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Swann Auction Galleries

When Swann Galleries was founded 1941 they where specialized in Rare Books. Today Swann has separate departments devoted to Photographs, Posters and Prints & Drawings, in addition to Books, Maps & Atlases and Autographs. Each year they have approximately 40 sales in the categories mentioned above.

As a member of International Auctioneers, an alliance of prestigious auction houses, their sales are publicized to auction clients around the world.

Swann Galleries is a family business and is located on East 25th Street just one block east of Madison Square Park. 


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Warhol drawing from 1956, same year artist's work was infamously rejected by MoMA, sent in to Barnebys Valuation Service

Sent in to the valuation service this summer was a delicate ballpoint drawing by Godfather of Pop Art Andy Warhol. Swann Galleries in Manhattan have consigned the piece for their November Contemporary Art auction. What is particularly significant about this 1956 piece is that it was drawn the same year that New York’s Museum of Modern Art wrote to Warhol rejecting his ‘’Shoe’’ drawing from their collection.

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