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AuctionS at Sotheby's Paris: 9 NOVEMBER 2018

During Paris Photo, Sotheby's will be staging two remarkable photography sales in Paris.

The first auction will include 12 lots celebrating modernist photography, all from a major private collection, including two outstanding prints by Paul Strand: Fern, Early Morning Dew and Boat and Sheds, Gaspé.

The second auction will be Sotheby’s Paris annual Photography sale. It will include an extraordinary print of Richard Avedon's iconic Dovima With Elephants, a photograph ranked by Time Magazine as one of the 100 most influential images of all time.

35 daguerreotypes by Girault de Prangey will offer an unexpected opportunity for 19th century photography collectors to acquire unseen daguerreotypes of outstanding quality.

A selection of Surrealist works including a fine first edition of Hans Bellmer's Jeux de la Poupée with a text by Paul Eluard; a Vue d’Atelier, c. 1923, by Constantin Brancusi and a hypnotic Autoportrait au chat by Claude Cahun.

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Richard Avedon, Dovima With Elephants
Evening dress by Dior, Winter Circus, Paris. 1955
©The Richard Avedon Foundation
Credit: Sotheby's / ArtDigital Studio.

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