Sothebys: Contemporary Discoveries - bidstart 7/8, N11055, New York

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
07/19/2022 - 07/19/2022
Page Size: 123 items in 5 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
4Richard Pettibone

Andy Warhol, 'Flowers,' 1964

1971USD 12,000.00 - 18,000.00USD 15,120.00
5Andy Warhol

Flash - November 22, 1963 (Feldman & Schellmann II.32 - 42)

1968USD 80,000.00 - 120,000.00USD 113,400.00
6David Hockney


2011USD 50,000.00 - 70,000.00USD 75,600.00
7David Hockney

Hotel Acatlan: Two Weeks Later, from Moving Focus (M.C.A.T. 271)

1985USD 70,000.00 - 90,000.00USD 138,600.00
8David Hockney

Two Robes

2010USD 40,000.00 - 60,000.00USD 40,320.00
15Robert Mapplethorpe

Ken Moody

1985USD 8,000.00 - 12,000.00USD 10,080.00
16Andy Warhol

Rebel Without a Cause (James Dean), from Ads (Feldman & Schellmann II.355)

1985USD 80,000.00 - 120,000.00USD 138,600.00
17Richard Avedon

Andy Warhol and Members of the Factory, New York City

1969USD 25,000.00 - 35,000.00Not Sold
18Andy Warhol

Mick Jagger (Feldman & Schellmann II.140)

1975USD 70,000.00 - 100,000.00USD 151,200.00
19Andy Warhol

Ted Turner (see Feldman & Schellmann IIIB.45)

1986USD 20,000.00 - 30,000.00USD 30,240.00
20Robert Indiana

Decade: Autoportraits Vinalhaven Suite (Sheehan 114 - 123)

1980USD 20,000.00 - 30,000.00Not Sold
25Christopher Williams

Cutaway Model Nikkor Zoom Lens...

2008USD 10,000.00 - 15,000.00Not Sold
38Blinky Palermo

Zif fernreihe 1 bis 0

1968USD 5,000.00 - 7,000.00USD 5,670.00
39Vija Celmins

Ocean Surface

2000USD 15,000.00 - 20,000.00USD 27,720.00
40Robert Mapplethorpe

Baby's Breath

1982USD 10,000.00 - 15,000.00USD 20,160.00
41Vija Celmins


1995USD 7,000.00 - 10,000.00USD 15,120.00
42Vija Celmins


1995USD 7,000.00 - 10,000.00Not Sold
50Michal Rovner

Small Group Narrative

1999USD 5,000.00 - 7,000.00USD 2,520.00
55Carrie Mae Weems

Some Said You Were the Spitting Image of Evil

1995-96USD 20,000.00 - 30,000.00USD 35,280.00
56Hannah Perry

Take It Easy

2014USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00USD 1,134.00
57Glenn Ligon


2010USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00USD 2,016.00


2020USD 40,000.00 - 60,000.00USD 63,000.00


2017USD 8,000.00 - 12,000.00USD 12,600.00
71Keith Haring


1988USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00USD 6,048.00
85Frank Stella

Imola Three IV, from Circuits (Axsom 142.2)

1984USD 20,000.00 - 30,000.00USD 37,800.00
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    <b>Swann:</b> Scott Joplin, <i>Treemonisha: Opera in Three Acts,</i> New York, 1911. Sold March 24 — $40,000.
    <b>Swann:</b> Louisa May Alcott, autograph letter signed, 1868. Sold June 2 — $23,750.
    <b>Swann:</b> Anne Bradstreet, <i>Several Poems Compiled with Great Variety of Wit and Learning, full of Delight,</i> Boston, 1758. Sold June 2 — $21,250.
    <b>Swann:</b> William Shakespeare, <i>Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies. Published according to the true Originall Copies. The Second Impression,</i> London, 1632. Sold May 5 — $161,000.
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    <b>Swann:</b> John Bachmann, <i>Panorama of the Seat of War,</i> New York, 1861-62. Sold June 23 — $35,000.
    <b>Swann:</b> Charlotte Bronte, <i>Jane Eyre,</i> first edition, London, 1847. Sold June 16 — $23,750.
    <b>Swann:</b> Elihu Vedder, <i>Simple Simon, His Book,</i> 1913. Sold June 9 — $12,350.
    <b>Swann:</b> Frederick Catherwood, <i>Views of Ancient Monuments in Central America, Chiapas and Yucatan,</i> London, 1844. Sold April 7 — $37,500.
  • <center><b>University Archives<br>Rare Autographs, Manuscripts & Books<br>August 17, 2022</b>
    <b>University Archives, Aug. 17:</b> George Washington ADS, One of the Earliest in His Hand, A Survey from 1752, the Same Year He Inherited Mount Vernon.
    <b>University Archives, Aug. 17:</b> Rare JFK Signed Check & Transmittal Letter During Campaign for 1956 VP Nomination, Both BAS Slabbed; Possibly A Unique Combo!
    <b>University Archives, Aug. 17:</b> Daniel Boone Signed Receipt as VA Delegate; During His 1st of 3 Terms, Boone Was Kidnapped by British Forces Gunning for Gov. T. Jefferson & Other Legislators.
    <center><b>University Archives<br>Rare Autographs, Manuscripts & Books<br>August 17, 2022</b>
    <b>University Archives, Aug. 17:</b> Benjamin Franklin Signed Receipt for “Pennsylvania Gazette,” Important & Beautifully Displayed
    <b>University Archives, Aug. 17:</b> Lincoln & His Civil War Cabinet: 8 Signatures, Beautifully Presented!
    <b>University Archives, Aug. 17:</b> G.A. Custer ALS from Fort Lincoln, Dakota Territory to Capt. Yates, Who Also Died at Little Bighorn, Re: Acquiring “good horses” from Kentucky for 7th Cavalry.
    <center><b>University Archives<br>Rare Autographs, Manuscripts & Books<br>August 17, 2022</b>
    <b>University Archives, Aug. 17:</b> Jefferson Davis ALS: “the negroes are humble and generally inclined to cling to their masters…neither crop or stock could be protected from their thieving” – Incredible!
    <b>University Archives, Aug. 17:</b> Lee Harvey Oswald Signed Letter: “if we finally get back to the states…maybe we’ll…settle in Texas,” Warren Commission Exhibit.
    <b>University Archives, Aug. 17:</b> Babe Ruth First Edition Biography Signed Just Months Before His Death, Excellent Signature!
    <center><b>University Archives<br>Rare Autographs, Manuscripts & Books<br>August 17, 2022</b>
    <b>University Archives, Aug. 17:</b> “B Arnold” ANS on Pre-Revolutionary War Promissory Note Dating From His Days as a New Haven Merchant
    <b>University Archives, Aug. 17:</b> Bob Dylan Signed LP “Blonde on Blonde” with Jeff Rosen COA.
    <b>University Archives, Aug. 17:</b> Marilyn Monroe & Joe DiMaggio Signed Checks, Handsomely Displayed.
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