Swann’s fall photography sale later this week gathers work in its usual three categories – fine photographs, vernacular photographs, and photobooks. The sale is led by an Ansel Adams print of Moonrise, Hernandez, NM, and is supported by an extra large helping of lower priced material. Overall, there are a total of 409 lots available in the sale, with a Total High Estimate of $2314150.
Here’s the statistical breakdown:
|Total Low Lots (high estimate up to and including $10000)||379|
|Total Low Estimate (sum of high estimates of low lots)||$1565150|
|Total Mid Lots (high estimate between $10000 and $50000)||27|
|Total Mid Estimate||$509000|
|Total High Lots (high estimate above $50000)||3|
|Total High Estimate||$240000|
The top lot by High estimate is lot 103, Ansel Adams, Moonrise, Hernandez, New Mexico, 1941/1965, estimated at $80000-120000 (image above, via Swann).
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 (images above, via Swann):
Lot 156, Roy DeCarava, Dancers, 1956/1981, estimated at $15000-25000
Lot 203, Paul Strand, Shop, Le Bacares, Pyrénées, Orientales, France, 1951/1960s, estimated at $25000-35000
Lot 294, Emmet Gowin, Mining Exploration, Near Silver City, Nevada, 1988/1998, estimated at $3000-4500
The complete lot by lot catalog can be found here.