Photographs: The Classics / Christie's Online only - Tuesday 18 November 2014

Photographs: The Classics

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Online auction 18th November – 3rd December at 


Photographs: The Classics

Christie’s Photographs – Online auction at 

Comprised of 65 works that represent some of the 20th century’s best-known and most beloved images, this sale includes works by photographic icons Garry Winogrand, Edward Weston, Ansel Adams, Richard Avedon and more. Photographs: The Classics presents a great opportunity for new and established collectors alike.  Estimates begin at $2,000.

Sale Duration:  18th November – 3rd December 

Selected highlights, at right, include the following lots:

Lot 3: HENRI CARTIER-BRESSON (1908-2004)
Henri Matisse, Vence, France, 1944
gelatin silver print, printed later
signed in ink (in the margin); signed in ink (on the verso)
image: 9 1/8 x 13¾in. (23 x 34.8cm.)
sheet: 11¾ x 15¾in. (30 x 40cm.)
USD 7,000 – 9,000 

Lot 10: HENRI CARTIER-BRESSON (1908-2004)
Rue Mouffetard, 1954
gelatin silver print, printed later
signed in ink and copyright credit blindstamp (in the margin)
image: 14 1/8 x 9½in. (36 x 24cm.)
sheet: 15 7/8 x 11¾in. (40 x 29.5cm.)
USD 15,000 – 25,000

Lot 37: IMOGEN CUNNINGHAM (1883-1976)
Magnolia Blossom, 1925
gelatin silver print, printed later
signed and dated in pencil (on the mount); typed title and date on Green Street credit label affixed (on the reverse of the mount)
image/sheet: 8¾ x 11in. (22.5 x 28.4cm.)
mount: 15 x 20in. (38.7 x 51.4cm.)
USD 10,000 – 15,000 

Lot 56: STEVE MCCURRY (B. 1950)
Afghan Girl, 1984
c-print, printed later
signed in ink (in the margin)
image: 18 x 12 1/8in. (45.5 x 31cm.)
sheet: 20 x 16in. (51 x 40.5cm)
USD 12,000 – 18,000