The 2010s brought Swann a number of notable moments including memorable sales, the establishment of two new departments, and the celebration of the 75th anniversary of our first sale. Here we take a look at some of favorite highlights from the last ten years.
Swann Galleries opened the fall 2019 season with an exceptional sale of 19th & 20th Century Prints & Drawings featuring an auction debut for a rare early print by Martin Lewis and a record price for a print by Edvard Munch.
This Prints & Drawings auction comes on September 19, 2019, and features mainstay American artists Edward Hopper, Martin Lewis, Howard Cook and George Bellows. European masters Georges Valmier, Pablo Picasso and M.C. Escher run alongside Latin American master Diego Rivera and Rufino Tamayo.
Camille Pissarro, the “Father of Impressionism,” was among the most significant contributors to the movement and is remembered for being universally championed by his contemporaries, both artists and critics alike.…