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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
  • <b>Christie’s Paris, 20 Feb:</b> BELON. <i>L’Histoire de la nature des oyseaux.</i> Paris : Corrozet, 1555. $17,000 to $23,000
    <b>Christie’s Paris, 20 Feb:</b> MIOMANDRE – BARBIER. <i>Dessins sur les danses de Vaslav Nijinsky.</i> Paris. 1913. $23,000 to $34,000
    <b>Christie’s Paris, 20 Feb:</b> HOKUSAI. <i>Fugaku Hyakkei, Edo : Nishimura Yûzô.</i> 1834-1875. $58,000 to $80,000
    <b>Christie’s Paris, 20 Feb:</b> EDWARDS. <i> <br>A Natural History of Uncommon Birds…</i> London : Printed for the Author. 1743-1764. $35,000 to $46,000
    <b>Christie’s Paris, 20 Feb:</b> VESALIUS. <i><br> De Humane Corporis Fabrica libri septem...</i> Basle : J. Oporinus. 1555. $58,000 to $80,000
  • <b>Morton Subastas on Bidsquare:</b><br>Die Französische Expedition gegen Mexico /Beilagen zum Beiheft des Militair - Wochenblattes
    <b>Morton Subastas on Bidsquare:</b><br>The Architecture Of M. Vitruvius Pollio. London, 1791.
    <b>Morton Subastas on Bidsquare:</b> Estatuto Provisional del Imperio Mexicano. México: Imprenta de Andrade y Escalante, 1865.
    <b>Morton Subastas on Bidsquare:</b> Historia de Méjico... México, 1849 - 1852.
    <b>Morton Subastas on Bidsquare:</b> Juárez, Benito - Ogazón, Pedro. Legajos de Bandos del Estado de Guadalajara, 1860-1863.
    <b>Morton Subastas on Bidsquare:</b> Sigüenza y Góngora, Carlos. Mapa de las Aguas que por el Círculo de 90 Leguas Vienen a la Laguna de Tescuco... Méx, 1748.
    <b>Morton Subastas on Bidsquare:</b> Cruces y Campa / Aubert / Valleto. Pareja Imperial, Fusilamiento de Maximiliano, Tipos Mexicanos... ca,1875.
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Feb 21:</b> NASA archive with 351 photographs, silver & chromogenic prints, 1960-2002. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Feb 21:</b> Edward S. Curtis, suite of 18 cyanotypes, 1910-14. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Feb 21:</b> Edward S. Curtis, <i>Horse Capture, Atsina,</i> unique copper plate for <i>The North American Indian,</i> 1908. $60,000 to $90,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Feb 21:</b> John Whipple, <i>Harriet Beecher Stowe,</i> salted print from a calotype negative, 1853. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Feb 21:</b> Lewis Carroll, <i>Xie Kitchen,</i> albumen print, circa 1872. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Feb 21:</b> Ansel Adams, <i>Taos Pueblo,</i> limited, signed first edition of the artist's first book, 12 silver bromide prints, 1930. $30,000 to $45,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Feb 21:</b><br>JFK in his motorcade about 2 mins before his assassination, chromogenic print, 1963. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Feb 21:</b> Anton Guilio Bragaglia, 6 photomechanical postcards with facsimile signatures, 1911-13, printed 1932. $30,000 to $45,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Feb 21:</b> Société Anonyme, Inc, group of 9 postcards, including 8 real photo postcards, 1920-30. $25,000 to $35,000.
  • <b>Bonhams, Mar 6:</b> Albert Einstein A remarkable letter on God in English, one of his most eloquent and quoted, 1 p, July 2, 1945. $100,000 to $150,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 6:</b> Benjamin Lincoln's commission as Major General in the Continental Army, February 19th, 1777. $60,000 to $90,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 6:</b> Broadside. A Poem Upon the Bloody Engagement That Was Fought on Bunker's-Hill. 1775. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 6:</b> Early, full printing of the Star-Spangled Banner in The Yankee, October 7, 1814. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 6:</b> Paul Revere. Engraving, “The Boston Massacre Perpetrated on March 5, 1770," in <i>Massachusett's Calendar 1772.</i> $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 12:</b> Walt Whitman. <i>Leaves of Grass.</i> First edition, first issue, SIGNED in block letters by Whitman. 1855. $200,000 to $300,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 12:</b> Isaac Newton's copy of John Greave's <i>Pyramidographia,</i> London, 1646. $50,000 to $70,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 12:</b> Colonel John Mosby. Robert E. Lee's autograph letter to Samuel Cooper reporting on Mosby's exploits, with Cooper's autograph note ordering his appointment to Major.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 12:</b> Gyula Halasz Brassai. Large archive of autograph and typed letters, over 260, to his family including his wife Gilberte, 1947-1978. $40,000 to $60,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 12:</b> Archive of drawings and letters from Harper Lee to Charles Carruth, including an inscribed first edition of <i>To Kill a Mockingbird.</i> $20,000 to $30,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 11:</b> VESALIUS, ANDREAS. 1514-1564. <i>De humani corporis fabrica libri septem.</i> Basel: Johannes Oporinus, June 1543. $300,000 to $500,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 11:</b> HARVEY, WILLIAM. 1578-1657. <i>De motu cordis & sanguinis in animalibus Anatomica Exercitatio.</i> Leiden: Joannis Maire, 1639. $25,000 to $35,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 11:</b> BERENGARIO DA CARPI, GIACOMO. 1460-1530. <i>Isagogae breves perlucide ac uberrimae in Anatomiam humani corporis.</i> Bologna: Benedictus Hectoris, 15 July 1523. $15,000 to $25,000.
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