This sale has echoes of Phillips' other recent photographs sales, as it is bookended by a further installment of Mapplethorpe prints from Lisa Lyon's collection, as well as another sampler of vintage Japanese work from the Jacobson/Hashimoto collection. In the middle, a selection of images (many celebrity/fashion) by Albert Watson can be found. There are a total of 294 photography lots on offer, with a Total High Estimate of $3461100. (Catalog cover at right, via Phillips.)
Here's the breakdown:
The top lot by High estimate is lot 105, Thomas Ruff, Nude ox03, 2006, at $60000-80000.
Here is a short list of the photographers who are represented by three or more lots in the sale (with the number of lots in parentheses):
Sally Mann (3)