• <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jan 28:</b> Joseph F. Kernan, <i>College Football,</i> oil on canvas, <i>The Saturday Evening Post</i> cover, 1932. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jan 28:</b> Joseph C. Leyendecker, <i>Golfer Lighting a Cigarette,</i> oil on canvas, c.1920. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jan 28:</b> Howard Chandler Christy, <i>In the Field,</i> charcoal & watercolor, published in <i>Scribner’s,</i> 1902. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jan 28:</b> N.C. Wyeth, <i>Standish Reading,</i> pen & ink, for <i>The Courtship of Miles Standish,</i> 1920. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jan 28:</b> Johnanna Stewart Mapes, <i>A Fairy Book,</i> conté crayon, for <i>St. Nicholas Magazine,</i> 1907. $2,500 to $3,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jan 28:</b> Arnold Lobel, pen & ink, for <i>The Frog & Toad Coloring Book,</i> 1981. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jan 28:</b> Antonio Lopez, <i>Today’s Fashions,</i> study for <i>The New York Times,</i> 1981. $2,500 to $3,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jan 28:</b> Charles Schulz, <i>“I’ll have to go back to the house…I forgot my rubbers…”</i> pen & ink, original 4-panel <i>Peanuts comic,</i> 1960. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jan 28:</b> Constantin Alajalov, <i>Family Tree,</i> watercolor and gouache, cover for <i>The New Yorker,</i> 1938. Estimate $3,000 to $4,000.
  • <b><center>Christie’s<br>Paul Destribats:<br>Une Bibliothèque des Avant-gardes<br>Part III<br>2-3 and 4 February 2021</b>
    <b><center>Christie’s<br>Paul Destribats:<br>Une Bibliothèque des Avant-gardes<br>Part III<br>2-3 and 4 February 2021</b>
    <b><center>Christie’s<br>Paul Destribats:<br>Une Bibliothèque des Avant-gardes<br>Part III<br>2-3 and 4 February 2021</b>
  • <center><b>Case Antiques<br>Two-Day Winter Auction<br>Jan. 30 & 31, 2021</b>
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 30-31:</b> Rare 1778 Engraved map of Colonial Philadelphia after George Heap (1714-1752) and Nicholas Scull (1687-1761). $10,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 30-31:</b> Author signed and inscribed <i>THE FOUNTAINHEAD,</i> stated First Edition, by Ayn Rand, published by The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Indianapolis, New York, 1943. $2,000 to $2,400.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 30-31:</b> John James Audubon (American, 1785-1851) hand-colored aquatint engraving, "Yellow-billed Magpie, Stellers Jay, Ultramarine Jay and Clark's Crow," Plate Number CCCLXII. $1,800 to $2,200.
    <center><b>Case Antiques<br>Two-Day Winter Auction<br>Jan. 30 & 31, 2021</b>
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 30-31:</b> Andrew Jackson (1767-1845) autograph letter, signed, as President, to Nathan Reid detailing Jackson’s intervention on behalf of Reid's grandson. $1,800 to $2,200.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 30-31:</b> Edward Steichen (Luxembourg/American, 1879-1973) portfolio of photographs, "The Early Years 1900-1927, 12 Hand-Gravure Prints" #41/1000, printed in 1981. $1,400 to $1,600.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 30-31:</b> President John Fitzgerald Kennedy, TLS, one-page typed letter on The White House, Washington, D.C., stationary to John Marshall Butler. $1,400 to $1,600.
    <center><b>Case Antiques<br>Two-Day Winter Auction<br>Jan. 30 & 31, 2021</b>
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 30-31:</b> Two Pre-Civil War slave related letters, including one written by Mariah, a female domestic slave of James Vincent Musgrove (1814-1890) to her daughter. $1,000 to $1,200.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 30-31:</b> Two author signed and inscribed Ayn Rand related books, including one Rand signed <i>WE THE LIVING,</i> London 1940 edition. $1,000 to $1,200.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 30-31:</b> PLAN DE LA VILLE DE MEMPHIS (ETATS-UNIS) 40,000 HABITANTS pen and ink with watercolor hand drawn drainage system map, circa 1870. $700 to $900.
    <center><b>Case Antiques<br>Two-Day Winter Auction<br>Jan. 30 & 31, 2021</b>
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 30-31:</b> Scarce Mezzotint portrait of Thomas Pownall, Colonial Governor of the Province of Massachusetts Bay (1757-1760) and South Carolina (1760). $600 to $700.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 30-31:</b> VIEW OF NORFOLK FROM COSPORT, VIRGINIA, John Hill, engraver, after John Shaw (U.K., 1776-1832). $600 to $700.
    <b>Case Antiques, Jan. 30-31:</b> THE BURNING OF THE MERCHANT'S EXCHANGE, NEW YORK CITY -THE GREAT FIRE OF DECEMBER, 1835. Scarce color lithograph, a 1909 reissue of the original 1836 print. $500 to $700.
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Christies: Photographs

Auction Reports

Auction Name Photographs Total Sales (EUR) 2,099,750.00
Auction Date 11/10/2020 - 11/10/2020 Low Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR) 1,245,300.00
Sale Number #18915 High Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR) 1,781,200.00
Total Lots 130
Sold Lots 90 Low Estimate of All Lots (EUR) 1,834,800.00
% of Lots Sold 69.23% High Estimate of All Lots (EUR) 2,632,700.00
Unsold Lots 40 Total Sales as a % of High Est. 79.76%

Top twenty-five by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
35 HELMUT NEWTON (1920-2004)

"Elsa Peretti as a Bunny", Costume by Halston, New York, 1975

1975 EUR 120,000.00 - 180,000.00 EUR 400,000.00
21 IRVING PENN (1917-2009)

Lorry Washers, London, 1951

1951 EUR 60,000.00 - 80,000.00 EUR 118,750.00
20 IRVING PENN (1917-2009)

News Seller, London, 1950

1950 EUR 60,000.00 - 80,000.00 EUR 112,500.00
19 IRVING PENN (1917-2009)

Workman, London, 1950

1950 EUR 60,000.00 - 80,000.00 EUR 93,750.00
22 IRVING PENN (1917-2009)

Chimney Sweep, London, 1950

1950 EUR 60,000.00 - 80,000.00 EUR 75,000.00
57 THOMAS RUFF (NÉ EN 1958)

Substrat 2 0I, 2003

2003 EUR 40,000.00 - 60,000.00 EUR 60,000.00
48 RICHARD AVEDON (1923-2004)

Dovima with Elephants, Evening dress by Dior, Cirque d'Hiver, Paris, August 1955

1955 EUR 40,000.00 - 60,000.00 EUR 56,250.00
26 RICHARD AVEDON (1923-2004)

Stephanie Seymour, New York City, May 9, 1992

1992 EUR 40,000.00 - 60,000.00 EUR 52,500.00
59 HIROSHI SUGIMOTO (NÉ EN 1948)

Conceptual Forms 0003, 2004

2004 EUR 30,000.00 - 40,000.00 EUR 52,500.00
92 SEBASTIÃO SALGADO (NÉ EN 1944)

Churchgate Station, Western Railroad Line, Bombay, India, 1995

1995 EUR 30,000.00 - 50,000.00 EUR 37,500.00
119 PETER BEARD (1938-2020)

Princess Loingalani, El Molo Bay, Lake Rudolf, Kenya, 1967

1967 EUR 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 EUR 37,500.00
31 RICHARD AVEDON (1963-2004)

Stephanie Seymour, 'La Passante du Siècle' - Les années 1950, manteau, jupe, chapeau, escarpins et gants Christian Dior, avril 1995

1995 EUR 15,000.00 - 25,000.00 EUR 35,000.00
17 HIROSHI SUGIMOTO (NÉ EN 1948)

Sea of Japan, Oki V, 1987

1987 EUR 20,000.00 - 30,000.00 EUR 30,000.00
51 IRVING PENN (1917-2009)

Egg Yolk, New York, 2006

2006 EUR 25,000.00 - 35,000.00 EUR 30,000.00
96 HENRI CARTIER-BRESSON (1908-2004)

Rue Mouffetard, Paris, 1954

1954 EUR 18,000.00 - 25,000.00 EUR 30,000.00
60 HIROSHI SUGIMOTO (NÉ EN 1948)

Irish Sea, Isle of Man, 1990

1990 EUR 20,000.00 - 30,000.00 EUR 27,500.00
76 MAN RAY (1890-1976)

Mathematical Object - Surface à courbure constante négative d'Enneper, dérivée de la pseudo-sphère, 1936

1936 EUR 20,000.00 - 30,000.00 EUR 27,500.00
110 ROBERT POLIDORI (NÉ EN 1951)

Galerie de Pierre, Aile de Nord 1er étage, Château de Versailles, 1985

1985 EUR 10,000.00 - 15,000.00 EUR 26,250.00
56 MATTHIAS SCHALLER (NÉ EN 1965)

Dis Set, 2008-2009

2008-2009 EUR 15,000.00 - 20,000.00 EUR 25,000.00
66 IRVING PENN (1917-2009)

The Poor Lovers, 1979

1979 EUR 20,000.00 - 30,000.00 EUR 25,000.00
69 PETER LINDBERGH (1944-2019)

Nadja Auermann, Paramount Studios, Hollywood, 1996

1996 EUR 8,000.00 - 12,000.00 EUR 24,375.00
52 JOEL BRODSKY (1939-2007)

Jim Morrison, The Doors, The American Poet, New York City, 1967

1967 EUR 18,000.00 - 22,000.00 EUR 22,500.00
54 JOHN STEWART (1919-2019)

Ali Fist, Chicago, 1977

1977 EUR 15,000.00 - 20,000.00 EUR 22,500.00
33 HELMUT NEWTON (1920-2004)

Portrait of Sigourney Weaver, Los Angeles, 1983

1983 EUR 10,000.00 - 15,000.00 EUR 21,250.00
121 SEBASTIÃO SALGADO (NÉ EN 1944)

Dinka Cattle Camp of Amak, Southern Sudan, 2006

2006 EUR 15,000.00 - 20,000.00 EUR 21,250.00
  • <center><b>Il Ponte Casa d'Aste<br>Books and Manuscripts<br>26 January 2021</b>
    <center><b>Il Ponte Casa d'Aste<br>Books and Manuscripts<br>26 January 2021</b>
    <center><b>Il Ponte Casa d'Aste<br>Books and Manuscripts<br>26 January 2021</b>
  • <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>and Works on Paper<br>28 January 2021</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> Schedel (Hartmann). <i>Liber Chronicarum,</i> first edition, Nuremberg, Anton Koberger for Sebald Schreyer and Sebastian Kammermeister, 1493. £30,000 to £50,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> [Greek Orthodox Church].- <i>Menaion,</i> manuscript in Greek, on paper, in Greek letters, [Eastern Mediterranean], [c. 1400]. £5,000 to £7,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> American Revolution.- Loyalist's cow powder horn, engraved with the cypher "GR" for George III surmounted by a crown, an inscription, and on reverse an engraving of the "North River" [Hudson River], 1777. £5,000 to £7,000.
    <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>and Works on Paper<br>28 January 2021</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> Illuminated prayer book.- <i>Maria Carcer y Trigueros... Santa Misa y Oraciones,</i> illuminated manuscript in Spanish, on paper, [c. 1850]. £5,000 to £7,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> Hardy (Thomas). <i>The Mayor of Casterbridge,</i> 2 vol., first edition in book form, original cloth, 1886. £2,000 to £3,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> [Austen (Jane)]. <i>Emma: A Novel,</i> first edition, Printed for John Murray, 1816. £7,000 to £10,000.
    <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>and Works on Paper<br>28 January 2021</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> Brontë (Charlotte). <i>Jane Eyre. An Autobiography,</i> 3 vol., first edition, Smith, Elder and Co., 1847. £10,000 to £15,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> Cruikshank (George). <i>The Road to the Derby,</i> one of two proof copies, Raphael Tuck & Sons, 1882. £600 to £800.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> Meunier (Charles, binder).- Gruel (Leon). <i>Manuel Historique et Bibliographique de l'Amateur de Reliures,</i> 2 vol., Paris, 1887.-1905. £3,000 to £4,000.
    <center><b>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>and Works on Paper<br>28 January 2021</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> Burne-Jones (Sir Edward). <i>The Work of Edward Burne-Jones,</i> edited by Philip Burne-Jones, one of 200 copies, [c.1900]. £4,000 to £6,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> Nazraeli Press.- <i>Six by Six,</i> 36 vol. [a complete set], one of 100 sets, each with signed photograph, Portland, Or., 2010-16. £10,000 to £15,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Jan. 28:</b> Australasia.- Péron (Francois) and Freycinet. <i>Voyage de Découvertes aux Terres Australes,</i> 5 vol. including Atlas, second edition, Paris, 1824. £6,000 to £8,000.
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