Christies: The Face of the Century: Photographs from the F Collection, 17878, New York

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Auction Report
Auction Date
04/02/2019 - 04/02/2019
Page Size: 90 items in 4 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price

Animal Locomotion, Plate 116, 1887

1887USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00USD 2,000.00

Mary of Bethany (Mary Hillier), 1865

1865USD 10,000.00 - 15,000.00USD 5,000.00
103GUSTAVE LE GRAY (1820–1884)

Solar Effect in the Clouds–Ocean, 1856

1856USD 20,000.00 - 30,000.00Not Sold
104EUGÈNE ATGET (1857–1927)

Vieux Paris

Paris: 1890s.USD 100,000.00 - 150,000.00USD 75,000.00
105EUGÈNE ATGET (1857–1927)

Statues, Fontaines, Vitraux

Paris:1890s.USD 30,000.00 - 50,000.00USD 23,750.00
106GEORGE H. SEELEY (1880–1955)

The Swan, 1927

1927USD 10,000.00 - 15,000.00USD 7,500.00

Woman with Vase of Flowers and Portrait of a Woman, 1906

1906USD 5,000.00 - 7,000.00USD 1,250.00
108EMMANUEL SOUGEZ (1889-1972)

Untitled (Flowers in vase), 1930

1930USD 8,000.00 - 12,000.00USD 4,375.00
109EDWARD STEICHEN (1879–1973)

Portrait of a Young Girl, Voulangis, 1915

1915USD 5,000.00 - 7,000.00USD 5,625.00
110BARON ADOLPH DE MEYER (1868–1946)

Olga de Meyer, c. 1900

c. 1900USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00USD 4,000.00
111GERTRUDE KÄSEBIER (1852–1934)

Vera Bell, New York City, c. 1910

c. 1910USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00USD 750.00
112KARL STRUSS (1886–1981)

Actress, Hollywood, c. 1920s

c. 1920sUSD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 875.00

Untitled (Portrait of a Woman in a White Dress), c. 1900

c. 1900USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00USD 375.00
114LEWIS F. STEPHANY (1873–1952)

Orchids, 1900s

1900sUSD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00USD 1,375.00
115EDWARD STEICHEN (1879–1973)

Isadora Duncan at the Parthenon, 1921

1921USD 15,000.00 - 25,000.00USD 9,375.00
116EDWARD WESTON (1886–1958)

Johan Hagemeyer (frontal), 1921

1921USD 10,000.00 - 15,000.00Not Sold
117BARON ADOLPH DE MEYER (1868–1946)

Nijinsky, L'Après-Midi d'un Faune, 1912

1912USD 10,000.00 - 15,000.00USD 50,000.00
118BRASSAI (1899–1984)

Ballet de Paris, 1949

1949USD 6,000.00 - 8,000.00USD 4,375.00
119FRANTIŠEK DRTIKOL (1883–1961)

Nude, c. 1929

c. 1929USD 20,000.00 - 30,000.00Not Sold
120FRANTIŠEK DRTIKOL (1883–1961)

Nude, c. 1925

c. 1925USD 6,000.00 - 8,000.00USD 20,000.00
121FRANTIŠEK DRTIKOL (1883–1961)

Untitled, 1928

1928USD 10,000.00 - 15,000.00USD 6,250.00
122FRANTIŠEK DRTIKOL (1883–1961)

Nude, c. 1914

c. 1914USD 6,000.00 - 8,000.00USD 3,750.00
123FRANTIŠEK DRTIKOL (1883–1961)

Untitled, c. 1925

c. 1925USD 6,000.00 - 8,000.00USD 3,750.00
124FRANTIŠEK DRTIKOL (1883–1961)

Untitled, c. 1925

c. 1925USD 10,000.00 - 15,000.00USD 6,250.00
125FRANTIŠEK DRTIKOL (1883–1961)

Untitled (Female in Landscape), 1901–1903

1901–1903USD 5,000.00 - 7,000.00USD 750.00
  • <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Darwin, Charles. <i>On the Origin of Species.</i> Presentation Copy. Sold for $500,075.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Darwin, Charles. Autograph Letter Signed, 3 pp, negotiating the 2nd American edition with Appleton. Sold for $21,325.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Hemingway, Ernest. Autograph Letter Signed, 8 pp, Paris, 1924, to his father discussing Bullfighting, Stories, and his new baby. Sold for $25,075.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Shakespeare, William. <i>Corialanus.</i> London, 1623. 1st printing [Extracted from the First Folio]. Sold for $50,075.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Swift, Jonathan. <i>Gulliver's Travels.</i> London, 1726. 1st edition, Teerink's A edition, fine, large copy. Sold for $21,325.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Fitzroy, Robert. Autograph Letter Signed to agent Thomas Stilwell, informing him of the progress of H.M.S. Beagle. Sold for $17,575.
    <center><b>Bonhams<br> Property from the Collection of Nicole and William R. Keck II</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Shakespeare, William. <i>Sonnets.</i> 1901. 2 volumes. Printed on vellum and illuminated by Ross Turner, bound by Trautz-Bauzonnet. Sold for $13,825.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Beardsley, Aubrey. <i>The Birth, Life, and Acts of King Arthur.</i> 1893-94. 2 volumes. Contemporary painted vellum gilt by Chivers. Sold for $5,325.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Assisi, St. Francis. <i>The Canticle of Brother Sun.</i> Illuminated on vellum, for the Grolier Society. Sold for $7,575.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Rackham, Arthur. <i>Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens.</i> 1/500 copies signed by Rackham. Sold for $4,825.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Proust, Marcel. <i>Du coté de chez Swann.</i> 1st edition, 1st issue. Inscribed by Proust. Sold for $8,825.
  • <b>Christie’s London, Jul. 9:</b> Pushkin, Alexander. <i>Evgenii Onegin. A novel in verse.</i> A first edition of the most important work in Russian literature in its original parts, 1825–32. £120,000 to £160,000
    <b>Christie’s London, Jul. 9:</b> Gogol, Nikolai. <i>Evenings on a Farm near Dikanka.</i> A rare first edition of Gogol's first masterpiece, 1831–32. £70,000 to £100,000
    <b>Christie’s London, Jul. 9:</b> Darwin, Charles Robert. <i>On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection.</i> First edition, owned and read by two contemporaries of Darwin. London: John Murray, 1859. £140,000 to £200,000
    <b>Christie’s London, Jul. 9:</b> Galilei, Galileo. <i>Sidereus Nuncius.</i> First edition, announcing the first astronomical discoveries made with the telescope. Venice: Tommaso Baglioni, [March] 1610. £300,000 to £500,000
    <b>Christie’s London, Jul. 9:</b> The seal of Wulfric. England, first half 11th century. £70,000 to £100,000
    <b>Christie’s London, Jul. 9:</b> Bible, <i>Ezechiel</i> in Latin. [Northern Italy, 5th century]. £120,000 to £180,000
    <b>Christie’s London, Jul. 9:</b> Blaeu, Jan and Willem Blaeu. <i>Grooten Atlas [Atlas Major]</i>. Amsterdam: Johannes Blaeu, 1664. £450,000 to £650,000
    <b>Christie’s London, Jul. 9:</b> Petites Heures of Charles VIII use of Paris, in Latin. An exquisite Hours illuminated by the Master of the Chronique Scandaleuse. [Paris, 1490s]. £300,000 to £500,000
  • <b>Christie’s Paris:</b> Blaise Cendrars and Fernand Léger, <i>La Fin du monde filmée par l’ange N.-D.,</i> Paris, Editions de la Sirène, 1919
    <b>Christie’s Paris:</b> André Breton, <i>Second manifeste du Surréalisme,</i> Paris, Editions Kra, 1930
    <b>Christie’s Paris:</b> Paul Eluard and Pablo Picasso, <i>La Barre d’appui,</i> Paris, Editions « Cahiers d’Art », 1936
    <b>Christie’s Paris:</b> Blaise Cendrars and Fernand Léger, <i>La Fin du monde filmée par l’ange N.-D.,</i> Paris, Editions de la Sirène, 1919
    <b>Christie’s Paris:</b> Hans Bellmer, <i>Die Puppe,</i> Paris, G.L.M., 1936
    <b>Christie’s Paris:</b> Salvador Dali, <i>La femme visible,</i> Paris, Editions Surréalistes, 1930
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Ian Fleming, <i>Goldfinger,</i> first edition, inscribed to Sir Henry Cotton, MBE, London, 1959. Sold for $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Joseph Brant, Mohawk Chief, ALS, writing after pledging support to King George III against American rebels, 1776. Sold for a record $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Sonia Delaunay, <i>Ses Peintures</i> . . ., 20 pochoir plates, Paris, 1925. Sold for a record $13,750.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Diana, Princess of Wales, 6 autograph letters signed to British <i>Vogue</i> editor, 1989-92. Sold for $10,400.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Alexander Hamilton, ALS, as Secretary of the Treasury covering costs of the new U.S. Mint, 1793. Sold for $12,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Benjamin Graham & David L. Dodd, <i>Security Analysis,</i> first edition, inscribed by Graham to a Wall Street trader, NY, 1934. Sold for $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> George Barbier & François-Louis Schmied, <i>Personnages de Comédie,</i> Paris, 1922. Sold for $9,375.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Alphonse Mucha, <i>Ilsée, Princesse de Tripoli,</i> Paris, 1897. Sold for a record $13,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Ralph Waldo Emerson, <i>The Dial,</i> first edition of the reconstituted issue, Emerson’s copy with inscriptions, Cincinnati, 1860. Sold for a record $3,250.
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