Auction Preview: Photographs Signature Auction, November 2, 2013 @Heritage Dallas

Heritage’s various owner photography sale in Dallas later this week is a generally low priced affair, with most of lots estimated under $5000. As such, there will certainly be some bargains to be found here. Overall, there are a total of 185 lots available, with a Total High Estimate of $891200.

Here’s the statistical breakdown:

Preview Statistics
Total Low Lots (high estimate up to and including $10000) 169
Total Low Estimate (sum of high estimates of low lots) $607200
Total Mid Lots (high estimate between $10000 and $50000) 16
Total Mid Estimate $284000
Total High Lots (high estimate above $50000) 0
Total High Estimate $0

The top lot by High estimate is lot 74057, Irving Penn, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs for Vogue, 1946, estimated at $25000-40000 (image above, left, via Heritage).

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
Berenice Abbott 8
Aaron Siskind 7
Leonard Freed 5
Barbara Morgan 5

Other lots of interest include lot 74008, William Henry Jackson, Gateway to the Garden of the Gods, Pike’s Peak, 1873, estimated at $3000-5000 (image above, right, via Heritage) and lot 74014, Paul Strand, Nathaniel Shaw, 1912, estimated at $8000-12000 (image above, middle, via Heritage).

The complete lot by lot catalog can be found here.

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