Auction Preview: Photographie, November 26 and 27, 2013 @Lempertz

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:

Preview Statistics
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
August Sander 23
Peter Keetman 4
William Klein 4
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.

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