Sothebys: Contemporary Discoveries - bidstart 5/13, L22019, London

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
05/19/2022 - 05/19/2022
Page Size: 28 items in 2 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1Claire Tabouret

The Siblings

2020GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00GBP 1,512.00

Holding Hands (Red, Orange, Yellow, Teal & Blue)

2020GBP 4,000.00 - 6,000.00Not Sold


2004GBP 12,000.00 - 18,000.00GBP 22,680.00
11Anastasia Taylor-Lind

A resident of Bucha Watches as Authorities Excavate a Mass Grave, Bucha, Kyiv Region, 8 April 2022

2022GBP 500.00 - 700.00GBP 630.00
19Pavlo Makov

The Fountain and the Swallows

2022GBP 1,500.00 - 2,500.00Not Sold
28Maria Bilyan

Untitled (from the series Moments of Melancholy and Joy)

2019GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00GBP 2,142.00
29Simon Roberts

Phoenix Rising, Yalta, Ukraine, 2002

2002GBP 800.00 - 1,200.00GBP 1,008.00
30Alys Tomlinson

Merdules, Ottana, Sardinia (from the series 'Gli Isolani'), 2021

2021GBP 500.00 - 700.00GBP 630.00
31Carol Allen-Storey

Nzigire, a Cross Border Chicken Trader Between the DR Congo and Rwanda, 2013

2013GBP 500.00 - 700.00GBP 630.00
32Natasha Shulte

Untitled (from the series The Symposium: Third Gender and Cyborgs)

GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00Not Sold
35Craig Easton

Mr & Mrs McDonald, Caithness, Scotland, 2015

2015GBP 800.00 - 1,200.00Not Sold
53Hiroshi Sugimoto

Black Sea, Inebolu

1991GBP 18,000.00 - 25,000.00GBP 17,640.00
54Glenn Ligon

Photo Pocket

1995GBP 20,000.00 - 30,000.00Not Sold
57Candida Höfer

Schauspielhaus Dresden II

2003GBP 12,000.00 - 18,000.00Not Sold
58Wolfgang Tillmans

Central Nervous System

2013GBP 5,000.00 - 7,000.00GBP 11,970.00
59Sam Taylor-Johnson

Five Revolutionary Seconds V

1996GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00GBP 1,890.00
61Liu Zheng

A Girl from Yianjing Working in a Textile Mill, Hetien Xianjiang Province

1996GBP 500.00 - 700.00GBP 252.00
62Sze Tsung Leong

Chentuanqiao Sanshiliu Long II, Nan Shi, Huangpu District, Shangai, 2005

2005GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00GBP 504.00
63Oscar Tuazon & Gardar Eide Einarsson


2012GBP 6,000.00 - 8,000.00GBP 1,260.00
88Seth Price


2003GBP 15,000.00 - 20,000.00GBP 17,640.00
95Hugh Scott-Douglas


2011GBP 5,000.00 - 7,000.00Not Sold
108Matt Collishaw


2007GBP 2,500.00 - 3,500.00Not Sold
109Matt Collishaw


2007GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00Not Sold
114Thomas Bayrle

Flying Home

1971GBP 10,000.00 - 15,000.00Not Sold
123David LaChapelle

Amanda - Warhol's Liz Taylor

2003GBP 12,000.00 - 18,000.00Not Sold
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    <b>Swann:</b> Scott Joplin, <i>Treemonisha: Opera in Three Acts,</i> New York, 1911. Sold March 24 — $40,000.
    <b>Swann:</b> Louisa May Alcott, autograph letter signed, 1868. Sold June 2 — $23,750.
    <b>Swann:</b> Anne Bradstreet, <i>Several Poems Compiled with Great Variety of Wit and Learning, full of Delight,</i> Boston, 1758. Sold June 2 — $21,250.
    <b>Swann:</b> William Shakespeare, <i>Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies. Published according to the true Originall Copies. The Second Impression,</i> London, 1632. Sold May 5 — $161,000.
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    <b>Swann:</b> John Bachmann, <i>Panorama of the Seat of War,</i> New York, 1861-62. Sold June 23 — $35,000.
    <b>Swann:</b> Charlotte Bronte, <i>Jane Eyre,</i> first edition, London, 1847. Sold June 16 — $23,750.
    <b>Swann:</b> Elihu Vedder, <i>Simple Simon, His Book,</i> 1913. Sold June 9 — $12,350.
    <b>Swann:</b> Frederick Catherwood, <i>Views of Ancient Monuments in Central America, Chiapas and Yucatan,</i> London, 1844. Sold April 7 — $37,500.
  • <center><b>University Archives<br>Rare Autographs, Manuscripts & Books<br>August 17, 2022</b>
    <b>University Archives, Aug. 17:</b> George Washington ADS, One of the Earliest in His Hand, A Survey from 1752, the Same Year He Inherited Mount Vernon.
    <b>University Archives, Aug. 17:</b> Rare JFK Signed Check & Transmittal Letter During Campaign for 1956 VP Nomination, Both BAS Slabbed; Possibly A Unique Combo!
    <b>University Archives, Aug. 17:</b> Daniel Boone Signed Receipt as VA Delegate; During His 1st of 3 Terms, Boone Was Kidnapped by British Forces Gunning for Gov. T. Jefferson & Other Legislators.
    <center><b>University Archives<br>Rare Autographs, Manuscripts & Books<br>August 17, 2022</b>
    <b>University Archives, Aug. 17:</b> Benjamin Franklin Signed Receipt for “Pennsylvania Gazette,” Important & Beautifully Displayed
    <b>University Archives, Aug. 17:</b> Lincoln & His Civil War Cabinet: 8 Signatures, Beautifully Presented!
    <b>University Archives, Aug. 17:</b> G.A. Custer ALS from Fort Lincoln, Dakota Territory to Capt. Yates, Who Also Died at Little Bighorn, Re: Acquiring “good horses” from Kentucky for 7th Cavalry.
    <center><b>University Archives<br>Rare Autographs, Manuscripts & Books<br>August 17, 2022</b>
    <b>University Archives, Aug. 17:</b> Jefferson Davis ALS: “the negroes are humble and generally inclined to cling to their masters…neither crop or stock could be protected from their thieving” – Incredible!
    <b>University Archives, Aug. 17:</b> Lee Harvey Oswald Signed Letter: “if we finally get back to the states…maybe we’ll…settle in Texas,” Warren Commission Exhibit.
    <b>University Archives, Aug. 17:</b> Babe Ruth First Edition Biography Signed Just Months Before His Death, Excellent Signature!
    <center><b>University Archives<br>Rare Autographs, Manuscripts & Books<br>August 17, 2022</b>
    <b>University Archives, Aug. 17:</b> “B Arnold” ANS on Pre-Revolutionary War Promissory Note Dating From His Days as a New Haven Merchant
    <b>University Archives, Aug. 17:</b> Bob Dylan Signed LP “Blonde on Blonde” with Jeff Rosen COA.
    <b>University Archives, Aug. 17:</b> Marilyn Monroe & Joe DiMaggio Signed Checks, Handsomely Displayed.
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