A saturated pink Richard Prince cowboy sunset with a seven figure estimate range leads the photography offerings at Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Evening and Day auctions next week. A handful of Wolfgang Tillmans prints provide some supporting ballast, with photographic works by Jeff Wall and John Baldessari hovering near the top end. Overall, there are a total of 23 photography lots available across the two sessions, with a Total High Estimate of $3949000.
Here’s the statistical breakdown:
|Total Low Lots (high estimate up to and including $10000)||1|
|Total Low Estimate (sum of high estimates of low lots)||$8000|
|Total Mid Lots (high estimate between $10000 and $50000)||8|
|Total Mid Estimate||$246000|
|Total High Lots (high estimate above $50000)||14|
|Total High Estimate||$3695000|
The top photography lot by High estimate is lot 32, Richard Prince, Untitled (Cowboy), 2001, estimated at $1400000-1800000 (image above, via Sotheby’s).
Here’s the complete list of photographers with two or more lots in the sales, along with the number of lots on offer:
|Multiple Lots For Sale|
Other lots of interest include (images above, via Sotheby’s):
Lot 13, Wolfgang Tillmans, Freischwimmer 123, 2004, estimated at $200000-300000
Lot 435, John Baldessari, Gun/Badge/Knife, 1988, estimated at $200000-300000
Lot 439, Jeff Wall, Overpass, 2001, estimated at $250000-350000
Lot 541, Hiroshi Sugimoto, Catherine of Aragon, 1999, estimated at $40000-60000