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Monday, April 20, 2015

Auction Results & Prices Realized, April 18th, 2015, Art in the Age of European & American Exploration

Arader Galleries's is delighted to announce another success in their April auction. The sale, which took place on Saturday, April 18th, featured 248 lots with works by John James Audubon, a large selection of historic maps and views, rare atlases, natural history watercolors, a selection of oil paintings, and other works on paper. The auction totaled over $2.39 million in sales.

This auction featured iconic plates from John James Audubon's Birds of America. The highest seller was the Snowy Owl (Lot 14) which achieved $198,250. Other high sellers among these popular lots were the Scarlet Ibis (Lot 10) and the Brazilian Caracara Eagle (Lot 17), which sold for $30,500, and $10,980 respectively.

The selection of historic maps and rare atlases saw great interest and many bids. Jean-Dominique Cassini's first edition Map of Paris (Lot 111) achieved $15,860. The Claudius Ptolemaeus 'Liber Geographiae...' (Lot 167) achieved $97,600. The first Dutch Text Edition of William Blaeu's 'Tooneel der Staden van de Vereenighde...' sold for $91,500. 

Some of the highlights in other sections of the sale included a beautiful Redoute watercolor of Angel's Tears (Lot 210), which sold for $23,180, and a fine Jacques Barraband watercolor  'La Perruche' (Lot 220), which achieved a price of $47,580.


There will be another exciting auction on Saturday, June 13th. Included in this next sale are a selection of John James Audubon’s best plates from the Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America & Birds of America, an amazing selection of rare and historic maps, a selection of amazing atlases and color-plate natural history books and much more!



Lot Num Artist Title  Premium 
1 Audubon. Baltimore Oriole  $        12,200.0
2 Audubon. Zenaida Dove  $             7,320.0
3 Audubon. Black-billed Cuckoo  $             9,375.0
4 Audubon. Long Tailed Grouse  $             4,270.0
5 Audubon. Western Duck  $             2,318.0
6 Audubon. Buffel Headed Duck  $             4,880.0
7 Audubon. Canvas Backed Duck  $           45,750.0
8 Audubon. Trumpeter Swan, young  $           30,500.0
9 Audubon. Trumpeter Swan, mature  $           61,000.0
10 Audubon. Scarlet Ibis  $           30,500.0
11 Audubon. Tropical Bird  $             4,270.0
12 Audubon. Little Owl  $             3,660.0
13 Audubon. Little Screech Owl  $             9,150.0
14 Audubon. Snowy Owl  $         198,250.0
15 Audubon. Winter Hawk  $             9,760.0
16 Audubon. Pigeon Hawk  $           10,370.0
17 Audubon. Brazilian Caracara Eagle  $           10,980.0
18 Audubon. Bird of Washington  $           10,248.0
19 Audubon. Hooded Merganser  $             6,710.0
20 Audubon. Red Throated Diver  $             9,760.0
21 Audubon. Canada Porcupine  $             1,250.0
22 Audubon. Virginia Opossum  $             4,514.0
23 Audubon. Soft Hare Squirrel  $                750.0
24 Audubon. Downy Squirrel  $                976.0
25 Audubon. Long Haired Squirrel  $                854.0
26 Audubon. Migratory Squirrel  $             1,464.0
27 Audubon. Douglass's Squirrel  $                625.0
28 Audubon. Red-tailed Squirrel  $                976.0
29 Audubon. Dusky Squirrel  $                854.0
30 Audubon. Fremont's Squirrel  $                976.0
31 Audubon. Cat Squirrel  $                610.0
32 Audubon. Collie Squirrel  $                625.0
33 Audubon. Franklin's Marmot Squirrel  $                       -  
34 Audubon. Parry's Marmot Squirrel  $                 213.5
35 Audubon. California Marmot Squirrel  $                 152.5
36 Audubon. Say's Marmot Squirrel  $                 437.5
37 Audubon. Mexican Marmot Squirrel  $                 218.8
38 Audubon. Annulated Marmot Squirrel  $                 396.5
39 Audubon. Four Striped Ground Squirrel  $                 518.5
40 Audubon. Townsend's Ground Squirrel  $                 366.0
41 Audubon. Prairie Dog  $              1,037.0
42 Audubon. Leopard Spermophile  $                 437.5
43 Audubon. Douglass's Spermophile  $                       -  
44 Audubon. Richardson's Spermophile  $                 183.0
45 Audubon. American Souslik, Oregon Meadow Mouse, Texan Medow Mouse  $                 152.5
46 Audubon. Long tailed Spermophile  $                 213.5
47 Audubon. The Black Rat  $                 366.0
48 Audubon. Norway Rat  $                 793.0
49 Audubon. Cotton Rat  $                 366.0
50 Audubon. Florida Rat  $                 488.0
51 Audubon. Canada Pouched Rat  $                 122.0
52 Audubon. Columbia Pouched Rat  $                   97.6
53 Audubon. Mole Shaped Pouch Rat  $                 152.5
54 Audubon. Southern Pouched Rat  $                 122.0
55 Audubon. Camas Rat  $                   62.5
56 Audubon. Muskrat  $                 875.0
57 Audubon. Rocky Mountain Neotoma  $                 122.0
58 Audubon. Sewellel  $                 312.5
59 Audubon. Pouched Jerboa Mouse  $                 250.0
60 Audubon. Richardson's Meadow Mouse  $                 305.0
61 Audubon. Hudson's Bay Lemmings  $                 343.8
62 Audubon. Tawny and Black's Lemming  $                 274.5
63 Audubon. White-footed Mouse  $                 305.0
64 Audubon. Wilson's Meadow Mouse  $                 366.0
65 Audubon. Orange-colored Mouse  $                 213.5
66 Audubon. Missouri Mouse  $                 122.0
67 Audubon. Northern Meadow Mouse  $                 125.0
68 Audubon. Leconte's Pine Mouse  $                 122.0
69 Audubon. Meadow Jumping Mouse  $                 213.5
70 Audubon. Yellow-cheeked Meadow Mouse  $                 109.8
71 Audubon. American Marsh Shrew  $                 562.5
72 Audubon. Common American Shrew Mole  $                 213.5
73 Audubon. Common Star-nosed Mole  $                   97.6
74 Audubon. Say's Least Shrew  $                 152.5
75 Audubon. Brewer's Shrew Mole  $                   73.2
76 Audubon. Carolina Shrew  $                 156.3
77 Audubon. Townsend's Shrew Mole  $                 281.3
78 Audubon. Townsend's Aruicola  $                 109.8
79 Audubon. Hoary Marmot - The Whistler  $                 750.0
80 Audubon. Bridled Weasel  $                 305.0
81 Audubon. Little American Brown Weasel  $                 183.0
82 Audubon. Little Nimble Weasel  $                 671.0
83 Audubon. Tawny Weasel  $                 562.5
84 Audubon. White Weasel Stout  $                 122.0
85 Audubon. Lewis Marmot  $                 250.0
86 Audubon. Yellow Bellied Marmot  $                 976.0
87 Audubon. Pine Marten  $              1,500.0
88 Audubon. Little Chief Hare  $                 274.5
89 Audubon. White American Wolf  $              2,440.0
90 Audubon. Swift Fox  $              6,100.0
91 Audubon. Armadillo  $           10,370.0
92 Roggeveen / Robijn. Pascaerte van Nieu Nederland…  $                       -  
93 Simon de Evia. Nueva Descripcion Desenboacadero desde el Puerto del Guarico …  $                       -  
94  Jaillot. Mappe-Monde Geo-Hydrographique…  $              1,830.0
95  Homann. Planiglobii Terrestris Mappa Universalis …  $              1,708.0
96 Pitt. Orbis Terrarum Nova Et Accuratissima Tabula…  $              3,660.0
97  Zurner. Planisphaerium Terrestre…  $              3,050.0
98 Senex. A New Map of the World...  $              1,586.0
99 Ortelius. Typus Orbis Terrarum  $              6,710.0
100 Mercator. America Sive India Nova.  $              4,575.0
101  Jaillot. Novis Orbis Tabula…  $              2,745.0
102  Van Den Keere. Nova Totius Terrarum Orbis...  $              6,710.0
103 Coronelli. Planisfero del Mondo Nuovo, Descritto…  $              1,342.0
104 Sanson. Mappe-Monde…  $              1,952.0
105  Mercator. Orbis terrae compendiosa
 $              4,880.0
106 Colton. New Illustrated map of the world  $              1,220.0
107 Seutter. Untitled map of Geneva  $              2,318.0
108 Ortelius. Asiae Nova Descriptio  $              3,660.0
109 Hondius. Planisfero del Mondo Nuovo, Descritto...  $              2,440.0
110  Moll . A New Map of Ireland…  $              3,355.0
111  Cassini . Carte particulière des environs de Paris…  $           15,860.0
112 Moll.  A New and Exact Map of Spain & Portugal  $                 518.5
113  Thomson. Poland as Divided  $                 164.7
114 Forlani. Untitled map of Geneva  $                       -  
115 Vuillemin. Carte Physique et Routiere des Pyrenees  $                 671.0
116 A. H. Rouche. Plan de Gibraltar  $              6,100.0
117  Rappholt. Southwestern Sweden (part of Götaland)   $                       -  
118 Ortelius. Americae Sive Novi Orbis, Nova Descriptio  $              4,270.0
119 Jansson. Terra Firma et Novum Regnum..  $                 457.5
120  De l’Isle. Carte du Mexique et de la Floride…  $              3,355.0
121 Roggeveen / Robijn. Generaele Kaert van West Indien   $              3,750.0
122 Roggeveen / Robijn . De Cust van Westindien  $           10,000.0
123 De Bry. Hispaniae Novae Sive Magnae…  $                       -  
124 Parker. A Contracted Plan of the Estate of Crisp…  $                       -  
125  Hondius.  Guiana Sive Amazonum Regio  $                 610.0
126 Mofras .  No. 19. & No. 20.  $                       -  
127  Mofras .  No. 10 &  No. 11  $                       -  
128  Mofras . Port de San Francisco, No 16.   $              2,318.0
129  Mofras .  No. 21. &  No. 22  $                       -  
130  Mofras .  No. 14 & No. 15  $                       -  
131 Ortelius .  La Florida …  $              2,440.0
132  Santa Cruz &  Meucci. La gran batalla ganada ...  $              7,930.0
133 Dixon. A Manuscript Plan of Rock Fort in Jamaica  $              2,196.0
134 Bellin. L’Ocean Septentrional…  $              1,220.0
135 Schenk. America Septentrionalis Nobissima  $              1,342.0
136 Sartine. La Floride Et De La Louisiane  $              5,000.0
137 Jeffreys. The Western Coast of Louisiana…  $              3,965.0
138 Hudson River A pair of original watercolours  $              1,830.0
139 Visscher. Novi Belgi  $                       -  
140  Collot.  A General Map of the River Ohio  $              2,812.5
141 Doolittle. Plan of New Haven  $           10,370.0
142 Amos Lay. Map of the Northern part of State of New York   $              2,440.0
143 Kansas City Times.  Map of the Vicinity of Kansas and Missouri.  $                 671.0
144 Sauthier. A Map of the Province of New-York  $              2,196.0
145 Vance/ Young. Missouri and Territory of Arkansas  $                       -  
146  Colton. Richmond & Louisville Railroad
 $                 305.0
147 Ohio. Map of the Western Reserve Ohio
 $              8,540.0
148 Carey / Lea. Principal Rivers Throughout the World  $                   31.3
149 Johnson. Mountains and Rivers  $                 187.5
150 Canot . A South East View New York   $                       -  
151 Canot . A South West View of of New York  $                       -  
152 Ellsbury. Minneapolis, Minn   $                       -  
153 Newell. Newport, R.I.   $              1,830.0
154  Evang. / Burritt.  Geography of the Heavens, Pl. 4   $                 122.0
155  Evang. / Burritt. Geography of the Heavens, Pl. 5  $                 183.0
156 Cellarius. Coeli Stellati Christiani Haemisphaerium…  $              2,196.0
157 Cellarius. Theoria Lunae, eius motum per eccentricum…   $                 610.0
158 Homann.  Globi Coelestis in Tabulas Planas Redacti Pars I  $              1,708.0
159 Homann. Globi Coelestis in Tabulas Planas Redacti Pars II  $              1,708.0
160 Homann. Globi Coelestis in Tabulas Planas Redacti Pars III  $              1,586.0
161 Homann. Globi Coelestis in Tabulas Planas Redacti Pars V  $              1,586.0
162 Claudius Ptolemaeus. Geographie opus nouissima traductione e Grecorum archetypis castigatissime pressum. (1513)  $         329,400.0
163 Ortelius. Theatrum Orbis Terrarum. Antwerp: Officina Plantiniana, 1612.  $         213,500.0
164 Joannes Janssonius. Nouveau Theatre du Monde ou Nouvel Atlas...  $                       -  
165 Homann. Grosser Atlas uber die gantze Welt.  $         109,800.0
166 Sanson D'Abbevile . Cartes générales de toutes les parties du monde.  $           97,600.0
167 Claudius Ptolemaeus. Liber Geographiae Cum Tabulis et Universali Figura et Cum Additione Locorum …  $           97,600.0
168 Visscher. Atlas Minor, Sive Geographia Compendiosa…  $         103,700.0
169 Blaeu Tooneel der Staden van de Vereenighde Nederlanden's Konings Nederlanden  $           91,500.0
170 Currier & Ives. Morning in the Woods  $              1,586.0
171 Currier & Ives. American Country Life  $                 854.0
172 Currier & Ives.  Summer Morning  $                       -  
173 Currier & Ives. Quail Shooting  $              2,250.0
174 Currier & Ives. A Stanch Pointer (300/1200)  $                 122.0
175 Currier & Ives. A Suburban Retreat  $                 122.0
176 Currier & Ives. Capture of Andre  $                       -  
177 Currier & Ives. A New England Home  $                       -  
178 Currier & Ives. Canal Scene, Moonlight  $                 518.5
179 Currier & Ives. Blackberry Dell  $                 122.0
180 Currier & Ives. The Old Homestead  $                 109.8
181 Currier & Ives Brook Trout Fishing   $                 671.0
182 Nathaniel Currier. The Village Street  $                       -  
183 Haskell & Allen. American Trappers  $                 122.0
184 Henry Schile. Central Park New York, Preparing for A Drive  $                 183.0
185 Geo Blair Winter. Winter’s Pastime in Licoln Park, Chicago  $                   85.4
186 Thomas Benecke. Sleighing in New York  $                 549.0
187 A. Schmid. L’ Histoire  $                 213.5
188 F. Stacpoole . Hunting the Death of a Fox  $                   61.0
189 Joseph P. Cook. Keokuk Indians  $                       -  
190 R. Pollard. William and Mary  $                       -  
191 David Lucas . A River Scene in Devonshire  $                       -  
192 E. Goodall. The Castle of Ischia  $                       -  
193 William Smith . Speech of Robert Emmet  $                 109.8
194 Thornton. The Queen Flower  $              2,074.0
195 Thornton. The Night Blowing Cereus  $              2,440.0
196 Thornton. The Aloe  $                 375.0
197 Thornton. The Pitcher Plant  $              1,500.0
198 Thornton. Maggot Bearing Stapelia  $              2,000.0
199 Thornton. The White Lily  $              1,159.0
200 Thornton. The Indian Reed  $                 937.5
201 Thornton. The Snowdrop  $              1,952.0
202 Redouté. Small-flowered Vagabond Lily, Plate 471  $           23,180.0
203 Redouté. New Zealand Flax, Plate 449  $                       -  
204 Redouté. Pale Garlic, Plate 272
 $           11,590.0
205 Redouté. Mountain Garlic, Plate 271
 $                       -  
206 Redouté. Oorlosie Flower, Plate 246  $                       -  
207 Redouté. Willow Weed-leaved Brownball, Plate 472  $           10,370.0
208 Redouté. Giant Fourcroya, Plate 476  $              9,760.0
209 Redouté. Lance-leaved Woolseed, Plate 394  $              8,540.0
210 Redouté. Angel’s Tears,  Plate 410   $           23,180.0
211 Redouté. Hardly Hairy Leek, Plate 374  $           12,200.0
212 Barraband.  La Perruche à collier jaune, femelle. Pl. 76.   $              1,830.0
213 Barraband. Perruche à collier rose, mâle. Pl. 22  $              3,660.0
214 Barraband. La Perruche Ingambe. Pl. 32  $              2,440.0
215 Barraband. La Perruche Emeraude. Pl. 21   $              2,928.0
216 Barraband. Le Petit Vaza. Pl. 82  $              2,318.0
217 Barraband. Perruche à tête bleue, Femelle. Pl. 25  $              3,660.0
218 Barraband. Le Barbu (study for plate 25).  $           27,450.0
219 Barraband. Le Petit Tamatia à Plastron Noir (study for plate 40)  $           18,300.0
220 Barraband. La Perruche (study for plate 48)  $           47,580.0
221 Barraband.  Male South American Trogon  $           45,750.0
222 Catesby . The Pigeon Hawk  $                       -  
223 Catesby. Grus Americana Alba (The Hooping Crane)  $              1,220.0
224 Lewin. Paintings of Songbirds  $                 854.0
225 Lewin. Paintings of Songbirds  $                 793.0
226 Gould.  Lophornis Pavoninus   $                 488.0
227  Ehret. Rosa VII, Plate 72  $                 488.0
228 Travies.  Framed Silhouette of Game Bird  $                 366.0
229 Travies. Framed La Sarcelle d’Hiver   $                 366.0
230 Travies. Framed  Grouse des Anglais, Male en Plumage d’hiver  $                 366.0
231 Travies. Framed Silhouette of Game Bird  $                 366.0
232 Brooks. Trio of Songbirds  $              5,185.0
233 Catesby. Solea Lunata  $                 562.5
234 Catesby. Novacula (Caerulea)  $              3,050.0
235 Adrien Thomaszoon Key. Portrait of Abraham Ortelius   $         305,000.0
236 Edward Moran. Ship Approaching Baltimore  $           17,080.0
237 Thomas Birch. Costal View with Boats and figures   $              9,760.0
238 Charles Wimar. Maiden Rock on the Mississippi, from the North  $           12,200.0
239 Bert G. Phillips. Aspen Forest Scene  $                       -  
240 William Mason Brown. Delaware Water Gap  $              7,930.0
241 Konrad Corradi.  Swiss Mountain Landscape  $              1,125.0
242 Konrad Corradi.  Swiss Mountain Landscape   $              1,250.0
243 Thomas Moran. Grand Canyon  $              1,830.0
244 George Vicat Cole. Landscape with River  $              3,050.0
245 Alfred Sully. Untitled (Deer)  $              3,355.0
246 Charles Livingston Bull. Fighting Wolves  $              1,586.0
247 R.H. Kern. House in Marcus Hook  $                 281.3
248 John B. Dale.  View Along Waikiki Beach near Diamond Head, O’Ahu, Hawaiin Islands  $           33,550.0
TOTAL  $ 2,396,176.7

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