Specialist Department


Unlock the full potential of your valuable photographs with Doyle. Our semiannual auctions of historical and fine art photography provide a remarkable opportunity to showcase and sell your collection to a discerning global audience.

Our curated sales feature an extraordinary selection of classic 20th-century photographs and portfolios by renowned artists, including Berenice Abbott, Edward Steichen, Margaret Bourke-White, Ansel Adams, Alfred Stieglitz, Diane Arbus, Brassaï, Andre Kertesz, Henri Cartier-Bresson, and more. Immerse yourself in the captivating works of later artists such as Aaron Siskind, Ray Metzker, Paul Caponigro, and Harry Callahan. Contemporary photography includes works by Gregory Crewdson, Robert Mapplethorpe, Nan Goldin, Helmut Newton, Bert Stern, Tina Barney, Saul Leiter, and other notable names. 19th-century photography features rare daguerreotypes, ambrotypes, intriguing vernacular photography including Bentley's famous Snowflake images, William Curtis' captivating photographs of Native Americans, and albums documenting travel and related subjects.

At Doyle, we understand the true value of your photographic treasures. Our expert team is dedicated to maximizing the market potential of your collection, leveraging our extensive network of passionate collectors and art enthusiasts. By consigning your photographs to Doyle, you gain access to a global audience that appreciates and values exceptional works of art.


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Peter Costanzo

Senior Vice President / Executive Director, Books, Autographs & Photographs / Estate & Appraisal Services
212-427-4141, ext 248

Edward Ripley-Duggan

Vice President / Director, Rare Books, Autographs & Photographs

212-427-4141, ext 234