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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>Bonhams<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts<br>New York | June 11, 2019</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 11:</b> Faulkner, William. <i>The Sound and the Fury.</i> New York: Jonathan Cape, [1929]. First edition in dust jacket. $4,000 to $6,000
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 11:</b> Trautz-Bauzonnet bindery. Shakespeare, William. Sonnets. 1901. 2 volumes. Printed on vellum and illuminated by Ross Turner. $8,000 to $12,000
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 11:</b> Thompson, Kay. <i>Eloise at Christmastime.</i> New York: Random House, [1958]. First edition. In custom binding by Asprey. $800 to $1,200
    <center><b>Bonhams<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts<br>New York | June 11, 2019</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 11:</b> Beardsley, Aubrey. <i>The Birth, Life, and Acts of King Arthur.</i> 1893-94. 2 volumes. Contemporary painted vellum gilt by Chivers. $2,000 to $3,000
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 11:</b> Assisi, St. Francis. <i>The Canticle of Brother Sun.</i> Illuminated on vellum, for the Grolier Society. $6,000 to $9,000
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 11:</b> Taylor, Deems. <i>Walt Disney’s Fantasia.</i> New York: 1940. In custom binding by Asprey. $2,000 to $3,000
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 14:</b> William Shakespeare, <i>Shakespeare’s Sonnets, In Two Parts,</i> limited Saint Dunstan edition, Oxford University Press, 1901. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 14:</b> Benjamin Graham & David L. Dodd, <i>Security Analysis,</i> first edition, inscribed by Graham to a Wall Street trader, NY, 1934. $18,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 14:</b><br>Ian Fleming, <i>Goldfinger,</i> first edition, inscribed to Sir Henry Cotton, MBE, London, 1959. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 14:</b><br>Ian Fleming, <i>The Man with the Golden Gun,</i> first edition, first state with the dust jacket, London, 1965. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 14:</b> Virginia Woolf, <i>The Voyage Out,</i> first American edition of the author’s first book, in rare dust jacket, NY, 1920. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 14:</b> Gabriel García Márquez, <i>Cien años de soledad,</i> Buenos Aires, 1967. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 14:</b> Mary Mapes Dodge, <i>Along the Way,</i> first edition, author’s copy, annotated in her hand, NY, 1879. $1,800 to $2,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 14:</b> <i>The Dial: A Monthly Magazine for Literature, Philosophy and Religion,</i> first edition, Ralph Waldo Emerson’s copy, Cincinnati, 1860. $2,500 to $3,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 14:</b> Gaston Leroux, <i>The Phantom of the Opera,</i> first American edition, first printing, New York, 1911. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 14:</b> Walt Whitman, <i>Leaves of Grass,</i> signed, Camden, 1876. $4,000 to $6,000.
  • <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers: Fine Books and Manuscripts. May 1, 2019</b>
    <b>Leslie Hindman, May 1:</b> WRIGHT, Wilbur -- WRIGHT, Orville. Photograph signed. 128 x 177 mm, black and white. Taken for Collier's Weekly by James H. ("Jimmy") Hare. $8,000 to $12,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman, May 1:</b> WRIGHT, Wilbur -- WRIGHT, Orville. Typed document signed, New York, NY, 18 November 1909. A founding document in the history of aviation: the certificate of incorporation for the Wright Company. $20,000 to $30,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman, May 1:</b> LINCOLN, Mary Todd. Personal monogrammed handkerchief. Square linen handkerchief, silk border, "ML" monogram to one corner, 11 1/8 x 11 1/4 in. $1,000 to $1,500
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers: Fine Books and Manuscripts. May 1, 2019</b>
    <b>Leslie Hindman, May 1:</b> TRUMAN, Harry S. Broadside signed, as President, 8 May 1945. Truman's V-E Day proclamation. $4,000 to $6,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman, May 1:</b> WASHINGTON, Martha Dandridge Custis, First Lady. Autograph free frank signed on integral cover sheet. One of four surviving free franks by Martha Washington. $30,000 to $40,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman, May 1:</b> DALI, Salvador, illustrator. -- DODGSON, Charles Lutwidge. <i>Alice in Wonderland.</i> New York: W.U.C.U.A. and Maecenas Press - Random House, 1969. Limited edition, signed by Dali. $3,000 to $4,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers: Fine Books and Manuscripts. May 1, 2019</b>
    <b>Leslie Hindman, May 1:</b> CHURCHILL, Winston Spencer. <i>Lord Randolph Churchill.</i> London: Macmillan and Co., 1906. First edition, presentation copy to his valet, inscribed. $5,000 to $7,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman, May 1:</b> DICKENS, Charles. <i>Great Expectations.</i> London: Chapman and Hall, 1861. First edition, 3 vols. Vol. I second issue, vol. II first issue, vol. III third issue. $4,000 to $6,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman, May 1:</b> DODGSON, Charles Lutwidge ("Lewis Carroll"). <i>Sylvie and Bruno. -Sylvie and Bruno Concluded.</i> London: Macmillan, 1889, 1893. First editions, inscribed presentation copies. 2 works in 2 vols. $1,000 to $1,500
    <b>Leslie Hindman Auctioneers: Fine Books and Manuscripts. May 1, 2019</b>
    <b>Leslie Hindman, May 1:</b> KEULEN, Gerard van. <i>Nieuwe Wassende Graaden Paskaart Vertoonende alle de Bekende Zeekusten en…</i> [Amsterdam, ca 1720]. Important 18th century world map depicting California as an island. $6,000 to $8,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman, May 1:</b> ALHAZEN [Abu 'Ali al-Hasan ibn al-Hasan ibn al-Haytham]. <i>Opticae thesaurus.</i> Translated from Arabic into Latin. First edition of Alhazen’s classic work on optics and vision. $18,000 to $25,000
    <b>Leslie Hindman, May 1:</b> GALILEI, Galileo. <i>Systema cosmicum... in quo quatuor dialogis…</i> Translated from Italian by Matthias Bernegger. Strasbourg: D. Hauttius for the Elzevirs [at Leiden], 1635. First Latin edition. $6,000 to $8,000
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