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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Maya Angelou's art collection sells for nearly £850 000
Maya Angelou's art collection yesterday sold at Swann Auction Galleries for just shy of $1.3 million (around £840 000.)
Master of masters: Irving Penn
There are photographers and then there are photographers. Irving Penn definitely belongs to the latter category and counted rightly so as one of photography's greatest icons. Check out Irving Penn on Barnebys.

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<i>Our Unfinished Revolution</b></i>.<br><br>Portfolio with complete text and 10 color lithographs, 1975-76. 760x555 mm; 30x21 3/4 inches (sheets), full margins, loose as issued.<br><br>One of 250 copies, with the printed signature and date on offset paper. Printed by Mourlot, Paris. Published by Alba Editions, Inc., New York.<br><br>Original card portfolio printed with cover designed by the artist. Swann Auction Galleries
(CIVIL WAR.) CHASE, SALMON P. Letter Signed, as Secretary of the Treasury
(CIVIL WAR.) CHASE, SALMON P. Letter Signed, as Secretary of the Treasury, to John N. Hall, denying his request to conduct business across blockaded ports. 1 page, single small 4to sheet; horizontal fold, inlaid. Washington, 12 June 1862 Swann Auction Galleries
LAMB, CHARLES. Autograph Letter Signed, "CL," to Shakespeare scholar
LAMB, CHARLES. Autograph Letter Signed, "CL," to Shakespeare scholar Charles Cowden Clarke ("Dear C."), sending the address of his friend [Thomas Noon] Talfourd, and assuring him that his application would be attended to. 1 page, 8vo, with integral address leaf; silked on recto and verso, ink identification in unknown hand at lower edge, (MRS) Np, 15 May 1829 [from postmark] Swann Auction Galleries
<b>CAMILLE PISSARRO</b> <br /> <i>Faneuses</i>. <br /> <br /> Etching printed in dark brown on cream laid paper, 1890. 197x135 mm; 7 7/8x5 1/8 inches, full margins. Twelfth state (of 12). A very good, well-inked impression. Delteil 94. Swann Auction Galleries
KRAUSS [ISRAELI INDEPENDENCE DAY.] 1951. 27x18 inches. Aviva.
KRAUSS</b></i> <b>[ISRAELI INDEPENDENCE DAY.] 1951.</b></i> <br /> 27 1/8x18 1/2 inches. Aviva. <br /> <i>Condition B+: repaired tears and creases in margins and image.</b></i> <br /> A brown hand holding a blue torch with yellow and red flames between green olive branches; lettering in red, yellow and white against a blue background. Swann Auction Galleries
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Swann Auction Galleries
104 East 25th Street
New York, New York 10010
Tel. 212-254-4710