Villa Grisebach’s photography sale in Berlin next week brings together a generally lower priced selection of material (often European), mixing 20th century black and white and more contemporary color work. Overall, there are a total of 206 lots on offer in this sale, with a Total High Estimate of €961250.
Here’s the statistical breakdown:
|Total Low Lots (high estimate up to and including €7500)||175|
|Total Low Estimate (sum of high estimates of low lots)||€479250|
|Total Mid Lots (high estimate between €7500 and €35000)||28|
|Total Mid Estimate||€338000|
|Total High Lots (high estimate above €35000)||3|
|Total High Estimate||€144000|
The top lot by High estimate is tied between lot 2140, Peter Beard, Orphaned Cheetah Cubs at National Park Headquarters, Mweiga, nr. Nyeri, Kenya, 1968/later, estimated at €30000-50000, and lot 2118, Edward Steichen, Greta Garbo, Hollywood, 1928, estimated at €40000-50000 (image above, left, via Villa Grisebach).
Here’s the complete list of photographers with three or more lots in the sale, along with the number of lots on offer:
|Multiple Lots For Sale|
Other lots of interest include lot 2119, Otto Steinert, Kubische Kurve, 1948-1949, estimated at €5000-7000 (image above, middle, via Villa Grisebach) and lot 2203, Tom Wood, Sisters, Pier Head, Liverpool, 1985/2000, estimated at €400-500 (image above, right, via Villa Grisebach).
The complete lot by lot catalog can be found here.