Swann Galleries – 19th & 20th Century Prints & Drawings

September 2nd, 2011 by

Featured in this 600-plus lot auction are 19th-century prints such as James A.M. Whistler’s etching Upright Venice, circa 1879-80. American print highlights include Edward Hopper’s Night Shadows, etching,1921; and Stuart Davis’s lithograph Theatre on the Beach, 1931, which depicts the Theatre de Montmartre. Significant works by European artists are Henri Matisse’s Odalisque au Magnolia,lithograph on Japan paper, 1928; and Max Beckmann’s Selbstbildnis, woodcut on Japan paper, 1922.; as well as drawings by Le Corbusier, Fernand Leger, Amedeo Modigliani and Picasso.