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Leslie Hindman Auctioneers: Photography

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Auction Name Photography Total Sales (USD) 202,924.00
Auction Date 06/17/2021 - 06/17/2021 Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD) 131,400.00
Sale Number #953 High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD) 215,400.00
Total Lots 147
Sold Lots 115 Low Estimate of All Lots (USD) 178,500.00
% of Lots Sold 78.23% High Estimate of All Lots (USD) 294,900.00
Unsold Lots 32 Total Sales as a % of High Est. 68.81%

Top twenty-five by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
92 Sally Mann

Naptime, 1987

1987 USD 12,000.00 - 18,000.00 USD 34,375.00
91 Sally Mann

Emmett, Jessie, and Virginia, 1989

1989 USD 10,000.00 - 15,000.00 USD 20,000.00
61 Horst P. Horst

The Mainbocher Corset, Paris, 1939 (printed later)

1939 (printed later) USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 USD 11,875.00
90 Sally Mann

At My Mother's House, 1991

1991 USD 6,000.00 - 8,000.00 USD 8,125.00
114 Arthur Rothstein

A group of four photographs (Vernon Evans, Migrant from South Dakota, Montana, 1936; Minnie Knox, Garrett County, Maryland, 1937/76; Oklahoma Migrants, 1936; Dust Storm, Cimarron County, Oklahoma, 1936)

1936; 1937/76; 1936 USD 600.00 - 800.00 USD 5,000.00
132 Alfred Stieglitz

The Steerage (printed 1911), 1907

1907 USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD 4,375.00
133 Flor Garduño

Vestido eterno, Mexico (printed 2001), 1999

1999 USD 200.00 - 400.00 USD 4,063.00
147 Marion Post Wolcott

A group of five photographs (A member of the Wilkins Family Making Biscuits, 1939; Post Office in Blizzard, Aspen, CO, 1941; Negro (Black) Man Entering Movie Theater by Colored Entrance, Belzoni, Miss., 1939; Crossroad and General Store (Mosquito Crossing

1939; 1941; 1939; 1939 (printed 1981); 1939) USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 4,063.00
33 Bruce Davidson

A group of four photographs (Sicily, 1961; The Cafeteria, 1973; The Trip West, Camp Ground, 1966; Women Playing Bocce, Brighton, 1960)

1961; 1973; 1966; 1960 USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD 3,125.00
36 Robert Doisneau

A pair of photographs (Trois Petits Enfants Blancs, 1971; Les Pieds Aux Murs, 1934)

1971; 1934) USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD 3,125.00
71 Gyorgy Kepes

A group of eight photographs (Untitled #47; #57; #63; #67; #70; #73; #76; #83), 1935-1939 (printed later)

1935-1939 (printed later) USD 2,500.00 - 3,500.00 USD 3,125.00
47 Paolo Gioli

A group of three polaroids (Untitled (Double Male Portrait), 1985; Omaggio a Muybridge, 1985; L'uomo con il Petto di Donna, 1985)

1985; 1985; 1985) USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 USD 2,813.00
111 Eliot Porter

Glen Canyon (complete portfolio of 10), 1980

1980 USD 2,000.00 - 4,000.00 USD 2,813.00
39 Elliott Erwitt

Wilmington, North Carolina, 1950

1950 USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD 2,500.00
76 Karen Knorr

The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction , 1990

1990 USD 2,000.00 - 4,000.00 USD 2,500.00
58 Ernst Haas

A group of ten photographs from the Creation Portfolio (one duplicate image)

USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 USD 2,375.00
26 William Christenberry

A group of three photographs (Kudzu and House, Tuscaloosa County, Alabama, 1980; Church Sprott, Alabama, 1981; The Bar B-Q Inn, Greensboro, Alabama, 1971)

1980; 1981; 1971 USD 400.00 - 600.00 USD 2,250.00
10 Ruth Bernhard

Two Forms, 1963

1963 USD 2,000.00 - 4,000.00 USD 2,125.00
119 Steve Schapiro

On the Road, Selma March, 1965

1965 USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 2,125.00
113 Eliot Porter

In Wildness (7 of 10 photographs), 1981

1981 USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 USD 2,000.00
144 Todd Webb

A group of four photographs

USD 2,000.00 - 4,000.00 USD 2,000.00
16 Rudy Burckhardt

A group of three prints (Willem de Kooning, 1950; Broadway and Fifth Avenue, 1950; Flat Iron Building, Summer, 1947), 1950

1950; 1950; 1947) USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00 USD 1,875.00
69 Gyorgy Kepes

A group of five photographs (Untitled #42; #58; #60; #85; #87) 1930-1942 (printed later)

1930s; USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00 USD 1,875.00
89 Man Ray

Portrait of Marcel Duchamp

USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 USD 1,875.00
140 Willard Van Dyke

Ten Photographs: California, 1930-1937

1930-1937 USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 USD 1,875.00
  • <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 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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