Sotheby’s comes second in the parade of Fall Photographs sales in New York, with a various owner sale next week. The top lots include Stieglitz, Adams (Ansel), Moholy-Nagy, and Avedon. Overall, there are a total of 232 photography lots available, with a Total High Estimate of $6777000.
Here’s the statistical breakdown:
|Total Low Lots (high estimate up to and including $10000)||90|
|Total Low Estimate (sum of high estimates of low lots)||$722000|
|Total Mid Lots (high estimate between $10000 and $50000)||120|
|Total Mid Estimate||$2600000|
|Total High Lots (high estimate above $50000)||22|
|Total High Estimate||$3455000|
The top lot by High estimate is lot 64, Alfred Stieglitz, Georgia O’Keeffe: A Portrait – Torso, 1918-1919, estimated at $300000-500000 (image above, left, via Sotheby’s).
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|
Other lots of interest include lot 57, Pierre Dubreuil, LT.C…OFF.ARGENTIN, 1929, estimated at $40000-60000 (image above, middle, via Sotheby’s), lot 143, Aleksandr Rodchenko, Young Pioneer, 1928, estimated at $70000-100000 (image above, middle, via Sotheby’s), and lot 148, Lee Friedlander, Newburgh, N.Y., 1966, estimated at $20000-30000 (image above, right, via Sotheby’s).
The complete lot by lot catalog can be found here.