Auction Preview: Photographs & Photobooks, June 6, 2014 @Dreweatts & Bloomsbury

The upcoming Photographs & Photobooks sale at Dreweatts & Bloomsbury in London later this week is once again filled with a broad selection of lower priced material, with plenty of later prints and lesser known images to sift through. Overall, there are 243 lots of photography/photobooks on offer in the sale, with a Total High Estimate of £488650.

Here’s the statistical breakdown:

Preview Statistics
Total Low Lots (high estimate up to and including £5000) 225
Total Low Estimate (sum of high estimates of low lots) £354650
Total Mid Lots (high estimate between £5000 and £25000) 18
Total Mid Estimate £134000
Total High Lots (high estimate above £25000) 0
Total High Estimate NA

The top lot by High estimate is lot 167, Helmut Newton, Roselyne, Chateau d’Arcangues (Salon), 1975, estimated at £12000-15000.

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
Bert Hardy 14
Elliott Erwitt 9
Edouard Boubat 7
Eadweard Muybridge 7
Ansel Adams 6
Mario Giacomelli 5
Colin Jones 5
William Klein 5

Other lots of interest include lot 93, Gianni Gardin, Untitled, Sardegna, 1950s, estimated at £600-800 (image above, right, via Dreweatts & Bloomsbury), lot 191, Jack Smith, Untitled (Composite) from The Beautiful Book, 1960, estimated at £1500-2000 (image above, left, via Dreweatts & Bloomsbury), and lot 195, William Klein, Tokyo, 1961/1977, estimated at £2000-3000 (image above, middle, via Dreweatts & Bloomsbury).

The complete lot by lot catalog can be found here.

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