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Auction Name Old and Modern Prints Total Sales (EUR) 216,763.00
Auction Date 12/13/2017 - 12/13/2017 Low Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR) 120,010.00
Sale Number #52809 High Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR) 155,380.00
Total Lots 368
Sold Lots 247 Low Estimate of All Lots (EUR) 164,730.00
% of Lots Sold 67.12% High Estimate of All Lots (EUR) 212,080.00
Unsold Lots 121 Total Sales as a % of High Est. 102.21%

Top twenty-five by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
49 Cristoforo di M. ou Cristofano Robetta (c.1462-c.1534)

Adam et Ève et leurs deux enfants (version intermédiaire).

Vers 1498-1500. EUR 6,000.00 - 8,000.00 EUR 9,375.00
50 Cristoforo di M. ou Cristofano Robetta (c.1462-c.1534)

La Foi et la Charité.

EUR 6,000.00 - 8,000.00 EUR 7,500.00
59 Matthäus Zasinger (Meister MZ) (1477-1500/1503)

Die Umarmung (L’Étreinte).

1503 EUR 6,000.00 - 8,000.00 EUR 7,500.00
258 Paul Gauguin (1848-1903)

Le Calvaire breton.

1898-1899. EUR 2,500.00 - 3,000.00 EUR 5,625.00
243 Kees van Dongen (1877-1968)

Femme avec un chien marchant sur la plage.

Vers 1925-1930. EUR 2,500.00 - 3,000.00 EUR 5,500.00
47 Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (1606-1669)

Négresse couchée.

1658 EUR 3,000.00 - 4,000.00 EUR 5,000.00
263 Théodore Géricault (1791-1824)

Entrance to the Adelphi Wharf.

1821 EUR 400.00 - 500.00 EUR 5,000.00
24 Jean-Honoré Fragonard (1732-1806)

Quatre Bacchanales, ou Jeux de satyres.

Eau-forte. EUR 600.00 - 800.00 EUR 4,000.00
170 Rodolphe Bresdin (1822-1885)

La Comédie de la Mort.

1854 EUR 2,000.00 - 2,500.00 EUR 3,875.00
259 Paul Gauguin (1848-1903)

Titres pour « Le Sourire ».

1899-1900. EUR 800.00 - 1,000.00 EUR 3,125.00
14 Lucas Cranach l’Ancien (1472-1553)

La Pénitence de Chrisostome.

EUR 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 EUR 2,750.00
57 Enea Vico (1523-1567)

Saint Georges et le dragon.

1542 EUR 1,000.00 - 1,200.00 EUR 2,750.00
17 Albrecht Dürer (1471-1528)

Saint Jérôme en pénitence.

1496 EUR 1,500.00 - 1,800.00 EUR 2,500.00
26 James Gillray (1756-1815)

L’Apothéose de Hoche.

1798 EUR 150.00 - 180.00 EUR 2,500.00
127 Un très fort lot d’estampes anciennes, des XIXe et XXe s., nombre d’entre elles publiées par la Société des Aquafortistes.

Ens.

EUR 2,000.00 - 2,500.00 EUR 2,500.00
157 Pierre Bonnard (1867-1947)

Le Bain (2e pl.).

Vers 1925. EUR 600.00 - 800.00 EUR 2,375.00
221 Edgar Degas (1834-1917)

Au Louvre : la peinture (Mary Cassatt).

1879-1880. EUR 1,000.00 - 1,200.00 EUR 2,250.00
241 Kees van Dongen (1877-1968)

Les Cheveux courts.

1924 EUR 1,500.00 - 1,800.00 EUR 2,250.00
314 Jean-Émile Laboureur (1877-1943)

Illustrations pour divers ouvrages.

EUR 1,000.00 - 1,200.00 EUR 2,250.00
148 Pierre Bonnard (1867-1947)

Les Chiens.

1893 EUR 1,000.00 - 1,200.00 EUR 2,000.00
160 Pierre Bonnard (1867-1947)

Femme debout dans sa baignoire.

1925 EUR 600.00 - 800.00 EUR 2,000.00
254 Henri Fantin-Latour (1836-1904)

Portrait de M. Fantin à dix-sept ans.

1895 EUR 300.00 - 400.00 EUR 2,000.00
1 Écoles anciennes.

Un fort lot par ou d’après D. del Barbiere, della Bella, Boucher, Callot, S. Le Clerc, Loutherbourg, Silvestre, Testa, Veneziano, Visscher, Waterloo, etc.

EUR 1,200.00 - 1,500.00 EUR 1,875.00
198 Mary Cassatt (1844-1926)

The Mirror (Mère et enfant à la glace).

1891 EUR 1,500.00 - 1,800.00 EUR 1,875.00
232 Maurice Denis (1870-1943)

Nymphe couronnée de pâquerettes.

1899-1901. EUR 600.00 - 800.00 EUR 1,875.00
  • <b>Bonhams: Results from Fine Books and Manuscripts on March 9, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> BEETHOVEN, LUDWIG VAN. Autograph Manuscript sketch-leaf part of the score of the Scottish Songs, "Sunset" Op. 108 no 2. [Vienna, February 1818]. Inscribed by Alexander Wheelock Thayer. SOLD for $131,250
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> Violin belonging to Albert Einstein, presented to him by Oscar H. Steger, 1933. SOLD for $516,500
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> EINSTEIN, ALBERT. Autograph Letter Signed ("Papa") to his son Hans Albert, discussing his involvement with the atomic bomb, September 2, 1945. SOLD for $106,250
    <b>Bonhams: Results from Fine Books and Manuscripts on March 9, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> HAMILTON, ALEXANDER. Autograph Letter Signed, to Baron von Steuben, with extensive notes of Von Steuben's aide Benjamin Walker, June 12, 1780. SOLD for $16,250
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> NEWTON, ISAAC. Autograph Manuscript in Latin, being detailed instructions on making the philosopher's stone. 8 pp. 1790s. SOLD for $275,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> 1869 Inauguration Bible of President Ulysses S. Grant. SOLD for $118,750
  • <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> E.H. SHEPARD, Original drawing for A.A. Milne’s The House at Pooh Corner.<br>$40,000-60,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> BERNARD RATZER, Plan of the City of New York in North America, surveyed in the years 1766 & 1767. $80,000-100,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> THOMAS JEFFERSON, Autograph letter signed comparing Logan, Tecumseh, and Little Turtle to the Spartans. Monticello: 15 February 1821. $14,000-18,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> JOHN C. FREMONT, Narrative of the Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains, in the Year 1842.. Abridged edition, the only one containing the folding map From the Sporting Library of Arnold “Jake” Johnson. $3,000-5,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> ZANE GREY, Album containing 94 large format photographs of Grey and party at Catalina Island, Arizona, and fishing in the Pacific. From the Sporting Library of Arnold “Jake” Johnson. $5,000-$8,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> WILLIAM COMBE, A History of Madeira ... illustrative of the Costumes, Manners, and Occupations of the Inhabitants. produced by Ackermann in 1821; From the Sporting Library of Jake Johnson. $2,000-$3,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> ERIC TAVERNER, Salmon Fishing... One of 275 copies signed by Taverner, published in 1931,From the Sporting Library of Jake Johnson. $2,000-$3,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> JOHN WHITEHEAD, Exploration of Mount Kina Balu, North Borneo. Whitehead reached the high point of Kinabalu in 1888. Part of a major group of travel books from the Sporting Library of Jake Johnson. $2,000-$3,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> JOHN LONG, Voyages and Travels of an Indian Interpreter and Trader, describing the Manners and Customs of the North American Indians... The first edition of 1791. $3,000-$5,000
    <b>Doyle, April 25:</b> SAMUEL BECKETT, Stirrings Still. This, Beckett’s last work of fiction with original lithographs by Le Brocquy, limited to 200 copies signed by the author and the artist. From the Estate of Howard Kaminsky.. $1,500-$2,500
  • <b>19th Century Shop:</b> Charles Darwin on sexuality and the transmission of hereditary characteristics: Autograph Letter Signed to Lawson Tait. Down, 17 January [1877].
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> MILTON, JOHN. <i>Paradise Lost. A Poem written in ten books.</i> London: 1667. A very rare example with the contemporary binding untouched and with a 1667 title page.
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> Hamilton secures the ratification of the Constitution: <i>The Debates and Proceedings of the Convention of the State of New-York, assembled at Poughkeespsie, on the 17th June, 1788.</i>
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> The social contract “Man is born free, and everywhere he is in chains”: ROUSSEAU, JEAN-JACQUES. <i>Principes du Droit Politique [Du Contract Social]</i>. Amsterdam: Michel Rey, 1762
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> “The first English textbook on geometrical land-measurement and surveying”: BENESE, RICHARD. <i>This Boke Sheweth the Maner of Measurynge All Maner of Lande…</i>
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b> Jacques-Émile Ruhlmann, wallpaper sample book, circa 1919. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b> Archive from a late office of the Breuer & Smith architectural team, New York, 1960-70s. $3,500 to $5,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b> William Morris, <i>The Story of the Glittering Plain or the Land of Living Men,</i> illustrated by Walter Crane, Kelmscott Press, Hammersmith, 1894. $2,500 to $3,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b> Gustave Doré, <i>La Sainte Bible selon la Vulgate,</i> Tours, 1866. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b> Gustav Klimt & Max Eisler, <i>Eine Nachlese,</i> complete set, Vienna, 1931. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b><br>Eric Allatini & Gerda Wegener, <i>Sur Talons Rouges,</i> with original watercolor by Wegener, Paris, 1929. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b><br>C.P. Cavafy, <i>Fourteen Poems,</i> illustrated & signed by David Hockney, London, 1966. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b> Jean Midolle, <i>Spécimen des Écritures Modernes...</i>, Strasbourg, 1834-35. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b><br>E.A. Seguy, <i>Floréal: Dessins & Coloris Nouveaux,</i> Paris, 1925. $3,000 to $4,000.
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