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Christies

Auction Info

Auction Name
Photographs - online bidstart 9/21
Auction Date
09/30/2020 - 09/30/2020
Sale Number
#18978
Total Lots
120
Sold Lots
61
Lots Sold
50.83%
Unsold Lots
59
Total Sales (USD)
1,301,500.00
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
900,850.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
1,311,600.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (USD)
1,890,350.00
High Estimate of All Lots (USD)
2,729,600.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
47.68%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
80 RICHARD AVEDON (1923–2004)

Tom Stroud, oil field worker, Velma, Oklahoma, June, 12, 1980

1980 USD 80,000.00 - 120,000.00 USD 350,000.00
72 PETER BEARD (1938–2020)

Maureen Gallagher and a night feeder at Hog Ranch, February, 1987

1987 USD 120,000.00 - 180,000.00 USD 150,000.00
116 NICK BRANDT (B. 1964)

Elephant Drinking, Amboseli, 2007

2007 USD 80,000.00 - 120,000.00 USD 100,000.00
50 IRVING PENN (1917–2009)

Four Guedras, Morocco, 1971

1971 USD 40,000.00 - 60,000.00 USD 50,000.00
23 ANSEL ADAMS (1902–1984)

Winter Sunrise, Sierra Nevada, 1944

1944 USD 30,000.00 - 40,000.00 USD 37,500.00
69 NOBUYOSHI ARAKI (B. 1940)

Shiki In Me 03, 2006

2006 USD 25,000.00 - 35,000.00 USD 30,000.00
56 HELMUT NEWTON (1920–2004)

Rue Aubriot, Paris, 1975

1975 USD 15,000.00 - 20,000.00 USD 27,500.00
22 ANSEL ADAMS (1902–1984)

Aspens, Northern New Mexico, 1958

1958 USD 25,000.00 - 30,000.00 USD 25,000.00
25 ANSEL ADAMS (1902–1984)

Monolith, The Face of Half Dome, Yosemite National Park, c. 1926

c. 1926 USD 20,000.00 - 25,000.00 USD 25,000.00
96 ROBERT ADAMS (B. 1937)

Sitka Spruce, Cape Blanco State Park, Curry County, Oregon, 2001

2001 USD 15,000.00 - 25,000.00 USD 21,250.00
40 ROBERT FRANK (1924–2019)

London, 1951

1951 USD 20,000.00 - 30,000.00 USD 20,000.00
57 PETER LINDBERGH (1944–2019)

Linda Evangelista, Harper's Bazaar, New York, 1992

1992 USD 10,000.00 - 15,000.00 USD 20,000.00
85 JOEL MEYEROWITZ (B. 1938)

Dairyland, Provincetown, 1976

1976 USD 15,000.00 - 25,000.00 USD 20,000.00
16 MAN RAY (1890–1976)

Magnolia Blossom, 1925

1925 USD 15,000.00 - 25,000.00 USD 18,750.00
49 IRVING PENN (1917–2009)

Vionnet Dress with Fan, 1977

1977 USD 20,000.00 - 30,000.00 USD 18,750.00
76 ELLIOTT ERWITT (B. 1928)

New York City, 1974

1974 USD 20,000.00 - 25,000.00 USD 18,750.00
4 CARLETON E. WATKINS (1829–1916)

The Yosemite Valley from the Mariposa Trail, c. 1865-1866

c. 1865-1866 USD 20,000.00 - 30,000.00 USD 17,500.00
114 SHIRIN NESHAT (B. 1957)

Untitled (Rapture Series), 1999

1999 USD 12,000.00 - 18,000.00 USD 17,500.00
110 SEAN SCULLY (B. 1945)

Santo Domingo for Nené, 2000

2000 USD 12,000.00 - 18,000.00 USD 13,750.00
7 ALFRED STIEGLITZ (1864–1946)

The Steerage, 1907

1907 USD 15,000.00 - 25,000.00 USD 12,500.00
  • <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts<br>November 12-13, 2020</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> MACHIAVELLI, Niccolò. <i>Nicholas Machiavel's Prince. Also, The life of Castruccio Castracani of Lucca…</i> Translated by Edward Dacres. London, 1640. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> FILSON, John. <i>The Discovery, Settlement and present State of Kentucke: and An Essay towards the Topography, and Natural History of that important Country…</i> Wilmington, Del.: James Adams, 1784. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> ELUARD, Paul. <i>Un poeme dans chaque livre.</i> Paris: Louis Broder, 1956. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts<br>November 12-13, 2020</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> LEWIS, James Otto. [<i>Aboriginal Port Folio.</i> Philadelphia: Published by the Author, 1835-1836]. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> [ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPTS]. BOOK OF HOURS, use of Rome, in Latin. [Southern Netherlands (Ghent or Bruges), c.1460]. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> MORE, Thomas, Sir. <i>The Workes ... wrytten by him in the Englysh tongue.</i> Edited by William Rastell. London, 1557. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts<br>November 12-13, 2020</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> [KELMSCOTT PRESS]. MORRIS, William. <i>Love is Enough.</i> Hammersmith: The Kelmscott Press, 1897. $5,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> LINCOLN, Abraham. Autograph endorsement signed as President (“A. Lincoln”), 24 February 1863. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> WASHINGTON, George. Address panel with autograph free frank signed ("G:o Washington"), as Commander in Chief of the Continental Army, 5 August 1777. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts<br>November 12-13, 2020</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> GOREY, Edward. <i>The Beastly Baby.</i> N.p.: The Fantod Press, 1962. $1,000 to $1,500.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> FROST, Robert. Photographic reproduction signed and inscribed ("Robert Frost”), to R.V. Thornton, 1955. $1,000 to $1,500.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> GOREY, Edward. <i>The Bug Book.</i> New York: Looking Glass Library, 1959. $500 to $700.
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 27:</b> Book of Hours with Illuminated Miniatures, France, mid-15th century. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 27:</b> Conradus de Alemania [Halberstadt the Elder], <i>Concordantiae Bibliorum,</i> Strassburg, 1474. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 27:</b> Christopher Marlowe, <i>The Jew of Malta,</i> London, 1633. Earliest extant edition of this antiauthoritarian Elizabethan play. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 27:</b><br>Sir Isaac Newton, <i>The Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy,</i> first edition in English, 2 volumes, London, 1729. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 27:</b> John Rae, <i>Narrative of an Expedition to the Shores of the Arctic Sea in 1846 and 1847,</i> first edition, London, 1850. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 27:</b> Philip Pittman, <i>The Present State of the European Settlements on the Mississippi…,</i> first edition, London, 1770. $10,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 27:</b> Cyanotype of an anatomy class at Woman’s Medical College of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1895. $300 to $400.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 27:</b> Equine veterinary formulary, manuscript on paper, East Earl, Pennsylvania, circa 1860. $400 to $600.
  • <b>Christie’s, Nov 3 :</b> REGAMEY, Felix (1844-1906). Unique drawing showing Verlaine and Rimbaud in London, September 1872. €70,000 to 100,000
    <b>Christie’s, Nov 3 :</b> LABORDE, Alexandre de (1773-1842). <i>Voyage pittoresque et historique de l’Espagne.</i> Paris : 1806-1820. €20,000 to 30,000
    <b>Christie’s, Nov 3 :</b> BOCCACE, Jean (1313-1375). <i>Il Decamerone…</i> Venise : Gabriele Giolito di Ferrari, 1542.<br>€ 12,000 to 15,000
    <b>Christie’s, Nov 3 :</b> LAMBERT, Yvon (1936). Full collection of writings from <i>Une rêverie émanée de mes loisirs.</i> Paris : 1992 - 2018. €50,000 to 70,000
    <b>Christie’s, Nov 3 :</b> JOUVE, Paul (1878-1973) -- KIPLING, Rudyard (1865-1936). <i>La Chasse de Kaa.</i> Paris : Javal & Bourdeaux, 1930. €2,000 to 3,000
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