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Event Date26 OCT – 9 NOV 2023 | Online 22161

Photographies & Lothar Schirmer's Glamour Collection

Sale Total EUR 2,510,550

26 OCT – 9 NOV 2023

Sale Overview

Christie’s Photographs Department in Paris is pleased to announce their fall Photographies sale, an online auction open for bidding from 26 October - 9 November.

The auction will present 153 photographs by major artists of the 20th and 21st Century’s, such as Peter Beard, Constantin Brancusi, William Klein, Robert Mapplethorpe, Man Ray, Hiroshi Sugimoto and Irving Penn alongside Contemporary practitioners like Wolfgang Tillmans, Shirin Neshat, Anne Collier, Prince Gyasi, Sarfo Emmanuel Annor, Reine Paradis and Viviane Sassen.

The first section of the sale, Lothar Schirmer’s Glamour Collection (lots 1-82), is dedicated to the famed Art Publisher.

After publishing more than 1,500 books dedicated to Art and Photography (including 386 editions still available), Lothar Schirmer needs no introduction. Behind the name is a founder infusing the famous publishing house with boundless life and passion. The common thread in his collection – assembled with passion over the last fifty years – is Glamour. Divided into three categories: celebrity portraits, erotic nudes, and fashion advertisements, featuring famous photographers such as Helmut Newton, Cindy Sherman, Peter Lindbergh, Anton Corbijn, Dominique Isserman, Patrick Demarchelier, Jeanloup Sieff, Jean-Baptiste Mondino, Steven Klein and Nick Knight.

All lots offered in the sale will be exhibited at Christie’s Paris from November 4 - 9.

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