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Swann Galleries: Old Master Through Modern Prints

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Auction Name Old Master Through Modern Prints Total Sales (USD) 1,767,536.00
Auction Date 11/01/2018 - 11/01/2018 Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD) 1,420,600.00
Sale Number #2491 High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD) 2,130,400.00
Total Lots 440
Sold Lots 288 Low Estimate of All Lots (USD) 2,266,900.00
% of Lots Sold 65.45% High Estimate of All Lots (USD) 3,410,100.00
Unsold Lots 152 Total Sales as a % of High Est. 51.83%

Top twenty-five by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
332 PABLO PICASSO

Le Repas Frugal.

1904 USD 100,000.00 - 150,000.00 USD 125,000.00
343 PABLO PICASSO

La Femme au Chapeau (Portrait de Jacqueline à la Fraise et un Chapeau).

1962 USD 80,000.00 - 120,000.00 USD 81,250.00
25 ALBRECHT DÜRER

Melencolia I.

1514 USD 60,000.00 - 90,000.00 USD 47,500.00
84 REMBRANDT VAN RIJN

Bust of an Old Bearded Man, Looking down, Three Quarters Right.

1631 USD 10,000.00 - 15,000.00 USD 37,500.00
95 REMBRANDT VAN RIJN

Head of Saskia (Three Heads of Women, One Lightly Etched).

circa 1637. USD 40,000.00 - 60,000.00 USD 37,500.00
92 REMBRANDT VAN RIJN

Woman with a High Headdress around Chin: Bust.

1631 USD 7,000.00 - 10,000.00 USD 35,000.00
397 JOAN MIRÓ

Le Pitre Rose.

1974 USD 30,000.00 - 50,000.00 USD 35,000.00
81 REMBRANDT VAN RIJN

Bust of a Bearded Old Man with a High Forehead.

1631 USD 15,000.00 - 20,000.00 USD 33,750.00
237 ÈDOUARD VUILLARD

La Pâtisserie.

1899 USD 12,000.00 - 18,000.00 USD 32,500.00
396 JOAN MIRÓ

Le Chef des Èquipages.

1973 USD 25,000.00 - 35,000.00 USD 30,000.00
405 SALVADOR DALÃI

Les Chevaux Daliniens.

1972 USD 15,000.00 - 20,000.00 USD 30,000.00
4 MARTIN SCHONGAUER

The Madonna and Child with an Apple.

circa 1475. USD 20,000.00 - 30,000.00 USD 27,500.00
102 REMBRANDT VAN RIJN

The Angel Appearing to the Shepherds.

1634 USD 15,000.00 - 20,000.00 USD 25,000.00
114 REMBRANDT VAN RIJN

The Statue (Image Seen by

USD 15,000.00 - 20,000.00 USD 22,500.00
277 MARTIN LEWIS

Madison Square, Rainy Night.

circa 1915-16. USD 20,000.00 - 30,000.00 USD 22,500.00
246 PAUL GAUGUIN

Maruru.

1893-94. USD 20,000.00 - 30,000.00 USD 19,500.00
9 ALBRECHT DÜRER

Four Naked Women.

1497 USD 7,000.00 - 10,000.00 USD 18,750.00
91 REMBRANDT VAN RIJN

Bearded Man in a Velvet Cap with a Jewel Clasp.

1637 USD 12,000.00 - 18,000.00 USD 18,750.00
278 MARTIN LEWIS

Winter on White Street.

1934 USD 15,000.00 - 20,000.00 USD 18,750.00
285 THOMAS HART BENTON

Departure of the Joads.

1939 USD 7,000.00 - 10,000.00 USD 17,500.00
347 PABLO PICASSO (after)

La Corrida.

1956 USD 15,000.00 - 20,000.00 USD 17,500.00
164 FRANCISCO JOSÈ DE GOYA

Los Caprichos.

circa 1799. USD 15,000.00 - 20,000.00 USD 16,900.00
300 THOMAS HART BENTON

The Race.

1942 USD 15,000.00 - 20,000.00 USD 15,600.00
307 GRANT WOOD

Sultry Night.

1939 USD 15,000.00 - 20,000.00 USD 15,000.00
408 MARC CHAGALL

La Poète.

1966 USD 7,000.00 - 10,000.00 USD 15,000.00
  • <center><b>Galleri Bygdoy Allé<br>Sales Exhibition Catalogue 47<br>Part III<br>Antiquarian Temptations:<br>Rare Books, Atlases & Maps,<br>Photos & Manuscripts</b>
    <b>Galleri Bygdoy Allé:</b> PIETER MORTIER. “Le Neptune Francois ou Atlas Nouveau des Cartes Marines. Levées et Gravées par ordre Exprés du Roy…” Paris, 1693.
    <b>Galleri Bygdoy Allé:</b> MARC CHAGALL illus. SHAKESPEARE. “The Tempest.” Large folio. Monte-Carlo, 1975. Signed by the artist.
    <b>Galleri Bygdoy Allé:</b> JOHN SPEED and followers. “A New and Accurate Map of the World.” Hand-colored engraving. London (1626 – 1627 – circa 1650) – 1676.
    <center><b>Galleri Bygdoy Allé<br>Sales Exhibition Catalogue 47<br>Part III<br>Antiquarian Temptations:<br>Rare Books, Atlases & Maps,<br>Photos & Manuscripts</b>
    <b>Galleri Bygdoy Allé:</b> MATTHÄUS SEUTTER. “The Colossus Series.” Set of 4 prints, contemporary hand-colored engravings, each c. 57x49cm. Augsburg c. 1730
    <b>Galleri Bygdoy Allé:</b> (CHARLES LE BRUN). “La Grande Galerie De Versailles, et Les Deux Salons qui L’Accompagnent, peints Par Charles Le Brun premier Peintre de Louis XIV…” Paris, 1752.
    <b>Galleri Bygdoy Allé:</b> G. BRAUN – F. HOGENBERG. “Danorum Marca.” Contemporary hand-colored engraving, 33x48cm. Cologne, 1588.
  • <b>Bonhams, June 29:</b> LIFE OF OSLER, PRESENTATION COPY TO NEPHEW NORMAN GWYN. CUSHING, HARVEY. 1869-1939. <i>The Life of Sir William Osler.</i> Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1925. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Bonhams, June 29:</b> OSLER TO HALSTED MENTIONING CUSHING AND WELCH. Autograph Letter Signed ("Wm Osler") to William Stewart Halsted on medical matters, 2 pp, January 19, 1919. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Bonhams, June 29:</b> CUSHING PRESENTATION COPY TO LUCIEN PRICE. CUSHING, HARVEY. <i>Intracranial Tumours.</i> Springfield, 1932. $1,000 to $1,500.
    <b>Bonhams, June 29:</b> OSLER ON HIS CHILDHOOD. Autograph Letter Signed ("Wm Osler") to Mabel [Brewster] on returning home to Staplehurst. $800 to $1,200.
    <b>Bonhams, June 29:</b> SCULTETUS, JOHANNES. 1595-1645. <i>Cheiroplotheke, seu armamentarium chirurgicum XLIII.</i> Ulm: Balthasar Kühnen, 1655. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Bonhams, June 29:</b> VICQ D'AZYR, FELIX. 1748-1794. <i>Traite d'anatomie et de physiologie.</i> Paris: Didot l'aine, 1786. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Bonhams, June 29:</b> TAGAULT, JEAN. C.1499-1546. <i>De chirugica institutione libri quinque....</i> Lyon: Guillaume Rouillé, 1549. $400 to $600.
    <b>Bonhams, June 30:</b> EDWARD S. CURTIS (1868-1952). Autograph Logs and Journals from his 1927 Alaska Expedition. $7,000 to $ 9,000.
    <b>Bonhams, June 30:</b> EDWARD S. CURTIS (1868-1952). Cañon de Chelley, 1904. Oversized orotone, 17 x 22in in original Curtis Studio frame. $30,000 to $50,000.
    <b>Bonhams, June 30:</b> EDWARD S. CURTIS (1868-1952). 26 cyanotypes, featuring images of Cheyenne tribes from Volume VI of <i>North American Indian,</i> c.1907, made by Curtis in the field. $30,000 to $50,000.
    <b>Bonhams, June 30:</b> EDWARD S. CURTIS (1868-1952). The Vanishing Race, 1904. Oversized orotone, 18 x 24in in original Curtis Studio frame. $20,000 to $30,000.
  • <center><b>Cowan’s<br>American Historical Ephemera<br>& Photography<br>June 25, 2021</b>
    <b>Cowan’s, June 25:</b> [CIVIL WAR] -- [SHERIDAN, Philip Henry]. Personal headquarters flag of Philip Henry Sheridan used when he led the 2nd Michigan Cavalry. Spring - Summer 1862. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, June 25:</b> [EARLY PHOTOGRAPHY]. Half plate daguerreotype of firefighter Walter Van Erven Dorens. [San Francisco]: n.p., [ca 1854-1856]. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, June 25:</b> [LINCOLNIANA]. Abraham Lincoln banner possibly made for the 1864 presidential campaign. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <center><b>Cowan’s<br>American Historical Ephemera<br>& Photography<br>June 25, 2021</b>
    <b>Cowan’s, June 25:</b> [REVOLUTIONARY WAR - CONTINENTAL CONGRESS]. [HOLTEN, Dr. Samuel]. An archive of letters related to Danvers, Massachusetts, physician and statesman Dr. Samuel Holten. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, June 25:</b> [UNION PACIFIC RAILROAD]. CARBUTT, John, photographer. Exceptional collection of 27 stereoviews from the series, "Excursion to the 100th Meridian, October 1866." Chicago, [1866]. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, June 25:</b> [ALASKAN GOLD RUSH]. William Steele West and family, extensive archive of photographs, diaries, correspondence, and personal items. [Ca 19th - 20th century]. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <center><b>Cowan’s<br>American Historical Ephemera<br>& Photography<br>June 25, 2021</b>
    <b>Cowan’s, June 25:</b> [TAYLOR, Zachary]. Quarter plate daguerreotype featuring the 12th President of the United States. N.p.: n.p., [ca 1845]. $8,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, June 25:</b> [WASHINGTON, George]. Signed Society of the Cincinnati document. $5,000 to $7,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, June 25:</b> LINCOLN, Abraham. Autograph endorsement signed ("A. Lincoln"), as President. [Washington], 29 September 1862. 1 page, 4to, old creases. $5,000 to $7,000.
    <center><b>Cowan’s<br>American Historical Ephemera<br>& Photography<br>June 25, 2021</b>
    <b>Cowan’s, June 25:</b> JEFFERSON, Thomas. Autograph letter signed ("Th. Jefferson"), as United States President, to Robert Patterson. Washington DC, 2 July 1805. 1 page, 4to, evenly toned, small tear from seal. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, June 25:</b> [EARLY PHOTOGRAPHY] -- [ALCOTT, Elizabeth Sewall]. Ninth plate ruby ambrotype attributed to Elizabeth Sewall Alcott. N.p., [ca 1856-1857]. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, June 25:</b> [WESTERN AMERICANA]. RUSSELL, Andrew Joseph, photographer. <i>Salt Lake City, From the Top of the Tabernacle.</i> [1869]
  • <b><center>Sotheby’s<br>Livres et Manuscrits :<br>de Cervantès à Houellebecq<br>18 – 25 June</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, 18 – 25 June:</b> Jouve, Paul -- François-Louis Schmied -- Rudyard Kipling. <i>Le Livre de la Jungle,</i> 1919.<br>€ 80,000 to € 120,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 18 – 25 June:</b> Cervantès Saavedra, Miguel de. <i>El ingenioso hidalgo Don Quixote de la Mancha.</i> Bruxelles, 1607.<br>€ 30,000 to € 50,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 18 – 25 June:</b> Buren, Daniel - Aimé Césaire. Cahier d'un retour au pays natal. Solstice, 2004. 1/140 ex. Avec 1/20 suites d'œuvres originales.<br>€ 4,000 to € 6,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 18 – 25 June:</b> [Musique] - Gioacchino Traversa. Six sonates à violon seul. [Vers 1770].<br>€ 3,000 to € 5,000.
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jun 24:</b> C.F. Payne, <i>Micawber, Imitating Norman Rockwell’s “Triple self-portrait,”</i> mixed media, 2002. $800 to $1,200.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jun 24:</b> Brian Froud, media illustration published in <i>The Land of Froud,</i> 1977. Estimate $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jun 24:</b> Haddon Sundblom, <i>All a Girl Needs,</i> oil on canvas, published in <i>The Ladies’ Home Journal,</i> 1942. $8,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jun 24:</b> Adrianne Lobel, <i>My One and Only,</i> 26 scenic concept collages for the Broadway musical, 1983. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jun 24:</b> Charles Schulz, original four-panel pen and ink <i>Peanuts</i> comic strip, 1971. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jun 24:</b>Jack Davis, mixed media cartoon for <i>Playboy,</i> 1959. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jun 24:</b> Charles Addams, mixed media cartoon for <i>The New Yorker,</i> 1937. $6,000 to $9,000.
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