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Rago Arts and Auctions

Auction Info

Auction Name
Living Contemporary - Fine Art Prints
Auction Date
07/29/2020 - 07/29/2020
Sale Number
#72920
Total Lots
41
Sold Lots
29
Lots Sold
70.73%
Unsold Lots
12
Total Sales (USD)
58,990.00
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
32,300.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
49,700.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (USD)
52,400.00
High Estimate of All Lots (USD)
79,500.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
74.20%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
171 Christopher Wool b.1955

Pages from Black Book (three works)

1989 USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 USD 5,625.00
169 Christopher Wool b.1955

Pages from Black Book (three works)

1989 USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 USD 5,313.00
102 Peter Gee 1932-2005

Untitled (two works)

c. 1965 USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD 5,000.00
175 Herb Ritts 1952-2002

Mark Findlay 1, Los Angeles

1990 USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 USD 3,750.00
226 Andy Warhol 1928-1987

Souper Dress

c. 1965 USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD 3,500.00
254 Denise Colomb and Georgette Chadourne

photographs of Pablo Picasso (three works)

c. 1950 USD 700.00 - 900.00 USD 3,500.00
183 Bill Jacobson b.1955

Untitled #3591

2000 USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD 3,000.00
264 George Hurrell 1904-1992

Hurrell Portfolio III (ten celebrity photographs)

1932-44 / 1979 USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 USD 2,816.00
179 Michael Dweck b.1957

Joseph 1

2008 USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00 USD 2,750.00
119 Peter Gee 1932-2005

Untitled

c. 1965 USD 500.00 - 700.00 USD 2,250.00
177 Hiroshi Sugimoto b.1948

Miltoan Sea, Sounion 1990 #354 from the Time Exposed portfolio

1990 USD 400.00 - 600.00 USD 2,125.00
120

Monumental tactile globe

USA, c. 1975 USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 2,000.00
190 Chip Hooper 1962-2016

Twilight Captiva Island

2003 USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD 1,820.00
437 Max Vadukul b.1961

Cartoon for Vogue Paris (Linda Evangelista), August 1989

1989 USD 600.00 - 800.00 USD 1,750.00
100 Peter Gee 1932-2005

Untitled

c. 1965 USD 500.00 - 700.00 USD 1,500.00
386 Leland Rice b.1940

Untitled from the Wall Site series (three works)

1977-78 USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 1,375.00
185 Donald Sultan b.1951

Smoke Ring (June 6, 2001)

2001 USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD 1,375.00
402 MP & MP Rosado b.1971

Untitled (two works)

2003 USD 800.00 - 1,000.00 USD 1,250.00
242 Lucien Clergue 1934-2014

Geantes de la mer, Camargue

1978 / 1999 USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 1,125.00
445 Larry Rivers 1923-2002

Bill Bradley

1991 USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD 1,040.00
  • <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts<br>November 12-13, 2020</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> MACHIAVELLI, Niccolò. <i>Nicholas Machiavel's Prince. Also, The life of Castruccio Castracani of Lucca…</i> Translated by Edward Dacres. London, 1640. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> FILSON, John. <i>The Discovery, Settlement and present State of Kentucke: and An Essay towards the Topography, and Natural History of that important Country…</i> Wilmington, Del.: James Adams, 1784. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> ELUARD, Paul. <i>Un poeme dans chaque livre.</i> Paris: Louis Broder, 1956. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts<br>November 12-13, 2020</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> LEWIS, James Otto. [<i>Aboriginal Port Folio.</i> Philadelphia: Published by the Author, 1835-1836]. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> [ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPTS]. BOOK OF HOURS, use of Rome, in Latin. [Southern Netherlands (Ghent or Bruges), c.1460]. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> MORE, Thomas, Sir. <i>The Workes ... wrytten by him in the Englysh tongue.</i> Edited by William Rastell. London, 1557. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts<br>November 12-13, 2020</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> [KELMSCOTT PRESS]. MORRIS, William. <i>Love is Enough.</i> Hammersmith: The Kelmscott Press, 1897. $5,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> LINCOLN, Abraham. Autograph endorsement signed as President (“A. Lincoln”), 24 February 1863. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> WASHINGTON, George. Address panel with autograph free frank signed ("G:o Washington"), as Commander in Chief of the Continental Army, 5 August 1777. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts<br>November 12-13, 2020</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> GOREY, Edward. <i>The Beastly Baby.</i> N.p.: The Fantod Press, 1962. $1,000 to $1,500.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> FROST, Robert. Photographic reproduction signed and inscribed ("Robert Frost”), to R.V. Thornton, 1955. $1,000 to $1,500.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> GOREY, Edward. <i>The Bug Book.</i> New York: Looking Glass Library, 1959. $500 to $700.
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 27:</b> Book of Hours with Illuminated Miniatures, France, mid-15th century. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 27:</b> Conradus de Alemania [Halberstadt the Elder], <i>Concordantiae Bibliorum,</i> Strassburg, 1474. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 27:</b> Christopher Marlowe, <i>The Jew of Malta,</i> London, 1633. Earliest extant edition of this antiauthoritarian Elizabethan play. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 27:</b><br>Sir Isaac Newton, <i>The Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy,</i> first edition in English, 2 volumes, London, 1729. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 27:</b> John Rae, <i>Narrative of an Expedition to the Shores of the Arctic Sea in 1846 and 1847,</i> first edition, London, 1850. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 27:</b> Philip Pittman, <i>The Present State of the European Settlements on the Mississippi…,</i> first edition, London, 1770. $10,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 27:</b> Cyanotype of an anatomy class at Woman’s Medical College of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1895. $300 to $400.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 27:</b> Equine veterinary formulary, manuscript on paper, East Earl, Pennsylvania, circa 1860. $400 to $600.
  • <b>Christie’s, Nov 3 :</b> REGAMEY, Felix (1844-1906). Unique drawing showing Verlaine and Rimbaud in London, September 1872. €70,000 to 100,000
    <b>Christie’s, Nov 3 :</b> LABORDE, Alexandre de (1773-1842). <i>Voyage pittoresque et historique de l’Espagne.</i> Paris : 1806-1820. €20,000 to 30,000
    <b>Christie’s, Nov 3 :</b> BOCCACE, Jean (1313-1375). <i>Il Decamerone…</i> Venise : Gabriele Giolito di Ferrari, 1542.<br>€ 12,000 to 15,000
    <b>Christie’s, Nov 3 :</b> LAMBERT, Yvon (1936). Full collection of writings from <i>Une rêverie émanée de mes loisirs.</i> Paris : 1992 - 2018. €50,000 to 70,000
    <b>Christie’s, Nov 3 :</b> JOUVE, Paul (1878-1973) -- KIPLING, Rudyard (1865-1936). <i>La Chasse de Kaa.</i> Paris : Javal & Bourdeaux, 1930. €2,000 to 3,000
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