Photography Auction Calendar — round one

I hope everyone had an enjoyable summer break.

Here are a first round of photography auction dates to keep in mind for late summer and fall 2009.

Dinka cattle camp of Amak at the end 0f the day...Southern Sudan, 2005 (Sebastiao Salgado). For sale at Philips de Pury, October 15, 2009 (London).
Dinka cattle camp of Amak at the end 0f the day...Southern Sudan, 2005 (Sebastiao Salgado). For sale at Philips de Pury, October 15, 2009 (London).

Cowan’s Auctions

August 28

American History — see daguerreotype photographs of African Americans

Christie’s

October 7

The American Landscape: Color Photographs from the Collection of Bruce and Nancy Berman (2pm)

Photographs by Sally Mann (5pm)

October 8

Photographs

The Miller-Plummer Collection of Photographs

December 7

Photographs

NOTE: All the above are New York, Rockefeller Center location

May 26, 2010

Photographs (London)

Sotheby’s

October 9

Photographs (New York)

November 20

Photographs (Paris)

Philips De Pury & Company

October 15

Photographs (London)

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Cowan’s American History Auction — Results for African-American Photography

A small collection of photographs depicting African-American history and culture were auctioned at Cowan’s American History Auction on Wednesday, June 24th. Of the selection that experienced sales include African-American Nanny and her White Charge, a sixth plate daguerreotype sold for $ 2,350, a bit below its low estimate of $ 2,500.

Female Slave and Child, another sixth plate daguerreotype, sold for $ 2,350, several hundred dollars above its high estimate. Wilson CDV of Savannah , GA, African-American Chimney Sweeps, sold for $470, below its low estimate of $ 600.  Results include the buyer’s premium.

AFRICAN AMERICAN NANNY AND HER WHITE CHARGE, QUARTER PLATE AMBROTYPE
AFRICAN AMERICAN NANNY AND HER WHITE CHARGE, QUARTER PLATE AMBROTYPE
WILSON CDV OF SAVANNAH, GA, AFRICAN AMERICAN CHIMNEY SWEEPS
WILSON CDV OF SAVANNAH, GA, AFRICAN AMERICAN CHIMNEY SWEEPS