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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>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Darwin, Charles. <i>On the Origin of Species.</i> Presentation Copy. Sold for $500,075.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Darwin, Charles. Autograph Letter Signed, 3 pp, negotiating the 2nd American edition with Appleton. Sold for $21,325.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Hemingway, Ernest. Autograph Letter Signed, 8 pp, Paris, 1924, to his father discussing Bullfighting, Stories, and his new baby. Sold for $25,075.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Shakespeare, William. <i>Corialanus.</i> London, 1623. 1st printing [Extracted from the First Folio]. Sold for $50,075.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Swift, Jonathan. <i>Gulliver's Travels.</i> London, 1726. 1st edition, Teerink's A edition, fine, large copy. Sold for $21,325.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Fitzroy, Robert. Autograph Letter Signed to agent Thomas Stilwell, informing him of the progress of H.M.S. Beagle. Sold for $17,575.
    <center><b>Bonhams<br> Property from the Collection of Nicole and William R. Keck II</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Shakespeare, William. <i>Sonnets.</i> 1901. 2 volumes. Printed on vellum and illuminated by Ross Turner, bound by Trautz-Bauzonnet. Sold for $13,825.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Beardsley, Aubrey. <i>The Birth, Life, and Acts of King Arthur.</i> 1893-94. 2 volumes. Contemporary painted vellum gilt by Chivers. Sold for $5,325.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Assisi, St. Francis. <i>The Canticle of Brother Sun.</i> Illuminated on vellum, for the Grolier Society. Sold for $7,575.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Rackham, Arthur. <i>Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens.</i> 1/500 copies signed by Rackham. Sold for $4,825.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Proust, Marcel. <i>Du coté de chez Swann.</i> 1st edition, 1st issue. Inscribed by Proust. Sold for $8,825.
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 7:</b> Sergio Trujillo Magnenat, <i>Bogotá 1938 / IV Centenario / Juegos Deportivos Bolivarianos,</i> 1938. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 7:</b> <i>McQueen Drives Porsche,</i> designer unknown, 1970. $800 to $1,200.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 7:</b><br>Joe Bridge, <i>Bignan / A Des Ailes,</i> 1921. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 7:</b> Graham Simmons, <i>The Army Isn’t All Work,</i> 1919. $1,000 to $1,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 7:</b> Leonetto Cappiello, <i>Je ne fume que le nil,</i> 1912. $800 to $1,200.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 7:</b> <i>Attack of the 50 ft. Woman,</i> designer unknown, 1958. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 7:</b> Raymond Tooby, <i>Festival Guiness / Have You Tried One Yet?,</i> 1952. $600 to $900.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 7:</b> Francisco Tamagno, <i>Terrot & Co. / Dijon / Cycles Motorettes,</i> 1909. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 7:</b><br>A. Hori, Oakland / General Motors, circa 1925. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 7:</b> James Montgomery Flagg, <i>Travel? Adventure? Answer – Join the Marines!,</i> circa 1918. $4,000 to $6,000.
  • <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Roberts, David. Twenty Lithographs of the Holy Land, 19th Century. $2,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Declaration by the Reps. of the United Colonies of N.A. 1775. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Composer Jerome Kern personal Letters, Albums and Other. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Paine, Thomas. <i>Common Sense,</i> London 1776. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Stowe, Harriet Beecher. <i>Uncle Tom’s Cabin,</i> Cleveland 1852. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Hobbes, Thomas. <i>Leviathan,</i> 3rd edition, London 1651. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Anno Regni Georgii III. Intolerable Acts and other Bills, 1774. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Wilberforce, William. An Abstract of the Evidence, 5 Letters, and two books. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Nightingale, Florence. Notes on Nursing and Signed Letters, ca. 1860 $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Tolstov, Leo. <i>War and Peace,</i> 5 volumes, 1886. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Dickinson, John. Letters from a Farmer in Pennsylvania, 1768. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Twain, Mark. <i>Tom Sawyer,</i> 1877 [and] <i>Huckleberry Finn,</i> 1885. $4,000 to $6,000.
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