RESULTS: New York - Photographs from the Forbes Collection 20/21 Photographs Triple XXX: Photographs from the Collection of Don Sanders

Total: $6,104,375/£3,723,669/€4,822,456

New York

178 lots sold

Total: $6,104,375/£3,723,669/€4,822,456

70% sold by lot

262 lots offered

£0.61= $1 / €0.79=$1

N/A% sold by value

Lot

Description

Estimate ($)

Price Realized

Buyer

126

Edward Weston (1886-1958) Natilus Shell, 1927, gelatin silver print.

300,000 - 500,000

$461,000

£281,210

€364,190

Anonymous

335

Helmut Newton (1920-2004) 'Private Property, Suites I, II and III', 1984 the complete set of 45 gelatin silver prints.

250,000 - 350,000

$389,000

£237,290

€307,310

European Anonymous

346

Helmut Newton (1920-2004), Bergstrom over Paris, 1976

chromogenic print flush-mounted on aluminum.

200,000 - 300,000

$293,000

£178,730

€231,470

South American Private

10

Irving Penn (1917-2009), Harlequin Dress (Lisa Fonssagrives-Penn), 1950, platinum-palladium print, flush-mounted on aluminum.

200,000 - 300,000

$245,000

£149,450

€193,550

European Anonymous

150

William Eggleston (B. 1939) Untitled (Memphis), 1970. Dye-transfer print, printed 1999.

200,000 - 300,000

$233,000

£142,130

€184,070

US Trade

14

Irving Penn (1917-2009), Mermaid Dress (Rochas), Lisa Fonssagrives-Penn, Paris, 1950, platinum-palladium print, flush-mounted on aluminum.

80,000 - 120,000

$209,000

£127,490

€165,110

European Anonymous

207

Irving Penn (1917-2009) Woman with Roses on her arm (Lisa Fonssagrives-Penn), Paris, 1950. Platinum-palladium print, flush-mounted on aluminum, printed August-September 1977.

150,000 - 250,000

$173,000

£105,530

€136,670

European Anonymous

116

Irving Penn (1917-2009) Black and White 'Vogue' Cover, (Jean Patchett), New York, 1950, gelatin silver print, printed 1984.

80,000 - 120,000

$161,000

£98,210

€127,190

European Anonymous

37

Irving Penn (1917-2009), 2 Guedras, 1974, platinum-palladium print, flush-mounted on aluminum.

50,000 - 70,000

$137,000

£83,570

€108,230

European Anonymous

320

Helmut Newton (1920-2004), Big Nudes, 1993, 5 gelatin silver prints, printed 1994.

50,000 - 70,000

$137,000

£83,570

€108,230

US Private

Philippe Garner, Deputy Chairman and the sales’ auctioneer, remarked: “Three sessions, including two private collections, brought an exciting range of photographic masterpieces to the market, among them many works never seen before at auction.  The top prices were set by exceptional works from Edward Weston, Helmut Newton and Irving Penn.  Bidders competed from every corner of the globe with both private and institutional collectors in participation, demonstrating the strength and range of the market for photographs.”

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