Auction Preview: Photographies, November 15, 2013 @Sotheby’s Paris

Sotheby’s various owner Paris Photo sale mixes a corporate collection (from Lowe & Partners) in with an eclectic selection of work spanning the 19th century to the present. Overall, there are a total of 126 lots on offer in this sale, with a Total High Estimate of €3009000.

Here’s the statistical breakdown:

Preview Statistics
Total Low Lots (high estimate up to and including €7500) 39
Total Low Estimate (sum of high estimates of low lots) €241000
Total Mid Lots (high estimate between €7500 and €35000) 71
Total Mid Estimate €1323000
Total High Lots (high estimate above €35000) 16
Total High Estimate €1445000

The top lot by High estimate is lot 77, Irving Penn, Mouth (for L’Oreal), New York, 1986/1992, estimated at €150000-200000.

Here’s the complete list of photographers with five or more lots in the sale, along with the number of lots on offer:

Multiple Lots For Sale
Patrick Demarchelier 6
Ralph Gibson 6
Man Ray 5
Robert Mapplethorpe 5
Irving Penn 5

Other lots of interest include lot 15, Jaromir Funke, Staircase of Old Prague, 1924, estimated at €25000-35000 (image above, left, via Sotheby’s), lot 26, Raoul Ubac, Le Combat, 1937, estimated at €18000-23000 (image above, right, via Sotheby’s) and lot 40, Dorothea Lange, Migrant Mother, Nipomo, California, March, 1936, estimated at €20000-25000 (image above, middle, via Sotheby’s).

The complete lot by lot catalog can be found here.

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