One auction in two days: this three-part sale starts at 10:30 on Tuesday, September 23 with 19th Century prints in the morning, and 20th-century American works in the afternoon. At 10:30 on Wednesday, September 24, the auction will continue with Modern European prints.
This auction focuses on early 20th-century European art movements: from Art Nouveau through Secession and Art Deco, books on ornament, decoration, fashion, poster art and design abound. Works by Surrealists, Cubists, Futurists and Edward Gorey round out the sale.
Promising to be one of the most diverse and visually stimulating Travel Poster auctions ever held at Swann, highlights of this sale include posters from a private Australian collection and masterful British Rail posters.
This well-rounded auction features Contemporary images and iconic photos by Modern masters including Ansel Adams, Harry Callahan, Lewis W. Hine, Horst P. Horst and Garry Winogrand, as well as 19th-century photographs and albums.