Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Auction: Photographie, November 25, 2010 @Villa Grisebach

Villa Grisebach has its various owner photographs sale in Berlin later this week, with its usual mix of European material on offer. A group of architectural studies by Walter Gropius are among the highlights. Overall, there are a total of 196 lots available in this sale, with a Total High Estimate of 634100€.

Here's the statistical breakdown:

Total Low Lots (high estimate up to and including 7500€): 182
Total Low Estimate (sum of high estimates of Low lots): 442100€

Total Mid Lots (high estimate between 7500€ and 35000€): 14
Total Mid Estimate: 192000€

Total High Lots (high estimate above 35000€): 0
Total High Estimate: NA

The top lot by High estimate is lot 1388, Hiroshi Sugimoto, U.A. Rivoli, New York, 1978/Later, at 20000-25000€.

Here is the list of the photographers who are represented by four or more lots in the sale (with the number of lots in parentheses):
Walter Gropius (6)
Lotte Jacobi (6)
Robert Capa (4)
Andreas Feininger (4)
Gisele Freund (4)
Stephen Shore (4)
The complete lot by lot catalog can be found here.
(Lot 1387, Thomas Struth, North Garland Court II, Chicago, 1992/1993, 5000-7000€, at right, top, and Lot 1306, Ringl +Pit, "Comol", 1931, 1000-1500€, at right, bottom; both via Villa Grisebach.)

November 25th

Villa Grisebach Auktionen
Fasanenstraße 25
D-10719 Berlin

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