Phillips’ various owner Photographs sale follows right on the heels of its’ Art Institute of Chicago single owner sale (here) on October 1. Highlights of the broader sale include a dozen works by Robert Adams from a single collection, a full set of Helmut Newton’s Private Property portfolios, a Hiroshi Sugimoto seascape triptych, and a vintage large format gravure of Alfred Stieglitz’ The Steerage. Overall, there are a total of 218 lots on offer, with a Total High Estimate of $6142500.
Here’s the statistical breakdown:
|Total Low Lots (high estimate up to and including $10000)||62|
|Total Low Estimate (sum of high estimates of low lots)||$462500|
|Total Mid Lots (high estimate between $10000 and $50000)||129|
|Total Mid Estimate||$3005000|
|Total High Lots (high estimate above $50000)||27|
|Total High Estimate||$2675000|
The top lot by High estimate is lot 126, Helmut Newton, Private Property: Suites I, II, and III, 1984, estimated at $350000-450000.
Here’s the list of photographers with six or more lots in the sale, along with the number of lots on offer:
|Multiple Lots For Sale|
Other lots of interest include lot 201, Dora Maar, Profile portrait with glasses and hat, 1930s, estimated at $80000-120000 (image above, left, via Phillips), lot 252, Robert Adams, Berthoud, Colorado, 1968/1990, estimated at $30000-50000 (image above, middle, via Phillips), and lot 192, Man Ray, Untitled (Natasha), c1931, estimated at $80000-120000 (image above, right, via Phillips).
The complete lot by lot catalog can be found here.