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Phillips de Pury & Company Announces Highlights from Its New York Photographs Sale

NEW YORK, NY.- Phillips de Pury & Company announced the highlights of the forthcoming New York Photographs sale on Friday, April 16, 2010. As a leader in the Photographs market, the Photographs department continues to feature works by established and emerging artists whilst remaining committed to offering top quality works. Highlights of the New York Photographs sale include: Diane Arbus, Identical Twins, Roselle, NJ, 1967, estimated at $70,000-90,000; Robert Frank’s portrait Ben James, Welsh Miner, 1953, estimated at $60,000-80,000; Hiroshi Sugimoto, Chapel of Notre Dame du Haut, 1998, estimated between $50,000-70,000 and Edward Steichen’s exceptionally rare Wheelbarrow with Flower Pots, France, 1920, a palladium and ferroprussiate print which will be offered with a pre-sale estimate of $150,000-200,000. This work marks a pivotal point in the photographer’s career for its conceptual and technical mastery