19th & 20th Century Prints & Drawings
At Auction March 2, 2017
Our first Prints & Drawings sale of the year offers rare works by American and European masters. From the nineteenth century come scarce prints by James A. M. Whistler, a selection of rich etchings by Mary Cassatt and James Jacques Tissot, lithographs by Édouard Vuillard and Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, and Pierre-Auguste Renoir’s color lithograph Enfants Jouant à la Balle, circa 1900.
Left: Édouard Vuillard, Paysages et Intérieurs, complete set of 13 color lithographs, 1899. Estimate $150,000 to $200,000.
Marc Chagall, Arabian Nights, complete portfolio with 13 lithographs, Pantheon Books, New York, 1948.
Estimate $250,000 to $350,000.
Edward Hopper, Evening Wind, etching, 1921. Estimate $50,000 to $80,000.
The Modern European section of the sale teems with important prints by Salvador Dalí, Henri Matisse, Joan Miró and Pablo Picasso as well as a superb selection of Modernist German works by Ernst L. Kirchner, Otto Mueller, Egon Schiele and Karl Schmidt-Rottluff.
American prints that showcase the rapid urbanization of the twentieth century include works by Howard Cook, Armin Landeck, Martin Lewis and Louis Lozowick, while important Regionalist prints include a selection of lithographs by Thomas Hart Benton and Grant Wood.
Right: Mary Cassatt, The Coiffure, color drypoint & soft-ground etching, circa 1891.
Estimate $40,000 to $60,000.
Martin Lewis, Which Way?, aquatint, 1932. Estimate $30,000 to $50,000.
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