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Auction Name Prints and Multiples - Prints Total Sales (GBP) 3,783,937.00
Auction Date 09/17/2019 - 09/17/2019 Low Estimate of Lots Sold (GBP) 2,359,900.00
Sale Number #L19161 High Estimate of Lots Sold (GBP) 3,740,600.00
Total Lots 183
Sold Lots 158 Low Estimate of All Lots (GBP) 2,630,900.00
% of Lots Sold 86.34% High Estimate of All Lots (GBP) 4,132,600.00
Unsold Lots 25 Total Sales as a % of High Est. 91.56%

Top twenty-five by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
112

PORTFOLIO LES PEINTRES-GRAVEURS (CF. JOHNSON PP. 127-155)

1896 GBP 500,000.00 - 1,000,000.00 GBP 543,000.00
161 ROY LICHTENSTEIN

TWO NUDES (C. 284)

1994 GBP 100,000.00 - 150,000.00 GBP 187,500.00
160 ROY LICHTENSTEIN

ROOMMATES (CORLETT 282)

1994 GBP 70,000.00 - 100,000.00 GBP 162,500.00
185 ANDY WARHOL

QUEEN ELIZABETH II (SEE F. & S. IIB.334-337)

1985 GBP 80,000.00 - 120,000.00 GBP 150,000.00
56 REMBRANDT HARMENSZ. VAN RIJN

CLUMP OF TREES WITH A VISTA (B., HOLL. 222; NEW HOLL. 272; H. 263)

1652 GBP 70,000.00 - 100,000.00 GBP 125,000.00
22 MARTIN SCHONGAUER

THE MAN OF SORROWS BETWEEN THE VIRGIN AND ST JOHN (BARTSCH 69; LEHRS, HOLLSTEIN 34)

probably circa 1470-72 GBP 20,000.00 - 30,000.00 GBP 106,250.00
178 ANDY WARHOL

MICKEY MOUSE (F. & S. II.265)

1981 GBP 70,000.00 - 100,000.00 GBP 106,250.00
118 PABLO PICASSO

MINOTAURE AVEUGLE GUIDÉ PAR UNE FILLETTE DANS LA NUIT (B. 225; BA. 437)

1934 GBP 70,000.00 - 90,000.00 GBP 97,500.00
78 PABLO PICASSO

FAUNE DÉVOILANT UNE FEMME (BLOCH 230; BAER 609)

1936 GBP 30,000.00 - 50,000.00 GBP 93,750.00
38 FRANCISCO JOSÉ DE GOYA Y LUCIENTES

LOS CAPRICHOS (DELTEIL 38-117; HARRIS 36-115)

1797-98 GBP 80,000.00 - 120,000.00 GBP 87,500.00
7 ALBRECHT DÜRER

SAINT JEROME IN HIS STUDY (B. 60; M., HOLL. 59)

1514 GBP 50,000.00 - 70,000.00 GBP 62,500.00
20 REMBRANDT HARMENSZ. VAN RIJN

LANDSCAPE WITH THREE GABLED COTTAGES BESIDE A ROAD (BARTSCH, HOLLSTEIN 217; NEW HOLLSTEIN 248; HIND 246)

1650 GBP 50,000.00 - 70,000.00 GBP 62,500.00
119 PABLO PICASSO

FRANÇOISE AUX CHEVEUX ONDULÉS (B. 403; MOURLOT 47)

1946 GBP 30,000.00 - 50,000.00 GBP 60,000.00
151 DAVID HOCKNEY

HOTEL ACATLÁN: FIRST DAY (MCA TOKYO 269)

1984-85 GBP 30,000.00 - 50,000.00 GBP 56,250.00
120 PABLO PICASSO

FRANÇOISE (B. 398; M. 42)

1946 GBP 30,000.00 - 50,000.00 GBP 50,000.00
139 KEITH HARING

STATUE OF LIBERTY (L. P. 63)

1986 GBP 26,000.00 - 36,000.00 GBP 50,000.00
113 EDVARD MUNCH

ATTRACTION II (W. 20; S. 18)

1895 GBP 20,000.00 - 30,000.00 GBP 47,500.00
141 KEITH HARING

ICONS (L. PP. 170-171)

1990 GBP 30,000.00 - 50,000.00 GBP 47,500.00
143 KEITH HARING

POP SHOP II (L. PP. 96-97)

1988 GBP 25,000.00 - 35,000.00 GBP 47,500.00
145 KEITH HARING

UNTITLED (L. P. 41)

1985 GBP 20,000.00 - 30,000.00 GBP 47,500.00
140 KEITH HARING

CHOCOLATE BUDDHA 1-5 (L. PP. 122-125)

1989 GBP 18,000.00 - 22,000.00 GBP 43,750.00
146 AFTER JEAN-MICHEL BASQUIAT

UNTITLED (ERNOK)

2001 GBP 30,000.00 - 50,000.00 GBP 43,750.00
17 ALBRECHT DÜRER

THE VIRGIN AND CHILD WITH THE MONKEY (B. 42; M, HOLL. 30)

circa 1498 GBP 15,000.00 - 20,000.00 GBP 40,000.00
179 ANDY WARHOL

THE SHADOW (F. & S. II.267)

1981 GBP 26,000.00 - 36,000.00 GBP 40,000.00
40 REMBRANDT HARMENSZ. VAN RIJN

SELF-PORTRAIT LEANING ON A STONE SILL (B., HOLL. 21; NEW HOLL. 171; H. 168)

1639 GBP 25,000.00 - 35,000.00 GBP 37,500.00
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> Francis Scott Key, <i>Star Spangled Banner,</i> first printing, c. 1814-16. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> William Sydney Porter, a.k.a. “O. Henry,” archive of drawings made to illustrate a lost mining memoir, c. 1883-84. $30,000 to $40,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> [Bay Psalm Book], printed for Hezekiah Usher of Boston, Cambridge, c. 1648-65. $50,000 to $75,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> Book of Mormon, first edition, Palmyra, 1830. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> <i>Noticia estraordinario,</i> probable first announcement in Mexico City of the fall of the Alamo, 1836. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> Patrick Gass, first edition of earliest first-hand account of the Lewis and Clarke expedition, Pittsburgh, 1807. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> Diploma from the Princeton Class of 1783, commencement attended by Washington & Continental Congress. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> <i>Sprague Light Cavalry!</i> color-printed broadside, NY, 1863. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> <i>The Lincoln & Johnson Union Campaign Songster,</i> Philadelphia, 1864. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> Lucy Parsons, labor organizer, albumen cabinet card, New York, 1886. $800 to $1,200.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> Daniel L.F. Swift, journal as third mate on a Pacific Whaling voyage, 1848-1850. $3,000 to $4,0000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Mar 10:</b> Two photos of Thomas Moran, Grand Canyon, silver prints, 1901. $1,500 to $2,500.
  • <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Helvelius. Two Autograph Letters Signed to Francis Aston, Royal Society Secretary, noting his feud with Robert Hooke, 5 pp total, 1685. $70,000 to $100,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Newton, Isaac. Autograph manuscript on God, 4 pp, c.1710, "In the beginning was the Word...."?$100,000 to $150,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Beethoven's Ninth Symphony. First edition, first issue. Untrimmed copy in contemporary boards. $30,000 to $50,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Lincoln, Abraham. Signed photograph, beardless portrait with Civil War provenance. $80,000 to $120,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> IMPEACHMENT. Original engrossed copy of the first Andrew Johnson impeachment resolution vote. $120,000 to $180,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Mucha, Alphonse. 11 original pencil drawings for?<i>Andelicek z Baroku,</i> "Litte Baroque Angel," Prague, 1929. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Einstein, Albert. Annotated Galley Proofs for <i>The Meaning of Relativity.</i> 1921. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Silverstein, Shel. Original maquette for <i>The Giving Tree,</i> 34 original drawings. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Roth, Philip. Typed Manuscript with substantial autograph corrections for an unpublished sequel to <i>The Breast.</i> $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> Taupin, Bernie. Autograph Manuscript, the original draft of lyrics for Elton John's "Candle in the Wind," 2 pp, 1973. $100,000 to $150,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> HARVEY, WILLIAM. <i>De Motu Cordis et Sanguinis in Animalibus Anatomica Exercitatio.</i> Padua: 1643. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 6:</b> CESALPINO, ANDREA. <i>Peripateticarum Quaestionum Libri Quinque.</i> Venice: 1571. $30,000 to $40,000.
  • <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> Leon TOLSTOÏ. <i>Anna Karenina.</i> Moscou, 1878. First and full edition of the Russian novel, in the author’s language.<br>Est. 3 000 / 4 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> Mark TWAIN. <i>Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Tom Sawyer's comrade).</i> New York, 1885. First American edition.<br>Est. 5 000 / 6 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> Walt WHITMAN. <i>Leaves of Grass.</i> Brooklyn, New York, 1856. Second edition gathering 32 poems. Est. 3 000 / 4 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> Karen BLIXEN. <i>Out of Africa.</i> Londres, 1937. First edition in the UK, before Danish translation and American release.<br>Est. 1 500 / 2 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> Ernest HEMINGWAY. <i>A Farewell to Arms.</i> New York, 1929. First edition with $2.50 on the dust and A on the copyright page.<br>Est. 2 000 / 3 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> James JOYCE. <i>Ulysses.</i> Paris, Shakespeare and Company, 1922. First edition published by Sylvia Beach. Est. 3 000 / 4 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> James JOYCE. <i>Dubliners.</i> Londres, 1914. First edition. Nice copy in publisher’s cardboard. Est. 2 000 / 3 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> Franz KAFKA. 8 novels in German first edition, published in München, Leipzig and Berlin 1916-1931. Est. from 300 / 400 to 2 000 / 3 000 €
    <b>ALDE, Feb. 26:</b> David Herbert LAWRENCE. <i>Lady Chatterley's Lover.</i> Florence, 1928. Privately printed first edition. Est. 4 000 / 5 000 €
    John STEINBECK. <i>The Grapes of Wrath.</i> New York, 1939. First edition. Nice copy with $2.75 on the cover. Est. 1 000 / 1 200 €
  • <center><b>Cowan’s Auctions<br>The Road West: The Steve Turner Collection of African Americana<br>February 20, 2020</b>
    <br>Cowan’s, Feb. 20:</b> Harriet Tubman Cabinet Card by H.S. Squyer, Auburn, NY, 1892. $10,000 to $15,000
    <br>Cowan’s, Feb. 20:</b> Scarce <i>Events of the Tulsa Disaster,</i> First Edition, 1922. $4,000 to $6,000
    <br>Cowan’s, Feb. 20:</b> Unpublished CDV of Frederick Douglass by Benjamin F. Smith, 1864. $3,000 to $5,000
    <center><b>Cowan’s Auctions<br>The Road West: The Steve Turner Collection of African Americana<br>February 20, 2020</b>
    <br>Cowan’s, Feb. 20:</b> California Imprint of <i>President Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation</i> Broadside, 1864. $10,000 to $15,000
    <br>Cowan’s, Feb. 20:</b> John C.H. Grabill Cabinet Card of Buffalo Soldier Wearing Buffalo Coat, ca 1886. $8,000 to $10,000
    <br>Cowan’s, Feb. 20:</b> Rare <i>What Mrs. Fisher Knows About Old Southern Cooking,</i> 2nd Cookbook Published by African American. $6,000 to $8,000
    <center><b>Cowan’s Auctions<br>The Road West: The Steve Turner Collection of African Americana<br>February 20, 2020</b>
    <br>Cowan’s, Feb. 20:</b> Frederick Douglass Walking Stick, 1888. $3,000 to $5,000
    <br>Cowan’s, Feb. 20:</b> Only Known Slave Narrative Published Independently in California, <i>Life and Adventures of James Williams.</i> $2,000 to $4,000
    <br>Cowan’s, Feb. 20:</b> Rare First Edition of History of Black Literature, Abbé Grégoire <i>De La Littérature des Nègres</i>. $2,500 to $3,000
    <center><b>Cowan’s Auctions<br>The Road West: The Steve Turner Collection of African Americana<br>February 20, 2020</b>
    <br>Cowan’s, Feb. 20:</b> African American Soldier and Medal of Honor Winner Christian A. Fleetwood CDV, PLUS. $8,000 to $10,000
    <br>Cowan’s, Feb. 20:</b> Jack Johnson vs. Jim Jeffries Pennant, 1910 Reno, Nevada. $2,000 to $4,000
    <br>Cowan’s, Feb. 20:</b> Joe Gans Photograph at 1906 Goldfield, Nevada Fight by Percy Dana. $600 to $800
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