A Look Inside the Catalogue: 19th & 20th Century Prints & Drawings

At Auction September 20

Complete Catalogue


early Man Ray watercolor

Lot 492: Man Ray, Untitled (Three Trees), watercolor, 1913. Estimate $15,000 to $20,000.


Twentieth Century

The twentieth-century section boasts a number of exquisite original works by modern masters such as Georges Braque and Lyonel FeiningerMarc Chagall’s luminous color lithograph Femme du Peintre, 1971, depicting the artist alongside his wife, Valentina Brodsky, serves as testament to the artist’s printmaking capabilities. There are also important drawings and prints by Maurits C. Escher, Henry Moore and Man Ray.



georges braque

Lot 413: Georges Braque, Portrait d’une Femme, ink & wash. Estimate $20,000 to $30,000.


art auctions, lyonel feininger

Lot 471: Lyonel Feininger, Dorfkirche, watercolor, pen & ink, 1954. Estimate $12,000 to $18,000.


pablo picasso, color linoleum cut

Lot 387: Pablo Picasso, Grand nu Dansant, color linoleum cut, 1962. Estimate $40,000 to $60,000.



American Works

Headlining American offerings are an array of quintessential New York City scenes by master printmaker Martin Lewis, a private, single-owner collection of iconic New York architectural views, and Grant Wood’s masterful Sultry Night, 1932.


martin lewis, art auctions

Lot 226: Martin Lewis, Fifth Avenue Bridge, drypoint, 1928. Estimate $10,000 to $15,000.


Lot 266: Grant Wood, Sultry Night, lithograph, 1939. Estimate $15,000 to $20,000.



Nineteenth Century

This robust section of nineteenth-century art is led by a scarce complete set of Honoré Daumier’s masterwork Les Gens de Justice. Originally published in the journal Charivari, the 38 lithographs critique French society, satirizing the daily lives of lawyers, judges and the bourgeois class.


Lot 363: Gustav Klimt, Stehende Dame mit hochgestelltem Kragen nach links, chalk. Estimate $20,000 to $30,000.


Honoré Daumier

Lot 7: Honoré Daumier, Les Gens de Justice, group of 38 lithographs, 1848. Estimate $30,000 to $50,000.



Complete Catalogue

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