Phillips de Pury's Photography Auction

Phillips de Pury's Photography Auction

In London today? Free at 5pm? In the market for some big-impact artwork, with a couple of grand plus to spare and a penchant for iconic fashion photography? Well then head down to Phillips de Pury & Company, my friend. Today’s photography auction comprises some seriously stylish, mainly black and white prints from a stellar line-up of the best fashion and portrait photographers from the 20th and 21st century.

The lots include one of my brother’s and my favourite prints, George Hoyningen-Heune’s Divers along with diverse works from the likes of Richard Avedon, Terry O’Neill, Irving Penn, David Bailey, Robert Mapplethorpe, Peter Lindbergh, Patrick Demarchelier, Helmut Newton, Norman Parkinson, David LaChapelle, Mitch Epstein, William Klein, Michel Comte, Diane Arbus and many more. Phew.

Photographs Auction, 5pm 19 May 2011

Divers, Horst with Model, Paris, 1930
Estimate £7,000-£9,000