12 May - 24 May 2022 | Online 21467

Fashion Photographs from the Susanne von Meiss collection

Paris

12 May - 24 May 2022

Sale Overview

Christie’s is pleased to present “Fashion Photographs from the Susanne von Meiss collection”, a selection of 108 photographs among which 54 photographs will be offered online from 12 – 24 May and 54 photographs will be sold during the Live sale on May 24th.
This online sale showcases 54 works spanning 100 years of Fashion Photographs History with leading names ranging from the 1930s and 1940s with works by Fernand Fonssagrives, Lillian Bassman, Madame d’Ora and Horst P. Horst to the early 21st century curated with a precise collector’s vision. The collection also includes iconic fashion photographs by Richard Avedon, Frank Horvat, Ellen von Unwerth, William Klein and Irving Penn – which all represent a moment in fashion history with the most important designers of their time such as Coco Chanel, Cristóbal Balenciaga, Christian Dior, Jacques Fath, Hubert de Givenchy, Christian Lacroix, Yves Saint Laurent or Vivienne Westwood.

Christie’s a le plaisir de présenter la vente « Fashion Photographs from the Susanne von Meiss collection », un ensemble de 108 photographies dont 54 seront proposées online du 12 au 24 mai et 54 dans la vente live du 24 mai prochain.
Cette sélection de 54 œuvres retrace près de 100 ans d’histoire de la photographie de mode. Elle inclut des grands noms des années 1930 et 1940 – Fernand Fonssagrives, Lillian Bassman, Madame d’Ora, Horst P. Horst – au début du XXIe siècle, un ensemble régi par la vision d’une collectionneuse éclairée. La collection comprend également des photographies de mode iconiques de Richard Avedon, Frank Horvat, Ellen von Unwerth, William Klein et Irving Penn – représentant toutes un moment de l'histoire de la mode avec les créateurs les plus importants de leur temps comme Coco Chanel, Cristóbal Balenciaga, Christian Dior, Jacques Fath, Hubert de Givenchy, Christian Lacroix, Yves Saint Laurent ou Vivienne Westwood.

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