Works from Pier 24 Photography from the Pilara Family Foundation Soared Well Beyond High Estimate to Achieve Nearly $11 Million.
Momentous Sale Series Constitutes One of the Most Significant Single-Owner Sales of Photographs.
Artists Records Achieved: Robert Frank, Charleston, S.C., Achieved $952,500, Almost Four Times its High Estimate, A Record Price for the Artist Overall.
Richard Avedon, Juan Patricio Lobato, Carney, Rocky Ford, Colorado, August 23, 1980, and Clarence Lippard, Drifter, Interstate 80, Sparks, Nevada, August 29, 1983, each Achieved $444,500, A Record Price for Singular Works. From In the American West Series
Richard Avedon, Bob Dylan, Singer, New York, New York, February 10, 1965, Achieved $165,000, A Record Price for a Bob Dylan Portrait, timed to the Centenary of Avedon’s Birth
Dorothea Lange, Migrant Mother, Nipomo, California, Achieved $609,600, A Record for the Image and Second Highest Price for the Artist Overall
Sale Proceeds to Benefit the Pilara Family Foundation in Support of Healthcare Research, Education, and the Arts.