Fall 2019: Old Master Through Modern Prints

 

At Auction October 29

Upcoming Highlights

 
Francisco José de Goya, Modo de Volar, aquatint and etching, circa 1824. $10,000 to $15,000.
Lot 228: Francisco José de Goya, Modo de Volar, aquatint and etching, circa 1824. $10,000 to $15,000.
 
 

To commemorate the 350th anniversary of Rembrandt van Rijn’s death, this auction includes a compelling collection of etchings by the Dutch master, with work from the noteworthy John Villarino Collection. This group of etchings focuses on the artist’s early career, and were recently in the national traveling exhibition, Sordid and Sacred: The Beggars in Rembrandt’s Etchings. Other Old Master works include early tour-de-force impressions by Francisco José de Goya, Albrecht Dürer, Pieter Bruegel, Antonio da Canal, Il Canaletto and Giovanni B. Piranesi.

Further highlights in the art of printmaking from the nineteenth through the twentieth century include works by European and American masters Thomas Hart Benton, Marc Chagall, Salvador Dalí, Martin Lewis and Henri Matisse.

 

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Rembrandt Etchings from the John Villarino Collection

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Rembrandt van Rijn, The Rat Catcher, etching & drypoint, 1632. $12,000 to $18,000.
Lot 100: Rembrandt van Rijn, The Rat Catcher, etching and drypoint, 1632. $12,000 to $18,000.
 
Left, Lot 96: Rembrandt van Rijn, A Peasant Calling Out "Tis Vinnich Kout," etching, 1634. $10,000 to $15,000.  Right, Lot 97: Rembrandt van Rijn, A Peasant Replying "Dats Niet," etching, 1634. $10,000 to $15,000.
Left, Lot 96: Rembrandt van Rijn, A Peasant Calling Out “Tis Vinnich Kout,” etching, 1634. $10,000 to $15,000.
Right, Lot 97: Rembrandt van Rijn, A Peasant Replying “Dats Niet,” etching, 1634. $10,000 to $15,000.
 
   

Old Master Prints

 
Albrecht Dürer, Adam and Eve, engraving, 1504. $80,000 to $120,000.
Lot 20: Albrecht Dürer, Adam and Eve, engraving, 1504. $80,000 to $120,000.
 
Lucas Cranach, The Judgement of Paris, woodcut 1508. $15,000 to $20,000.
Lot 43: Lucas Cranach, The Judgement of Paris, woodcut, 1508. $15,000 to $20,000.
 
Rembrandt van Vijn, Landscape with a Cottage and Haybarn: Oblong, etching and drypoint, 1641. $60,000 to $90,000.
Lot 168: Rembrandt van Vijn, Landscape with a Cottage and Haybarn: Oblong, etching and drypoint, 1641. $60,000 to $90,000.
 
 

Modern European Prints

 
Paul Klee, Der Held mit dem Flügel, etching, 1905. $70,000 to $100,000.
Lot 367: Paul Klee, Der Held mit dem Flügel—Inv. 2, etching, 1905. $70,000 to $100,000.
 
Pablo Picasso, Taureau ailé contemplé par Quatre Enfants, etching, 1934.
Lot 327: Pablo Picasso, Taureau ailé contemplé par Quatre Enfants, etching, 1934. $25,000 to $35,000.
 
René Magritte, Ceci n'est pas une Pipe, etching, 1962. $8,000 to $12,000.
Lot 411: René Magritte, Ceci n’est pas une Pipe, etching, 1962. $8,000 to $12,000.
 
Salvador Dalí, Imaginations and Objects of the Future, complete set, 1975. $25,000 to $35,000.
Lot 409: Salvador Dalí, Imaginations and Objects of the Future, complete set, 1975. $25,000 to $35,000.
 
Henri Matisse, Tête de jeune garçon, Masque, aquatint, 1946. $20,000 to $30,000.
Lot 346: Henri Matisse, Tête de jeune garçon, Masque, aquatint, 1946. $20,000 to $30,000.
   
 

Modern American Prints

 
Martin Lewis, Shadow Dance, drypoint and sand ground, 1930. $30,000 to $50,000.
Lot 284: Martin Lewis, Shadow Dance, drypoint and sand ground, 1930. $30,000 to $50,000.
 
Edna Boies Hopkins, Canoes (Swift Water), color woodcut, 1917. $15,000 to $20,000.
Lot 303: Edna Boies Hopkins, Canoes (Swift Water), color woodcut, 1917. $15,000 to $20,000.
   
 

Exhibition Begins October 24

On View with Old Master Drawings

The exhibition is free to attend and open to the public. We welcome special and educational groups with advance notice–send an inquiry to rsvp@swanngalleries.com.

Exhibition Hours

Thursday, October 24 — 10 am to 6 pm

Friday, October 25 — 10 am to 6 pm

Saturday, October 26 — 12 pm to 5 pm

Monday, October 28 — 10 am to 6 pm

 
 

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