Sotheby's: Photographs

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Artsy presents Sotheby’s: Photographs, showcasing an exciting and diverse range of photographers that span the history of the medium. In advance of the auction, browse lots and place max bids before live bidding begins on October 5th at 10:00am EDT for lots 1-53. Bidding will continue at 11:00am EDT for lots 100-167, and at 1:00pm EDT for lots 168-247.

When the sale opens, all pre-registered Artsy users can participate and watch the bidding unfold in real time. Registration for the live auction will close on October 4th at 10:00am EDT.

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Man with Colt Dragoon
Visiting the California Grave of Solomon Harthorn
Street Scene in Benicia, Solano County, California
Chinese Gold Miners Posed with Nuggets, California
Finely Dressed Free African American Woman
Children with their Nursemaid
Inventor with his Patent Drawings
Inventor Demonstrating His Paddlewheel Steam Device
Selected Images of Firemen
Blacksmith Forging a Horseshoe
Farmers Bailing Hay
Street Scene with Clothing Emporium, Possibly near Syracuse, New York
Chilean Sailor, Jumped Ship in San Francisco Bay
Edmund Russell, Lieutenant, 4th U. S. Infantry
Selected Occupational Portraits
A Young Boy with His Dog, New York
Portrait of a Young Man in Checkered Coat, Possibly an Actor
Selected Portraits of Musicians
Musician with Still Life of Flute and Books
A Group of Women Musicians with Guitar
The English Daguerreotypist with a French Quarter-Plate Camera
Woman with Brooch
Thomas S. Jube, Daguerreian Artist
The Artist and His Palette
Ceremony Commemorating the Abolition of Slavery in the French Empire, Martinique
Selected Images of American Folk Paintings
A Finely Dressed Woman in Mourning Attire
Postmortem Portrait of a Young Girl
The Artist and His Wife: A Narrative Portrait
Selected Portraits of Patients and Persons with Physical Abnormalities
Achondroplastic Dwarf in Tartan Dress and Smoking Cap
Physician with His Operating Tools
Jeremiah Wooden, MD, En Route to a House Call (Gosport, Indiana)
Doctor Making House Call on a Winter's Day, Connecticut
Dr. Charles Linnaeus Allen Studying Anatomy with Student
Selected Composite Class Photographs
Taxidermy Goat Display
Students of the Medical College of Virginia
Literary Club of Groveland, Massachusetts
Well-Dressed Men Posed by Column
Man in Fraternal Regalia
A Pair of Elegantly Dressed California Gentlemen with Top Hats
The Richardson Family, Boston
Gothic Revival Building
Pharmacist with Mortar & Pestle
Selected Medical Professional Portraits
Man on His Deathbed
Physician with His Operative Kit
Affectionate Sisters
Children with Saint Bernard