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Auction Name
September Day 1: Important Works of Art
Auction Date
09/22/2021 - 09/22/2021
Sale Number
#6240
Total Lots
113
Sold Lots
101
Lots Sold
89.38%
Unsold Lots
12
Total Sales (USD)
192,371.20
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
109,740.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
165,120.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (USD)
119,540.00
High Estimate of All Lots (USD)
181,520.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
105.98%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
83 Sam Francis (American, 1923-1994)

"Doubled," 1985. This print depicts an abstract composition of amorphous forms in various colors such as red, blue, yellow, pink, and green.

1985 USD 10,000.00 - 15,000.00 USD 23,040.00
85 Joan Mitchell (American, 1925-1992)

"Sides of a River II" from the "Bedford" series, 1981.

1981 USD 15,000.00 - 20,000.00 USD 21,760.00
84 Joan Mitchell (American, 1925-1992)

"Flower I" from the "Bedford" series, 1981.

1981 USD 15,000.00 - 20,000.00 USD 19,200.00
82 Ellsworth Kelly (American, 1923-2015)

"Orange Green," 1964-1965, depicting a rectangle of green over a soft rectangle of vibrant orange.

1964-1965 USD 7,000.00 - 10,000.00 USD 17,920.00
81 Joan Miro (Spanish, 1893-1983)

"The Book of Six Senses (Llibre dels sis sentits)," 1981. This print depicts a Surrealist abstract composition in green, red, and yellow, centering a large eye that stares at the viewer.

1981 USD 5,000.00 - 7,000.00 USD 8,320.00
53 Alexander Calder (American, 1898-1976)

"Sun, Moon, and Stars, USA," 1975, depciting a white star and moon with a face above a yellow moon centered between a red sun, all set against a bright blue background.

1975 USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 7,040.00
78 Gene Davis (American, 1920-1985)

Zebra screenprint on canvas laminated to board depicting many colorful vertical stripes in shades of green, pink, and blue. 1969.

1969 USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD 6,400.00
21 Otto Dix (German, 1891-1969)

"Dame mit Reiher," (Women with a tuft of Heron feathers) depicting a well dressed woman in profile.

1923 USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD 4,736.00
66 Sam Gilliam (American, b. 1933)

"Dusk," 1974.

1974 USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD 4,608.00
16 Grant Wood (American, 1891-1942)

"March," depicting a horse drawn cart traveling up a long, winding road toward a farmhouse.

1939 and 1941. USD 2,500.00 - 5,000.00 USD 4,480.00
80A Christo (American/Bulgarian, 1935-2020)

"Wrapped Box," 1966.

1966 USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 4,096.00
79 Alex Katz (American, b. 1927)

"Susan" depicting a profile portrait of a woman with brown hair wearing pearls and a pink and white striped blouse.

USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00 USD 3,456.00
23 Ed Moses (American, 1926-2018)

"Wedge" including numbers Wedge 2, 3, 4, 6, and 7.

1973 USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 USD 3,200.00
80 Christo (Bulgarian/American, 1935-2020)

"Wrap In Wrap Out" for the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), Chicago, depicting a wrapped painting

1968 USD 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 USD 3,200.00
22 Thomas Hart Benton (American, 1889-1975)

"Photographing the Bull," depicting a surrealist farm scene of a farmhand trying to keep a bull calm while a man with an early studio camera photographs it.

1950 USD 2,000.00 - 4,000.00 USD 3,072.00
107 Wilhelm von Gloeden (German, 1856-1931)

"Pastoral Idyll," depicting two young boys, one nude and the other dressed in classical white drapery, posed on a vineyard garden terrace with a bowl of fruit between them.

USD 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 USD 2,944.00
70 Paul Cadmus (American, 1904-1999)

"Stewart's" depicting a rowdy bar or diner scene full of people surrounding a table.

USD 2,000.00 - 4,000.00 USD 2,688.00
90 Kenny Scharf (American, b. 1958)

"Pray for Money," from the "Dark" portfolio, 1989.

1989 USD 400.00 - 500.00 USD 2,432.00
176

Peter Struycken (Dutch, b. 1939) print on acrylic of solid white geometric shapes. There are four quadrilaterals, stacked on top of each other,

USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00 USD 2,240.00
43 Charles Christopher Hill (American, b. 1948)

"Sovereign II," 1990, depicting a linear black abstract composition againsta tan ground, surrounded by a red lined border.

1990 USD 200.00 - 300.00 USD 2,240.00
  • <center><b>iGavel Auctions<br>Antiquarian and Other Books<br>September 14 – October 12</b>
    <b>iGavel Auctions, Sep. 14 – Oct. 12:</b> Athanasius. <i>Illustrium Virorum Opuscula,</i> Paris, 1500. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>iGavel Auctions, Sep. 14 – Oct. 12:</b> <i>The New Testament of Jesus Christ, Translated Faithfully into English,</i> Rheims, John Fogny, 1582. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>iGavel Auctions, Sep. 14 – Oct. 12:</b> Stith, William. <i>The First History of Virginia printed in America,</i> [Williamsburg, 1747]. $2,500 to $3,500.
    <center><b>iGavel Auctions<br>Antiquarian and Other Books<br>September 14 – October 12</b>
    <b>iGavel Auctions, Sep. 14 – Oct. 12:</b><br>S. Bonaventure. <i>Commentarius in Secundum Librum Sententiarum Petri Lombardi,</i> Venice, 1477. $2,000 to $4,000.
    <b>iGavel Auctions, Sep. 14 – Oct. 12:</b> Juvenalis, Junii. <i>Satyrae,</i> with the commentary of Domitius Calderinus, Venice, 1475. $2,000 to $4,000.
    <b>iGavel Auctions, Sep. 14 – Oct. 12:</b> Horatius Flaccus, Quintus. <i>Opera.</i> Ed. with commentary of Christophorus Landinus, Florence, 1482. $2,000 to $4,000.
    <center><b>iGavel Auctions<br>Antiquarian and Other Books<br>September 14 – October 12</b>
    <b>iGavel Auctions, Sep. 14 – Oct. 12:</b> Scotus, Duns. <i>Quaestiones in Quattuor Libros Sententiarum,</i> 1476-1477. $2,000 to $4,000.
    <b>iGavel Auctions, Sep. 14 – Oct. 12:</b> Polidori, John. <i>The Vampyre, A Tale,</i> Paris, 1819. $1,000 to $2,000.
    <b>iGavel Auctions, Sep. 14 – Oct. 12:</b> Stowe, Harriet Beecher. <i>Uncle Tom's Cabin,</i> Vol. I and II, 1852, and a Later Edition, 1885. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <center><b>iGavel Auctions<br>Antiquarian and Other Books<br>September 14 – October 12</b>
    <b>iGavel Auctions, Sep. 14 – Oct. 12:</b> Twain, Mark. <i>The Adventures of Tom Sawyer,</i> 1877 [and] <i>The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn,</i> 1885. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>iGavel Auctions, Sep. 14 – Oct. 12:</b> Book of Hours, Illuminated Vellum, Calendar of Months, 15th century. $600 to $900.
    <b>iGavel Auctions, Sep. 14 – Oct. 12:</b> <i>Picturesque,</i> America, Europe, Palestine, and Russia, 1872-1885. $400 to $600.
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> C.F. Payne, <i>Micawber—Imitating Norman Rockwell's "Triple self-portrait,"</i> acrylic, watercolor & colored pencil, 2002. Sold June 2021 for $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Jane Russell, archive of letters written during a whaling voyage, 1840s. Sold July 2021 for $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Guild of Women Binders, exhibition binding of A.F. Pollard’s <i>Henry VIII,</i> London, 1902. Sold July 2021 for $12,350.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Robert Frost, <i>Collected Poems,</i> author’s presentation copy, signed, with entirety of <i>Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening</i> inscribed, NY, 1930. Sold June 2021 for $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> James Joyce, <i>Ulysses,</i> deluxe limited issue, signed, London, 1936. Sold June 2021 for $21,250.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Mercator [family], <i>[World and Continents],</i> 5 double-page maps, Amsterdam, c. 1633. Sold June 2021 for $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> George Schlegel, <i>New York, Taken from Central Park,</i> hand-finished color-tinted lithograph, 1874. Sold June 2021 for $11,250.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Nicolaus Copernicus, <i>De Revolutionibus Orbium Coelestium,</i> second edition, Basel, 1566. Sold April 2021 for $75,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Book of Hours, Use of Utrecht, illuminated manuscript, c. 1435-45. Sold April 2021 for $60,000.
  • <b><center>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>& Works on Paper<br>30th September 2021</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 30:</b> Bible, English. The Holy Bible, Second Folio edition, the "Great She Bible", engraved More-Speed 1611 map of Canaan, Robert Barker, 1613-11. £7,000 to £10,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 30:</b> Galilei (Galileo). <i>Opere,</i> 2 vol., first collected edition, Bologna, Heirs of Dozza for Carlo Manolessi, 1656-1655. £4,000 to £6,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 30:</b> Venetian choirbook.- Single leaf from a 13th century Venetian antiphonal, with large decorated initial, manuscript on vellum, Venice, [c.1260]. £6,000 to £8,000.
    <b><center>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>& Works on Paper<br>30th September 2021</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 30:</b> Petrarca (Francesco). <i>Rerum vulrgarium fragmenta,</i> decorated manuscript on paper, Italy, [second half of the 15th century]. £8,000 to £12,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 30:</b> New York School of abstract expressionists.- Abbott (Mary Lee). [Sketch book of original artwork], [New York], 1945. £5,000 to £7,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 30:</b> Contemporary colouring.- Nitzschewitz (Hermannus). <i>Novum beatae Mariaevirginis psalterium,</i> Zinna, Press of the Cistercian Monastery, 1493. £4,000 to £6,000.
    <b><center>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>& Works on Paper<br>30th September 2021</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 30:</b> Shakespeare source book.- Montemayor (Jorge de). Diana of George of Montemayor: translated out of Spanish into English by Bartholomew Yong, first edition in English, B[ishop]., 1598. £6,000 to £8,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 30:</b> Milton (John). Poems of Mr. John Milton, Both English and Latin, Compos'd at several times, first edition, state with "S" in "S. Pauls" in imprint, 1645. £12,000 to £18,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 30:</b> Greene (Graham). <i>The Power and the Glory,</i> first edition, 1940. £6,000 to £8,000.
    <b><center>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>& Works on Paper<br>30th September 2021</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 30:</b> Crowley (Aleister). View of the Tyrrhenian Sea, probably from the hill behind the abbey of Thelema, Cefalù, Sicily, charcoal, [1921]. £10,000 to £15,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 30:</b> Fleming (Ian). <i>Casino Royale,</i> first edition, 1953. £12,000 to £18,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 30:</b> China.- Thomson (John). <i>Illustrations of China and Its People,</i> 4 vol., first edition, 96 photographic plates, 1873-74. £15,000 to £20,000.
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