Lempertz brings a diverse set of generally lower priced work to market in its Photography and Contemporary Art sales later this week in Cologne. The warm tones of a variant image of Nan Goldin’s classic book cover (The Ballad of Sexual Dependency) provide one of the standouts. Overall, there are a total of 190 lots of photography on offer in these sales, with a Total High Estimate of €544000.
Here’s the statistical breakdown:
|Total Low Lots (high estimate up to and including €7500)||177|
|Total Low Estimate (sum of high estimates of low lots)||€343000|
|Total Mid Lots (high estimate between €7500 and €35000)||12|
|Total Mid Estimate||€121000|
|Total High Lots (high estimate above €35000)||1|
|Total High Estimate||€80000|
The top lot by High estimate is lot 547, Andreas Gursky, Niagara Falls, 1989, estimated at €60000-80000.
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 19, Piet Zwart, 12 Fotografien, 1929-1932/1974, estimated at €5000-6000 (image above, right, via Lempertz), lot 73, Chargesheimer, Ohne Titel, 1949, estimated at €1500 (image above, middle, via Lempertz), and lot 721, Nan Goldin, Self Portrait in Kimono with Brian, New York City, 1983, estimated at €10000-12000 (image above, left, via Lempertz).