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Auction Info

Auction Name
Depth of Field: Photographs
Auction Date
08/11/2021 - 08/11/2021
Sale Number
#14173
Total Lots
199
Sold Lots
130
Lots Sold
65.33%
Unsold Lots
69
Total Sales (USD)
95,958.00
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
91,800.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
152,600.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (USD)
138,000.00
High Estimate of All Lots (USD)
226,500.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
42.37%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
39144 Gordon Parks (American, 1912-2006)

Group of 5 Photographs of Black Americans in Wartime, 1942-1943

1942-1943, printed later USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 4,000.00
39072 Larry Fink (American, 1941)

Making Out (complete portfolio of 15 works), 1957-1980

1957-1980, printed 1980 USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 USD 3,875.00
39005 Ansel Adams (American, 1902-1984)

Half Dome and Moon, Yosemite National Park, California, 1960

1960, printed between 1973 and 1974 USD 2,500.00 - 3,500.00 USD 3,500.00
39114 Douglas Kirkland (Canadian, 1934)

Marilyn Monroe, 1961

1961, printed later USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD 2,750.00
39193 Marion Post Wolcott (American, 1910-1990)

Gambling in a Juke Joint, Clarksdale, Mississippi, 1939

1939 USD 400.00 - 600.00 USD 2,625.00
39075 Lynn Geesaman (American, 1938)

Damme, Belgium, 1995

1995 USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 2,375.00
39066 Roberto Dutesco (Canadian/Romanian, 1961)

Ears, Sable Island, 1994 Toned

1994 Toned, printed 2007 USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 1,875.00
39131 Will McBride (American, 1931-2015)

Matthias Duvenhogger, Munich Studio, 1970

1970, printed 1992 USD 700.00 - 1,000.00 USD 1,875.00
39163 Roy Schatt (American, 1909-2002)

James Dean (from Torn Sweater series), 1954

1954, printed later USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 1,875.00
39170 Jock Sturges (American, 1947)

Vanessa, Fanny, et Camille; la riviere Dronne, Les Peintures, France, 2001

2001 USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 1,875.00
39007 Ansel Adams (American, 1902-1984)

Half Dome, Merced River, Winter, Yosemite National Park, California, 1938

1938, printed 1999 USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00 USD 1,562.50
39003 Berenice Abbott (American, 1898-1991)

Leaf, Supersight; Apple, Supersight; Untitled (Spindly Tree Branch)

USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 1,312.50
39020 Anthony J. Beckesh (American, 20th Century)

Mittens and Thundercloud, Monument Valley, Arizona, 1982

1982 USD 300.00 - 500.00 USD 1,312.50
39004 Berenice Abbott (American, 1898-1991)

Group of Four Portraits, 1920s

1920s, printed later USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 1,250.00
39011 Ansel Adams (American, 1902-1984)

Oaktree, Snowstorm, Yosemite National Park, California, 1948

1948, printed between 1974 and 1984 USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 1,250.00
39116 Josef Koudelka (Czech, 1938)

Romania (Gypsy with Horse), 1968

1968, printed later USD 300.00 - 500.00 USD 1,250.00
39165 Stephen Shore (American, 1947)

Group of 4 Photographs of Giverny, France (from Gardens at Giverny portfolio), 1977-1982 Oversize

1977-1982 Oversize USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 1,250.00
39173 Arthur Tress (American, 1940)

Boy in a Stream, Caracas, Venezuela, 1972

1972, printed later USD 600.00 - 800.00 USD 1,250.00
39038 Robert Capa (American, 1913-1954)

Sur le front de Tolède (Soldiers under fire, Spanish Civil War), circa 1936

circa 1936 USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 1,125.00
39169 Alfred Stieglitz (American, 1864-1946)

Outward Bound (the Mauretania), 1910

1910 USD 500.00 - 700.00 USD 1,093.75
  • <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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