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Sothebys: Fearless: The Collection of Hester Diamond Part II - bidstart 1/22

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Auction Name Fearless: The Collection of Hester Diamond Part II - bidstart 1/22 Total Sales (USD) 86,562.00
Auction Date 01/29/2021 - 01/29/2021 Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD) 29,100.00
Sale Number #N10612 High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD) 44,450.00
Total Lots 88
Sold Lots 88 Low Estimate of All Lots (USD) 29,100.00
% of Lots Sold 100.00% High Estimate of All Lots (USD) 44,450.00
Unsold Lots 0 Total Sales as a % of High Est. 194.74%

Top twenty-five by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
402

A selection of books on German sculpture and sculptors

USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD 5,040.00
377

A Selection of books on Italian Renaissance sculptors

USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD 3,276.00
322

A selection of books on Bernini and Borromini

USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD 2,268.00
328

A Selection of Books on Caravaggio

USD 400.00 - 600.00 USD 2,142.00
395

A Selection of Books on American Museums

USD 300.00 - 500.00 USD 2,142.00
375

A Selection of Books on North and Central Italian Renaissance Painting

USD 300.00 - 500.00 USD 1,890.00
350

A Selection of Books on Masaccio and Masolino

USD 300.00 - 500.00 USD 1,764.00
357

A Selection of Books on Rosso Fiorentino and Jacopo Pontormo

USD 500.00 - 700.00 USD 1,764.00
323

A Selection of Books on Hieronymous Bosch

USD 200.00 - 300.00 USD 1,638.00
378

A selection of books on Bronze sculpture

USD 600.00 - 800.00 USD 1,638.00
376

A Selection of Books on Florence and the Medici

USD 300.00 - 500.00 USD 1,512.00
383

A Selection of Books on Italian Baroque Painting

USD 300.00 - 500.00 USD 1,512.00
390

A Selection of Books on German Paintings

USD 300.00 - 500.00 USD 1,512.00
326

A Selection of Books on Agnolo Bronzino and Alessandro Allori

USD 300.00 - 500.00 USD 1,386.00
346

A Selection of Books on Leonardo DaVinci

USD 600.00 - 800.00 USD 1,386.00
352

A Selection of Books on Michelangelo

USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 1,386.00
362

A Selection of Books on Titian

USD 400.00 - 600.00 USD 1,386.00
386

A Selection of Books on Spanish Painting

USD 200.00 - 300.00 USD 1,386.00
319

A selection of books on Contemporary Art

USD 300.00 - 500.00 USD 1,260.00
325

A Selection of Books on Pieter Bruegel, the Elder

USD 300.00 - 500.00 USD 1,260.00
331

A Selection of Books on Lucas Cranach, the Elder, and Lucas Cranach, the Younger

USD 100.00 - 150.00 USD 1,260.00
365

M.J. Friedlander, Early Netherlandish Painting, Volumes I-XIV, 1967 (English)

USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 1,260.00
334

A selection of books on Donatello

USD 500.00 - 700.00 USD 1,134.00
381

A selection of books on Netherlandish, English and French sculpture

USD 500.00 - 700.00 USD 1,134.00
400

A Selection of Books on Dutch and Belgian Museums

USD 300.00 - 500.00 USD 1,134.00
  • <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.
  • <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.
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