Man Ray: The Most Expensive Photograph Ever Sold At Auction
If interested in collecting rare, vintage prints from the early 20th Century, tuning into the top auction houses and the photographs they offer is an excellent place to start. In May last year, Christie’s auction house sold Man Ray’s iconic ‘Le Violon d’Ingres’, for a staggering $12.4 million, tripling the previous record for the most expensive photograph ever sold at auction. Artnet’s Taylor Dafoe wrote an excellent article on this record sale, that signals the growing market trend towards mid-century art movements and the lasting power of Surrealism.
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