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Auction Name Old Master Prints - bidstart 12/3 Total Sales (GBP) 1,423,170.00
Auction Date 12/10/2021 - 12/10/2021 Low Estimate of Lots Sold (GBP) 1,137,800.00
Sale Number #L21170 High Estimate of Lots Sold (GBP) 1,799,300.00
Total Lots 93
Sold Lots 75 Low Estimate of All Lots (GBP) 1,232,900.00
% of Lots Sold 80.65% High Estimate of All Lots (GBP) 1,946,100.00
Unsold Lots 18 Total Sales as a % of High Est. 73.13%

Top twenty-five by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
3 Albrecht Dürer

St Jerome in His Study (B. 60; M., Holl. 59)

1514 GBP 120,000.00 - 180,000.00 GBP 327,600.00
2 Albrecht Dürer

Adam and Eve (B., M., Holl. 1)

1504 GBP 150,000.00 - 250,000.00 GBP 226,800.00
1 Albrecht Dürer

Coat of Arms with a Skull (Bartsch 101; Meder, Hollstein 98)

1503 GBP 150,000.00 - 250,000.00 GBP 189,000.00
63 Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn

The Omval (B., Holl. 209; New Holl. 221; H. 210)

1645 GBP 150,000.00 - 250,000.00 GBP 189,000.00
4 Albrecht Dürer

The Desperate Man (B. 70; M., Holl. 95)

 circa 1515 GBP 15,000.00 - 25,000.00 GBP 35,280.00
99 Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes

Los Proverbios (Delteil 202-219; Harris 248-265)

1816-24 GBP 20,000.00 - 30,000.00 GBP 35,280.00
57 Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn

The Great Jewish Bride (B., Holl. 340; New Holl. 154; H. 127)

1635 GBP 25,000.00 - 35,000.00 GBP 32,760.00
58 Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn

Jan Uytenbogaert, Preacher of the Remonstrants (B., Holl. 279; New Holl. 153; H. 128)

1635 GBP 20,000.00 - 30,000.00 GBP 25,200.00
36 Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn

Self-Portrait with Long Bushy Hair: Head Only (Bartsch, Hollstein 8; New Hollstein 81; Hind 55)

circa 1631 GBP 20,000.00 - 30,000.00 GBP 23,940.00
61 Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn

Abraham Casting out Hagar and Ishmael (B., Holl. 30; New Holl. 166; H. 149)

1637 GBP 18,000.00 - 25,000.00 GBP 22,680.00
82 Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn

A Collection of Prints by Rembrandt

1632-59 GBP 10,000.00 - 15,000.00 GBP 21,420.00
9 Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn

Jan Uytenbogaert, Preacher of the Remonstrants (B., Holl. 279; New Holl. 153; H. 128)

1635 GBP 20,000.00 - 30,000.00 GBP 18,900.00
73 Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn

Nude Man Seated on the Ground with one Leg Extended (B., Holl. 196; New Holl. 234; H. 221)

1646 GBP 8,000.00 - 12,000.00 GBP 17,640.00
41 Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn

Self-Portrait in a Cap and Scarf with the Face Dark: Bust (B., Holl. 17; New Holl. 120; H. 108)

1633 GBP 15,000.00 - 25,000.00 GBP 16,380.00
40 Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn

Self-Portrait in a Fur Cap: Bust (B., Holl. 24; New Holl. 72; H. 29)

1630 GBP 10,000.00 - 15,000.00 GBP 13,860.00
60 Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn

Christ Seated Disputing with the Doctors (B., Holl. 64; New Holl. 281; H. 277)

1654 GBP 10,000.00 - 15,000.00 GBP 12,600.00
64 Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn

Christ Driving the Money Changers from the Temple (B., Holl. 69; New Holl. 139; H. 126)

1635 GBP 7,000.00 - 10,000.00 GBP 12,600.00
72 Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn

An Old Man with a Divided Fur Cap (B., Holl. 265; New Holl. 182; H. 170)

1640 GBP 8,000.00 - 12,000.00 GBP 12,600.00
42 Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn

Self-Portrait with Raised Sabre (B., Holl. 18; New Holl. 134; H. 109)

1634 GBP 5,000.00 - 7,000.00 GBP 11,970.00
45 Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn

Sheet of Studies: Head of the Artist, a Beggar Couple, Heads of an Old Man and Old Woman (B. Holl. 363; New Holl. 115; H. 90)

1632 GBP 8,000.00 - 12,000.00 GBP 10,080.00
49 Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn

Woman Bathing her Feet at a Brook (B., Holl. 200; New Holl. 309; H. 298)

1658 GBP 5,000.00 - 7,000.00 GBP 10,080.00
46 Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn

Three Heads of Women, One Lightly Etched (B., Holl. 367; New Holl. 162; H. 153)

1637 GBP 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 GBP 9,450.00
66 Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn

The Raising of Lazarus: small plate (B., Holl. 72; New Holl. 206; H. 198)

1642 GBP 5,000.00 - 7,000.00 GBP 9,450.00
69 Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn

The Flight into Egypt (A Night Piece) (B., Holl. 53; New Holl. 262; H. 253)

1651 GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 GBP 8,820.00
5 Albrecht Dürer

The Visitation (B. 84; M., Holl. 196.)

circa 1503-04 GBP 5,000.00 - 7,000.00 GBP 6,300.00
  • <center><b>Swann Auction Galleries<br>Graphic Design<br>May 19, 2022</b>
    <b>Swann May 19:</b> Adolphe Mouron Cassandre, <i>Triplex,</i> pencil maquette, 1930. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Swann May 19:</b> Claude Fayette Brandon, <i>The Chap Book,</i> circa 1895. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann May 19:</b> Various Artists, a complete set of <i>Das Plakat,</i> set of 10 hardcover volumes, 1912-21. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Swann May 19:</b> Javier Gómez Acebo & Máximo Viejo Santamarta, <i>San Sebastian / XI Circuitto Automovilista,</i> 1935. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann May 19:</b> Ephraim Moses Lilien, <i>Berliner Tageblatt,</i> circa 1899. $12,000 to $18,000.
  • <b><center>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper<br>26th May 2022</b>
    <b>Forum, May 26:</b> Birds.- Gould (John). <i>The Birds of Great Britain,</i> 5 vol., first edition, [1862-]1873. £40,000 to £60,000.
    <b>Forum, May 26:</b> Canadiana.- Cockburn (Maj. Gen. James Pattison, 1779-1847), After. [Six Landscape of Quebec City and Six Views of Niagara Falls], 2 suites in 1 vol., comprising 12 aquatints, 1833. £30,000 to £40,000.
    <b>Forum, May 26:</b> Joyce (James). <i>Ulysses,</i> number 218 of 150 copies on verge d'arches, Paris, Shakespeare & Company, 1922. £15,000 to £20,000.
    <b><center>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper<br>26th May 2022</b>
    <b>Forum, May 26:</b> Rowling (J.K.) <i>Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone,</i> first paperback edition, signed by the author, 1997. £15,000 to £20,000.
    <b>Forum, May 26:</b> Du Maurier (Daphne). <i>Rebecca,</i> first edition, signed presentation inscription from the author to her governess, 1938. £12,000 to £18,000.
    <b>Forum, May 26:</b> Magna Carta.- An exact copy of King John's Great Charter of 1215, transcribed from the fire damaged but legible manuscript in the Cottonian Library, British Library, J. Pine, 1733. £10,000 to £15,000.
    <b><center>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper<br>26th May 2022</b>
    <b>Forum, May 26:</b> Woolf (Virginia). <i>Mrs Dalloway,</i> first edition, Hogarth Press, 1925. £10,000 to £15,000.
    <b>Forum, May 26:</b> Tudor exiles opposed to the Marian regime.- Mary I (Queen of England) Letter signed "Marye the Quene" to Lord Paget, signed at head, titled at head "By the King and Quene", 1556. £8,000 to £10,000.
    <b>Forum, May 26:</b> America.- Newfoundland.- Whitbourne (Sir Richard). <i>A discourse and discouery of Nevv-found-land…,</i> second edition, By Felix Kingston, 1622. £6,000 to £8,000.
    <b><center>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper<br>26th May 2022</b>
    <b>Forum, May 26:</b> Cervantès Saavedra (Miguel de). <i>El Ingenioso Hidalgo Do Quixote de la Mancha,</i> 4 vol., Madrid, Por Don Joaquin Ibarra, 1780. £5,000 to £7,000.
    <b>Forum, May 26:</b> Stubbs (George). <i>The Anatomy of the Horse,</i> first edition, first issue, Printed by J. Purser, for the Author, 1766. £6,000 to £8,000.
    <b>Forum, May 26:</b> Cardiology.- Lower (Richard). <i>Tractatus de Corde item De Motu & Colore Sanguinus et Chyli in cum Transitu,</i> first edition, 1669. £5,000 to £7,000.
  • <center><b>Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on May 30</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 30:</b><br>Initial A on vellum, Cologne around 1300. Est: €25,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 30:</b><br>J. Androuet du Cerceau, <i> Bastiments de France,</i> 1607. Est: €12,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 30:</b><br>E. Cerillo, <i>Dipinti murali di Pompei,</i> 1886. Est: €2,500
    <center><b>Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on May 30</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 30:</b><br>L. de Austria, <i>Compilatio de astrorum scientia,</i> 1489. Est: €9,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 30:</b><br>B. Besler, <i>Hortus Eystettensis,</i> around 1750. Est: €50,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 30:</b><br><i>PAN,</i> 1895-1900. Est: €15,000
    <center><b>Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on May 30</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 30:</b><br>F. Colonna, <i>Hypnerotomachia Poliphili,</i> 1545. Est: €40,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 30:</b><br>F. Schiller, <i>Die Räuber,</i> 1781. Est: €12,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 30:</b><br>J. Albers, <i>Formulation : Articulation,</i> 1972. Est: €18,000
    <center><b>Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on May 30</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 30:</b><br>G. B. Ramusio, <i>Delle navigationi e viaggi,</i> 1556-1613. Est: €14,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 30:</b><br>M. Wied Neuwied, <i>Reise in das Innere Nord-America,</i> 1839-41. Est: €12,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, May 30:</b><br>E. Paolozzi, <i>Bunk,</i> 1972. Est: €25,000
  • <b><center>Sotheby’s<br> The Library of Henry Rogers<br>Broughton, 2nd Baron Fairhaven<br>Part I<br>18 May 2022</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, May 18:</b> John James Audubon and James Bachman. <i>The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America.</i> New York: J.J. Audubon, 1845-1848. £150,000 to £250,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, May 18:</b> Thomas and William Daniell. <i>Oriental Scenery,</i> London, 1795-1807 [but 1841], 6 parts in 3 volumes, folio. £150,000 to £200,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, May 18:</b> Mark Catesby. <i>The natural history of Carolina, Florida and the Bahama Islands...</i> London, 1731-1743, 2 volumes. £100,000 to £150,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, May 18:</b> Gould and Lear. <i>A monograph of the Ramphastidae,</i> 1854; <i>Illustrations of the family of Psittacidae,</i> 1832. £60,000 to £90,000.
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