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Auction Info

Auction Name
June Modern Art Auction
Auction Date
06/09/2021 - 06/09/2021
Sale Number
#IT200
Total Lots
22
Sold Lots
12
Lots Sold
54.55%
Unsold Lots
10
Total Sales (USD)
17,375.00
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
11,050.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
16,500.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (USD)
48,350.00
High Estimate of All Lots (USD)
69,100.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
25.14%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
2033 LALLA ESSAYDI (MOROCCAN, 1956-)

CONVERGING TERRITORIES #29

USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 USD 6,250.00
2102 JOAN MIRO (SPANISH, 1893-1983)

MIRO A L'ENCRE

USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD 2,812.50
2107 FRITZ WILLIAM SCHOLDER (AMERICAN, 1937-2005)

INDIAN WITH PISTOL

USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 1,750.00
2019 ILYA BOLOTOWSKY (RUSSIAN/AMERICAN, 1907-1981)

BLUE TONDO. 1970s

1970s USD 400.00 - 600.00 USD 1,625.00
2004 MILTON AVERY (AMERICAN, 1885-1965)

NUDE

USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 1,062.50
2109 YOZO HAMAGUCHI (JAPANESE, 1909-2000)

GRAPES IN TWO COLORS (1968)

1968 USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 1,000.00
2110 TOSHINOBU ONOSATO (JAPANESE, 1912-1986)

PRINTS A

USD 150.00 - 300.00 USD 687.50
2032 RUTH BERNHARD (AMERICAN, 1905-2006)

TWO SHELLS, BRANCHED MUREX AND DEEP SEA SCALLOPS, 1943

1943 USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD 625.00
2104 RAOUL DUFY (FRENCH, 1877-1953)

LA FEE ELECTRICITE

USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 593.75
2020 LARRY ZOX (AMERICAN, 1937-2006)

SCISSORS JACK I, 1972

1972 USD 700.00 - 900.00 USD 500.00
2021 ROBYN DENNY (BRITISH, 1930-2014)

FOUR PRINTS FROM THE HEAVENLY SUITE

USD 400.00 - 600.00 USD 281.25
2093 OTTO SOGLOW (AMERICAN, 1900-1975)

THE LITTLE KING

USD 200.00 - 300.00 USD 187.50
2017 WERNER DREWES (AMERICAN, 1899-1985)

AT PLAY NO. 1 - DEPARTURE, 1972

1972 USD 600.00 - 800.00 Not Sold
2034 JEAN-BAPTISTE HUYNH (FRENCH, 1966-)

VIETNAM - MAIN 1

USD 10,000.00 - 15,000.00 Not Sold
2035 JEAN-BAPTISTE HUYNH (FRENCH, 1966-)

INDE - PORTRAIT VII, 2004

2004 USD 7,000.00 - 9,000.00 Not Sold
2036 JEAN-BAPTISTE HUYNH (FRENCH, 1966-)

ETHIOPIE - PORTRAIT X, 2005

2005 USD 7,000.00 - 9,000.00 Not Sold
2037 BRIAN HAMILL (AMERICAN, 1946-)

MANHATTAN (WOODY ALLEN AND DIANE KEATON), 1978

1978 USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 Not Sold
2038 DODO JIN MING (CHINESE, 1955-)

FREE ELEMENT, iv, v, xiv, xxxii, xxxiii and xxxiv

USD 9,000.00 - 12,000.00 Not Sold
2091A HENRI DE TOULOUSE-LAUTREC (FRENCH, 1864-1901)

YVETTE GAUDIBERT

USD 1,500.00 - 3,000.00 Not Sold
2105 TONY DELAP (AMERICAN, B. 1927)

FLORINE, CHILD OF THE AIR, 1977

1977 USD 400.00 - 600.00 Not Sold
  • <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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