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     A Look Inside the Catalogue

     

     

    James Whistler

    Lot 333: James A.M. Whistler, Nocturne, lithograph, 1878. Sold for $50,000.

     

    This three-part sale spans generations of masterworks, from the sixteenth century to today. Featured is an extensive private collection of prints and drawings by Impressionist master Camille Pissarro 

     

     

    Diego Rivera

    Dürer, Melencolia

    Left, Lot 426: Diego Rivera, Fruits of Labor, lithograph, 1932. Sold for $30,000.

    Right, Lot 29: Albrecht Dürer, Melencolia I, engraving, 1514. Sold for $65,000.  

     

     

    We continue to perform at the height of the market for Old Master Prints, this season presenting an impressive range of material by artists Albrecht Dürer, Francisco José de Goya and Rembrandt van Rijn. Of particular interest is the scarce chiaroscuro woodcut by Dürer, Ulrich Varnbüler, as well as superb, early impressions of famous Rembrandt images including Self Portrait Leaning on a Stone Sill and The Little Jewish Bride (Saskia as Saint Catherine)

     

     

    Rembrandt van Rijn, self portrait Rembrandt van Rijn, Little Jewish Bride 

    Left, Lot 149: Rembrandt van Rijn, Self Portrait Leaning on a Stone Sill, etching and drypoint, 1639. Sold for $46,800.

    Right, Lot 148: Rembrandt van Rijn, The Little Jewish Bride (Saskia as Saint Catherine), etching and drypoint, 1638.

    Sold for $40,000.

     

    Nineteenth century offerings include Pierre-August Renoir’s color lithograph Enfants Jouant à la Balle, 1898-1900, as well as rare works by Mary Cassatt and James Abbott McNeill Whistler. From the twentieth century come a variety of styles from European and American artists such as Gustave Baumann, Thomas Hart Benton, Salvador Dalí and Pablo Picasso.

     

     

    Gustave Baumann Pierre-Auguste Renoir 

    Left, Lot 380: Gustave Baumann, Cholla and Sahuaro, color woodcut, 1924. Sold for $20,000.

    Right, Lot 338: Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Enfants Jouant à la Balle, color lithograph, 1898-1900. Sold for $30,000. 

     

    Martin Lewis, Murray Hill

    Lot 389: Martin Lewis, Day's End, drypoint, 1937. Sold for $18,750.

     

     

     


     

    For more information on the sale, contact a Specialist in the Prints & Drawings department. 

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