Auction Reports

Rachel Davis Fine Arts

Auction Info

Auction Name
Prints and Drawings at Auction
Auction Date
06/12/2021 - 06/12/2021
Sale Number
#231
Total Lots
383
Sold Lots
350
Lots Sold
91.38%
Unsold Lots
33
Total Sales (USD)
186,594.10
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
106,670.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
185,090.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (USD)
116,070.00
High Estimate of All Lots (USD)
200,990.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
92.84%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
42 Zao Wou-ki (Chinese 1921-2013)

Zao Wou-ki lithograph

1953 USD 2,000.00 - 4,000.00 USD 7,865.00
43 Zao Wou-ki (Chinese 1921-2013)

Zao Wou-ki lithograph

1955 USD 2,000.00 - 4,000.00 USD 7,260.00
333 Roy Lichtenstein (American 1923-1997)

Roy Lichtenstein serigraph

1966 USD 2,000.00 - 4,000.00 USD 6,655.00
44 Zao Wou-ki (Chinese 1921-2013)

Zao Wou-ki lithograph

1960 USD 2,000.00 - 4,000.00 USD 4,840.00
29 Kathe Kollwitz (German 1867-1945)

Kathe Kollwitz lithograph

1922 USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00 USD 3,630.00
130 Joseph Jicha (American 1901-1960)

Joseph Jicha- Kokoon Club- lithographic poster

1926 USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 3,146.00
323 Alex Katz (American 1927- )

Alex Katz serigraph

1966 USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00 USD 3,025.00
87 Leon Bibel (American 1913-1995)

Leon Bibel serigraph

1938 USD 300.00 - 600.00 USD 3,025.00
11 Paul Berthon (French 1872-1909)

Paul Berthon lithograph

1900 USD 700.00 - 1,000.00 USD 2,783.00
294 Jim Dine (American 1935- )

Jim Dine lithograph

2005 USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00 USD 2,420.00
317 Robert Indiana (American 1928-2018)

Robert Indiana serigraph

ca.1966 USD 5,000.00 - 7,000.00 USD 2,420.00
122 Hananiah Harari (American 1912-2000)

Hananiah Harari serigraph

1938 USD 600.00 - 900.00 USD 2,178.00
85 Thomas Hart Benton (American 1889-1975)

Thomas Hart Benton lithograph

1938 USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00 USD 2,057.00
368 Bert Stern (American 1929-2013)

2 Bert Stern serigraphs

USD 100.00 - 200.00 USD 1,936.00
243 Hasui Kawase (Japanese 1883-1957)

Hasui Kawase woodblock

USD 300.00 - 500.00 USD 1,815.00
33 Joan Miro (Spanish 1893-1983)

Joan Miro lithograph

1972 USD 150.00 - 250.00 USD 1,815.00
318 Robert Indiana (American 1928-2018)

Robert Indiana serigraph

1967 USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD 1,694.00
67 after Otto Henry Bacher (American 1856-1909)

Otto H. Bacher etching

1888 USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 1,694.00
4

Illuminated manuscript page

USD 150.00 - 250.00 USD 1,573.00
34 Odilon Redon (French 1840-1916)

Odilon Redon etcching

USD 300.00 - 500.00 USD 1,573.00
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> Charles Loupot, <i>Les Cigarettes Mekka,</i> 1919. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> Plinio Codognato, <i>Cicli Fiat,</i> circa 1910. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> L.N. Britton, <i>Warning! Consider the Possible Consequences,</i> c. 1917. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> Leonardo Bistolfi, <i>Première Exposition Internationale des Arts Décoratifs Modernes,</i> 1902. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> Leonetto Cappiello, <i>Paquet Pernot / Biscuits Pernot,</i> 1910. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> Francesco Nonni, <i>Font Meo / Acqua Minerale Naturale,</i> 1924. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> Frederick Winthrop Ramsdell, <i>American Crescent Cycles,</i> 1899. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> <i>Be a Tight Wad! Own Something!</i> designer unknown, 1925. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> Candido Aragonese de Faria, <i>Chamonix–Mont–Blanc,</i> c. 1910. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> W.E.J., <i>Irishmen Avenge the Lusitania,</i> c. 1915. $2,000 to $3,000.
  • <center><b>Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books<br>Fine Art<br>Antique Engravings & Lithographs<br>Works on Paper<br>Accepting bids until August 7</b>
    <b>Trillium, Aug. 7:</b> Maitres Affiches by MUCHA - Papier a cigarettes Job. 202. $5,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Trillium, Aug. 7:</b> De Bry - Map of the West Indies (including Florida, Cuba, Jamaica, Bahamas, Parts of Central & South America, Sea Monsters, Ships). $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Trillium, Aug. 7:</b> Gould - Short-billed Toucan (Ramphastos Brevicarinatus). $5,000 to $8,000.
    <center><b>Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books<br>Fine Art<br>Antique Engravings & Lithographs<br>Works on Paper<br>Accepting bids until August 7</b>
    <b>Trillium, Aug. 7:</b> Redoute, Folio - Pale Iris - Iris flavescens. 375. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Trillium, Aug. 7:</b> Gillray - Light Expelling Darkness or The Sun of the Constitution. $200 to $500.
    <b>Trillium, Aug. 7:</b> Gerard - Wild Hemp or Weed, Cannabis. 708. $150 to $450.
    <b>Trillium, Aug. 7:</b> Shaw & Nodder - Head of The Dodo. 165. $100 to $300.
  • <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Your Own Sylvia:<br>Sylvia Plath’s letters to Ted Hughes and other items,<br>Property of Frieda Hughes<br>9 to 21 July 2021</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, 9 – 21 July:</b> Sylvia Plath. Family photograph album ("The Hughes family Album"), 1957-1962. £30,000 to £50,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 9 – 21 July:</b> Sylvia Plath. Typed letter signed, to Ted Hughes, on "my own private doctrine", with a poem, 5 October 1956. £15,000 to £20,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 9 – 21 July:</b> Sylvia Plath. Pen and ink portrait of Ted Hughes, [1956]. £10,000 to £15,000.
    <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Your Own Sylvia:<br>Sylvia Plath’s letters to Ted Hughes and other items,<br>Property of Frieda Hughes<br>9 to 21 July 2021</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, 9 – 21 July:</b> Ted Hughes and Sylvia Plath. Joint autograph letter signed, to William and Edith Hughes, March 1960. £8,000 to £12,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 9 – 21 July:</b> Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes. Photographic portrait by David Bailey, inscribed by Plath, 1961, and another press photo. £800 to £1,200.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 9 – 21 July:</b> Tarot de Marseille. Deck of cards owned by Sylvia Plath. £4,000 to £6,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 9 – 21 July:</b> Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes. Pair of gold wedding rings. £6,000 to £8,000.
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