PHILLIPS' LONDON MAY PHOTOGRAPHS SALE ACHIEVES £1.8 MILLION: NEW RECORDS SET

PHILLIPS' LONDON MAY PHOTOGRAPHS SALE ACHIEVES £1.8 MILLION: NEW RECORDS SET

Phillips’ May photographs sale achieved a whopping £1.8 Million, with new auction records set for Richard Mosse, Don McCullin, and Kourtney Roy. Sale Total: £1,849,188 / $2,369,810 / €2,114,731.

Genevieve Janvrin & Yuka Yamaji, Co-Heads of Photographs, Europe, said, “An active room and a global audience participating online and by telephone responded positively to our sale, resulting in strong prices for established artists and auction newcomers alike. Leading the sale, Man Ray’s legacy continues to resonate with collectors worldwide, with La Prière, printed on linen, far exceeding its pre-sale estimate, selling for £100,000. This edition of ULTIMATE saw great prices for works by Helena Almeida, Anne Collier, and Ishiuchi Miyako. Strong results were also achieved for all artists included in ULTIMATE EDITORIAL, confirming the continued global enthusiasm for fashion photographs of the highest calibre. Further world auction records were set for Richard Mosse, Don McCullin, and Kourtney Roy.”

LOT 40

Man Ray, La Prière [Prayer], 1930

Man Ray, La Prière [Prayer], 1930

Gelatin silver emulsion on linen, printed 1971. Signed and numbered VI/VII in pencil on the recto; numbered VI/VII in ink on reverse of the stretcher bar; printed title ‘Close Up’ and date on a Galleria Schwarz label affixed to the reverse of the frame.

Estimate £50,000 - 70,000. Sold for £100,000.

LOT 21

Thomas Ruff, 16h 28m-60°, 1992

Thomas Ruff, 16h 28m-60°, 1992

Chromogenic print, face-mounted to Diasec. Signed, titled, dated and numbered 1/2 in pencil on the verso. Estimate £50,000 - 70,000. Sold for: £56,250. 

LOT 37

Stanislaw Ignacy Witkiewicz (Witkacy), Self-Portrait, 1912-1914

Stanislaw Ignacy Witkiewicz (Witkacy), Self-Portrait, 1912-1914

Gelatin silver print. 17.4 x 12.3 cm (6 7/8 x 4 7/8 in.) Estimate £30,000 - 50,000. Sold for: £50,000.

LOT 16

Doug & Mike Starn, Structure of Thought No. 1, 2001-2006

Doug & Mike Starn, Structure of Thought No. 1, 2001-2006

MIS and Lysonic inkjet prints on Thai mulberry, gampi and tissue papers with wax, encaustic and varnish. Signed, dated and numbered 1/3 in ink on the reverse of the frame; printed title, date and number 1/3 on an artist label affixed to the reverse of the frame.

Estimate £20,000 - 30,000. Sold for: £48,750.

LOT 41

Helena Almeida, Seduzir [Seduce], 2002

Helena Almeida, Seduzir [Seduce], 2002

Unique chromogenic print with red paint, flush-mounted. Signed, titled and dated in ink on the recto; titled and dated in ink on the reverse of the frame. This work is unique.

Estimate £50,000 - 70,000. Sold for: £47,500.

LOT 108

Desirée Dolron, Xteriors VII, 2001-2005

Desirée Dolron, Xteriors VII, 2001-2005

Chromogenic print, face-mounted to Diasec and flush-mounted. Signed, titled, dated and numbered AP 1/2 in ink on the reverse of the flush-mount. From an edition of 8 + 2 APs.

Estimate £30,000 - 50,000. Sold for: £43,750.

LOT 45

Anne Collier, Folded Madonna Poster (Steven Meisel), 2007

Anne Collier, Folded Madonna Poster (Steven Meisel), 2007

Signed in ink, printed title, date and number 3/5 on an artist label affixed to the reverse of the flush-mount. This work is number 3 from the sold-out edition of 5 + 2 APs. This image exists only in this size and edition. The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York holds another print from this edition.

Estimate: £20,000 - 30,000. Sold for: £41,250.

LOT 22

Thomas Ruff, CK 02, 2012

Thomas Ruff, CK 02, 2012

Chromogenic print, flush-mounted. Signed, titled, dated and numbered 3/5 in pencil on the reverse of the frame. Estimate £20,000 - 25,000. Sold for: £41,250.

LOT 24

David LaChapelle, Pieta with Courtney Love, 2006

David LaChapelle, Pieta with Courtney Love, 2006

Chromogenic print, flush-mounted. Signed in ink, printed title, date and number AP4 on an artist label affixed to the reverse of the frame. From an edition of 4 + 4 APs.

Estimate £10,000 - 15,000. Sold for: £40,000.

LOT 11

Richard Mosse, Nowhere to Run (Infra series), 2010.

Chromogenic print, flush-mounted. Signed, dated in ink, printed title, date and number AP 1 on a gallery label affixed to the reverse of the frame. From an edition of 2 + 1 AP.

Estimate £20,000 - 30,000. Sold for: £37,500.

LOT 10

Cover photo: Steven Meisel, Naomi Campbell, New York City, 2019.

Archival pigment print, flush-mounted. Signed in ink, printed title, date and number 1/1 on an artist label and a Certificate of Authenticity, both accompanying the work. This work is number 1 from the edition of 1 and is unique in this size. This image has been printed and released for the first time for ULTIMATE.

Estimate £35,000 - 45,000. Sold for: £37,500.

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