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Irving Penn masterpiece and works of 20th century highlight photographs auction at Heritage
Richard Avedon, Kennedy Portrait, 1961. Vintage gelatin silver, 11-3/8 x 10 inches (28.9 x 25.4 cm). Estimate: $15,000 - $30,000.
BEVERLY HILLS, CA.- Irving Penn's iconic close-up portrait of Picasso is expected to bring $60,000+ to lead a rare selection of four different Penn portraits offered in Heritage Auctions' March 23 Photographs Signature® Auction. The Penn works are offered amid a cavalcade of work by noted artists, ranging from Ansel Adams' Portfolio V, expected to bring $30,000+, and Richard Avedon's Kennedy Portrait, triple signed and inscribed by both the artist, JFK and Jacqueline Kennedy, expected to bring $15,000+. All lots come from private collections and will be presented at Heritage's Beverly Hills location.

"This auction is wall to wall stars, both behind and in front of the camera," said Rachel Peart, Consignment Director for the company. "There are many instantly recognizable images by the powerhouses of photography from Man Ray to Cindy Sherman being offered."

The Penn works highlight his work for Condé Nast's Vogue magazine and include a platinum-palladium of Dahomey Girls, One Reclining, expected to bring $15,000+, an early gelatin silver print of Dusek Brothers, New York, expected to bring $15,000+, and a vintage gelatin silver of Ballet Theater Group New York, expected to bring $8,000+.

A circa 1969 gelatin silver print of Robert Frank's 1955 photograph titled Newburgh, New York aka Fish Kill is expected to bring $25,000+ and a gelatin silver of Helmut Newton's Woman into Man, Yves St. Laurent, for French Vogue, 1979, is expected to bring $20,000+, while an edgy 2000 chromogenic print from photographer David LaChapelle depicting musician Eminem is expected to bring $10,000+.

Additional highlights include but are not limited to:

Sunday on the Banks of the River Marne by Henri Cartier-Bresson, expected to bring $10,000+.

Couple d'Amoureux dans un Petit Café by Brassai, expected to bring $8,000.

A gelatin silver of Alfred Eisenstaedt's famous VJ Day, Times Square, NYC, expected to bring $8,000+.

New York at Night by Berenice Abbott, expected to bring $8,000+.



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March 2, 2013

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Exhibition of rarely seen photographs and paintings by artist William Klein opens at Howard Greenberg Gallery

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Major exhibition celebrates the almost-forgotten work of woman who helped transform British photography

Irving Penn masterpiece and works of 20th century highlight photographs auction at Heritage

Classic Disney cels lead $923,000+ New York animation event at Heritage Auctions

After Hurricane Sandy dealt New York a powerful blow, ongoing repairs keep Statue of Liberty closed

Exhibition at High House Gallery pushes the boundaries of portraiture through a variety of techniques

Sotheby's to offer Abstract and Realism masterpieces at the 20th Century Chinese Art Spring Sale

Nevada Museum of Art presents "Voces y Visiones: Highlights from the Collection of El Museo Del Barrio"

Extremely diverse works by Adrian Paci in new exhibition at Jeu de Paume in Paris

Museum to present exhibition devoted to major collection of works by self-taught artists

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