A seductive private collection of photographs comes to auction in Paris at Christie’s on June 19th. At the heart of the collection is the theme of beauty, most specifically female beauty as idealised in the worlds of fashion and film. The collection boasts fine prints of a range of images that have become defining icons of the genre, and woven into this compelling narrative of glamour and style are other themes particularly resonant to the collector that give the collection its individual character. Notably, we trace what one might describe – to borrow the title of the Charles Dickens novel […]
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