NASA images from the moon and August Sander images of Köln lead Lempertz’ photography offerings later this week. With most of the works estimated at less than €5000, there will certainly be some low priced bargains available. Overall, there are a total of 279 lots on offer in this sale, with a Total High Estimate of €625500.
Here’s the statistical breakdown:
|Total Low Lots (high estimate up to and including €7500)||261|
|Total Low Estimate (sum of high estimates of low lots)||€418500|
|Total Mid Lots (high estimate between €7500 and €35000)||18|
|Total Mid Estimate||€207000|
|Total High Lots (high estimate above €35000)||0|
|Total High Estimate||€0|
The top lot by High estimate is lot 57, Karl Blossfeldt, Equisetum Hyemale, 1928, estimated at €15000-20000 (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|
|Karl Hugo Schmölz||4|
Other lots of interest include lot 156, Otto Steinert, Die Baume vor Meinem Fenster 2, 1956, estimated at €12000-15000 (image above, middle, via Lempertz) and lot 72, Umbo, Skatrunde, 1935, estimated at €8000-10000 (image above, right, via Lempertz).
The complete lot by lot catalog can be found here.