Auction Reports

Venator and Hanstein

Auction Info

Auction Name
Modern and Contemporary Graphics - Modern Books
Auction Date
09/26/2020 - 09/26/2020
Sale Number
#161
Total Lots
605
Sold Lots
427
Lots Sold
70.58%
Unsold Lots
178
Total Sales (EUR)
624,990.06
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR)
507,330.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR)
507,330.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (EUR)
680,980.00
High Estimate of All Lots (EUR)
680,980.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
91.78%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
469 ROY LICHTENSTEIN

RED BARN 1969

1969 EUR 12,000.00 - 12,000.00 EUR 31,980.00
355 HANS ARP

LE SOLEIL RECERCLÉ. POÈMES 1966

1966 EUR 15,000.00 - 15,000.00 EUR 17,220.00
310 LYONEL FEININGER

THE WORKMEN (DIE ARBEITER) Um 1910/11

um1910/11. EUR 15,000.00 - 15,000.00 EUR 12,300.00
333 ERNST LUDWIG KIRCHNER

FEHMARNSUND 1912

1912 EUR 12,000.00 - 12,000.00 EUR 12,300.00
454

KÖLNER KUNSTMARKT 70 1970

EUR 3,000.00 - 3,000.00 EUR 11,070.00
415 HAP GRIESHABER

ANWALT 1953

1953 EUR 6,000.00 - 6,000.00 EUR 10,455.00
453 MAPPENWERKE / SAMMLUNGEN

KÖLNER KUNSTMARKT 70 1970

EUR 3,000.00 - 3,000.00 EUR 10,455.00
311 LYONEL FEININGER

EISENBAHNER (RAILROAD MEN) 1911

1911 EUR 12,000.00 - 12,000.00 EUR 10,455.00
561 SCHWITTERS, KURT u. THEO VAN DOESBURG

KLEINE DADA SOIRÉE. 1923.

1923.. 1916 EUR 4,000.00 - 4,000.00 EUR 9,840.00
356 MARC CHAGALL

ALEKO UM 1955

1955 EUR 6,000.00 - 6,000.00 EUR 7,380.00
372 PABLO PICASSO

LE JEU DU TAUREAU 14.2.54. 1954

1954 EUR 7,500.00 - 7,500.00 EUR 7,380.00
575 MIRÓ, JOAN - RENÉ CHAR:

Flux de l'aimant.

1964 EUR 8,000.00 - 8,000.00 EUR 7,380.00
309 LYONEL FEININGER

VILLA AM STRANDE, 4 / VILLA ON SHORE, 4 (COLONIAL COUNTRY HOUSE) (1921)

(1921). EUR 8,000.00 - 8,000.00 EUR 7,380.00
378 PABLO PICASSO

LE CIRQUE. RÉPÉTITION 1933

1939 EUR 8,000.00 - 8,000.00 EUR 6,765.00
505 GERHARD RICHTER

SEESTÜCK II 1970

1970 EUR 3,000.00 - 3,000.00 EUR 6,765.00
373 PABLO PICASSO

JEUNE FEMME 17.2.49 1949 (1968)

1949 EUR 4,500.00 - 4,500.00 EUR 6,150.00
300 PAULA MODERSOHN-BECKER

DIE GÄNSEMAGD (UM 1900)

(Um1900). EUR 5,000.00 - 5,000.00 EUR 6,150.00
326 EMIL NOLDE

SALOMO UND SEINE FRAUEN 1911

1911 EUR 6,000.00 - 6,000.00 EUR 6,150.00
452 MAPPENWERKE / SAMMLUNGEN

KÖLNER KUNSTMARKT 68 1968

EUR 3,000.00 - 3,000.00 EUR 5,535.00
504 GERHARD RICHTER

SEESTÜCK II 1970

1970 EUR 3,000.00 - 3,000.00 EUR 5,535.00
  • <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
  • <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><center>Lion Heart Autographs<br>Rare & Remarkable Autographs<br>and Manuscripts<br>Now until October 21, 2020</b>
    <b>Lion Heart Autographs<br>Now thru Oct. 21:</b> Most Remarkable Autograph Album Ever Offered: Wilde Poem, Melville Quotes Shakespeare, 8 presidents, Mary Lincoln & 400 More. $30,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Lion Heart Autographs<br>Now thru Oct. 21:</b> Unique Napoleon Autograph Manuscript Detailing his Military Campaign in Italy, plus Doodles. $18,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Lion Heart Autographs<br>Now thru Oct. 21:</b> Remarkable Pasteur Manuscript on Rabies Research 8 Months before 1st Successful Human Vaccination. $12,500 to $15,000.
    <b><center>Lion Heart Autographs<br>Rare & Remarkable Autographs<br>and Manuscripts<br>Now until October 21, 2020</b>
    <b>Lion Heart Autographs<br>Now thru Oct. 21:</b> Freud 1933 ALS Supporting First Lay Analyst Theodor Reik with Reik’s Handwritten Definition of Psychology. $15,000 to $16,000.
    <b>Lion Heart Autographs<br>Now thru Oct. 21:</b> Begin & Sadat Unique Signed Photo from Camp David Summit. $2,000 to $2,500.
    <b>Lion Heart Autographs<br>Now thru Oct. 21:</b> Rare Scriabin ALS Written the Year He Completed “The Poem of Ecstasy.” $4,000 to $5,000.
    <b><center>Lion Heart Autographs<br>Rare & Remarkable Autographs<br>and Manuscripts<br>Now until October 21, 2020</b>
    <b>Lion Heart Autographs<br>Now thru Oct. 21:</b> Columbus’ Patron Pays for a Gift to a Lady in Waiting. $2,000 to $2,500.
    <b>Lion Heart Autographs<br>Now thru Oct. 21:</b> Rare Signed Photo of Nansen, Nobel Prize Winner & Norway’s First Great Arctic Explorer. $1,000 to $1,200.
    <b>Lion Heart Autographs<br>Now thru Oct. 21:</b> Stravinsky Pens 5 Bars from "Petrouschka.” $1,200 to $1,500.
    <b>Lion Heart Autographs<br>Now thru Oct. 21:</b> Zapata Letter Written 4 Days Following Collapse of Negotiations between Villa and Carranza. $2,000 to $2,200.
  • <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.
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