Gilles Bensimon

Elle and Friends Number 3

Found at Sothebys, London
Photographs, Lot 11
13. May - 19. May 2022
Estimate: 3.500 - 5.500 GBP
Price realised: 12.600 GBP
Gilles Bensimon
b. 1944
'Elle and Friends Number 3'
chromogenic print, flush-mounted to aluminium, signed, titled, dated, and editioned '1/6' in ink on label on the reverse, framed, circa 1987, printed later
image: 68 by 46.3 cm (26¾ by 18¼ in.)
frame: 60 by 81.5 cm (23⅝ by 32⅛ in.)

A top price for Gilles Bensimon

This artwork by Gilles Bensimon achieved an unexpectedly high price at Sothebys in London in May last year. In the Photographs auction, the work Elle and Friends Number 3 sold for GBP 12,600.00 (€ 14,822.70) - well above the upper estimate of GBP 5,500.00. This high result makes Elle and Friends Number 3 the most expensive artwork by Gilles Bensimon that we have observed at auctions so far.

Ein Spitzenpreis für Gilles Bensimon

Dieses Kunstwerk von Gilles Bensimon erzielte im Mai letzten Jahres bei Sothebys in London einen unerwartet hohen Preis. In der Auktion Photographs wurde die Arbeit Elle and Friends Number 3 für GBP 12.600,00 (€ 14.822,70) versteigert – und damit weit über dem oberen Schätzpreis von GBP 5.500,00. Dieses hohe Ergebnis macht Elle and Friends Number 3 zu dem teuersten Kunstwerk von Gilles Bensimon, das wir bisher bei Auktionen beobachtet haben.

Other artists in this auction

Hiroshi Sugimoto - Mirtoan Sea, Sounion
Hiroshi Sugimoto
Auction: 13. May - 19. May 2022
Title: Mirtoan Sea, Sounion
Price: 23.940 GBP
Found at Sothebys
1,359 auction results
Steve  McCurry - Sharbat Gula, Afghan Girl, Pakistan
Steve McCurry
Auction: 13. May - 19. May 2022
Title: Sharbat Gula, Afghan Girl, Pakistan
Price: not available
Found at Sothebys
112 auction results
David Yarrow - The Don, Amboseli, Kenya
David Yarrow
Auction: 13. May - 19. May 2022
Title: The Don, Amboseli, Kenya
Price: not available
Found at Sothebys
43 auction results
Simon Norfolk - Relay Station, Ascension Island
Simon Norfolk
Auction: 13. May - 19. May 2022
Title: Relay Station, Ascension Island
Price: 630 GBP
Found at Sothebys
37 auction results
Lise Sarfati - Emily, 2860 Sunset Blvd (from On Hollywood)
Lise Sarfati
Auction: 13. May - 19. May 2022
Title: Emily, 2860 Sunset Blvd (from On Hollywood)
Price: 2.268 GBP
Found at Sothebys
11 auction results
Toshio Shibata - Bartlett Dam, Maricopa County, AZ
Toshio Shibata
Auction: 13. May - 19. May 2022
Title: Bartlett Dam, Maricopa County, AZ
Price: 1.512 GBP
Found at Sothebys
18 auction results
Alex Prager - Beck and Jill
Alex Prager
Auction: 13. May - 19. May 2022
Title: Beck and Jill
Price: 2.394 GBP
Found at Sothebys
113 auction results
David Gamble - Andy Warhol\'s Medicine Cabinet, East 66th St., NYC
David Gamble
Auction: 13. May - 19. May 2022
Title: Andy Warhol's Medicine Cabinet, East 66th St., NYC
Price: not available
Found at Sothebys
4 auction results
Tyler Shields - Tyler Shields, Pill Mouth
Tyler Shields
Auction: 13. May - 19. May 2022
Title: Tyler Shields, Pill Mouth
Price: 5.040 GBP
Found at Sothebys
13 auction results
Guy Le Baube - Ready Made French Maid
Guy Le Baube
Auction: 13. May - 19. May 2022
Title: Ready Made French Maid
Price: 1.638 GBP
Found at Sothebys
4 auction results
Terence Donovan - Cindy Crawford
Terence Donovan
Auction: 13. May - 19. May 2022
Title: Cindy Crawford
Price: 2.016 GBP
Found at Sothebys
28 auction results
Bob Carlos Clarke - Tease Maid
Bob Carlos Clarke
Auction: 13. May - 19. May 2022
Title: Tease Maid
Price: not available
Found at Sothebys
56 auction results
Willy Ronis - Le nu provençal
Willy Ronis
Auction: 13. May - 19. May 2022
Title: Le nu provençal
Price: not available
Found at Sothebys
427 auction results
Daido Moriyama - Provoke no. 2
Daido Moriyama
Auction: 13. May - 19. May 2022
Title: Provoke no. 2
Price: 1.386 GBP
Found at Sothebys
232 auction results
Guy Bourdin - Charles Jourdan, Spring 1978
Guy Bourdin
Auction: 13. May - 19. May 2022
Title: Charles Jourdan, Spring 1978
Price: not available
Found at Sothebys
88 auction results
Shinichi Maruyama - Kusho #18
Shinichi Maruyama
Auction: 13. May - 19. May 2022
Title: Kusho #18
Price: 1.890 GBP
Found at Sothebys
8 auction results
Mario Giacomelli - Pretini (Young Priests), No. 71
Mario Giacomelli
Auction: 13. May - 19. May 2022
Title: Pretini (Young Priests), No. 71
Price: 1.260 GBP
Found at Sothebys
237 auction results
Patrick  Demarchelier - Linda Evangelista, Paris
Patrick Demarchelier
Auction: 13. May - 19. May 2022
Title: Linda Evangelista, Paris
Price: not available
Found at Sothebys
80 auction results
Dan  Holdsworth - Blackout 08
Dan Holdsworth
Auction: 13. May - 19. May 2022
Title: Blackout 08
Price: not available
Found at Sothebys
28 auction results
Chris Levine - Equanimous 1
Chris Levine
Auction: 13. May - 19. May 2022
Title: Equanimous 1
Price: not available
Found at Sothebys
132 auction results
Albert Watson - Kate Moss, Marrakech
Albert Watson
Auction: 13. May - 19. May 2022
Title: Kate Moss, Marrakech
Price: 10.710 GBP
Found at Sothebys
227 auction results
Wolfgang  Tillmans - K5
Wolfgang Tillmans
Auction: 13. May - 19. May 2022
Title: K5
Price: 25.200 GBP
Found at Sothebys
723 auction results
Nobuyoshi Araki - Untitled (from Colourscapes)
Nobuyoshi Araki
Auction: 13. May - 19. May 2022
Title: Untitled (from Colourscapes)
Price: not available
Found at Sothebys
608 auction results
Noémie Goudal - Creus
Noémie Goudal
Auction: 13. May - 19. May 2022
Title: Creus
Price: 8.820 GBP
Found at Sothebys
7 auction results
Sarah Moon - Huen Chan
Sarah Moon
Auction: 13. May - 19. May 2022
Title: Huen Chan
Price: 2.016 GBP
Found at Sothebys
62 auction results
Hisaji Hara - Portrait of Therese
Hisaji Hara
Auction: 13. May - 19. May 2022
Title: Portrait of Therese
Price: 756 GBP
Found at Sothebys
3 auction results
Robert Polidori - Velours frappé et l\'Echelle (from Château de Versailles)
Robert Polidori
Auction: 13. May - 19. May 2022
Title: Velours frappé et l'Echelle (from Château de Versailles)
Price: 18.900 GBP
Found at Sothebys
209 auction results
Slim Aarons - Poolside Pairs
Slim Aarons
Auction: 13. May - 19. May 2022
Title: Poolside Pairs
Price: not available
Found at Sothebys
22 auction results
Trevor Paglen - Keyhole/Advanced Crystal in Hercules (Optical Reconnaissance Satellite, USA 116)
Trevor Paglen
Auction: 13. May - 19. May 2022
Title: Keyhole/Advanced Crystal in Hercules (Optical Reconnaissance Satellite, USA 116)
Price: 7.560 GBP
Found at Sothebys
10 auction results
Peter Beard - Ele Portfolio
Peter Beard
Auction: 13. May - 19. May 2022
Title: Ele Portfolio
Price: not available
Found at Sothebys
762 auction results
Matthew Brandt - Fall Creek Lake, OR 7 (from Lakes and Reservoirs)
Matthew Brandt
Auction: 13. May - 19. May 2022
Title: Fall Creek Lake, OR 7 (from Lakes and Reservoirs)
Price: 5.292 GBP
Found at Sothebys
40 auction results
Kimiko Yoshida - The Red Yoruba Bride, Nigeria (self-portrait)
Kimiko Yoshida
Auction: 13. May - 19. May 2022
Title: The Red Yoruba Bride, Nigeria (self-portrait)
Price: not available
Found at Sothebys
21 auction results
Terry O\'Neill - Peter Sellers and Britt Ekland
Terry O'Neill
Auction: 13. May - 19. May 2022
Title: Peter Sellers and Britt Ekland
Price: not available
Found at Sothebys
306 auction results
Helmut Newton - Roselyne, Château d\'Arcangues (Salon), France
Helmut Newton
Auction: 13. May - 19. May 2022
Title: Roselyne, Château d'Arcangues (Salon), France
Price: not available
Found at Sothebys
1,229 auction results
William Klein - Club Allegro Fortissimo, Paris
William Klein
Auction: 13. May - 19. May 2022
Title: Club Allegro Fortissimo, Paris
Price: not available
Found at Sothebys
363 auction results
Harry Benson - The Beatles 40th Anniversary Portfolio
Harry Benson
Auction: 13. May - 19. May 2022
Title: The Beatles 40th Anniversary Portfolio
Price: 10.080 GBP
Found at Sothebys
10 auction results
Dennis  Stock - Audrey Hepburn during the filming of \'Sabrina\' by Billy Wilder
Dennis Stock
Auction: 13. May - 19. May 2022
Title: Audrey Hepburn during the filming of 'Sabrina' by Billy Wilder
Price: 5.040 GBP
Found at Sothebys
28 auction results
Richard Avedon - Dorian Leigh, Schiaparelli Rhinestones, Pré-Catelan, Paris, 1949
Richard Avedon
Auction: 13. May - 19. May 2022
Title: Dorian Leigh, Schiaparelli Rhinestones, Pré-Catelan, Paris, 1949
Price: 1.512 GBP
Found at Sothebys
633 auction results
Ormond Gigli - \'New York City\' (Girls in the Windows)
Ormond Gigli
Auction: 13. May - 19. May 2022
Title: 'New York City' (Girls in the Windows)
Price: not available
Found at Sothebys
137 auction results
Malick Sidibé - Nuit de Noël (Happy Club)
Malick Sidibé
Auction: 13. May - 19. May 2022
Title: Nuit de Noël (Happy Club)
Price: not available
Found at Sothebys
171 auction results
Marc Riboud - Le peintre de la Tour Eiffel
Marc Riboud
Auction: 13. May - 19. May 2022
Title: Le peintre de la Tour Eiffel
Price: not available
Found at Sothebys
104 auction results
Saul Leiter - Café, Paris
Saul Leiter
Auction: 13. May - 19. May 2022
Title: Café, Paris
Price: 5.040 GBP
Found at Sothebys
58 auction results
Elliott Erwitt - Paris (Jump)
Elliott Erwitt
Auction: 13. May - 19. May 2022
Title: Paris (Jump)
Price: not available
Found at Sothebys
361 auction results
Jacques-Henri Lartigue - Ma cousine Bichonnade, 40 rue Cortambert, Paris
Jacques-Henri Lartigue
Auction: 13. May - 19. May 2022
Title: Ma cousine Bichonnade, 40 rue Cortambert, Paris
Price: 1.890 GBP
Found at Sothebys
161 auction results
Nino Migliori - Il Tuffatore
Nino Migliori
Auction: 13. May - 19. May 2022
Title: Il Tuffatore
Price: 9.450 GBP
Found at Sothebys
24 auction results
Lee Miller - Surgical Gloves Are Sterilised and Dried on Stands, Churchill Hospital, Oxford
Lee Miller
Auction: 13. May - 19. May 2022
Title: Surgical Gloves Are Sterilised and Dried on Stands, Churchill Hospital, Oxford
Price: not available
Found at Sothebys
21 auction results
Yousuf Karsh - Winston Churchill
Yousuf Karsh
Auction: 13. May - 19. May 2022
Title: Winston Churchill
Price: 5.292 GBP
Found at Sothebys
114 auction results
Ansel Adams - \'Winter Sunrise, Sierra Nevada from Lone Pine, California\'
Ansel Adams
Auction: 13. May - 19. May 2022
Title: 'Winter Sunrise, Sierra Nevada from Lone Pine, California'
Price: 30.240 GBP
Found at Sothebys
2,020 auction results
Thomas Struth - Woodhouse with Lanterns, Yamaguchi
Thomas Struth
Auction: 13. May - 19. May 2022
Title: Woodhouse with Lanterns, Yamaguchi
Price: 2.016 GBP
Found at Sothebys
567 auction results
Lee Friedlander - Selected Images (from America by Car)
Lee Friedlander
Auction: 13. May - 19. May 2022
Title: Selected Images (from America by Car)
Price: not available
Found at Sothebys
420 auction results
Lewis Baltz - Fos Secteur 80
Lewis Baltz
Auction: 13. May - 19. May 2022
Title: Fos Secteur 80
Price: not available
Found at Sothebys
112 auction results
Andy Warhol - Selected Images
Andy Warhol
Auction: 13. May - 19. May 2022
Title: Selected Images
Price: 4.410 GBP
Found at Sothebys
11,589 auction results
Irving Penn - Steinberg in Nose Mask
Irving Penn
Auction: 13. May - 19. May 2022
Title: Steinberg in Nose Mask
Price: 21.420 GBP
Found at Sothebys
1,524 auction results
Lucien Clergue - Le Sein (Etude de Nu)
Lucien Clergue
Auction: 13. May - 19. May 2022
Title: Le Sein (Etude de Nu)
Price: 2.016 GBP
Found at Sothebys
151 auction results
Robert Mapplethorpe - X Portfolio
Robert Mapplethorpe
Auction: 13. May - 19. May 2022
Title: X Portfolio
Price: 63.000 GBP
Found at Sothebys
1,340 auction results
John Stewart - Muhammad Ali, Fist, Chicago
John Stewart
Auction: 13. May - 19. May 2022
Title: Muhammad Ali, Fist, Chicago
Price: not available
Found at Sothebys
31 auction results
Mario Testino - Kate at Mine
Mario Testino
Auction: 13. May - 19. May 2022
Title: Kate at Mine
Price: 37.800 GBP
Found at Sothebys
65 auction results
Diane Arbus - Marcello Mastroianni in his Hotel Room, NYC
Diane Arbus
Auction: 13. May - 19. May 2022
Title: Marcello Mastroianni in his Hotel Room, NYC
Price: not available
Found at Sothebys
683 auction results
Richard Learoyd - Agnes
Richard Learoyd
Auction: 13. May - 19. May 2022
Title: Agnes
Price: 40.320 GBP
Found at Sothebys
17 auction results
Bastiaan Woudt - Tinotenda III
Bastiaan Woudt
Auction: 13. May - 19. May 2022
Title: Tinotenda III
Price: 17.640 GBP
Found at Sothebys
8 auction results