Thursday, May 28, 2009

Auction: Photographie, June 4, 2009 @Grisebach

Villa Grisebach is next up in the German season, with its photography sale in Berlin on June 4. In addition to the normal mix of vintage and contemporary material, there are sections of lots devoted to Bauhaus photography, the work of Albert Renger-Patzsch, and images of the architecture of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. There are a total of 192 lots on offer, with a total High estimate of 543100€. (Catalog cover at right.)

Here's the breakdown:

Total Low lots (high estimate 7500€ or lower): 173
Total Low estimate (sum of high estimates of Low lots): 326100€

Total Mid lots (high estimate between 7500€ and 35000€): 19
Total Mid estimate: 217000€

Total High lots (high estimate over 35000€): 0
Total High estimate: NA

For our collection, we liked the following:

Lot 1265 Werner Mantz, Kuhlturme, Heerlen, Niederlande, 1937
Lot 1293 Albert Renger-Patzsch, Frauenschuh-Orchidee and Schmuck-Dahlie, 1928

The lot by lot catalog can be found here.

May 27

Villa Grisebach
Fasanenstrasse 25
D-10719 Berlin

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