Auction Preview: Contemporary Art Evening and Day Sales, October 16 and 17, 2013 @Phillips London

Phillips opens the Fall season for Contemporary Art in London later this week with a pair of Evening and Day sales. Photography-wise, it’s an eclectic mix of mostly known names, led by a Richard Price cowboy image. Overall, there are 53 photography lots available in the two sales, with a Total High Estimate of £1580000.

Here’s the statistical breakdown:

Preview Statistics
Total Low Lots (high estimate up to and including £5000) 0
Total Low Estimate (sum of high estimates of low lots) £0
Total Mid Lots (high estimate between £5000 and £25000) 35
Total Mid Estimate £480000
Total High Lots (high estimate above £25000) 13
Total High Estimate £1270000

The top lot by High estimate is lot 12,Richard Prince, Untitled (Cowboy), 1980-1984, estimated at £300000-500000. (Image above, left, via Phillips.)

Here’s the complete list of photographers with three or more lots in the two sales, along with the number of lots on offer:

Multiple Lots For Sale
Vanessa Beecroft 3
Vik Muniz 3

Other lots of interest include lot 161, Rineke Dijkstra, Dubrovnik, Kroatien, 13 July 1996, 1996, estimated at £12000-18000 (image above, middle) and lot 201, Gregory Crewdson, Untitled, Summer 2003 (Clover Street) from Beneath the Roses series, 2003, estimated at £10000-15000 (image above, right, both via Phillips.)

The complete lot by lot catalogs can be found here and here.

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