Auction Reports

Dominic Winter Book Auctions

Auction Info

Auction Name
Paintings, Watercolours, Old Master & Modern Prints, The Oliver Hoare Collection
Auction Date
07/23/2021 - 07/23/2021
Sale Number
#772
Total Lots
179
Sold Lots
136
Lots Sold
75.98%
Unsold Lots
43
Total Sales (GBP)
106,764.00
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (GBP)
55,470.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (GBP)
81,420.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (GBP)
66,150.00
High Estimate of All Lots (GBP)
96,940.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
110.13%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
318 Stubbs (George).

Stubbs (George). A Horse Affrighted by a Lion, 1777

1777 GBP 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 GBP 18,600.00
456 Tanner (Robin, 1904-1988).

Tanner (Robin, 1904-1988). Wiltshire Hedger, 1928

1928 GBP 700.00 - 1,000.00 GBP 3,120.00
541 Piper (John, 1903-1992).

Piper (John, 1903-1992). Brighton Aquatints, 1939

1939 GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 GBP 3,120.00
416 Landacre (Paul, 1893-1963).

Landacre (Paul, 1893-1963). Indecision, 1935

1935 GBP 2,000.00 - 2,500.00 GBP 2,880.00
427 Moore (Henry, 1898-1986).

Moore (Henry, 1898-1986). Hands I, 1973

1973 GBP 700.00 - 1,000.00 GBP 2,880.00
483 Brockhurst (Gerald Leslie, 1890-1978).

Brockhurst (Gerald Leslie, 1890-1978). Dorette, 1932

1932 GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 GBP 2,640.00
451 Sutherland (Graham, 1903-1980).

Sutherland (Graham, 1903-1980), Pecken Wood, 1925

1925 GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 GBP 2,400.00
433 Nash (John, 1893-1977).

Nash (John, 1893-1977). The Four Seasons: Sketches

GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 GBP 2,040.00
398 Palmer (Samuel, 1805-1881).

Palmer (Samuel, 1805-1881). The Skylark, 1850

1850 GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 GBP 1,980.00
491 Sutherland (Graham, 1903-1980).

Sutherland (Graham, 1903-1980). Pecken Wood, 1925

1925 GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 GBP 1,920.00
317 Vasi (Giuseppe, 1710-1782).

Vasi (Giuseppe, 1710-1782). Two etchings, 1775 & 1778

1775 & 1778 GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 GBP 1,620.00
453 Tanner (Robin, 1904-1988).

Tanner (Robin, 1904-1988). The Old Thorn, 1975

1975 GBP 600.00 - 800.00 GBP 1,620.00
421 Leighton (Clare Veronica Hope, 1898-1989)

Leighton (Clare Veronica Hope, 1898-1989). May: Sheep Shearing (A Farmer’s Year), & Limbing, 1933

1933 GBP 400.00 - 600.00 GBP 1,560.00
538 Pasmore (Victor, 1908-1998).

Pasmore (Victor, 1908-1998). Points of Contact No. 37, 1982

1982 GBP 700.00 - 900.00 GBP 1,440.00
430 Nash (John, 1893-1977).

Nash (John, 1893-1977). Céleste and other Sketches, 1929

1929 GBP 700.00 - 1,000.00 GBP 1,260.00
437 Raverat (Gwen, 1885-1957).

Raverat (Gwen, 1885-1957). Bowl Players in Sunlight, Venice, 1922

1922 GBP 300.00 - 400.00 GBP 1,260.00
454 Tanner (Robin, 1904-1988).

Tanner (Robin, 1904-1988). The Wicket Gate, 1977

1977 GBP 600.00 - 800.00 GBP 1,260.00
496 Gill (Eric, 1882-1940),

Gill (Eric, 1882-1940), Selected Engravings by Eric Gill

GBP 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 GBP 1,260.00
484 Wedgwood (Geoffrey Heath, 1900-1977).

Wedgwood (Geoffrey Heath, 1900-1977). Sospello, 1935, & 4 other etchings

1935, GBP 200.00 - 300.00 GBP 1,200.00
537 Pasmore (Victor, 1908-1998).

Pasmore (Victor, 1908-1998). Abstract 1971

1971 GBP 400.00 - 600.00 GBP 1,200.00
  • <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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