Thursday, October 28, 2010

Auction: Photographs, November 3, 2010 @Phillips London

The Fall photographs season moves to London next week with a various owner sale at Phillips on Wednesday. The auction contains an unusually broad mix of material, with another installment of Japanese photography from the Jacobson/Hashimoto collection, paired with a number of lots by Araki and Moriyama. Overall, there are a total of 192 lots available here, with a Total High Estimate of £1552600.

Here's the statistical breakdown:

Total Low Lots (high estimate up to and including £5000): 106
Total Low Estimate (sum of high estimates of Low lots): £351100

Total Mid Lots (high estimate between £5000 and £25000): 72
Total Mid Estimate: £656500

Total High Lots (high estimate above £25000): 14
Total High Estimate: £545000

The top lot by High estimate is lot 115, Edward Steichen, Charlie Chaplin, 1925, at £50000-70000. (Image at right, top, via Phillips.)

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):

Nobuyoshi Araki (9)
Daido Moriyama (8)
Iwao Yamawaki (7)
Shikanosuke Yagaki (6)
Peter Beard (4)
Henri Cartier-Bresson (4)
Elliot Erwitt (4)
Horst P. Horst (4)
Irving Penn (4)

The complete lot by lot catalog can be found here.
November 3rd

Phillips De Pury & Company
Howick Place
London SW1P 1BB

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