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New York — Swann Galleries’ Thursday, October 17 sale of Classic & Contemporary Photographs featured a broad range of photographic material. “The sale cast a wide net with icons of popular culture, important historical images and classic masterpieces of fine art photography,” noted Daile Kaplan, the house’s Director of Photographs & Photobooks.

Edward S. Curtis’s portfolios and

New York — Swann Galleries will offer Classic & Contemporary Photographs on Thursday, October 17 with a selection that explores the way fine art and vernacular photography create a dialogue influencing visual culture.

Irving Penn leads the sale with a platinum-palladium print, Cuzco Children, Peru,

Martín Chambi albumNew York — Swann Galleries’ sale of Classic & Contemporary Photographs on Thursday, April 18 saw active bidding across all categories with early-twentieth-century photography, Humanist portraits and sublime