Photographs

New York, 2 April

This April, the Photographs Department at Christie’s New York will present three auctions dedicated to the beauty and production of the medium. The first single owner sale, Daydreaming: Photographs from the Goldstein Collection, offers 69 works highlighting mid-century fashion and glamour; Face of the Century: Photographs from a Private Collection culls representative works that span roughly 120 years of photography; the final various owner sale spotlights a mix of photographs from the last half of the 20th century. With iconic names ranging from Richard Avedon and Irving Penn to Edward Steichen, William Eggleston, Paul Strand and more, please browse the sales online and explore our related features.

Viewings begin at our galleries in Rockefeller Center on 28 March.


Highlights

  • Edward Steichen (1879–1973)

    Loretta Young, Hollywood, August 1931
    Estimate
    $10,000–15,000
    Related Sale
    Daydreaming: Photographs from the Goldstein Collection, New York, 2 April

    © 2019 The Estate of Edward Steichen / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.

  • László Moholy-Nagy (1895–1946)

    Advertisement for Shocken Department Store (Variation of The Law of the Series), 1925
    Estimate
    $50,000–70,000
    Related Sale
    The Face of the Century: Photographs from a Private Collection, New York, 2 April

    © 2019 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn

  • Paul Strand (1890–1976)

    The Family, Luzzara, Italy, 1953
    Estimate
    $200,000–300,000
    Related Sale
    Photographs, New York, 2 April

    © Aperture Foundation, Inc., Paul Strand Archive

  • Edward Weston (1886–1958)

    Shells 6S, 1927
    Estimate
    $300,000–500,000
    Related Sale
    The Face of the Century: Photographs from a Private Collection, New York, 2 April

    © 2019 Center for Creative Photography, Arizona Board of Regents / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York


Viewing information

Photographs: The Spring Season 2019

20 Rockefeller Plaza
New York, NY 10020

28 March, 10am – 5pm
29 March, 10am – 5pm
30 March, 10am – 5pm
31 March, 1pm – 5pm
1 April, 10am – 5pm

Contact
Rebecca Jones
rjones@christies.com
+1 212 636 2330