The Picture Library


Sotheby’s Picture Library contains hundreds of thousands of never-before-seen images available for licensing. From the web to high-resolution print applications, Sotheby’s provides creative professionals and the press with compelling imagery from the fine arts and beyond.

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Joe Dunning
Head of Department, Cecil Beaton Studio Archive
Sotheby’s Picture Library
+44 20 7293 5102

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Purchasing & Licensing

A selection of images from the Cecil Beaton Studio Archive, including those not featured on this website, is available to purchase or license. For a complete list of sitters, please view our Archive index page.

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