Auction Reports

Bruun Rasmussen

Auction Info

Auction Name
Prints
Auction Date
09/14/2020 - 09/15/2020
Sale Number
#2038
Total Lots
88
Sold Lots
82
Lots Sold
93.18%
Unsold Lots
6
Total Sales (DKK)
351,625.00
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (DKK)
250,250.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (DKK)
298,750.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (DKK)
270,250.00
High Estimate of All Lots (DKK)
321,750.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
109.29%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
220 G. L. Lahde (after Eckersberg) (b. Bremen 1765, d. Copenhagen 1833)

“Natten mellem 4. og 5. Sept. 1807, seet fra Christianshavn”.

1807 DKK 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 DKK 15,625.00
521 Hans Scherfig (b. Copenhagen 1905, d. Fredensborg 1979)

“Ensom elefant”.

1966 DKK 8,000.00 - 10,000.00 DKK 15,625.00
665 Hans Scherfig (b. Copenhagen 1905, d. Fredensborg 1979)

“Halvaber” (Lemurs).

1972 DKK 6,000.00 - 8,000.00 DKK 13,750.00
661 Hans Scherfig (b. Copenhagen 1905, d. Fredensborg 1979)

“Mandril”.

1972 DKK 6,000.00 - 6,000.00 DKK 12,500.00
666 Hans Scherfig (b. Copenhagen 1905, d. Fredensborg 1979)

“Okapi”.

1976 DKK 6,000.00 - 8,000.00 DKK 12,500.00
522 Joan Miró (b. Barcelona 1893, d. Palma de Mallorca 1983)

Composition.

DKK 12,000.00 - 15,000.00 DKK 12,500.00
549 Pablo Picasso (b. Malaga 1881, d. Mougins 1973)

“La comedie humaine”, 1954.

1954 DKK 10,000.00 - 15,000.00 DKK 12,500.00
596 Pablo Picasso (b. Malaga 1881, d. Mougins 1973)

“La comedie humaine”

1954 DKK 10,000.00 - 15,000.00 DKK 11,250.00
613 Henri Matisse

Musee National D'Art Moderne.

DKK 3,000.00 - 3,000.00 DKK 10,000.00
176 Carl Bloch (b. Copenhagen 1834, d. s.p. 1890)

Christ in Gethsemane. (In Danish).

1880 DKK 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 DKK 10,000.00
634 Henri Matisse (b. Cateau-Cambrésis 1869, d. Nice 1954)

“Nice Travail & Joie”.

1947 DKK 3,000.00 - 4,000.00 DKK 9,375.00
589 Robert Rauschenberg (b. Port Arthur, Texas 1925, d. Captiva Island 2008)

“Venice-USA”.

DKK 6,000.00 - 6,000.00 DKK 8,750.00
189 Carl Bloch (b. Copenhagen 1834, d. s.p. 1890)

Two biblical motifs: The daughter of Jairus and The Birth of Christ. (In Danish).

1881 DKK 2,000.00 - 2,000.00 DKK 8,750.00
741 Tróndur Patursson (b. Kirkjubø, Faroe Islands 1944)

Compositions.

2003 DKK 4,000.00 - 4,000.00 DKK 8,125.00
576 Salvador Dalí (b. Figueres 1904, d. s.p. 1989)

“The Kiss”, Song of Songs series, 1971.

1971 DKK 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 DKK 8,125.00
707 Carl-Henning Pedersen (b. Copenhagen 1913, d. s.p. 2007)

“The Ugly Duckling” ".

1985 DKK 3,000.00 - 3,000.00 DKK 6,875.00
711 Asger Jorn (b. Vejrum 1914, d. Århus 1973)

Untitled from “Jubiläumsserie”.

1963 DKK 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 DKK 6,875.00
216 Braun & Hogenberg, 16th century

Map of Hven with Tycho Brahe's observatory Uranienborg.

1586 DKK 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 DKK 5,750.00
867 Andy Warhol, after (b. Philadelphia 1930, d. New York 1987)

“Marilyn Monroe”.

DKK 4,000.00 - 4,000.00 DKK 5,500.00
710 Asger Jorn (b. Vejrum 1914, d. Århus 1973)

Untitled from “Jubiläumsserie”.

1963 DKK 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 DKK 5,250.00
  • <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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