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Museum Quality Photographs Featured at Swann Galleries’ Auction

Helmut Newton’s provocative Rue Aubriot, Paris, silver print, 1975 ($14,000 to $18,000) Photo: Courtesy of Swann Auction Galleries, NY

NEW YORK, NY.- On Thursday, May 20, Swann
Galleries will conduct a two-part auction of Photographic Literature
Important Photographs that features many scarce and significant
individual photographic images and books. The auction will begin at
10:30 a.m.
on Thursday, May 20 with Photographic Literature, and will continue at
2:00 p.m.
with Important Photographs. The photographs and books will be on public
exhibition at Swann Galleries Saturday, May 15, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.;
Monday, May 17 through Wednesday, May 19, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.