Iain MacMillan, Abbey Road, 1969. Signed chromogenic print, printed later, editioned 1/25 in the margin. Estimate: £7,000-9,000.
Bloomsbury Auctions, London announced its May 22nd Photographs and Photobooks sale. It will encompass a range of photographs dating from the 1850s to the present day.
Nineteenth century highlights from the auction include a group of eight rare and early salt prints (from albumen on glass negatives) of Rome by Eugène Constant (£8,000 – £10,000 for the group) and one of the celebrated portraits of Julia Jackson by Julia Margaret Cameron (£6000 – 8000).
The sale also includes photographs from a private Italian collection which contains vintage prints by Alexander Rodchenko, an Irving Penn portrait from the Cuzco series (£6,000 – 8,000) and and a portrait by Adolph de Meyer of his wife Baroness Olga (£6,000 – 8,000).
A Postwar British photography section features photographers such as Bill Brandt, Thurston Hopkins, Grace Robertson, John Blakemore, Raymond Moore, Paul Hill and Colin Jones as well as offering Cecil Beaton’s portrait of Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton taken at the Rothschild Proust Ball in 1971 (£8,000 -10,000).A small section on music photography features a variant of one of the most iconic album covers of all time, Abbey Road by Iain MacMillan (£7,000 – 9,000).
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