Sotheby’s Photographies Auction Results, November 2017

The second of Sotheby’s Paris Photography auctions took place on Friday evening with 106 lots available to purchase, with estimates ranging from 1,000 to 150,000 euros. Sotheby’s stated ahead of the auction: The auction highlights includes historical works from the 19th century such as an exceptional early daguerreotype view of Notre Dame in Paris, and…

Sotheby’s Europeenne de Photographies Auction Results, November 2017

Yesterday was a busy day for the photography department at Sotheby’s Paris. Two photography auctions took place: ‘Importante Collection Européenne de Photographies’ and ‘Photographies’ both in celebration of the annual photography fair that takes place in the city: Paris Photo. The first to take place was the Importante Collection Européenne de Photographies, which Sotheby’s claimed:…

Upcoming November Auctions

Along with 6 previously scheduled photography auctions, there have been some additional auctions announced for November, these include Sotheby’s Important Collection Europeenne de Photographies, joining an already scheduled photography auction on the 10th November in Paris, and Exceptional Exposures: Photojournalism Online, which will take place online over two weeks starting on the 17th November. 

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 –…

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…

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…

Sotheby’s Shake It Up Online Photography Auction

Sotheby’s is holding an online auction of photographs from the Mario Testino Collection from 1st to 15th September. The auction is to benefit Museo Mate in Lima, Peru, with 88 lots available. Estimates range from £300 to £20,000. Photographs in this collection are from a range of photographers including Gregory Crewdson, Sam Taylor-Wood, Nan Goldin,…