Outstanding Selection of Modern Drawings at Swan Galleries’ Work on Paper Auction


NEW YORK, NY.- Swann Galleries has long been known for their auctions of works of art on paper, and the large volume of Old Master through Contemporary Prints they sell. Recently, Swann has begun to expand the number and quality of unique works they offer, and the Thursday, March 3 auction contains a particularly strong selection of drawings by famed 19th-and 20th-century artists. Among the 19th-century examples are Paul Cézanne’s Étude de Pomme, watercolor and pencil, likely from a sketchbook, circa 1890 (estimate $70,000 to $100,000); Henri Toulouse-Lautrec’s La Misère a Londres, a group of three risqué pencil sketches, 1888 ($25,000 to $35,000); and Gustav Klimt’s Frauenakt, pencil on paper, circa 1897 ($10,000 to $15,000). A rich assortment of 20th-century drawings includes Amedeo