RESULTS: Photographs






Lots Sold: 108

Lots Offered: 159

Sold by Lot: 68%

Sold by £: 77%

Exchange Rate£:= $1.569/  €1.182





Estimate (£)


Purchase Price




Irving Penn, Picasso (B), Cannes, 1957




US Trade


Irving Penn (1917-2009), Red Apples, New York, 1985

25,000 - 35,000



US Private


Peter Beard (B. 1938), Spitting Cobra, Tsavo, June 1960

30,000 - 50,000





Comment: Philippe Garner, International Head of Photographs, and Alexander Montague-Sparey, Photographs Specialist, Christie’s London:
“This sale attracted international bidding, with many private collectors competing at all levels. We are particularly pleased with the result for the James Danziger Collection which far exceeded its pre-sale estimate, realising £268,900, and the successful 2nd offering from the collection of the late Norman Hall. The cover lot, Texas Cowboy 1949, from the Norman Hall Collection doubled its pre-sale estimate, selling for £9,375.”

Press Contact:

Hannah Schmidt                   +44 207 389 2964          

Next Sale Date:

The next sale of Photographs will be held in New York on 13 December 2010.

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