A Look Inside the Catalogue 


 

 

 

 

 

 

Our first Prints & Drawings sale of the year offered rare works by American and European masters. From the nineteenth century came scarce prints by James A. M. Whistler, a selection of rich etchings by Mary Cassatt and James Jacques Tissot. 

 

 

 

 

The auction opened with a selection of works from The Collection of Eric Carlson.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Left, Lot 96: James A.M. Whistler, Upright Venice, etching and drypoint, circa 1879-80. Sold for $70,000.

 

 

marc chagall

Lot 551: Marc Chagall, Four Tales from the Arabian Nights, complete portfolio with 13 lithographs, Pantheon Books,

New York, 1948. Sold for $269,000.

 

 salvador dalí

Lot 517: Salvador Dalí, Orologi Molli, watercolor, 1960. Sold for $112,500.

 

 

mary cassatt

 Left, Lot 370: Pablo Picasso, Femme au fauteuil, No. 1, lithograph, 1948. Sold for $55,000.

Right, Lot 125: Mary Cassatt, The Coiffure, color drypoint & soft-ground etching, circa 1891. Sold for $81,250.

 

 

 

The Modern European section of the sale teemed with important prints by Salvador Dalí, Henri Matisse, Joan Miró and Pablo Picasso as well as a superb selection of Modernist German works by Otto Mueller and Egon SchieleAmerican prints that showcase the rapid urbanization of the twentieth century encompassed works by Howard Cook, Armin Landeck, Martin Lewis and Louis Lozowick, while important Regionalist included prints include a selection of lithographs by Thomas Hart Benton and Grant Wood. 

 

 

 martin lewis

Lot 259: Martin Lewis, Which Way?, aquatint, 1932. Sold for $42,500.

 

edward hopper 

Lot 230: Edward Hopper, Evening Wind, etching, 1921. Sold for $149,000.

 

 

 

Full Results

 

 


 

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

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