Past Auctions

Aug 10, 2020

Swann Salon Series: LGBTQ+ Art, Material Culture & History

Our team of specialists will share their favorite works in the upcoming sale, and answer questions you may have about the catalogue or auctions. Register here and we’ll send you the zoom invite on Monday afternoon.

Jul 16, 2020

Illustration Art

Illustration Art - Sale 2541

Jun 04, 2019

Illustration Art

- Sale 2511

Dec 06, 2018

Illustration Art

- Sale 2495

Jun 05, 2018

Illustration Art

- Sale 2480

Original works include maquettes for book and magazine covers, stage sets, and runs of works by Ludwig Bemelmans, Rick Meyerowitz and Charles Schulz.

Dec 14, 2017

Illustration Art

- Sale 2465

This auction features original art from the Golden Age of American Illustration, with highlights by James Montgomery Flagg, Dr. Seuss and Maurice Sendak.

Mar 21, 2017

Illustration Art

- Sale 2440

Featuring iconic and familiar originals, with new-to-market works by Charles Addams, Al Hirschfeld’s drawings of Audrey Hepburn, and 1930s magazine covers by Erté.

Sep 29, 2016

Illustration Art

- Sale 2423

Our newly expanded Illustration Art department holds its first autumn auction this year with treasures including a rediscovered original Dr. Seuss drawing. Read more.

Jan 28, 2016

Illustration Art

- Sale 2403

Rich with fine examples of advertising art, book and magazine illustrations, fashion and costume drawings, cartoons and comics. More information here

Jan 22, 2015

Illustration Art

- Sale 2372

Features a large and varied offering of advertising art, original children's book illustrations, cartoons and works by a-list artists, including Howard Chandler Christy, Rockwell Kent and Arthur Rackham. Click here for the Artist Index.

Jan 23, 2014

20th Century Illustration

- Sale 2337

Following the success of Swann's first sale of original illustration art, this auction features works by Ludwig Bemelmans, Theodor Geisel (aka Dr. Seuss), Rube Goldberg, Edward Gorey, Al Hirschfeld, Rockwell Kent, Charles Schulz and more.

Jan 24, 2013

20th Century Illustration

- Sale 2300

Included an extensive selection of original 20th-century illustration art and books, with illustrations by Charles Addams, Ludwig Bemelmans, Al Hirschfeld, Beatrix Potter, Dr. Seuss and others.The book section contained a private collection Maurice Sendak works from the library of the late Reed Orenstein, bookseller and longtime Sendak collector.

Sep 22, 2005

The Work of Al Hirschfeld

- Sale 2050

Oct 07, 2004

The Work of Al Hirschfeld

- Sale 2015

Sep 25, 2003

The Work of Al Hirschfeld

- Sale 1977

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