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Auction Name Fine Art - Prints - bidstart 6/4 Total Sales (USD) 38,721.00
Auction Date 06/12/2021 - 06/12/2021 Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD) 31,500.00
Sale Number #389 High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD) 54,500.00
Total Lots 83
Sold Lots 78 Low Estimate of All Lots (USD) 35,900.00
% of Lots Sold 93.98% High Estimate of All Lots (USD) 61,900.00
Unsold Lots 5 Total Sales as a % of High Est. 62.55%

Top twenty-five by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
93 William Scott (British/Irish, 1913 - 1989)

"Lemon Pears", 1974

1974 USD 2,000.00 - 4,000.00 USD 4,012.00
141 Brett Weston (American, 1911 - 1993)

"Mendenhall Glacier", 1973

1973 USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 USD 3,422.00
65 Norman Rockwell (American, 1874 - 1978)

"Puppy Love", 1976

1976 USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 1,800.00
137 Bernice Abbott (American, 1898 - 1991)

"James Joyce", 1928 (Later printing).

1928 (Later printing). USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 1,800.00
108 Julian Stanczak (Polish/American, 1928 - 2017)

"Ochre + Pink" from Filtration Series, 1977

1977 USD 800.00 - 1,000.00 USD 1,387.00
110 Julian Stanczak (Polish/American, 1928 - 2017)

"Pink + Blue" from Filtration Series, 1977

1977 USD 800.00 - 1,000.00 USD 1,387.00
124 Donald Keith Sultan (American, b. 1951)

"Playing Cards, Ten of Diamonds", 1990

1990 USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 1,151.00
107 Julian Stanczak (Polish/American, 1928 - 2017)

"Blue + Orange" from Filtration Series, 1977

1977 USD 800.00 - 1,000.00 USD 1,092.00
125 Donald Keith Sultan (American, b. 1951)

"Playing Cards, Queen of Spades", 1990

1990 USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 1,092.00
134 Bernice Abbott (American, 1898 - 1991)

"Back of Woolworth building from Barclays Street", c. 1936 (Later printing).

c. 1936 (Later printing). USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 1,092.00
138 Bernice Abbott (American, 1898 - 1991)

"Jean Cocteau with Gun, Paris", 1927 (Later printing).

1927 (Later printing). USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 944.00
136 Bernice Abbott (American, 1898 - 1991)

"Magnetic Field (Polarity around Wire with Current)", c. 1960 (Later printing).

c. 1960 (Later printing). USD 600.00 - 900.00 USD 915.00
76 Roger de Valerio (French, 1886 - 1951)

"Cherry Chevalier", 1934

1934 USD 700.00 - 1,100.00 USD 856.00
111 Walasse Ting (Chinese/American, 1929 - 2010)

Untitled, 1961

1961 USD 400.00 - 800.00 USD 838.00
1308 John D. Rockefeller Signed Cashed 100 x $100 Shares

Missouri, Kansas and Texas Railway Company Certificate #0778, dated December 27, 1889, for 100 shares valued at $100 each share, cashed;

1889 USD 300.00 - 600.00 USD 838.00
109 Julian Stanczak (Polish/American, 1928 - 2017)

"Blue + Green" from Filtration Series, 1977

1977 USD 800.00 - 1,000.00 USD 797.00
69 Norman Rockwell (American, 1874 - 1978)

"Top Hat and Tails", 1923

1923 USD 500.00 - 1,000.00 USD 708.00
56 After William John Huggins (British, 1781 - 1845)

"H.C.S. MacQueen off the Start, 26th January, 1832."

1832 USD 200.00 - 300.00 USD 661.00
115 Paul Blaine Henrie (American, 1932 - 1999)

"The Duke (John Wayne)".

USD 250.00 - 500.00 USD 590.00
100 Karel Appel (Dutch, 1921 - 2006)

"Composition 58", 1958

1958 USD 400.00 - 800.00 USD 543.00
101 Karel Appel (Dutch, 1921 - 2006)

"Wild People", 1966

1966 USD 400.00 - 800.00 USD 543.00
67 Norman Rockwell (American, 1874 - 1978)

"America Marches Ahead", 1975

1975 USD 600.00 - 1,200.00 USD 502.00
113 Robert Bateman (American, b. 1930)

Moose.

USD 200.00 - 400.00 USD 496.00
84 Alfred Jensen (Guatemalan, 1903–

"Gnomen", 1960

1960 USD 400.00 - 600.00 USD 484.00
114 David Hayes (American, 1931 - 2013)

"Girouette",1967

1967 USD 300.00 - 500.00 USD 484.00
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    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> L.N. Britton, <i>Warning! Consider the Possible Consequences,</i> c. 1917. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> Leonardo Bistolfi, <i>Première Exposition Internationale des Arts Décoratifs Modernes,</i> 1902. $7,000 to $10,000.
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    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> Francesco Nonni, <i>Font Meo / Acqua Minerale Naturale,</i> 1924. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> Frederick Winthrop Ramsdell, <i>American Crescent Cycles,</i> 1899. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> <i>Be a Tight Wad! Own Something!</i> designer unknown, 1925. $2,000 to $3,000.
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    <b>Trillium, Aug. 7:</b> Maitres Affiches by MUCHA - Papier a cigarettes Job. 202. $5,000 to $10,000.
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    <center><b>Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books<br>Fine Art<br>Antique Engravings & Lithographs<br>Works on Paper<br>Accepting bids until August 7</b>
    <b>Trillium, Aug. 7:</b> Redoute, Folio - Pale Iris - Iris flavescens. 375. $3,000 to $5,000.
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  • <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Your Own Sylvia:<br>Sylvia Plath’s letters to Ted Hughes and other items,<br>Property of Frieda Hughes<br>9 to 21 July 2021</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, 9 – 21 July:</b> Sylvia Plath. Family photograph album ("The Hughes family Album"), 1957-1962. £30,000 to £50,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 9 – 21 July:</b> Sylvia Plath. Typed letter signed, to Ted Hughes, on "my own private doctrine", with a poem, 5 October 1956. £15,000 to £20,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 9 – 21 July:</b> Sylvia Plath. Pen and ink portrait of Ted Hughes, [1956]. £10,000 to £15,000.
    <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Your Own Sylvia:<br>Sylvia Plath’s letters to Ted Hughes and other items,<br>Property of Frieda Hughes<br>9 to 21 July 2021</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, 9 – 21 July:</b> Ted Hughes and Sylvia Plath. Joint autograph letter signed, to William and Edith Hughes, March 1960. £8,000 to £12,000.
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    <b>Sotheby’s, 9 – 21 July:</b> Tarot de Marseille. Deck of cards owned by Sylvia Plath. £4,000 to £6,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 9 – 21 July:</b> Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes. Pair of gold wedding rings. £6,000 to £8,000.
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