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
169LOUIS B. SIEGRIEST (1899-1989)

Indian Court Federal Building / Chippewa Picture Writing.

1939USD 1,500.00 - 2,000.00Not Sold
170LOUIS B. SIEGRIEST (1899-1989)

Indian Court Federal Building / From An Indian Painting On Elk Skin.

1939USD 1,500.00 - 2,000.00USD 1,250.00
171LOUIS B. SIEGRIEST (1899-1989)

Indian Court Federal Building / Apache Devil Dancer.

1939USD 1,500.00 - 2,000.00USD 1,300.00
172BENTON SPRUANCE (1904-1967)

The 30's-Windshield.

1939USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00USD 6,750.00
173CLAUDE CLARK (1915-2001)

Milling a Gun Sight.

Philadelphia1941USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 1,250.00
174CLAUDE CLARK (1915-2001)

Soldering.

Philadelphia1941USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 1,000.00
175VARIOUS ARTISTS

War Effort at Home. Three posters.

Circa 1940s.USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 938.00
176DESIGNER UNKNOWN

Faith In America / Champions Of Democracy.

USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 531.00
177DESIGNER UNKNOWN

Your Lot in a Totalitarian State.

USD 700.00 - 1,000.00USD 469.00
178(LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB.) Lewis, Sinclair. Riggs, Lynn.

Group of 3 volumes. Lewis, Sinclair. Main Street. * Riggs, Lynn. Green Grow the Lilacs.

USD 600.00 - 900.00USD 875.00
179VARIOUS AUTHORS.

Complete set of the WPA state guides.

1937-69 USD 1,200.00 - 1,800.00USD 3,750.00
180ARTHUR ARENT (1904-1972).

Complete working script and production notes for the Federal Theatre Project's "One-Third of a Nation."

1938USD 600.00 - 900.00USD 4,500.00
181ARTHUR GETZ (1913-1998)

Untitled, (WPA Practice Piece).

USD 2,500.00 - 3,500.00USD 10,625.00
182HERBERT KRUCKMAN (1904-1998)

The Depression and the New Deal.

1935USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00Not Sold
183DOX THRASH (1892-1965)

Trapper with Coon Skin Cap (Ethan Allen Mural Study).

Circa1939-40. USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00Not Sold
184EDWARD MILLMAN (1907-1964)

Fresco Detail, St. Louis, MO Post Office.

USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00USD 2,860.00
185JAMES DAUGHERTY, (1887 - 1974)

Horseless Carriage, Study for Mural.

USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 2,750.00
186HENRY KALLEM (1912-1985)

Untitled.

USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 1,063.00
187KÁLMÁN KUBINYI (1906-1973)

Group of 4 etchings.

1934USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 938.00
188NICOLAI CIKOVSKY (1894-1984)

Cherries in a Brown Bowl.

USD 700.00 - 900.00USD 975.00
189JOHN THEODORE JOHNSON (1902-1963)

Stages of Life.

USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00Not Sold
190MITCHELL SIPORIN (1910-1976)

Dream of the Good Life.

USD 2,200.00 - 2,400.00USD 3,500.00
191BENTON SPRUANCE (1904-1967)

Plans for the Future.

1939USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00USD 2,500.00
192MINETTA GOOD (1895-1946)

Artist at Work (Self Portrait).

Circa1935-41. USD 500.00 - 750.00USD 1,040.00
193DORIS ROSENTHAL (1895-1971)

Summer Breezes No. 1 (Sleeper).

1930USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 780.00
  • <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.
  • <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.
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