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Freemans: Art and Design

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Auction Name Art and Design Total Sales (USD) 114,408.00
Auction Date 09/15/2021 - 09/15/2021 Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD) 60,700.00
Sale Number #1713 High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD) 96,800.00
Total Lots 22
Sold Lots 21 Low Estimate of All Lots (USD) 64,700.00
% of Lots Sold 95.45% High Estimate of All Lots (USD) 102,800.00
Unsold Lots 1 Total Sales as a % of High Est. 111.29%

Top twenty-five by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
72 Jesús Rafael Soto

Homenaje al Humano

1975-76 USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 16,380.00
84 Josef Albers

SP XII (from Homage to the Square)

1967 USD 2,500.00 - 4,000.00 USD 10,710.00
101 Ellsworth Kelly

Untitled

1972 USD 6,000.00 - 10,000.00 USD 7,560.00
62 Louise Nevelson

The Night Sound

1971 USD 2,500.00 - 4,000.00 USD 6,930.00
102 Ellsworth Kelly

Green Curve with Radius of 20' (from For Meyer Schapiro)

1974 USD 5,000.00 - 8,000.00 USD 6,930.00
109 Andy Warhol

Untitled (Plate VI from Flash - November 23, 1963)

1968 USD 5,000.00 - 8,000.00 USD 6,930.00
67 Marc Chagall

The Easel

1969 USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 USD 6,300.00
99 Jim Dine

The Mask

2015 USD 6,000.00 - 10,000.00 USD 5,985.00
57 William Leavitt

Study for "The Lure of Silk"

1973 USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD 5,355.00
108 Robert Indiana

Autumn (from Four Seasons of Hope (Silver))

2012 USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 USD 5,355.00
60 Frank Stella

Black Stack (from Stacks)

1970 USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 USD 4,410.00
110 Ed Ruscha

Chevy (from the Motor City Series)

2009 USD 2,500.00 - 4,000.00 USD 4,410.00
53 William Wegman

Contemplating the Bust of Man Ray (Plate VI from Man Ray: A Portfolio of 10 Photographs)

1978 (printed 1982) USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 USD 4,095.00
68 After Joan Miró

Rose Matinale au clair de la Lune

1958 USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 3,780.00
69 Pablo Picasso

Scène de ménage (Household Scene), from Les 156

1971 (printed before 1975) USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 3,780.00
58 Lee Bontecou

Seventh Stone

1965-1968 USD 2,500.00 - 4,000.00 USD 3,528.00
111 Ed Ruscha

Cadillac (from the Motor City series)

2009 USD 2,500.00 - 4,000.00 USD 2,772.00
55 Eadweard Muybridge

Animal Locomotion, Plate 597

1887 USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD 2,520.00
87 Sol LeWitt

Plate I (from Tondo Stars)

2002 USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00 USD 2,520.00
78 Sonia Delaunay

Untitled (Circular Composition)

1970 USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00 USD 2,394.00
65 Jim Dine

The Swimmer (from Eight Sheets from an Undefined Novel)

1976 USD 1,200.00 - 1,800.00 USD 1,764.00
  • <b><center>San Francisco Antiquarian<br>Book Print & Paper Fair<br>Friday, Feb. 4, 11am-8pm<br>Saturday, Feb. 5, 10am-5pm<br>Attend in person!</b>
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    <center><b>San Francisco Antiquarian<br>Book Print & Paper Fair<br>Feb. 4-5<br>Buy Tickets Here - $12</b>
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    <center><b>San Francisco Antiquarian<br>Book Print & Paper Fair<br>Feb. 4-5<br>Buy Tickets Here - $12</b>
    <b><center>San Francisco Antiquarian<br>Book Print & Paper Fair<br>Friday, Feb. 4, 11am-8pm<br>Saturday, Feb. 5, 10am-5pm<br>Attend in person!</b>
    <center><b>San Francisco Antiquarian<br>Book Print & Paper Fair<br>Feb. 4-5<br>Buy Tickets Here - $12</b>
    <b><center>San Francisco Antiquarian<br>Book Print & Paper Fair<br>Friday, Feb. 4, 11am-8pm<br>Saturday, Feb. 5, 10am-5pm<br>Attend in person!</b>
  • <center><b>Case Antiques<br>Two-Day Winter Fine Art, Antique, and Jewelry Auction<br>January 29 & 30, 2022</b>
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 29-30:</b> Civil War Archive, including Hospital CDVs. $2,400 to $2,800.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 29-30:</b> W.B. Gosnell's Civil War Era 34 Star Flag w/ Book on Western Expansion. $1,200 to $1,400.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 29-30:</b> 15 Star Parade Flag and Envelope, Framed. $800 to $900.
    <center><b>Case Antiques<br>Two-Day Winter Fine Art, Antique, and Jewelry Auction<br>January 29 & 30, 2022</b>
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 29-30:</b> Partial Civil War Album, incl. Confederate Leaders. $800 to $900.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 29-30:</b> CDV Album incl. Garfield, plus Framed CSA Currency. $800 to $900.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 29-30:</b> Two Geronimo Cabinet Cards, incl. St. Louis World's Fair Signed. $2,800 to $3,200.
    <center><b>Case Antiques<br>Two-Day Winter Fine Art, Antique, and Jewelry Auction<br>January 29 & 30, 2022</b>
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 29-30:</b> Dickens, Charles. <i>A Christmas Carol,</i> 1st Ed. 1843. $1,800 to $2,000.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 29-30:</b> Archive of Col. John Fite, CSA, POW Johnson's Island, first of two lots, 8 Items. $1,200 to $1,400.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 29-30:</b> Kentucky Confederate Call to Arms Broadside, 1862. $1,200 to $1,400.
    <center><b>Case Antiques<br>Two-Day Winter Fine Art, Antique, and Jewelry Auction<br>January 29 & 30, 2022</b>
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 29-30:</b> Hemingway, Ernest. <i>For Whom the Bell Tolls,</i> 1st Ed. $1,000 to $1,200.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 29-30:</b> Autograph Album with Confederate Signatures, incl. Jeff Davis. $800 to $1,000.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 29-30:</b> WWI Navy Posters plus Photo of USS John Hood, 3 pcs. $700 to $750.
  • <center><b>Sotheby’s<br> Fine Books and Manuscripts, Including Americana<br>Online<br>Now through January 25, 2022</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, Now to Jan. 25:</b> Audubon, John James. The "Wild Turkey" manuscript — capturing one of the nation's most iconic symbols of unity. $250,000 to $350,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Now to Jan. 25:</b> (Flag) — Commemorative Thirteen-Star Flag. Pre-Civil War, Thirteen-Star Flag of the United States, from the collection of Charles Kuralt. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Now to Jan. 25:</b> Fitzgerald, F. Scott. <i>Tender is the Night</i>. First edition, presentation copy, and a former mystery. $30,000 to $50,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Now to Jan. 25:</b> Audubon, John James. The "Wild Turkey" manuscript — capturing one of the nation's most iconic symbols of unity. $250,000 to $350,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Now to Jan. 25:</b> Salinger, J.D. <i>The Catcher in the Rye.</i> A strikingly fresh first edition of Salinger's essential novel. $20,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Now to Jan. 25:</b> Whitman, Walt. <i>Leaves of Grass.</i> “America's second Declaration of Independence” — signed by Whitman. $150,000 to $200,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Now to Jan. 25:</b> [Dylan, Bob]. Some of the earliest known professional portraits. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Now to Jan. 25:</b> Y-Worth [Yarworth], William. <i>Cerevisiarii Comes: Or, the New and True Art of Brewing…</i> A rare and early English work on the art of brewing. $5,000 to $7,000.
  • <center><b>Swann Auction Galleries<br>A Record Breaking Season</b>
    <b>Swann:</b> <i>The Book of Mormon,</b> first edition, Palmyra, NY, 1830. Sold Sept. 30 — $112,500.
    <b>Swann:</b> Vincent Van Gogh, <i>Homme à la Pipe: Portrait du Docteur Gachet, Evening,</i> etching, 1890. Sold Nov. 2 — $161,000.
    <b>Swann:</b> Edward Ruscha, <i>Stains,</i> title page, one of 70, signed, 1969. Sold Nov. 9 — $112,500.
    <b>Swann:</b> John James Audubon, <i>Carolina Parrot, Plate 26,</i> hand colored aquatint, 1828. Sold Dec.9 — $137,000.
    <b>Swann:</b> Edmund Dulac, <i>The Snow Queen,</i> watercolor, gouache, pen & ink, 1910. Sold Dec. 16 — $125,000.
  • <b><center>Potter & Potter Auctions<br>Fine Books & Manuscripts<br>February 26, 2022</b>
    <b>Potter & Potter, Feb. 26:</b> ALLEN, Ethan. <i>A Narrative of Colonel Ethan Allen’s Captivity from the Time of his Being Taken by the British, near Montreal…,</i> Rare second edition, 1779. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Potter & Potter, Feb. 26:</b> CLEMENS, Samuel Langhorne ("Mark Twain"). <i>The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.</i> New York: Charles L. Webster and Company, 1885. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Potter & Potter, Feb. 26:</b> LANE, Edward William, translator. <i>Tales of a Thousand and One Nights; [or], The Arabian Nights’ Entertainments.</i> London, 1838–1841. 32 parts in 33. $7,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Potter & Potter, Feb. 26:</b> GRANT, James, Lieut. <i>The Narrative of a Voyage of Discovery, performed in His Majesty's Vessel The Lady Nelson...</i> London, 1803. $4,000 to $6,000.
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