Tag Archives: Swann Auction Galleries

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Nancy Drew cover illustration, $35,000, Swann Auction Galleries

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Nancy Drew cover illustration, $35,000, Swann Auction Galleries

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall The watercolor, ink and gouache cover art for the 1944 book The Secret in the Old Attic, for Nancy Drew Mystery Stories #21 by Carolyn Keene, by illustrator Russell H. Tandy, sold for $35,000 at an Illustration Art Auction held June 5th by Swann […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Leger pencil drawing, $125,000, Swann Auction

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A pencil drawing by Fernand Leger, titled La Lecture (1924), sold for $125,000 at a 19th & 20th Century Prints and Drawings Auction held Sept. 22 by Swann Auction Galleries in New York City. Also, a pair of terre de faience ceramic vases depicting […]

Gavels ‘N Paddles: Saul Steinberg collage, $20,000, Swann Auction

Gavels ‘N Paddles: Saul Steinberg collage, $20,000, Swann Auction

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall A pen and ink drawing with collage by Saul Steinberg, titled Equivalent of 8 and first appearing in the Nov. 17, 1962 issue of The New Yorker magazine, sold for $20,000 at a sale of Illustration Art held Jan. 22 by Swann Auction Galleries […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Map of Kyoto, Japan, $93,750, Swann Auction

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Map of Kyoto, Japan, $93,750, Swann Auction

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Map of Kyoto, Japan, $93,750, Swann Auction Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A 17th century map of Kyoto as the imperial capital of Japan sold for $93,750 at a sale of Maps, Atlases, Natural History & Color Plate Books held June 3 by Swann Auction Galleries in […]

Gavels ’n’ Paddles: Jefferson signed document, $118,750, Swann Auction

Gavels ’n’ Paddles: Jefferson signed document, $118,750, Swann Auction

Gavels ’n’ Paddles: Jefferson signed document, $118,750, Swann Auction Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World A 1792 printed copy of An Act Establishing a Mint, and Regarding the Coins of the United States, signed by Thomas Jefferson, sold for $118,000 at an auction of Printed & Manuscript Americana held April 8 by Swann […]

Picasso's Tete de Femme, $48,000, Swann Auction

Picasso's Tete de Femme, $48,000, Swann Auction

Picasso’s Tete de Femme, $48,000, Swann Auction Gavels ‘n’ Paddles Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A 1962 color linoleum cut by Pablo Picasso titled Tete de Femme (Portrait Stylise de Jacqueline) sold for $48,000 at a sale of 19th and 20th Century Prints & Drawings held Mar. 7 by Swann […]

Album of 720 mug shots, $36,000, Swann Auction

Album of 720 mug shots, $36,000, Swann Auction

Album of 720 mug shots, $36,000, Swann Auction Gavels n Paddles Recent Auction Results from Near and Far By Ken Hall A San Francisco police department album containing 720 mug shots sold for $36,000 at a Fine Photographs & Photobooks Auction held December 11 by Swann Auction Galleries in New York City. Also, a group […]

A.M. Cassandre poster, $156,000, Swann Auction

A.M. Cassandre poster, $156,000, Swann Auction

A.M. Cassandre poster, $156,000, Swann Auction Gavels ‘n’ Paddles Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A rare and important poster by A.M. Cassandre, titled L.M.S./Best Way, sold for $156,000 at a sale of Rare & Important Travel Posters held Nov. 8 by Swann Auction Galleries in New York City. Only 50 […]

Charles White drawing, $144,000, Swann Auction

Charles White drawing, $144,000, Swann Auction Gavels ‘n’ Paddles Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A pen and ink drawing done circa 1953-54 by Charles White, titled Songs of Life, depicting men and women raising their voices in song, sold for $144,000 at a sale of African-American Fine Art held Oct. […]

Montegrappa pen, $5,520, Swann Auction

Montegrappa pen, $5,520, Swann Auction

Montegrappa pen, $5,520, Swann Auction Gavels and Paddles Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World A Montegrappa Luxor Blue Nile Limited Edition 750 modern pen sold for $5,520 at a sale of Fine & Vintage Writing Instruments held September 13 by Swann Auction Galleries in NYC. Also, Catherine the Great and Peter the Great […]