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
119LARRY C. RODDA (1902-1989)

Six P.M., Winter.

Circa1935. USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 2,500.00
120CARL E. PICKHARDT, JR. (1908-2004)

The Subway.

USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 1,063.00
121BENTON SPRUANCE (1904-1967)

Homing Instinct.

1929USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00USD 3,000.00
122LOU BARLOW (1908-2011)

Speech.

Circa1935-43. USD 500.00 - 750.00USD 625.00
123(DOROTHEA LANGE) (1895-1965)

In front of City Hall, San Francisco, California. The Worker's Alliance and Works Progress Administration (WPA) organize simultaneous demonstrations in the large cities of the nation cut in the relief appropriation by the United States Congress.

1939; 1970s.USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 2,080.00
124(DOROTHEA LANGE) (1895-1965)

Mass meeting of Works Progress Administration (WPA) workers parading up Market Street, San Francisco, CA. The meeting was held in protest to cuts made by Congress in relief appropriations.

1939; 1970s.USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 2,000.00
125DON FREEMAN (1908-1978)

City Holiday.

USD 700.00 - 900.00USD 975.00
126ANNA WALINSKA (1906-1997)

Workers.

1932USD 1,200.00 - 1,800.00Not Sold
127LEON BIBEL (1912-1995)

Pickets.

USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 3,250.00
128LEON BIBEL (1913-1995)

Food Not Cannon.

1937USD 800.00 - 1,200.00Not Sold
129FRANK BESEDICK (1913-1987)

Moonlight Tragedy, New York.

Circa1935. USD 700.00 - 1,000.00Not Sold
130WILL BARNET (1911-2012)

Swing Shift.

New York1937USD 1,200.00 - 1,800.00USD 1,690.00
131ANNA WALINSKA (1906-1997)

Machine Workers.

1930USD 2,500.00 - 3,500.00USD 2,750.00
132JOHN HOVANNES (1900-1973)

Song of the Shirt.

Circa1939. USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 2,250.00
133JOHN COLLIER, JR. (1913-1992)

A suite of 5 photographs, including two of young men with prize cows (Presque Isle, ME), and three of figures working.

1942-43. USD 1,200.00 - 1,800.00USD 1,000.00
134MAHONRI MACKINTOSH YOUNG (1871-1957)

Riggers Riveters.

1943USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00Not Sold
135LEWIS RUBENSTEIN (1908-2003)

Foundry.

1938USD 500.00 - 750.00USD 1,000.00
136EDWARD ARTHUR WILSON (1886-1970)

Two lithographs. Pipe Fitters. * Untitled (Laying Pipe in New York City).

USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 2,125.00
137LOUIS LOZOWICK (1892-1973)

Guts of Manhattan.

New York1939USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 2,470.00
138LOUIS LOZOWICK (1893-1973)

Dead End.

1941USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00USD 4,250.00
139JAMES PENNEY (1910-1982)

Street Pavers.

1933USD 700.00 - 1,000.00USD 875.00
140CHARLES KELLER (1914-2006)

Concrete Foundations, 6th Avenue Subway.

1939USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00USD 1,750.00
141WALKER EVANS (1903-1975)

First and Last.

USD 1,400.00 - 1,800.00Not Sold
142KYRA MARKHAM (1891-1967)

Lockout.

1937USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00USD 4,250.00
143PAUL MELTSNER (1905-1967)

The Lockout.

Circa1935-37. USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 1,375.00
  • <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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