Sotheby’s upcoming Contemporary Curated sale in London contains an eclectic and ultimately thin group of lower end photography. Led by a Massimo Vitali seaside print, the auction wanders without obvious direction, with a few up and comers mixed in to keep us looking. Overall, there are a total of 28 lots of photography available in the sale, with a Total High Estimate for photography of £194500.
Here’s the statistical breakdown:
|Total Low Lots (high estimate up to and including £5000)||10|
|Total Low Estimate (sum of high estimates of low lots)||£28500|
|Total Mid Lots (high estimate between £5000 and £25000)||18|
|Total Mid Estimate||£166000|
|Total High Lots (high estimate above £25000)||0|
|Total High Estimate||£0|
The top photography lot by High estimate lot 120, Massimo Vitali, Coney Water, 2006, estimated at £12000-18000 (image above, via Sotheby’s).
Here’s the complete list of photographers with two or more lots in the sale, along with the number of lots on offer:
|Multiple Lots For Sale|
|Jane & Louise Wilson||2|
Other lots of interest include (images above, via Sotheby’s):
Lot 9, James Welling, #9 and #10 (2 prints), 1998-2008, estimated at £10000-15000
Lot 67, Jonathan Monk, ONE HUNDRED IN ONE HUNDRED IN ONE HUNDRED (TRADER), 2005, estimated at £8000-12000
Lot 69, Jane & Louise Wilson, South Corridor, Hoover Dam, Las Vegas, 1999, estimated at £4000-6000
The complete lot by lot catalog can be found here.