Title: THE STEPHEN L. WHITE PHOTOGRAPH COLLECTION & FINE PHOTOGRAPHS
Date: March 23, 2010
Time: 1:30 PM
Exhibition: Thurs., March 18, 10-6
Fri., March 19, 10-6
Sat., March 20, 10-4
Mon., March 22, 10-6
Tues., March 23, 10-noon
Contact Person: Daile Kalpan
Part II of the sale, devoted to Fine Photographs from various consigners, also saw record prices: Mario Giacomelli’s portfolio entitled La Gente [The People], 18 silver prints, 1956-1968; printed 1981, $33,600; and Helmut Newton’s Woman Observing Man, Saint-Tropez, silver print, 1975; printed 1980s, $40,800.
The other top lots from the second part of the sale include Newton's Woman Being Filmed, Paris, silver print, 1980; printed 1980s, $22,800; Lewis Hine's iconic images of the construction of the Empire State Building, Worker, Empire State Building, silver print, 1930, $19,200; and Ansel Adams' Moonrise, Hernande, New Mexico, silver print, printed late 1960s, which brought $28,800.