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Auction Name
Prints and Multiples - Prints
Auction Date
09/17/2019 - 09/17/2019
Sale Number
#L19161
Total Lots
183
Sold Lots
158
Lots Sold
86.34%
Unsold Lots
25
Total Sales (GBP)
3,783,937.00
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (GBP)
2,359,900.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (GBP)
3,740,600.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (GBP)
2,630,900.00
High Estimate of All Lots (GBP)
4,132,600.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
91.56%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
112

PORTFOLIO LES PEINTRES-GRAVEURS (CF. JOHNSON PP. 127-155)

1896 GBP 500,000.00 - 1,000,000.00 GBP 543,000.00
161 ROY LICHTENSTEIN

TWO NUDES (C. 284)

1994 GBP 100,000.00 - 150,000.00 GBP 187,500.00
160 ROY LICHTENSTEIN

ROOMMATES (CORLETT 282)

1994 GBP 70,000.00 - 100,000.00 GBP 162,500.00
185 ANDY WARHOL

QUEEN ELIZABETH II (SEE F. & S. IIB.334-337)

1985 GBP 80,000.00 - 120,000.00 GBP 150,000.00
56 REMBRANDT HARMENSZ. VAN RIJN

CLUMP OF TREES WITH A VISTA (B., HOLL. 222; NEW HOLL. 272; H. 263)

1652 GBP 70,000.00 - 100,000.00 GBP 125,000.00
178 ANDY WARHOL

MICKEY MOUSE (F. & S. II.265)

1981 GBP 70,000.00 - 100,000.00 GBP 106,250.00
22 MARTIN SCHONGAUER

THE MAN OF SORROWS BETWEEN THE VIRGIN AND ST JOHN (BARTSCH 69; LEHRS, HOLLSTEIN 34)

probably circa 1470-72 GBP 20,000.00 - 30,000.00 GBP 106,250.00
118 PABLO PICASSO

MINOTAURE AVEUGLE GUIDÉ PAR UNE FILLETTE DANS LA NUIT (B. 225; BA. 437)

1934 GBP 70,000.00 - 90,000.00 GBP 97,500.00
78 PABLO PICASSO

FAUNE DÉVOILANT UNE FEMME (BLOCH 230; BAER 609)

1936 GBP 30,000.00 - 50,000.00 GBP 93,750.00
38 FRANCISCO JOSÉ DE GOYA Y LUCIENTES

LOS CAPRICHOS (DELTEIL 38-117; HARRIS 36-115)

1797-98 GBP 80,000.00 - 120,000.00 GBP 87,500.00
7 ALBRECHT DÜRER

SAINT JEROME IN HIS STUDY (B. 60; M., HOLL. 59)

1514 GBP 50,000.00 - 70,000.00 GBP 62,500.00
20 REMBRANDT HARMENSZ. VAN RIJN

LANDSCAPE WITH THREE GABLED COTTAGES BESIDE A ROAD (BARTSCH, HOLLSTEIN 217; NEW HOLLSTEIN 248; HIND 246)

1650 GBP 50,000.00 - 70,000.00 GBP 62,500.00
119 PABLO PICASSO

FRANÇOISE AUX CHEVEUX ONDULÉS (B. 403; MOURLOT 47)

1946 GBP 30,000.00 - 50,000.00 GBP 60,000.00
151 DAVID HOCKNEY

HOTEL ACATLÁN: FIRST DAY (MCA TOKYO 269)

1984-85 GBP 30,000.00 - 50,000.00 GBP 56,250.00
120 PABLO PICASSO

FRANÇOISE (B. 398; M. 42)

1946 GBP 30,000.00 - 50,000.00 GBP 50,000.00
139 KEITH HARING

STATUE OF LIBERTY (L. P. 63)

1986 GBP 26,000.00 - 36,000.00 GBP 50,000.00
113 EDVARD MUNCH

ATTRACTION II (W. 20; S. 18)

1895 GBP 20,000.00 - 30,000.00 GBP 47,500.00
141 KEITH HARING

ICONS (L. PP. 170-171)

1990 GBP 30,000.00 - 50,000.00 GBP 47,500.00
143 KEITH HARING

POP SHOP II (L. PP. 96-97)

1988 GBP 25,000.00 - 35,000.00 GBP 47,500.00
145 KEITH HARING

UNTITLED (L. P. 41)

1985 GBP 20,000.00 - 30,000.00 GBP 47,500.00
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b><br>Dr. Seuss, pen, ink & watercolor, calendar illustration, Thomas D. Murphy Company, 1937. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b> Georges Lepape, <i>Sur la Terrasse,</i> gouache & pencil, cover for <i>Vogue,</i> 1930. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b> Charles Dana Gibson, <i>The Coming Game, Yale vs. Vassar,</i> pen & ink, for <i>Life</i> magazine, 1895. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b><br>H.A. Rey, color pencil, charcoal, watercolor & gouache, for <i>Rafi et les 9 singes,</i> 1939. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b> Ernest H. Shepard, pen & ink, for Kenneth Grahame’s <i>Bertie’s Escapade,</i> 1949. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b> Charles Schulz, <i>The Biggest Star Measured So Far,</i> ink & wash, original <i>Peanuts</i> cartoon, published 1961. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b> Saul Steinberg, <i>12 Biographies, A to B,</i> pen & ink with collage, final illustration in his book <i>The Labyrinth,</i> 1960. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b><br>Jo Mielziner, <i>A Streetcar Named Desire,</i> watercolor, graphite & gouache, first color study for the award-winning 1947 production. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b> Charles Addams, <i>Nevermore,</i> watercolor & ink, for <i>The New Yorker,</i> 1973. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b> James Montgomery Flagg, <i>I Should Worry,</i> watercolor, gouache & graphite, cover for <i>Judge</i> magazine, 1914. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b> Edward Gorey, <i>Swan Lake, Hunters/Siegfried, Van Rothbart,</i> watercolor, pen & ink, costume designs, 1975. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b> Ludwig Bemelmans, <i>Sketch for Madeline,</i> gouache & ink. $6,000 to $9,000.
  • <center><b>Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on November 25th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, November 25:</b> Fust-Schöffer-Bibel from Gutenberg-Press, 1462. Est: € 1,000,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, November 25:</b><br>J. W. Weinmann, <i>Phytanthoza-Iconographia,</i> 1735-45. Est: € 60,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, November 25:</b><br>O. Kokoschka, <i>Die träumenden Knaben,</i> 1917. Est: € 10,000
    <center><b>Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on November 25th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, November 25:</b><br>Z. Lilius, <i>Orbis breviarium,</i> 1493. <br>Est: € 10,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, November 25:</b> <i>Gazette du Bon Ton,</i> 1912-22.<br>Est: € 14,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, November 25:</b><br>M. Chagall, <i>Daphnis & Chloé,</i> 1961. Est: € 100,000
    <center><b>Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on November 25th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, November 25:</b><br>C. Ptolemaeus, <i>Geographie,</i> 1513.<br>Est: € 100,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, November 25:</b><br>E. L. Kirchner, <i>Umbra vitae,</i> 1924.<br>Est: € 6,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, November 25:</b><br>J. Miró, <i>Midi le trèfle blanc,</i> 1968. Est: € 2,000
    <center><b>Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on November 25th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, November 25:</b> Clemens V., <i>Constitutiones,</i> 1471.<br>Est: € 14,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, November 25:</b><br>C. Gesner, <i>Tierbuch, Vogelbuch, Fischbuch,</i> 1563-81. Est: € 5,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, November 25:</b><br>J. Itten, <i>Utopia,</i> 1921. Est: € 2,000
  • <b>Christie’s London, Nov. 27:</b> [Peter I, Tsar]. <i>Simboly i emblemata ukazom i blagopovedenii imperatora Petra Alekseevicha [Symbola et emblemata jussu atque auspiciis Petri Alexeidis].</i> Amsterdam, 1705. £30,000 to £40,000
    <b>Christie’s London, Nov. 27:</b> Charlemagne, Adolf. Benefice d'Adieu de Madame Naptal. [St Petersburg: 16th February 1873]. £30,000 to £40,000
    <b>Christie’s London, Nov. 27:</b> [Military. Album.] [An album of drawings of weapons and their accessories, drawn from nature by the Second Cadets Corps.] St Petersburg, 1800. £100,000 to £150,000
    <b>Christie’s London, Nov. 27:</b> Pushkin, Alexander. <i>Evgenii Onegin.</i> St Petersburg: Dep. of Public Education, 1825-1832. £100,000 to £150,000
    <b>Christie’s London, Nov. 27:</b> Sumarokov, Pavel. <i>Dosugi krymskogo sud’i ili vtoroe puteshestvie v Tavridu. [The Leisure of a Crimean Judge or a Second Tour to Tauris].</i> St Petersburg: Imperial Press, 1803-5. £50,000 to £80,000
  • <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. <i>Macbeth: A Tragedy.</i> London, 1673. FIRST SEPARATE AND FIRST QUARTO EDITION. THE CHARLTON HESTON COPY. $80,000 to $120,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> HEMINGWAY, ERNEST. <i>In Our Time.</i> Paris, 1924. FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> HAWTHORNE, NATHANIEL. <i>Fanshawe, A Tale.</i> Boston, 1828. FIRST EDITION OF AUTHOR'S FIRST BOOK. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> THOREAU, HENRY DAVID. <i>Walden; Or, Life in the Woods.</i> Boston, 1854. FINE COPY OF THE FIRST EDITION. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. <i>Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies.</i> London, 1685. THE FOURTH FOLIO, Brewster/Bentley issue. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> STEIG, WILLIAM. Original maquette and 58 finished drawings for <i>The Agony in the Kindergarten,</i> one of Steig's most important books. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> VERNE, JULES. <i>A Journey to the Centre of the Earth.</i> New York & London, 1872. FIRST EDITION, RARE AMERICAN ISSUE, with Scribner & Welford cancel title. $5,000 to $8,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> KING, STEPHEN. <i>Carrie.</i> New York, 1974. INSCRIBED FIRST EDITION, OF AUTHOR'S FIRST BOOK. $1,200 to $1,800.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 4:</b> APPLE MACINTOSH PROTOTYPE. 1983. The earliest known Macintosh with "Twiggy" drive, one of only two known working machines. $120,000 to $180,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 4:</b> PLATO. <i>Timaeus</i> [AND] <i>Critias</i> [from Ficini's 1484 Opera]. A LANDMARK OF SCIENTIFIC THOUGHT. $80,000 to $120,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 4:</b> LOVELACE, AUGUSTA ADA. Sketch of the Analytical Engine Invented by Charles Babbage Esq. London, 1843. FIRST EDITION, JOURNAL ISSUE, MOST IMPORTANT PAPER IN EARLY DIGITAL COMPUTING. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 4:</b> APPLE-1 COMPUTER. Signed by Steve Wozniak, used in development of Apple II. $200,000 to $300,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 4:</b> DARWIN, CHARLES. 1809-1882. <i>On the Origin of Species By Means of Natural Selection.</i> London, 1859. FIRST EDITION. $80,000 to $120,000.
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