Led by a string of Brancusi sculpture photographs, Christie’s various owner sale next week in Paris offers an eclectic mix of material. Runs of Sugimoto seascapes and Cartier-Bresson later prints bookend more surprising inclusions, like a Robert Doisneau oversized exhibition print and a Jaromir Funke shadow abstraction. Overall, there are a total of 113 lots on offer in this sale, with a Total High Estimate of €3066000.
Here’s the statistical breakdown:
|Total Low Lots (high estimate up to and including €7500)||18|
|Total Low Estimate (sum of high estimates of low lots)||€106000|
|Total Mid Lots (high estimate between €7500 and €35000)||80|
|Total Mid Estimate||€1470000|
|Total High Lots (high estimate above €35000)||15|
|Total High Estimate||€1490000|
The top lot by High estimate is lot 318, Edward Steichen, Bricks (West 86th Street) New York, 1922, estimated at €120000-180000 (image above, right, via Christie’s).
Here’s the complete list of photographers with five or more lots in the sale, along with the number of lots on offer:
|Multiple Lots For Sale|
Other lots of interest include lot 303, Constantin Brancusi, La Muse Endormie II, Alabatre, 1920, estimated at €40000-60000 (image above, left, via Christie’s), and lot 322, Jaromir Funke, Abstraction with Bottles, 1925, estimated at €80000-120000 (image above, middle, via Christie’s)
The complete lot by lot catalog can be found here.