104 East 25th Street, New York, NY 10010  | 
(212) 254-4710  |  Mon - Fri, 10AM - 6PM
Follow Us:
  • We are happy to call you during the auction and place bids on your behalf. To arrange phone bidding, please call Swann's bid department during business hours.

    (212) 254-4710 ext. 0
    Mon - Fri 10AM - 6PM

     

    Or, e-mail a list of lots with the sale number and your contact information to phonebids@swanngalleries.com. Be sure to include a phone number where we can reach you.

    Bids may also be submitted via fax. Send a list of lots with the sale number and your contact information to (212) 979-1017. You will receive a confirmation before the sale.

    Sale 2511 | Lot 74
    Price Realized: $1,188With Buyer's Premium
    Show Hammer Price
    • Click Image To Enlarge

      Additional Images
    • Sale 2511 Lot 74

      ARTHUR RACKHAM.
      Rackham's sister, sleeping * Rackham's first studio. Together, 2 early graphite drawings on paper. The first measures 225x140 mm; 8 3/4x5 1/2 inches. Initialed in lower right corner; Studio measures 228x292 mm; 9x11 1/2 inches. Signed, initialed, dated May 26, 1892, and labled "New St. Kensington." Additionally signed by Rackham on verso with his address of 12 New Court Lincoln's Inn WC.

      Estimate $1,500 - 2,500

      The studio sketch was created when Rackham was twenty-five years old and working as a reporter and illustrator for The Westminster Budget. His first book illustrations were published a year later in "To the Other Side" by Thomas Rhodes.


      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $1,188