Old Master Through Modern Prints: November 2020 Highlights
The fall fine prints sale will include masters of printmaking from the sixteenth through the twentieth centuries. Highlights include woodcuts, etchings and engravings by Albrecht Dürer, Francisco José de Goya, Giovanni B. Piranesi, and Rembrandt van Rijn. The superb selection of modern prints that follows is led by a strong group of nineteenth-century artists, ranging from James A.M. Whistler to Paul Gauguin, and Impressionist stalwarts like Edgar Degas and Pierre-Auguste Renoir. The auction continues with works by American printmakers, featuring color woodcuts by Gustave Baumann, classic views of New York City by Edward Hopper, Louis Lozowick and Martin Lewis, the important Regionalist lithographer Thomas Hart Benton, and modern European masters such as Salvador Dalí, Rene Magritte, Henri Matisse and Pablo Picasso.
Old Master Prints
Including signature works by Pablo Picasso (lots 312 to 337); Henri Matisse (lots 351 to 363); Joan Miró (lots 388 to 411); prominent Surrealists (lots 412 to 440); and Marc Chagall (lots 442 to 451), among others.
What You Need to Know on Auction Day
Previewing By Appointment Only Through Wednesday, November 11
This auction will be held live and conducted remotely by Swann auctioneers taking bids from multiple platforms. While there will not be bidding in the room, we will be accepting order bids, and interested buyers will be able to participate live online via the Swann Galleries App. The app is available in the App Store and on Google Play, and it can also be accessed on a desktop at live.swanngalleries.com.
Please note: limited phone bidding will be available for this auction. Phone bidding registrations will close the day before the sale at 4pm.
At this time, our exhibition and auction location at 104 East 25th Street is closed to the public. Private viewings are available by appointment only, and must be arranged in advance. To make an appointment please contact a specialist the department.
Please don’t hesitate to contact us with any questions.
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