The Power of the Muse in Photography: Glamorous, Beautiful & Famous Faces


LONDON.- The London Photographs sale at Christie´s on Friday 26 November encapsulates the power of the muse in visual culture over the last 60 years. The auction comprises over 150 works, with landmark images of fine art photography and a dedicated section celebrating icons of fashion; from Norman Parkinson through to Terry Richardson. Famous faces continue to captivate, inspire and delight globally, symbolising glamour, beauty and intrigue. The sale features works from the private collections of James Danziger and following the 100% sold works from the Norman Hall Collection in May, 39 further celebrated vintage prints from the 1940s, 50s and 60s will be offered. Estimates range from £1,500 to £80,000. The Norman Hall Collection showcases the original ‘Malboro Man’ with Leonard McCombe’s Portrait of Texas Cowboy Clarence Hailey Long, 1949, for Life Magazine (estimate: £4,000-6,000). This image was the inspira