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Dorotheum : Master Drawings, Prints before 1900, Watercolours, Miniatures

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Auction Name Master Drawings, Prints before 1900, Watercolours, Miniatures Total Sales (EUR) 341,644.00
Auction Date 04/20/2022 - 04/20/2022 Low Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR) 166,200.00
Sale Number #85174 High Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR) 216,100.00
Total Lots 101
Sold Lots 75 Low Estimate of All Lots (EUR) 217,050.00
% of Lots Sold 74.26% High Estimate of All Lots (EUR) 283,300.00
Unsold Lots 26 Total Sales as a % of High Est. 120.59%

Top twenty-five by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
49 Giuseppe Vasi

“Prospetto dell’Alma Città di Romea visto dal Monte Gianciolo”

ca. 1745–65 EUR 6,000.00 - 8,000.00 EUR 51,200.00
8 Albrecht Dürer

The Cook and His Wife

ca. 1496 EUR 8,000.00 - 10,000.00 EUR 28,160.00
60 Giovanni Battista Piranesi

“Veduta dell’Anfiteatro Flavio detto il Colosseo”

1776 EUR 7,500.00 - 9,000.00 EUR 12,800.00
11 Albrecht Dürer

Witch, riding backwards on a goat

ca. 1505 EUR 6,000.00 - 8,000.00 EUR 10,240.00
53 Giovanni Battista Piranesi

The Round Tower, sheet no III from the series “Carceri d’invenzione” (Imaginary Prisons)

ca. 1749 EUR 6,000.00 - 8,000.00 EUR 10,240.00
13 Albrecht Dürer

The Presentation of the Virgin in the Temple

ca. 1504/05 EUR 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 EUR 9,600.00
34 Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn

Self-Portrait with Saskia

1636 EUR 2,400.00 - 3,000.00 EUR 8,960.00
7 Albrecht Dürer

The Battle of the Angels

1498 EUR 8,000.00 - 10,000.00 EUR 8,362.00
37 Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn

Self-Portrait in a Cap and Scarf with the face dark

1633 EUR 3,000.00 - 4,000.00 EUR 8,320.00
6 Albrecht Dürer

Samson Killing the Lion

ca. 1496–1497 EUR 2,000.00 - 2,400.00 EUR 7,040.00
31 Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn

Woman, Bathing Her Feet at a Brook

1658 EUR 5,500.00 - 7,000.00 EUR 7,040.00
51 Giovanni Battista Piranesi

A Lofty Arch with Vista onto an Arcade Surmounted by a Frieze, sheet no IV from the series “Carceri d’invenzione” (Imaginary Prisons)

1749 EUR 6,000.00 - 8,000.00 EUR 6,400.00
52 Giovanni Battista Piranesi

The Gothic Arch, sheet no XIV from the series “Carceri d’invenzione” (Imaginary Prisons)

ca. 1749 EUR 3,400.00 - 4,500.00 EUR 6,272.00
5 Albrecht Dürer

The Patron Saints of Austria

ca. 1513–1515 EUR 2,000.00 - 2,400.00 EUR 5,760.00
12 Albrecht Dürer

Ascension

ca. 1509–1511 EUR 2,200.00 - 2,800.00 EUR 5,760.00
59 Giovanni Battista Piranesi

“Veduta dell’insigne Basilica Vaticana”

1775 EUR 1,800.00 - 2,400.00 EUR 5,760.00
9 Albrecht Dürer

Apostle Simon

1523 EUR 3,000.00 - 4,000.00 EUR 5,120.00
26 Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn

Christ in Emmaus

1654 EUR 2,400.00 - 3,000.00 EUR 5,120.00
81 Giovanni Battista Piranesi

From the Grotesques (Grotteschi): The Skeletons

ca. 1750 EUR 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 EUR 5,017.00
55 Giovanni Battista Piranesi

Prisoners on a Projecting Platform, sheet no X from the series “Carceri d’invenzione” (Imaginary Prisons)

ca. 1749 EUR 3,400.00 - 4,500.00 EUR 4,739.00
75 Giovanni Battista Piranesi

“Parte di ampio magnifico Porto all’uso degli antichi Romani...”

ca. 1750 EUR 3,400.00 - 4,500.00 EUR 4,739.00
66 Giovanni Battista Piranesi

“Veduta di Piazza Navona sopra le rovine del Circo Agonale”

EUR 2,400.00 - 3,000.00 EUR 4,352.00
19 Jan und Lucas van Doetecum

The Way to Emmaus, from the series “The Large Landscapes”

ca. 1555–1557 EUR 3,000.00 - 4,000.00 EUR 4,096.00
22 Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn

Saint Jerome in a Dark Chamber

1642 EUR 3,000.00 - 4,000.00 EUR 4,096.00
23 Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn

The Hurdy-Gurdy Player Followed by Children at the Door of a House (The School Master)

1641 EUR 1,600.00 - 2,000.00 EUR 4,096.00
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    <b>University Archives, Aug. 17:</b> Rare JFK Signed Check & Transmittal Letter During Campaign for 1956 VP Nomination, Both BAS Slabbed; Possibly A Unique Combo!
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    <b>University Archives, Aug. 17:</b> G.A. Custer ALS from Fort Lincoln, Dakota Territory to Capt. Yates, Who Also Died at Little Bighorn, Re: Acquiring “good horses” from Kentucky for 7th Cavalry.
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    <b>University Archives, Aug. 17:</b> “B Arnold” ANS on Pre-Revolutionary War Promissory Note Dating From His Days as a New Haven Merchant
    <b>University Archives, Aug. 17:</b> Bob Dylan Signed LP “Blonde on Blonde” with Jeff Rosen COA.
    <b>University Archives, Aug. 17:</b> Marilyn Monroe & Joe DiMaggio Signed Checks, Handsomely Displayed.
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