Upcoming Auction


Wed, Dec 11, 2019 at 10am EST |
New York
2019-12-11 10:00:00 2019-12-11 18:00:00 America/New_York Photographs Consignments Are Currently Being Accepted. Please note that the end time is an estimate based on average auction duration and is not guaranteed; auctions may end earlier or later than their estimated end time. New York Doyle [email protected]
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Sat, Dec 07
10am – 5pm

Sun, Dec 08
12pm – 5pm

Mon, Dec 09
10am – 6pm

Tue, Dec 10
10am – 2pm


Doyle New York
175 East 87th Street
New York,  NY  10128

  • Auction of Photographs on Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at 10am
  • Consignments Are Currently Being Accepted
  • We Invite You to Contact Us for a Complimentary Auction Appraisal of Your Photographs

NEW YORK, NY -- Doyle's December 11, 2019 auction of Photographs will offer a wide range of examples spanning the history of the genre. Featured will be classic 20th century photographs and portfolios by artists such as Berenice Abbott, Edward Steichen, Margaret Bourke-White, Ansel Adams, Alfred Stieglitz, Diane Arbus, Brassaï, Andre Kertesz, Henri Cartier-Bresson, among others, as well as the work of later artists including Aaron Siskind, Ray Metzker, Paul Caponigro, Harry Callahan etc. Contemporary photography includes work by such artists as Gregory Crewdson, Robert Mapplethorpe, Nan Goldin, Helmut Newton, Bert Stern, Tina Barney, Saul Leiter and others. 19th century work includes rare daguerreotypes & ambrotypes, interesting vernacular photography such as Bentley’s famous Snowflake images, William Curtis’ photographs of Native Americans, and albums relating to travel and related subjects.

Robert Mapplethorpe’s (1946-1989) enigmatic image, Shoes on Plates, 1984, documents a moment from a performance of The Power of Theatrical Madness by the Belgian artist and director Jan Fabre. This gelatin silver print is copy 4 of 10 examples, with the Mapplethorpe estate stamp on the reverse signed by Michael Ward Stout, titled, numbered and dated in pencil (est. $4,000-6,000).

We Invite You to Auction!

Consignments are currently being accepted for the December 11, 2019 auction. We invite you to contact us for a complimentary auction appraisal. Our specialists are always available to discuss the sale of a single item or an entire collection.

For information, please contact Edward Ripley-Duggan at 212-427-4141, ext 234, or Peter Costanzo at ext. 248, or email [email protected]

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