Led by a Thomas Struth monumental landscape, the upcoming Photography and Contemporary Art sales at Lempertz later this week in Cologne travel the familiar pathways of lower priced European work. Overall, there are a total of 193 lots of photography on offer in these sales, with a Total High Estimate of €610100.
Here’s the statistical breakdown:
|Total Low Lots (high estimate up to and including €7500)||177|
|Total Low Estimate (sum of high estimates of low lots)||€377100|
|Total Mid Lots (high estimate between €7500 and €35000)||15|
|Total Mid Estimate||€183000|
|Total High Lots (high estimate above €35000)||1|
|Total High Estimate||€50000|
The top lot by High estimate is lot 471, Thomas Struth, Paradise 20, Bayrischer Wald, 1999, estimated at €40000-50000 (image above, via Lempertz).
Here’s the complete list of photographers with three or more lots in the sale, along with the number of lots on offer:
|Multiple Lots For Sale|
Other lots of interest include (images above, via Lempertz):
Lot 78, Otto Steinert, Luminogramm, 1952, estimated at €10000-12000
Lot 155, Thomas Höpker, View of Manhattan from Williamsburg, Brooklyn, on September 11, 2001, 2001, estimated at €2500-3000
Lot 624, Gerhard Richter, Uran, 1989, estimated at €20000-25000