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Auction Name Temptations Total Sales (USD) 90,827.10
Auction Date 02/26/2021 - 02/28/2021 Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD) 77,050.00
Sale Number #22621 High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD) 111,200.00
Total Lots 79
Sold Lots 65 Low Estimate of All Lots (USD) 91,250.00
% of Lots Sold 82.28% High Estimate of All Lots (USD) 131,700.00
Unsold Lots 14 Total Sales as a % of High Est. 68.97%

Top twenty-five by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
2068 JOHN JAMES AUDUBON (NY/FRANCE, 1785-1851)

American Flamingo, (Phoenicopterus ruber), Old Male, Havell Double Elephant Folio

1860 USD 10,000.00 - 15,000.00 USD 12,870.00
2340 REMBRANDT HARMENSZOON VAN RIJN (NETHERLANDS, 1606-1669)

The Large Lion Hunt

1641 USD 6,000.00 - 8,000.00 USD 11,700.00
3001 DISNEY

RARE DISNEY ANIMATION CELL

1959 USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 6,435.00
2341 LUCAS VAN LEYDEN (NETHERLANDS, 1494-1533)

Joseph Interpreting the Pharaoh's Dreams, (Joseph Interpreting his Dreams in Prison) from "The History of Joseph"

1513 USD 2,500.00 - 3,500.00 USD 4,387.50
2338 ALBRECHT DURER (GERMANY, 1471-1528)

The Expulsion, from "Paradise", "The Small Passion" version

1612 USD 3,000.00 - 4,000.00 USD 3,802.50
3108 JACOB BOND HESSLER (CONTEMPORARY MAINE)

Red Train

2013 USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 2,925.00
2336 GIOVANNI BATTISTA TIEPOLO (ITALY, 1696-1770)

Magician with Four Figures Near a Smoking Altar from the "Sherzi"

circa 1740 USD 3,000.00 - 4,000.00 USD 2,340.00
2339 HANS SEBALD BEHAM (GERMANY, 1500-1550)

The Years End, from "The Peasants' Feast" or the "Twelve Months"

1546-47 USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 2,106.00
2344 SALVATOR ROSA (ITALY, 1615-1673)

The Dream of Aeneas

circa 1663-64 USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD 2,106.00
3380

(12) ORIGINAL COLOR NEGATIVES OF MARILYN MONROE IN KOREA IN 1954

1970s USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 2,106.00
2342 FERDINAND BOL (NETHERLANDS, 1616-1680)

Young Man Wearing a Plumed Cap

1642 USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD 1,989.00
3379 SAMUEL BECKETT

RARE ELEPHANT FOLIO LIMITED EDITION, SIGNED, ILLUSTRATED BY KLABUNDE

1984 USD 3,000.00 - 4,000.00 USD 1,989.00
2071 JOHN JAMES AUDUBON (NY/FRANCE, 1785-1851)

Plate LXVI from "North American Quadrupeds", hand colored litho on wove paper, elephant folio, "Didelphis Virginiana, Pennant; Virginian Opposum, Female & Young Male, 7 Months Old, Natural Size"

1845 USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00 USD 1,872.00
3254 ALEX KATZ (NY/ME, 1927 - )

(8) Prints from the "Small Head" Series of 1972

1972 USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 1,872.00
3353 SEARS GALLAGHER (MA, 1869-1955)

Maine Lobsterman

USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 1,755.00
1020

EARLY 19TH C. SILHOUETTE PORTRAIT OF A YOUNG MAN

EARLY 19TH C. USD 150.00 - 250.00 USD 1,404.00
2069 JOHN JAMES AUDUBON (NY/FRANCE, 1785-1851)

Plate XV from "North American Quadrupeds", hand colored litho on wove paper, elephant folio, "Pteromys Origonensis, Bachman; Oregon Flying Squirrel, Natural Size",

1847 USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 1,170.00
2312

(6) MID 17TH C. FLEMISH EQUESTRIAN TRAINING PRINTS

USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 1,170.00
2337 GIOVANNI BATTISTA TIEPOLO (ITALY, 1696-1770)

Philosopher Standing or "Standing Philosopher and Two Other Figures"

circa 1740 USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 1,170.00
2343 ALBRECHT DURER (GERMANY, 1471-1528)

Noli me Tangere, from the "Small Passion"

1509 or 1510 USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD 1,170.00
2345 REMBRANDT HARMENSZOON, VAN RIJN (NETHERLANDS, 1606-1669)

A Beggar Woman leaning on a Stick (B., Holl. 170; H. 219)

1646 USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 1,170.00
3215 ASAHEL CURTIS (WA/MN, 1874-1941)

Road through the Redwoods

USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 1,170.00
3381 ALBERT M. FINE (NY/MA, 1932-1987)

Collection of Approx. (21) Assorted Pcs of Ephemera from Albert M. Fine of "Fluxus", NYC, 1970s-1980s

1970s-1980s USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD 1,170.00
2355

FRAMED ANTIQUE MAP OF LITHUANIA

1742 USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 1,111.50
2359 JOHANNES BLAEU (1596-1673)

FRAMED ANTIQUE MAP OF LITHUANIA, 1662,

1662 USD 600.00 - 800.00 USD 1,053.00
  • <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Travel, Atlases, Maps<br>and Natural History<br>Online Auction<br>27 April – 13 May 2021</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, 27 Apr. to 13 May:</b><br>Daniel Giraud Elliot. <i>A Monograph of the Phasianidae, or Family of the Pheasants,</i> 1870-1872, coloured plates. £40,000 to £60,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 27 Apr. to 13 May:</b><br>Georg Braun und Franz Hogenberg. <i>Civitates orbis terrarum.</i> Cologne, 1597-c.1606, 5 volumes, hand-coloured, calf. £140,000 to £200,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 27 Apr. to 13 May:</b> Qianren Huang. "Blue Map" of China. [Daoguang, 19th century]. £60,000 to £80,000.
    <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Travel, Atlases, Maps<br>and Natural History<br>Online Auction<br>27 April – 13 May 2021</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, 27 Apr. to 13 May:</b> Abraham Ortelius. <i>Theatrum orbis terrarum,</i> 1595. £40,000 to £60,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 27 Apr. to 13 May:</b> Maxime Du Camp. <i>Egypte, Nubie, Palestine et Syrie. Dessins Photographiques.</i> Paris, 1852. £100,000 to £150,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 27 Apr. to 13 May:</b><br>China, Canton School. A superb album of 141 watercolours, c.1800. £70,000 to £100,000.
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries, May 12:</b> <i>Westvaco–Inspirations for Printers,</i> 3 volumes, 1938-61. $200 to $300.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, May 12:</b> Proef van Letteren, <i>Welk gegooten worden in de Nieuwe Haerlemsche Lettergietery,</i> 1768. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, May 12:</b> Paul Klee, <i>Bauhaus Ausstellung Juli – Sept.,</i> Weimar, 1923. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, May 12:</b> Michel Seuphor & Jozef Peeters, <i>Het Overzicht Nos.</i> 22-23-24, Antwerp, 1922. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, May 12:</b> Wolfrum & Co., <i>Modern Graphik, Serie I…,</i> complete portfolio, 1909. $1,200 to $1,800.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, May 12:</b> <i>Gravure et Fonderie deC. Derriey: Specimen-Album,</i> Paris, 1862. $5,000 to $7,500.
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