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.
About the lot
© 2019 The Estate of Edward Steichen / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.
© 2019 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn
© Aperture Foundation, Inc., Paul Strand Archive
© 2019 Center for Creative Photography, Arizona Board of Regents / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
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Photographs: The Spring Season 2019
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28 March, 10am – 5pm
29 March, 10am – 5pm
30 March, 10am – 5pm
31 March, 1pm – 5pm
1 April, 10am – 5pm
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