Exterior * Construction site.

Circa1940.USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 938.00
72SAMUEL MARGOLIES (1897-1974)

Coaling Up.

New York,Circa1937-38. USD 700.00 - 1,000.00USD 1,500.00
73WALKER EVANS (1903-1975)

Houses in the Negro Quarter, Vicksburg, Mississippi.

1936USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 1,875.00
74WALKER EVANS (1903-1975)

Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.

1935USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 2,500.00
75ADELAIDE LAWSON GAYLOR (1889-1986)

Untitled.

USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 2,000.00
76RYAH LUDINS (1896-1957)

Industrial Landscape.

Circa1935. USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 1,300.00
77PAUL WELLER (1912-2000)

Coal Country.

New York Circa1939.; USD 700.00 - 1,000.00USD 875.00
78LOUIS LOZOWICK (1892-1973)

Steel Valley.

1936.; USD 1,200.00 - 1,800.00USD 2,250.00
79LOUIS LOZOWICK (1892-1973)

Two prints. City on a Rock—Cohoes. * Lighthouse (Silver and Gold).

USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00USD 1,250.00
80HUGH MILLER (1911-1988)

No. 6 Patch.

New YorkCirca1935-43. USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 1,750.00
81ERNEST FIENE (1894-1965)

City Lights (Madison Square Park, New York).

1932USD 1,200.00 - 1,800.00USD 2,125.00
82HOWARD COOK (1901-1980)

Lower Manhattan.

1930USD 7,000.00 - 10,000.00Not Sold
83SAMUEL MARGOLIES (1897-1974)

Storm Over City Hall.

1936USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00USD 4,000.00
84LUCIENNE BLOCH (1909-1999)

A selection of 4 photographs depicting life during the New Deal, including one apparently related to a labor dispute and another to an artist demonstration.

Circa1934-39. USD 1,200.00 - 1,800.00Not Sold
85LEON BIBEL (1913-1995)

G.W. Bridge.

1938USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00Not Sold
86BERENICE ABBOTT (1898-1991)

Manhattan Bridge (looking up).

1936USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00USD 7,000.00
87MARGARET BOURKE-WHITE (1904-1971)

Washington Monument, Washington, D.C.

1935USD 3,000.00 - 4,500.00USD 2,750.00
88EUGENE HIGGINS (1874-1958)

24th Street, New York Night.

USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 2,500.00
89MAXIM LUBOVSKY (1877-1967)

Lights from the Beresford Across the Reservoir.

1938USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00Not Sold
90CHARLES TURZAK (1899-1986)

Loop Alley.

Circa1935. USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 3,250.00
90AFRANCIS CRISS (1901-1973)

Untitled, (El Train).

USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 3,000.00
91ABRAM TROMKA (1896-1954)

Third Avenue El.

1941USD 2,500.00 - 3,500.00USD 7,000.00
92LEON DOLICE (1892-1960)

Empire State Building.

USD 500.00 - 700.00USD 1,000.00
93JOLAN GROSS-BETTELHEIM (1900-1972)

Manhattan Roofs.

1940USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 975.00
94LOUIS LOZOWICK (1892-1973)

Subway Station.

New York1936USD 2,500.00 - 3,500.00USD 2,600.00
  • <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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