‘Important Photographs…’Auction Results

Another expensive photography sale, this time at the ‘Important Photographs from the Collection of Donald and Alice Lappe’ auction


Masterpieces of Design & Photography Auction Results

The results for last week’s Masterpieces of Design & Photography auction at Christie’s London show that 13 of the 15 photography lots available were sold, with all but 3 prints selling for well over £100,000. 

Sotheby’s Photographs Auction Results, 2017

This autumn’s Photographs sale at Sotheby’s realised a sale total of $2,901,375. The earliest photographic portrait of a president was available at the auction and became the highest priced item with a hammer price of $360,5000. The John Quincy Adams portrait, photographed by Philip Haas in 1843, had been estimated to sell for $150,000 –…

Christie’s MoMA Auctions

This week sees three MoMA auctions at Christies New York, two of which are taking place over this weekend (5th – 11th October 2017). The first in the series is a 35 lot auction of Henri Cartier-Bresson prints, with estimates ranging from $1,500 to $35,000. This auction is taking place online with bidding taking place…

Sotheby’s Photographs Auction, October 2017

On the 5th of October 2017 Sotheby’s New York will be auctioning off a selection of diverse and historic photographs in its Photographs auction, among the collection are prints by Edward Weston, Lewis Baltz, Eugene Atget, Ansel Adams, William Eggleston, Robert Frank (including his infamous ‘New Orleans (trolley)’ photograph [see above]), Gustave Le Gray, Henri…

Christie’s Masterpieces of Design & Photography Auction

Christie’s Masterpieces of Design and Photography auction has 15 photography lots available including work from Thomas Struth, Irving Penn, Andreas Gursky, Robert Mapplethorpe, Ansel Adams, Wolfgang Tillmans, Gilbert & George, Helmut Newton, Julia Margaret Cameron, and Diane Arbus

Phillips Odyssey of Collecting Auction

Phillips’ Odyssey of Collecting auction takes place this coming week (3rd October 2017) in New York. This, the second half of their Odyssey of Collecting auction will include 229 lots by the biggest names in photography: Henri Cartier-Bresson, Brassai, Robert Frank, Laszlo Moholy-Nagy, Eugene Atget, Cecil Beaton, Ansel Adams, Alfred Stieglitz, Edward Weston, Paul Strand, William Henry…

Bonham’s Fine Photographs Auction

This coming week (2nd October 2017) sees a raft of photography auctions across several international auction houses, the first of the slew is the annual autumn photography auction from Bonham’s: ‘Fine Photographs’. Located in their New York house, the Fine Photographs auction is set to take place on the 2nd October at 2pm with a…

Bonham’s Fine Photographs Online Auction

Anybody unable to attend next week’s Fine Photographs auction at Bonham’s New York may find this weekend’s online auction a helpful alternative. From 29th September to 9 October, Bonham’s will be holding an online auction of photographic prints from a range of photographers including Ansel Adams, Edward Weston, and Elliott Erwitt. Estimates range from $4,000….