Phillips de Pury – Photographs

April 1st, 2011 by

New York – Phillips de Pury & Company is pleased to announce the highlights
of the forthcoming Photographs sale on Saturday 9 April 2011, to be held at its
Park Avenue location.

Highlights of the New York Photographs sale include: Cindy Sherman’s
Untitled #278, 1993, estimated at $200,000-$300,000, exemplifying the famed
photographer’s poignant critiques of the fashion industry, juxtaposed by one of
the most revered images in classic fashion photography: Irving Penn’s
Woman in Palace (Lisa Fonssagrives-Penn) Marrakech, Morocco, 1951, estimated
at $80,000-$120,000, which commemorates the most dynamic fashion duo of its
era. Additional highlights include: Florian Maier-Aichen’s Untitled, 2005,
estimated at $80,000-$120,000, which majestically depicts the awe-inspiring Mt.
Williamson; Robert Mapplethorpe’s Flag, 1987, estimated at $70,000-$90,000,
which ranks among the photographer’s most celebrated images for its solemn
reverence; Diane Arbus’s A Jewish giant at home with his parents in the Bronx,
N.Y., 1970, estimated at $60,000-$80,000; Edward Weston’s Nude, New Mexico,
1937, estimated at $50,000-$70,000; Peter Beard’s Tsavo North on the Athi Tiva,
circa 150 lbs.-160 lbs. side Bull Elephant, February, 1965, estimated at $50,000-
$70,000; and Richard Avedon’s Bob Dylan, Singer, 132nd Street and FDR Drive,
November 4, 1963, estimated at $40,000-$60,000.