Building on its successful sale of NASA photographs last fall, Lempertz is back with more moon and space images headlining its Photography and Contemporary Art sales later this week. Overall, there are a total of 292 lots of photography on offer in these sales (including a handful of photobooks), with a Total High Estimate of €794010.
Here’s the statistical breakdown:
|Total Low Lots (high estimate up to and including €7500)||276|
|Total Low Estimate (sum of high estimates of low lots)||€452010|
|Total Mid Lots (high estimate between €7500 and €35000)||14|
|Total Mid Estimate||€192000|
|Total High Lots (high estimate above €35000)||2|
|Total High Estimate||€150000|
The top lot by High estimate is lot 635, Thomas Demand, Flügel (Grand Piano), 2005, estimated at €60000-80000 (image above, left, via Lempertz).
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|
Other lots of interest include lot 20, NASA, Moon view, Apollo 17, 1972, estimated at €600 (image above, middle, via Lempertz) and lot 66, Umbo, Ohne Titel, 1948, estimated at €3000-4000 (image above, right, via Lempertz).