Monday, October 8, 2012
NY Photography Auctions: Results
Via La Journal de la Photographie
Christie’s sales of Photographs and Richard Avedon on 4-5 October achieved a combined total of $7,793,000/ £4,831,660/ €6,000,610, selling 73% by lot and 80% by value.
Sotheby’s October 3rd Photographs auction in New York featured a range of material from the 19th to 21st centuries.
Phillips de Pury & Company’s Photographs auction totaled $4,704,450, selling 81% by value and 76% by lot
Swann sold a complete set of Edward S. Curtis's The North American Indian for $1,440,000--the highest priced item ever sold at New York's premiere auction house for works on paper.