Swann Galleries: Fine Photographs, 2561, New York

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
03/11/2021 - 03/11/2021
Page Size: 406 items in 17 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1FRANCIS FRITH (1822-1898)

Three volumes entitled Sinai & Arabia Petra, Jerusalem & Palestine, and Egypt & Athens, with approximately 140 photographs.

1860s-70sUSD 10,000.00 - 15,000.00USD 27,500.00
2JULIA MARGARET CAMERON (1815-1879)

La Contadina, girl with jar.

1869USD 6,000.00 - 9,000.00USD 9,375.00
3JULIA MARGARET CAMERON (1815-1879)

Mary Mother.

1867USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 5,000.00
4JULIA MARGARET CAMERON (1815-1879)

Alfred, Lord Tennyson.

1869USD 10,000.00 - 15,000.00USD 11,250.00
5EADWEARD MUYBRIDGE (1830-1904)

A selection of 7 plates from Animal Locomotion of men engaged in various activities.

1887USD 6,000.00 - 9,000.00Not Sold
6PIERRE CORDIER (1933- )

Hommage à Muybridge.

1972USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 1,375.00
7JOSEPH T. KEILEY (1869-1914)

Mercedes De Cordoba.

Circa 1905USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 750.00
8CLARENCE H. WHITE (1871-1925)

Portrait of two children, Milman Hart and Vincent Bliss Linn.

1905USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 2,250.00
9ALVIN LANGDON COBURN.

New York.

London & New York, 1910USD 6,000.00 - 9,000.00USD 7,000.00
10EDWARD STEICHEN (1879-1973)

Portrait of Edward Gordon Craig.

1909; possibly printed laterUSD 7,000.00 - 10,000.00Not Sold
11EDWARD STEICHEN (1879-1973)

Life Mask of Abraham Lincoln.

1935USD 800.00 - 1,200.00USD 2,250.00
12ALFRED STIEGLITZ (1864-1946)

The Steerage, from Camera Work, Number 36.

1907; printed 1911USD 3,000.00 - 4,500.00USD 3,750.00
13

CAMERA WORK. Steichen Supplement.

New York, 1906USD 10,000.00 - 15,000.00USD 16,250.00
14

CAMERA WORK. Number 36.

New York, 1911USD 15,000.00 - 25,000.00USD 21,250.00
15PAUL STRAND (1890-1976)

Portfolio entitled I. Photographs of Mexico [The Mexican Portfolio].

New York: Virginia Stevens, 1932-33; printed 1940USD 7,000.00 - 10,000.00USD 8,125.00
16(PAUL STRAND) (1890-1976)/RICHARD BENSON (1943-2017)

St. Francis Church, Ranchos de Taos.

1931; printed 1984USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 3,500.00
17(PAUL STRAND) (1890-1976)/RICHARD BENSON (1943-2017)

Portfolio Four.

New York: Aperture, 1950-73; printed 1976-77USD 10,000.00 - 15,000.00USD 6,500.00
18PAUL OUTERBRIDGE JR. (1896-1958)

Christmas Tree in the Dining Room.

1936USD 8,000.00 - 12,000.00USD 8,125.00
19LAURA GILPIN (1891-1979)

Visiting nurse.

1925USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00USD 3,000.00
20ALMA LAVENSON (1897-1989)

Figurehead (sailing vessel).

1932USD 7,000.00 - 10,000.00Not Sold
21ALMA LAVENSON (1897-1989)

Child with doll.

1932; printed 1960sUSD 2,500.00 - 3,500.00Not Sold
22TINA MODOTTI (1896-1942)

Mother and children.

1930USD 6,000.00 - 9,000.00USD 6,000.00
23MANUEL ÁLVAREZ BRAVO (1902-2002)

Minotaure.

1928-29; printed 1980sUSD 2,500.00 - 3,500.00USD 4,000.00
24MANUEL ÁLVAREZ BRAVO (1902-2002)

Señor Presidente Municipal.

1930; printed 1980sUSD 2,500.00 - 3,500.00USD 1,750.00
25ARNOLD GENTHE (1869-1942)

Portrait of Theodore Roosevelt.

Circa 1908USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00USD 1,750.00
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries, May 12:</b> <i>Westvaco–Inspirations for Printers,</i> 3 volumes, 1938-61. $200 to $300.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, May 12:</b> Proef van Letteren, <i>Welk gegooten worden in de Nieuwe Haerlemsche Lettergietery,</i> 1768. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, May 12:</b> Paul Klee, <i>Bauhaus Ausstellung Juli – Sept.,</i> Weimar, 1923. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, May 12:</b> Michel Seuphor & Jozef Peeters, <i>Het Overzicht Nos.</i> 22-23-24, Antwerp, 1922. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, May 12:</b> Wolfrum & Co., <i>Modern Graphik, Serie I…,</i> complete portfolio, 1909. $1,200 to $1,800.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, May 12:</b> <i>Gravure et Fonderie deC. Derriey: Specimen-Album,</i> Paris, 1862. $5,000 to $7,500.
  • <b><center>Sotheby’s<br>Science: Books and Manuscripts<br>15-25 May 2021</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, 15-25 May:</b> Mary Anning. Autograph letter signed, to William Buckland, 24 November 1834. £50,000 to £70,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 15-25 May:</b> Bolyai. <i>Scientiam spatii absolute veram exhibens,</i> Maros Vásárhelyi, 1832-1833, 2 volumes, half calf. £50,000 to £70,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 15-25 May:</b> Vesalius.<br><i>De humani corporis fabrica,</i> Basel, 1555, modern crushed burgundy morocco. £15,000 to £20,000.
    <b><center>Sotheby’s<br>Science: Books and Manuscripts<br>15-25 May 2021</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, 15-25 May:</b> Copernicus.<br><i>De revolutionibus orbium coelestium,</i> Nuremberg, 1543, later boards, Rostock duplicate. £70,000 to £100,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 15-25 May:</b> Payan-Dumoulin. Profusely illustrated manuscript of fossils, France, c.1875-1979. £15,000 to £20,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 15-25 May:</b> Albert Einstein. Autograph letter signed, to his son Albert, 4 November [1915]. £10,000 to £15,000.
  • <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Images of Angling:<br>The David Beazley Collection<br>of Angling Prints<br>Online Sale<br>20th May 2021</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 20:</b> Alken (Henry), after. Salmon Fishing; Fishing in a Punt; Pike Fishing, three works, 1820. £600 to £800.
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 20:</b> Early Images of Angling.- Hollar (Wenceslaus) Angling; River Fishing; and Salmon Fishing, after Francis Barlow, 3 engravings, [c. 1671]. £500 to £700.
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 20:</b> Rolfe (Henry Leonidas). <i>Studies of Fresh Water Fish,</i> 1851. £500 to £700.
    <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Images of Angling:<br>The David Beazley Collection<br>of Angling Prints<br>Online Sale<br>20th May 2021</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 20:</b> Morland (George), After. A Party Angling; The Anglers' Repast, a pair, mezzotints, 1789. £400 to £600.
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 20:</b> Pollard (James), After. Bottom Fishing; Anglers Packing Up, etchings with aquatint, 1831. £400 to £600.
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 20:</b> Angling's Age of Romance.- Sayer (Robert, publisher) & J. Bennett. The Angelic Angler, mezzotint, 1781; and another. £300 to £400.
    <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Images of Angling:<br>The David Beazley Collection<br>of Angling Prints<br>Online Sale<br>20th May 2021</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 20:</b> Fishing Satire.- London.- Roberts (Piercy). Patience at Paddington or angling in the Junction Canal, etching after Woodward, 1807; together with Woodward's 'Angling at Sadler's Wells', and another, 1794. £300 to £400.
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 20:</b> Fishing Satire - Cats Fishing.- Seymour (Robert). Waltonizing or - Green-land Fisherman, [c. 1830s]; together with 3 lithographs of cats fishing, [c. 1830s]. £300 to £400.
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 20:</b> Fishing Portraits.- Zoffany (Johan), After. Master James Sayer, at the age of 13, mezzotint by Richard Houston, 1772. £300 to £400.
    <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Images of Angling:<br>The David Beazley Collection<br>of Angling Prints<br>Online Sale<br>20th May 2021</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 20:</b> Wilkinson (Norman). Come to Britain for Fishing, lithographic poster, [c. 1947]. £300 to £400.
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 20:</b> Scottish Fishing.- Heath (William). Sporting in the Scottish Isles no. III. Salmon Fishing, 1835; and another. £150 to £200.
    <b>Forum Auctions, May 20:</b> Simpson (Joseph). The Border Angler, drypoint, [c. 1927]. £150 to £200.
  • <b><center>Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on May 31</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 31:</b> Aristoteles, <i>Logica vetus,</i> Manuscript, around 1250. Est: € 60,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 31:</b><br>L. Pacioli, <i>Divina proportione,</i> 1509<br>Est: € 80,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 31:</b> A. Jorn, Fin de Copenhague, 1957.<br>Est: € 10,000
    <b><center>Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on May 31</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 31:</b> Gospel of Mark, Manuscript, around 1180.<br>Est: € 30,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 31:</b><br>J. de Theramo, <i>Consolatio peccatorum,</i> 1481. Est: € 25,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 31:</b><br>G. Braques in G. Apollinaire, <i>Si je mourais là-bas,</i> 1962. Est: € 6,000
    <b><center>Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on May 31</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 31:</b> Latin Choral manuscript, around 1500.<br>Est: € 25,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 31:</b><br>P. J. Redouté, <i>Choix des plus belles fleurs,</i> 1827-33. Est: € 25,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 31:</b><br>S. Delaunay, <i>27 tableaux vivants,</i> 1969. Est: € 3,000
    <b><center>Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on May 31</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 31:</b> Latin and French Book of Hours, around 1450-70. Est: € 30,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 31:</b><br>L. Moholy-Nagy, Bauhaus postcard, 1923. Est: € 5,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 31:</b><br>K. Price in Ch. Bukowski, <i>Heat wave,</i> 1995. Est: € 2,500.
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