‘Important Photographs…’Auction Results

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


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…

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….

The most expensive photographs sold at auction: part 2

Continuing last week’s post listing the most expensive photographs sold at auction. The list now details photographs that sold for millions of dollars, all of which were sold on this side of the millennium, with all but one captured through analogue means. Starting from the lower end (NSFW):

Christie’s Auction: Photographs, The Classics

George Hoyningen-Huene, Swimwear by Izod (1930). Christie’s Auction Lot 5. Running from 16th-28th June Christie’s Auction House is auctioning a selection of iconic photographs ranging from Landscapes to Portraits. There are 106 lots available through the online auction, with starting bids ranging from $1,000 to $10,000. ‘Photographs: The Classics features portraits, landscapes, nudes and urban scenes by noted…