Photographs from the Heinz Hajek-Halke Estate to Be Sold at Sotheby’s in Paris

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LONDON.- On 10 May 2011, Sotheby’s European Photographs department will hold two Photographs sales: L’Essentiel Heinz Hajek-Halke an auction which comprises the most compelling vintage prints from the 1920s to the 1950s of this German avant-garde photographer coming to auction directly from the artist’s estate, and Photographies a various owner sale offering an exceptional selection of works by the leading photographers of the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries. Prior to the auction date the highlights from both sales are sent on a travelling exhibition to Sotheby’s New York and London in addition to the preview in Paris. The exhibition in London will be on show from 16 to 21 April and will focus on high quality material from the 19th century and early 20th century – the vintage era. A prime example is the work of the pioneering Czech master Joseph Sudek. In our last sale in Paris in November 2011 we have achi