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Aste Bolaffi

Auction Info

Auction Name
Photography - Internet Live
Auction Date
05/18/2021 - 05/18/2021
Sale Number
#404
Total Lots
146
Sold Lots
40
Lots Sold
27.40%
Unsold Lots
106
Total Sales (EUR)
42,875.00
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR)
28,950.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR)
45,850.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (EUR)
93,450.00
High Estimate of All Lots (EUR)
141,150.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
30.38%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
2

Travel photo album: Far East, India, Africa and Egypt 1860-1880 circa

1860-1880 circa EUR 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 EUR 10,625.00
121

Madrid, Spain 1933

1933, Printed 1973 EUR 4,000.00 - 7,000.00 EUR 6,875.00
90

LUZZARA

1976 EUR 800.00 - 1,200.00 EUR 2,500.00
113

Reggio Emilia 1983

1983, Printed 1983 EUR 2,000.00 - 4,000.00 EUR 2,500.00
126

VALLéE DE LA MORT, CALIFORNIA

1977 EUR 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 EUR 2,250.00
105

Marina Abramovic e Ulay, Bologna 1977

1977, Printed 2000 circa EUR 600.00 - 800.00 EUR 1,875.00
127

PIERRE-ANDRé BOUTANG DéCHIRANT UNE PHOTO DE MODE, PARIS

1966 EUR 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 EUR 1,500.00
144

THE END OF THE WORLD

2004 EUR 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 EUR 1,250.00
44

K2 DAL GHIACCIAIO GODWIN AUSTEN

1909 EUR 1,500.00 - 2,500.00 EUR 1,250.00
35

OLYMPIA

1933 EUR 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 EUR 1,062.50
122

MIA FARROW PER 'VOGUE', PARIS

1968 EUR 800.00 - 1,200.00 EUR 875.00
25

Storyville portrait, New Orleans 1911-1913

1911-1913, printed 1973 EUR 600.00 - 800.00 EUR 687.50
58

Sophia Loren photographed by Richard Avedon in Rome 1966

1966 EUR 500.00 - 700.00 EUR 687.50
142

SENZA TITOLO

2005 circa EUR 600.00 - 800.00 EUR 625.00
42

IL K2 VISTO DAL COLLE VITTORIO SELLA

1909 EUR 600.00 - 1,000.00 EUR 625.00
33

SENZA TITOLO

EUR 300.00 - 400.00 EUR 531.25
110

Cattedrali da Trasformazioni 2000

2000, EUR 500.00 - 700.00 EUR 500.00
140

SENZA TITOLO

2005-2006 EUR 500.00 - 700.00 EUR 500.00
30

MARIA JOSé DI SAVOIA, PRINCIPESSA DI PIEMONTE

1935 EUR 500.00 - 700.00 EUR 500.00
69

RITRATTO DI ALBERT EINSTEIN

1954 EUR 200.00 - 300.00 EUR 500.00
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> Charles Loupot, <i>Les Cigarettes Mekka,</i> 1919. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> Plinio Codognato, <i>Cicli Fiat,</i> circa 1910. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> L.N. Britton, <i>Warning! Consider the Possible Consequences,</i> c. 1917. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> Leonardo Bistolfi, <i>Première Exposition Internationale des Arts Décoratifs Modernes,</i> 1902. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> Leonetto Cappiello, <i>Paquet Pernot / Biscuits Pernot,</i> 1910. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jul 15:</b> Jessie Tarbox Beals, archive of signed photographs, 15 silver prints, c. 1930. $6,000 to $8,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> Francesco Nonni, <i>Font Meo / Acqua Minerale Naturale,</i> 1924. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> Frederick Winthrop Ramsdell, <i>American Crescent Cycles,</i> 1899. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> <i>Be a Tight Wad! Own Something!</i> designer unknown, 1925. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> Candido Aragonese de Faria, <i>Chamonix–Mont–Blanc,</i> c. 1910. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> W.E.J., <i>Irishmen Avenge the Lusitania,</i> c. 1915. $2,000 to $3,000.
  • <center><b>Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books<br>Fine Art<br>Antique Engravings & Lithographs<br>Works on Paper<br>Accepting bids until August 7</b>
    <b>Trillium, Aug. 7:</b> Maitres Affiches by MUCHA - Papier a cigarettes Job. 202. $5,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Trillium, Aug. 7:</b> De Bry - Map of the West Indies (including Florida, Cuba, Jamaica, Bahamas, Parts of Central & South America, Sea Monsters, Ships). $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Trillium, Aug. 7:</b> Gould - Short-billed Toucan (Ramphastos Brevicarinatus). $5,000 to $8,000.
    <center><b>Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books<br>Fine Art<br>Antique Engravings & Lithographs<br>Works on Paper<br>Accepting bids until August 7</b>
    <b>Trillium, Aug. 7:</b> Redoute, Folio - Pale Iris - Iris flavescens. 375. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Trillium, Aug. 7:</b> Gillray - Light Expelling Darkness or The Sun of the Constitution. $200 to $500.
    <b>Trillium, Aug. 7:</b> Gerard - Wild Hemp or Weed, Cannabis. 708. $150 to $450.
    <b>Trillium, Aug. 7:</b> Shaw & Nodder - Head of The Dodo. 165. $100 to $300.
  • <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Your Own Sylvia:<br>Sylvia Plath’s letters to Ted Hughes and other items,<br>Property of Frieda Hughes<br>9 to 21 July 2021</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, 9 – 21 July:</b> Sylvia Plath. Family photograph album ("The Hughes family Album"), 1957-1962. £30,000 to £50,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 9 – 21 July:</b> Sylvia Plath. Typed letter signed, to Ted Hughes, on "my own private doctrine", with a poem, 5 October 1956. £15,000 to £20,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 9 – 21 July:</b> Sylvia Plath. Pen and ink portrait of Ted Hughes, [1956]. £10,000 to £15,000.
    <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Your Own Sylvia:<br>Sylvia Plath’s letters to Ted Hughes and other items,<br>Property of Frieda Hughes<br>9 to 21 July 2021</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, 9 – 21 July:</b> Ted Hughes and Sylvia Plath. Joint autograph letter signed, to William and Edith Hughes, March 1960. £8,000 to £12,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 9 – 21 July:</b> Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes. Photographic portrait by David Bailey, inscribed by Plath, 1961, and another press photo. £800 to £1,200.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 9 – 21 July:</b> Tarot de Marseille. Deck of cards owned by Sylvia Plath. £4,000 to £6,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 9 – 21 July:</b> Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes. Pair of gold wedding rings. £6,000 to £8,000.
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