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Revere Auctions: September Day 1: Important Works of Art

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Auction Name September Day 1: Important Works of Art Total Sales (USD) 192,371.20
Auction Date 09/22/2021 - 09/22/2021 Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD) 109,740.00
Sale Number #6240 High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD) 165,120.00
Total Lots 113
Sold Lots 101 Low Estimate of All Lots (USD) 119,540.00
% of Lots Sold 89.38% High Estimate of All Lots (USD) 181,520.00
Unsold Lots 12 Total Sales as a % of High Est. 105.98%

Top twenty-five by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
83 Sam Francis (American, 1923-1994)

"Doubled," 1985. This print depicts an abstract composition of amorphous forms in various colors such as red, blue, yellow, pink, and green.

1985 USD 10,000.00 - 15,000.00 USD 23,040.00
85 Joan Mitchell (American, 1925-1992)

"Sides of a River II" from the "Bedford" series, 1981.

1981 USD 15,000.00 - 20,000.00 USD 21,760.00
84 Joan Mitchell (American, 1925-1992)

"Flower I" from the "Bedford" series, 1981.

1981 USD 15,000.00 - 20,000.00 USD 19,200.00
82 Ellsworth Kelly (American, 1923-2015)

"Orange Green," 1964-1965, depicting a rectangle of green over a soft rectangle of vibrant orange.

1964-1965 USD 7,000.00 - 10,000.00 USD 17,920.00
81 Joan Miro (Spanish, 1893-1983)

"The Book of Six Senses (Llibre dels sis sentits)," 1981. This print depicts a Surrealist abstract composition in green, red, and yellow, centering a large eye that stares at the viewer.

1981 USD 5,000.00 - 7,000.00 USD 8,320.00
53 Alexander Calder (American, 1898-1976)

"Sun, Moon, and Stars, USA," 1975, depciting a white star and moon with a face above a yellow moon centered between a red sun, all set against a bright blue background.

1975 USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 7,040.00
78 Gene Davis (American, 1920-1985)

Zebra screenprint on canvas laminated to board depicting many colorful vertical stripes in shades of green, pink, and blue. 1969.

1969 USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD 6,400.00
21 Otto Dix (German, 1891-1969)

"Dame mit Reiher," (Women with a tuft of Heron feathers) depicting a well dressed woman in profile.

1923 USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD 4,736.00
66 Sam Gilliam (American, b. 1933)

"Dusk," 1974.

1974 USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD 4,608.00
16 Grant Wood (American, 1891-1942)

"March," depicting a horse drawn cart traveling up a long, winding road toward a farmhouse.

1939 and 1941. USD 2,500.00 - 5,000.00 USD 4,480.00
80A Christo (American/Bulgarian, 1935-2020)

"Wrapped Box," 1966.

1966 USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 4,096.00
79 Alex Katz (American, b. 1927)

"Susan" depicting a profile portrait of a woman with brown hair wearing pearls and a pink and white striped blouse.

USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00 USD 3,456.00
23 Ed Moses (American, 1926-2018)

"Wedge" including numbers Wedge 2, 3, 4, 6, and 7.

1973 USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 USD 3,200.00
80 Christo (Bulgarian/American, 1935-2020)

"Wrap In Wrap Out" for the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), Chicago, depicting a wrapped painting

1968 USD 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 USD 3,200.00
22 Thomas Hart Benton (American, 1889-1975)

"Photographing the Bull," depicting a surrealist farm scene of a farmhand trying to keep a bull calm while a man with an early studio camera photographs it.

1950 USD 2,000.00 - 4,000.00 USD 3,072.00
107 Wilhelm von Gloeden (German, 1856-1931)

"Pastoral Idyll," depicting two young boys, one nude and the other dressed in classical white drapery, posed on a vineyard garden terrace with a bowl of fruit between them.

USD 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 USD 2,944.00
70 Paul Cadmus (American, 1904-1999)

"Stewart's" depicting a rowdy bar or diner scene full of people surrounding a table.

USD 2,000.00 - 4,000.00 USD 2,688.00
90 Kenny Scharf (American, b. 1958)

"Pray for Money," from the "Dark" portfolio, 1989.

1989 USD 400.00 - 500.00 USD 2,432.00
43 Charles Christopher Hill (American, b. 1948)

"Sovereign II," 1990, depicting a linear black abstract composition againsta tan ground, surrounded by a red lined border.

1990 USD 200.00 - 300.00 USD 2,240.00
176

Peter Struycken (Dutch, b. 1939) print on acrylic of solid white geometric shapes. There are four quadrilaterals, stacked on top of each other,

USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00 USD 2,240.00
93 Kenny Scharf (American, b. 1958)

"Juicy Jungle," 1988, depicting a vibrantly colored jungle full of grinning anthropomorphic plants.

1988 USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 2,048.00
54

"Derriere le Miroir,"

1952-1963. USD 500.00 - 1,000.00 USD 1,792.00
68 Thomas Hart Benton (American, 1889-1975)

"Gateside Conversation," depicting a man in a tall cap leaning against the wheel of a donkey cart, conversing with the passengers.

USD 1,500.00 - 3,000.00 USD 1,728.00
104 Wilhelm von Gloeden (German, 1856-1931)

"Plueschow Terrace, Posillipo" depicting a young man on the garden terrace of Wilhelm von Plueschow - von Gloeden's cousin - in Posillipo, Naples, Italy.

USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 1,536.00
64 George Morrison (Anishinaabe, 1919-2000)

Lithograph print on paper in black ink depicting a geometric collage of various shapes with wood grain textures.

USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD 1,472.00
  • <center><b>Swann Auction Galleries<br>A Record Breaking Season</b>
    <b>Swann:</b> <i>The Book of Mormon,</b> first edition, Palmyra, NY, 1830. Sold Sept. 30 — $112,500.
    <b>Swann:</b> Vincent Van Gogh, <i>Homme à la Pipe: Portrait du Docteur Gachet, Evening,</i> etching, 1890. Sold Nov. 2 — $161,000.
    <b>Swann:</b> Edward Ruscha, <i>Stains,</i> title page, one of 70, signed, 1969. Sold Nov. 9 — $112,500.
    <b>Swann:</b> John James Audubon, <i>Carolina Parrot, Plate 26,</i> hand colored aquatint, 1828. Sold Dec.9 — $137,000.
    <b>Swann:</b> Edmund Dulac, <i>The Snow Queen,</i> watercolor, gouache, pen & ink, 1910. Sold Dec. 16 — $125,000.
  • <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste, Jan. 25:</b> DANTE ALIGHIERI (1265-1321). <i>Commedia.</i> Venezia: Vindelino da Spira, 1477. Estimate: € 40.000 - 60.000.
    <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste, Jan. 25:</b> DALI, Salvador (1908-1989) - William SHAKESPEARE (1564-1616). <i>Romeo e Giulietta.</i> Milan: Rizzoli, 1975. Estimate: € 25.000 - 35.000.
    <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste, Jan. 25:</b> MALVASIA, Cornelio; MONTANARI, Geminiano. <i>Ephemerides novissimae motuum coelestium.</i> Modena: Cassiani, 1662. Estimate: € 8.000 - 12.000.
    <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste, Jan. 25:</b> JANSSONIUS, Johannes. <i>Atlantis majoris quinta pars, Orbem maritimum [Novus Atlas, volume V: carte marittime].</i> Amsterdam: Janssonius, 1650. Estimate: € 12.000 - 18.000.
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