• <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Oscar Wilde, <i>“The secret of life is in Art,”</i> autograph quotation dated and signed, 1882. Sold for $15,600.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> <i>Manhattan Gay Scene Guide 1969, Summer Edition,</i> Mattachine Book Service. Sold for $3,250.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Toyen, pen & ink illustration from <i>Marquis de Sade: Justina cili prokletí ctnosti,</i> 1932. Sold for $26,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Antonio Lopez, 9 men’s fashion studies, graphite, 1974. Sold for $6,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Harvey Milk, 2 autograph letters signed, to Pat Mormon, during US Navy service, 1954. Sold for $2,210.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Daniel Abraham, original art for <i>Stonewall Romances,</i> pen, ink & gouache, 1979. Sold for $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> David Wojnarowicz, <i>Untitled (Genet with Dog),</i> mixed media collage. Sold for $27,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Susie Gaynes & Amy E. Bartell, <i>March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights,</i> 1987. Sold for $1,188.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> <i>Paris is Burning,</i> photo offset poster by Anne Dutlinger, signed by film director Jennie Livingston, 1991. Sold for $1,500.
  • <b><center>Cowan’s Auctions<br>The Steve Turner Collection<br>of African Americana, Part II<br>December 3, 2020</b>
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> <i>All-Negro Comics</i> Issue #1, 1947. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> Early Memoir of a Black Hairdresser, 1859. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> First Edition <i>Letters of the Late Ignatius Sancho, An African,</i> 1782. $2,500 to $3,500.
    <b><center>Cowan’s Auctions<br>The Steve Turner Collection<br>of African Americana, Part II<br>December 3, 2020</b>
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> Bessie Coleman Aero News Vol. 1 Issue 1, May 1930, Signed by William J. Powell. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> Book of Poetry and Music by Formerly Illiterate Author Thomas Young, 1897. $6,000 to $8,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> Cabinet Card of 24th Infantryman, Tombstone, Arizona Territory, circa 1882. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b><center>Cowan’s Auctions<br>The Steve Turner Collection<br>of African Americana, Part II<br>December 3, 2020</b>
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> James Baldwin Portrait by Carl Van Vechten, 1955. $3,500 to $4,500.
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> <i>The Pacific Appeal</i> Newspaper, San Francisco, 1877. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> Only Known Copy <i>Spreading Joy,</i> Uplift History of African Americans in Los Angeles, 1937. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b><center>Cowan’s Auctions<br>The Steve Turner Collection<br>of African Americana, Part II<br>December 3, 2020</b>
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> 1940 Los Angeles <i>The Official Central Avenue District Directory.</i> $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> GRÉGOIRE, Henri (French, 1750-1831). <i>An Enquiry Concerning the Intellectual and Moral Faculties, and Literature of Negroes,</i> First American Edition, 1810. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Cowan’s, Dec 3:</b> 1893 Indian Territory Album with Images of Tacky Grayson. $4,000 to $6,000.
  • <b><center>Gonnelli<br>December 1st<br>Antique and modern prints,<br>drawings and paintings</b>
    <b><center>Gonnelli<br>December 2nd<br>Photographs, autographs, musical works and manuscripts</b>
    <b><center>Gonnelli<br>December 3rd<br>Books from XV to XX Century</b>
    <b><center>Gonnelli<br>December 3rd<br>Mathematics books</b>
    <b><center>Gonnelli<br>December 3rd<br>Art books from Salvador Dalí<br>& others</b>
  • <center><b>Firsts Online Rare Book Fair<br> 27 November to 2 December<br><br> Presented by the Antiquarian Booksellers’ Association</b>

Bruun Rasmussen: Prints, 2045, Copenhagen

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
11/02/2020 - 11/03/2020
Page Size: 92 items in 4 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
97Nicholas Sanson (b. France 1600, d. s.p. 1667)

"Les Isles dv Japon".

DKK 6,000.00 - 8,000.00DKK 3,750.00
136Carl Bloch (b. Copenhagen 1834, d. s.p. 1890)

"Kristus med tornekrone".

DKK 2,000.00 - 2,000.00DKK 3,375.00
167Painter unknown, early 19th century

Three sailingships under the British flag.

DKK 4,000.00 - 6,000.00DKK 4,500.00
209Anders Zorn (b. Mora 1860, d. s.p. 1920)

"Kajuta". Young women on a boat.

1917DKK 10,000.00 - 12,000.00DKK 12,500.00
221Henri Abraham Chatelain (b. Paris 1684, d. 1743)

"L'empire de japon tire des cartes des japonnois".

C. 1719DKK 4,000.00 - 4,000.00DKK 2,500.00
230Johan Blaeu (b. Alkmaar 1596, d. Amsterdam 1673, Dutch engraver)

"Imperii sinarvm nova descriptio".

DKK 6,000.00 - 6,000.00DKK 5,250.00
362Anon Sculp. 19th century

The legend about Abelard and Eloise.

DKK 1,500.00 - 1,500.00DKK 937.50
392Peter Ilsted (b. Sakskøbing 1861, d. Copenhagen 1933)

Interior with woman and children.

DKK 2,000.00 - 3,000.00DKK 3,375.00
421Michael Ancher (b. Bornholm 1849, d. Skagen 1927)

Three fishermen.

1998DKK 1,000.00 - 1,500.00DKK 5,500.00
528Odd Nerdrum (b. Hälsingborg 1944)

"Mann mot åpen himmel".

DKK 15,000.00 - 15,000.00Not Sold
529Oluf Høst (b. Svaneke 1884, d. Gudhjem 1966)

Letter with illustration from Oluf and Hedvig Høst, 1956.

1956DKK 4,000.00 - 4,000.00DKK 2,875.00
533Hans Scherfig (b. Copenhagen 1905, d. Fredensborg 1979)

Signed Scherfig 1976, 11/12.

1976DKK 10,000.00 - 10,000.00DKK 23,125.00
537Cathrine Raben Davidsen (b. Copenhagen 1972)

"Muschel (Ghost)".

2015DKK 8,000.00 - 8,000.00DKK 11,250.00
549Hans Scherfig (b. Copenhagen 1905, d. Fredensborg 1979)

"Fællesskabet", 1972.

1972DKK 12,000.00 - 12,000.00DKK 13,750.00
558Poul Anker Bech (b. Taars 1942, d. 2009)

Composition.

1999DKK 6,000.00 - 8,000.00DKK 10,000.00
561Corneille (b. Liège 1922, d. Auvers-sur-Oise 2010)

Two compositions.

1999 and 1997DKK 3,000.00 - 3,000.00DKK 2,875.00
562Jørgen Boberg (b. Roskilde 1940, d. 2009)

"Renaissance Dreams".

DKK 2,000.00 - 2,000.00DKK 2,187.50
564Victor Vasarely (b. Pecs 1908, d. Paris 1997)

Composition from the series "Meta".

DKK 6,000.00 - 6,000.00DKK 5,250.00
565Victor Vasarely (b. Pecs 1908, d. Paris 1997)

Composition from the series "Meta".

DKK 6,000.00 - 6,000.00DKK 5,000.00
569Pablo Picasso (b. Malaga 1881, d. Mougins 1973)

"Exposition de Céramiques", 1958.

1958DKK 3,000.00 - 4,000.00DKK 6,875.00
572Jeppe Hein (b. Copenhagen 1974)

Composition.

2007DKK 2,000.00 - 3,000.00DKK 1,250.00
573Jonas Pihl (b. 1978) Anders Brinch (b. 1971) Adam Saks (b. Copenhagen 1974)

Three compositions.

DKK 2,000.00 - 2,000.00DKK 1,937.50
574Preben Fjederholt (b. Esbjerg 1955, d. 2000)

Still life.

1995DKK 2,000.00 - 2,000.00DKK 4,250.00
583Lars Nørgård (b. Aalborg 1956)

Composition.

2019DKK 2,000.00 - 2,000.00DKK 1,500.00
584Peter Martensen (b. Odense 1953)

Four compositions.

2017DKK 4,000.00 - 4,000.00DKK 3,625.00
  • <center><b>Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on November 30th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br>Latin and French Book of Hours, around 1490. Est: € 20,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br> P. Goos, <i>Le Grand Miroir de la Mer,</i> 1669. Est: € 25,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br>L. Feininger, Letter with woodcuts, 1920. Est: € 25,000
    <center><b>Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on November 30th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br>Latin Bible manuscript, 12th century. Est: € 20,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br>M. E. Bloch, <i>Naturgeschichte der Fische,</i> 1782-95. Est: € 40,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br>M. Chagall, <i>Daphnis & Chloé,</i> 1961. Est: € 90,000
    <center><b>Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on November 30th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br>L. J. Waghenaer, <i>Speculum nauticum,</i> 1586. Est: € 180,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br>P. J. de Pannemaeker, Collection of orig. watercolors, 1878-1887.<br>Est: € 25,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br>G. Klimt, <i>Das Werk,</i> 1918.<br>Est: € 15,000
    <center><b>Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on November 30th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br><i>Livro dos prestimonios,</i> Manuscript, 1665. Est: € 25,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br>W. Kandinsky, <i>Klänge,</i> 1913.<br>Est: € 18,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 30:</b><br>J. Miró in J. Cassou, <i>Vingt-deux poémes,</i> 1978. Est: € 8,000
  • <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Music, Continental Books<br>and Medieval Manuscripts<br>24 Nov. – 1 Dec. 2020<br>Online</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, 24 Nov. – 1 Dec.:</b><br>F. Schubert. Autograph letter to his brother Ferdinand, 4 pages, Zseliz, 1818. £80,000 to £120,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 24 Nov. – 1 Dec.:</b><br>L. v. Beethoven. Fine autograph letter to his librettist Friedrich Treitschke, about their planned opera, 1815. £70,000 to £90,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 24 Nov. – 1 Dec.:</b> Hermann Hesse, Highly important series of 62 letters and postcards to Stefan Zweig, 1903-1938. £60,000 to £80,000.
    <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Music, Continental Books<br>and Medieval Manuscripts<br>24 Nov. – 1 Dec. 2020<br>Online</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, 24 Nov. – 1 Dec.:</b> Book of Hours, Use of Reims, illuminated manuscript on vellum [France, late 15th century]. £40,000 to £60,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 24 Nov. – 1 Dec.:</b> Armenian gospel book, illuminated manuscript on vellum, seventeenth century, tooled calf binding. £7,000 to £10,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 24 Nov. – 1 Dec.:</b><br>C. Goldoni. Ten autograph letters signed to the Genoese nobleman Cristoforo Spinola, Venice 1742-1743. £7,000 to £9,000.
Ask Questions