Sotheby’s auction on 5 October showcases an exciting and diverse range of photographers from the 19th and 20th centuries. The sale is led by a selection of mesmerizing daguerreotypes from the noted collection of Stanley B. Burns, MD.
Significant 19th century works include photographs by Eugène Atget, Gustave Le Gray, and the important Philip Haas daguerreotype of John Quincy Adams. History of photography luminaries Edward Weston, Robert Frank, and Ansel Adams are well represented in Sotheby’s Photographs auction, as are inventive early works by Frederick Sommer, Aaron Siskind, and Harry Callahan. Modern highlights include a strong selection of photographs by William Eggleston, Robert Mapplethorpe, and Robert Heinecken.
"Important Daguerreotypes from the Stanley B. Burns, MD, Collection” will start at 10:00 AM with Lots 1 through 53, and Photographs will start at approximately 11:00 AM with Lot 100.