Artcurial’s photography offerings during Paris Photo week cover a broad swath of territory, from vintage rarities by Erwin Blumenfeld and Man Ray to contemporary work from Pieter Hugo and Alex Prager, with a healthy dose of secondary material and later prints in between. It’s certainly worth a quick review for those planning to pick over the other sales. Overall, there are a total of 118 lots on offer in this sale, with a Total High Estimate of €891500.
Here’s the statistical breakdown:
|Total Low Lots (high estimate up to and including €7500)||78|
|Total Low Estimate (sum of high estimates of low lots)||€280500|
|Total Mid Lots (high estimate between €7500 and €35000)||37|
|Total Mid Estimate||€461000|
|Total High Lots (high estimate above €35000)||3|
|Total High Estimate||€150000|
The top lot by High estimate is lot 60, Erwin Blumenfeld, Manina Blumenfeld, 14 ans, 1932/1949, estimated at €40000-60000.
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 Artcurial):
Lot 55, Edward Weston, Rock Formations, 1928, estimated at €15000-25000
Lot 57, Man Ray, L’Etoile de Mer, 1928, estimated at €40000-50000
Lot 91, Ed Ruscha, Swimming Pool, 1968/1997, estimated at €7000-9000
Lot 115, Pieter Hugo, Mohammed Rabiu with Jamis, Asaba, 2007, estimated at €10000-12000
Lot 119, Alex Prager, Eva, 2009, estimated at €8000-12000
The complete lot by lot catalog can be found here.