Building on the success of its Art Institute of Chicago deaccession sale this past October in New York, Phillips brings a second installment of material from the museum to market in London next week. While the sale is once again dominated by lesser known images and later prints, there are a sprinkling of gems to pique the interest of weary Paris fairgoers. Overall, there are 86 photography lots available in the sale, with a Total High Estimate of £457000.
Here’s the statistical breakdown:
|Total Low Lots (high estimate up to and including £5000)||64|
|Total Low Estimate (sum of high estimates of low lots)||£204000|
|Total Mid Lots (high estimate between £5000 and £25000)||22|
|Total Mid Estimate||£253000|
|Total High Lots (high estimate above £25000)||0|
|Total High Estimate||£0|
The top lot by High estimate is lot 65, Ansel Adams, Aspens, Northern New Mexico, 1958/1978, estimated at £15000-20000.
Here is the list of photographers with five or more lots in the sale, along with the number of lots on offer:
|Multiple Lots For Sale|
Other lots of interest include lot 8, Lewis Carroll, Margaret Frances Langdon Clarke, 1864, estimated at £5000-7000 (image above, left, via Phillips), lot 3, Gertrude Käsebier, Auguste Rodin, 1905, estimated at £12000-18000 (image above, middle, via Phillips), and lot 70, Aaron Siskind, Buttressed Wall, Church, Alcoman, Mexico, 1955/1964, estimated at £2500-3500 (image above, right, via Phillips).
The complete lot by lot catalog can be found here.