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Swann Galleries, Inc.

Swann Galleries, Inc.

AuctionZip Auctioneer ID # 2686  

Swann Galleries, Inc.
104 East 25th Street
New York, NY 10010

Phone: 212-254-4710
Email: [email protected]
Web: www.swanngalleries.com

Swann Galleries was founded in 1941 as an auction house specializing in Rare Books, and today is the largest specialist auctioneers of Works on Paper in the world. Swann conducts an average of 40 sales a year, encompassing Photographs, Posters and Prints & Drawings, in addition to Books, Maps & Atlases and Autographs, and African-American Fine Art. Visit www.swanngalleries.com for more information.
Current Auction Listings

FINE BOOKS & AUTOGRAPHS 

FINE BOOKS & AUTOGRAPHS

Thu Oct 28 - 12:00PM - New York, NY

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Thu Oct 28 - 12:00PM New York, NY

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Lot: 1 - (AMERICAN REVOLUTION.) RUSH, BENJAMIN. Brief Autograph Letter Signed, "Benj'n Rush," to Captain James Hood: DOCTOR'S NOTE FOR A REVOLUTIONARY SOLDIER (AMERICAN REVOLUTION.) RUSH, BENJAMIN. Brief Autograph Letter Signed, "Benj'n Rush," to Captain James Hood: "I do hereby certify that Mr. Dan'l Robinson labours under a complaint in his right knee of such a nature as to render him unfit for   [ View Full Listing ]
OLD MASTER THROUGH MODERN PRINTS 

OLD MASTER THROUGH MODERN PRINTS

Tue Nov 2 - 10:30AM - New York, NY

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Tue Nov 2 - 10:30AM New York, NY

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Lot: 1 - ANDREA MANTEGNA AND WORKSHOP Descent into Limbo. ANDREA MANTEGNA AND WORKSHOP Descent into Limbo. Engraving, circa 1475-80. 446x338 mm; 17 3/4x13 1/2 inches. With thread margins or trimmed on the plate mark, with the complete composition preserved. A superb, well-inked impression of this exceedingly scarce, early engraving with strong contrasts. We have not found another impression of   [ View Full Listing ]
MASTER DRAWINGS 

MASTER DRAWINGS

Wed Nov 3 - 12:00PM - New York, NY

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Wed Nov 3 - 12:00PM New York, NY

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Lot: 501 - RINALDO MANTOVANO (DOMENICO RINALDO) (Mantua, early 16th century) A Seated Shepherd with a Crook. RINALDO MANTOVANO (DOMENICO RINALDO) (Mantua, early 16th century) A Seated Shepherd with a Crook. Pen and brown ink on cream laid paper. 156x151 mm; 6x6 inches. Inscribed "Rinaldo" and "Giulio romano" in ink, lower recto. Provenance: Private collection, Massachusetts. Mantovano, also called   [ View Full Listing ]
CONTEMPORARY ARTISTS' BOOKS 

CONTEMPORARY ARTISTS' BOOKS

Tue Nov 9 - 10:30AM - New York, NY

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Tue Nov 9 - 10:30AM New York, NY

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Lot: 1 - ABRAMOVIC, MARINA. Spirit Cooking with essential aphrodisiac recipes. ABRAMOVIC, MARINA. Spirit Cooking with essential aphrodisiac recipes. Additional Images 12 etchings with aquatint and 25 letterpress prints (12 1/2 x 11 inches; 320 x 280 mm, sheets); 39 sheets total, each numbered in pencil on versos; publisher's cream clamshell case lettered in white. Number 10 of 21 copies, signed   [ View Full Listing ]