19th & 20th Century Prints & Drawings: Upcoming in March 2020

At Auction March 5

 

Nineteenth Century Highlights


 
Jean-François Millet, Paysan debout et Enfant, charcoal on canvas, circa 1871-72.
Lot 6: Jean-François Millet, Paysan debout et Enfant, charcoal on canvas, circa 1871-72. $40,000 to $60,000.
 
Mary Cassatt, Gathering Fruit, drypoint, circa 1893.
Lot 42: Mary Cassatt, Gathering Fruit, drypoint, circa 1893. $8,000 to $12,000.
 
James A.M. Whistler, Balcony, Amsterdam, etching and drypoint, 1889.
Lot 28: James A.M. Whistler, Balcony, Amsterdam, etching and drypoint, 1889. $40,000 to $60,000.
   

American Artists

Works by Thomas Hart Benton, Martin Lewis, Louis Lozowick and Grant Wood stand out among an outstanding selection of Modern American printmakers.


   
Gustave Baumann, Provincetown, color woodcut, 1917.
Lot 121: Gustave Baumann, Provincetown, color woodcut, 1917. $10,000 to $15,000.
 
Martin Lewis, Circus Night, drypoint and sand ground, 1933.
Lot 171: Martin Lewis, Circus Night, drypoint and sand ground, 1933. $10,000 to $15,000.
 
Stuart Davis, Two Figures and El, lithograph, 1931.
Lot 211: Stuart Davis, Two Figures and El, lithograph, 1931. $10,000 to $15,000.
 

Latin American Prints & Drawings

We see Latin American art consistently outperforming expectations each year, and a portion of the catalogue will be devoted to these artists, with work by Roberto Matta, José C. Orozco, Rufino Tamayo and Francisco Zúñiga, as well as Diego Rivera’s 1932 lithograph Open Air School, and a pencil-drawn study for the scene featuring the artist’s unmistakable muralist style: a woman teaches a circle of children and adults against the backdrop of toiling farm workers and an armed man on horseback.


 
Rufino Tamayo, Personaje de Perfil, color etching, 1980. $3,000 to $5,000.
Lot 257: Rufino Tamayo, Personaje de Perfil, color etching, 1980. $3,000 to $5,000.
 
Diego Rivera, Open Air School, lithograph, 1932.
Lot 235: Diego Rivera, Open Air School, lithograph, 1932. $12,000 to $18,000.
   
Francisco Toledo, Formes surréalistes, watercolor.
Lot 267: Francisco Toledo, Formes surréalistes, watercolor. $15,000 to $20,000.
   

European Works

Work by Modern European masters includes examples by Marc Chagall, Henri Matisse, Joan Miró and Pablo Picasso, as well as a scintillating run of Salvador Dalí and René Magritte, among others.


 
René Magritte, Paysage de Baucis (Self Portrait with Hat), etching, 1966.
Lot 469: René Magritte, Paysage de Baucis (Self Portrait with Hat), etching, 1966. $15,000 to $20,000.
 
Pablo Picasso, Nature Morte à la Pastêque, color linoleum cut, 1962.
Lot 322: Pablo Picasso, Nature Morte à la Pastêque, color linoleum cut, 1962. $40,000 to $60,000.
 
Fernand Léger, Series VII, gouache.
Lot 354: Fernand Léger, Series VII, gouache. $7,000 to $10,000.
 
Jean Dubuffet, L'enfle-chique II, color lithograph, 1963.
Lot 532: Jean Dubuffet, L’enfle-chique II, color lithograph, 1963. $15,000 to $20,000.
 

Exhibition Begins February 29

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

Saturday, February 29 — 12 PM to 5 PM

Monday, March 2 — 10 AM to 6 PM

Tuesday, March 3 — 10 AM to 6 PM

Wednesday, March 4 — 10 AM to 6 PM


 

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