Charles Negre - Still Life of Game Birds
Roman Vishniac - “Side Entrance to the Jewish Quarter, Bratislava”
Sheila Metzner - Flower and Apple Still Life
Abraham Bogardus - Portrait of a Bride with Her Bridesmaid
Maurice Seymour - Ruth Page with Painted Background
Lisa Holden - The Empty House (Blue Shadows)

Newsletter News

Christie's Puts up Three NY Fall Auctions: Forbe's Sale Hits Only $1,298,125 with a Buy-In Rate of over 40%

The Fall auction season opened with only mild enthusiasm for the works on offer. Numerous conversations with dealers and collectors indicated that they all had something they were interested in,…

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Featured Exhibit

Ted Jones: Master of the Contemporary Gum Process Photograph

By Alex Novak

Ted Jones was born in Pittsburgh, PA, in 1927. He attended Augusta Military Academy in Virginia between 1942-1944 and then joined the Army Air Corps in 1944.…

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Collecting Resources

Basic Core Photography Collecting Books and Other Media by Category

The following group of classic books and resources is what I consider the basic necessities for a photography collector’s library. There are many other fine examples, but this is…

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