Sotheby’s won the photography consignment battle with room to spare in this Fall season for Contemporary Art. An Andreas Gurksy concert print leads the offerings here, with a solid Cindy Sherman film still providing additional support. Overall, there are a total of 36 photography lots available, with a Total High Estimate of $4909000.
Here’s the statistical breakdown:
|Total Low Lots (high estimate up to and including $10000)||4|
|Total Low Estimate (sum of high estimates of low lots)||$25000|
|Total Mid Lots (high estimate between $10000 and $50000)||15|
|Total Mid Estimate||$464000|
|Total High Lots (high estimate above $50000)||17|
|Total High Estimate||$4420000|
The top photography lot by High estimate is lot 69, Andreas Gursky, Madonna I, 2001, estimated at $800000-1200000 (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 428, Cindy Sherman, Untitled Film Still #5, 1977, estimated at $350000-450000
Lot 431, Richard Prince, Untitled (Girlfriend), 1993, estimated at $300000-400000
Lot 491, Elad Lassry, Bow, 2011, estimated at $4000-6000
Lot 531, Sigmar Polke, Untitled, 1969, estimated at $725000-35000