‘Important Photographs…’Auction Results

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

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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…

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…

Phillips Photographs Auction

This week sees two photography auctions from Phillips New York, the first (due 3rd October 2017) involves prints from a range of internationally lauded photographers including Peter Beard, William Eggleston, Robert Frank, Robert Mapplethorpe, Man Ray, Irving Penn, Candida Hofer and Ray Metzker. Estimates start at $2,000 and reach $350,000. Browse through the vast selection…

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….

Postwar and Contemporary Photographs

Sotheby’s New York will be hosting an auction consisting entirely of photographs taken since the 1950s up to present day from a range of internationally renowned photographers. There are 94 lots available with estimates ranging from $3,000 to $500,000. Sotheby’s announce: ‘The sale is led by 49 exceptional works from the distinguished Ames Collection, including…

The Collection of Paul F. Walter Auction

On the 26th and the 27th of September Christie’s New York are hosting two live auctions of lots from the collection of Paul F. Walter, including a simultaneous online-only auction. There are 26 photographic prints available including work from Captain Linnaeus Tripe, Edward Steichen, Man Ray, Robert Mapplethorpe, Richard Avedon and Cecil Beaton. Photos include…

Shake It Up Auction Results

Sotheby’s London afternoon sale of Mario Testino’s Collection realised an overall sales total of £6.2 million, with work by Richard Prince as the highest priced photography lot. The print, titled Untitled (Girlfriend) was estimated to sell for £250,000-£350,000 and sold for £554,750. Other photographic sales were Untitled 145 by Cindy Sherman which sold for £272,750…