The photography included in Christie’s upcoming Post-War and Contemporary Art sales in London falls into the category of lesser known images by recognized names. Gursky, Sherman, Prince, and Gilbert & George are all here, just represented by works that are off the beaten path a bit. Overall, there are 38 photography lots available, with a Total High Estimate of £2726000.
Here’s the statistical breakdown:
|Total Low Lots (high estimate up to and including £5000)||0|
|Total Low Estimate (sum of high estimates of low lots)||NA|
|Total Mid Lots (high estimate between £5000 and £25000)||15|
|Total Mid Estimate||£261000|
|Total High Lots (high estimate above £25000)||23|
|Total High Estimate||£2465000|
The top lot by High estimate is lot 27, Andreas Gursky, Nha Trang, 2004, estimated at £300000-500000 (image above, right, via Christie’s).
Here is the short list of photographers with three or more lots available in the sales, along with the number of lots on offer:
|Multiple Lots For Sale|
|Gilbert & George||3|
Other lots of interest include lot 194, Gerhard Richter, Betty, 1991, estimated at £100000-150000 (image above, left, via Christie’s) and lot 305, The Atlas Group/Walid Raad, Notebook Volume 38: Already Been in a Lake of Fire (Plates 55/56), 1999-2003, estimated at £15000-20000 (image above, middle, via Christie’s.)