Auction Preview: Photography, December 13, 2016 @Artcurial

There’s one last photography auction to tempt last minute shoppers coming up next week at Artcurial in Paris. For an out of season various owner sale, it has more than a few unexpected works worth perusing. Overall, there are a total of 71 lots on offer in this sale, with a Total High Estimate of €491050.

Here’s the statistical breakdown:

Preview Statistics
Total Low Lots (high estimate up to and including €7500) 48
Total Low Estimate (sum of high estimates of low lots) €196050
Total Mid Lots (high estimate between €7500 and €35000) 23
Total Mid Estimate €295000
Total High Lots (high estimate above €35000) 0
Total High Estimate €0

The top lot by High estimate is lot 7, Helmut Newton, On my terrace, Monte Carlo (Dressed/Naked), 1990, estimated at €20000-30000 (image above via Artcurial).

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
Brassaï 6
Helmut Newton 5
Henri Cartier-Bresson 4
Dennis Hopper 4
André Kertész 3
Andy Warhol 3

Other lots of interest include (images above, via Artcurial):

Lot 1, Andy Warhol, Drinking Coca-Cola, Myself in the Factory, 1986, estimated at €2000-3000

Lot 15, Karl Blossfeldt, Astrantia Major, c1920, estimated at €15000-25000

Lot 24, Brassaï, Henri Matisse et son modèle, 1939, estimated at €8000-10000

Lot 63, Marina Abramovic, Rest Energy, Dublin, 1980, estimated at €3000-5000

The complete lot by lot catalog can be found here.

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