In addition to its various owner sale next week in Paris, Sotheby’s is also bringing to market a diverse single owner collection. The auction includes a tightly edited group of prints by Irving Penn (including still lifes, nudes, florals, and portraits), and similarly deep selections of works by Robert Mapplethorpe and Lee Friedlander. Overall, there are a total of 97 lots on offer in this sale, with a Total High Estimate of €1517000.
Here’s the statistical breakdown:
|Total Low Lots (high estimate up to and including €7500)||41|
|Total Low Estimate (sum of high estimates of low lots)||€199000|
|Total Mid Lots (high estimate between €7500 and €35000)||46|
|Total Mid Estimate||€668000|
|Total High Lots (high estimate above €35000)||10|
|Total High Estimate||€650000|
The top lot by High estimate is lot 50, Irving Penn, Frozen Foods, New York, 1977/1984, estimated at €70000-90000 (image above via Sotheby’s).
Here’s the complete list of photographers with four or more lots in the sale, along with the number of lots on offer:
|Multiple Lots For Sale|
|Horst P. Horst||6|
Other lots of interest include:
Lot 16, Lee Friedlander, Madonna, 1979-1980, estimated at €20000-30000
Lot 28, Robert Mapplethrope, Lily (Small), 1977, estimated at €15000-20000
Lot 86, William Eggleston, Untitled (Yellow Car), 1976/1999, estimated at €15000-25000
The complete lot by lot catalog can be found here.