Christie’s has three photography auctions lined up to coincide with Paris Photo next week, beginning with a generally low priced single owner sale from the collection of gallerist Agathe Gaillard on November 14. Overall, there are a total of 149 lots on offer in this sale, with a Total High Estimate of €637400.
Here’s the statistical breakdown:
|Total Low Lots (high estimate up to and including €7500)||140|
|Total Low Estimate (sum of high estimates of low lots)||€475400|
|Total Mid Lots (high estimate between €7500 and €35000)||8|
|Total Mid Estimate||€112000|
|Total High Lots (high estimate above €35000)||1|
|Total High Estimate||€50000|
The top lot by High estimate is lot 6, Henri Cartier-Bresson, L’araignée d’amour, 1934, estimated at €30000-50000 (image above, left, 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|
|Manuel Alvarez Bravo||11|
Other lots of interest include lot 16, Bill Brandt, Nude, East Sussex Coast, 1959, estimated at €5000-7000 (image above, middle, via Christie’s) and lot 40, Bernard Faucon, La première chambre d’amour, 1984/1990, estimated at €5000-7000 (image above, right, via Christie’s).
The complete lot by lot catalog can be found here.