Tuesday, May 17, 2022

After my own hart! Photographic auction at Phillips May 25 2022.


Phillips Announces Highlights Ahead of the London Photographs Sale


Rare 19th Century Gustave Le Gray Album Featuring in ULTIMATE to Lead the Sale on 25 May



Gustave Le Gray

Manœuvres du 3 Octobre and Manœuvres de Cavalerie de la Garde Impériale

from Souvenirs du Camp de Châlons au Général Regnaud de Saint-Jean d'Angély, 1857

Estimate: £100,000-150,000


LONDON – 17 MAY 2022 – Phillips is pleased to announce highlights ahead of the upcoming London Photographs auction on 25 May. The Spring auction brings together a selection of artists from an impressive array of contemporary image makers, 20th Century masters, and 19th Century luminaries. The sale will feature ULTIMATE, Phillips’ bespoke selection of classic and contemporary rarities, and also includes a carefully curated selection of unique works by Peter Beard alongside contemporary highlights from Vik Muniz, Gregory Crewdson, and Wolfgang Tillmans. The auction is online now and on view to the public from 19 May at Phillips London galleries on Berkeley Square until the auction on 25 May at 2pm.


Yuka Yamaji, Head of Photographs, Europe, and Rachel Peart, Head of Department, London, said, “We are thrilled to present the 15th edition of ULTIMATE this spring which will feature 12 exceptional works available for sale only at Phillips. Led by Gustave Le Gray’s recently rediscovered Camp de Châlons album, this sale highlights an extraordinary breadth of work from photography’s formative years to the vanguard of contemporary practice, including the auction debuts of Rafael Pavarotti, Lina Scheynius, Mark Clennon, and Namsa Leuba. Our auction this May celebrates the art of photography in its many and varied forms. We look

Peter Beard, Gariaffes in mirage on the Taru desert, Kenya, June.


Edward Steichen, Gloria Swanson, New York.


Vik Muniz, Starry Night, after Van Gough, form pictures of magazines


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