Auction Preview: Under the Influence, December 11, 2013 @Phillips London

Phillips has one last mop up sale in 2013, an Under the Influence auction in London later this week. Overall, there are 45 photography lots available in the sale, with a Total High Estimate of £464500.

Here’s the statistical breakdown:

Preview Statistics
Total Low Lots (high estimate up to and including £5000) 14
Total Low Estimate (sum of high estimates of low lots) £58500
Total Mid Lots (high estimate between £5000 and £25000) 26
Total Mid Estimate £246000
Total High Lots (high estimate above £25000) 5
Total High Estimate £160000

The top lot by High estimate is tied between two lots: lot 7, Walead Beshty, Untitled, 2007, and lot 21, Vik Muniz, Guernica, after Picasso (Gordian Puzzles), 2009, both estimated at £25000-35000.

Here’s the very short list of photographers with three or more lots in the sale, along with the number of lots on offer:

Multiple Lots For Sale
Vik Muniz 3

Other lots of interest include lot 54, Nan Goldin, The sky on the day of Philippine’s death, Winterthur, 1997, estimated at £6000-8000 (image above, left), lot 115, Rineke Dijkstra, Jalta, Oekraine, 30 July 1993, estimated at £7000-9000 (image above, middle) and lot 130, Taryn Simon, Infectious Medical Waste Center, Sanitec Industries Inc., Sun Valley, California, 2006-2007, estimated at £4000-6000 (image above, right, all via Phillips.)

The complete lot by lot catalog can be found here.

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