While the big three houses' photography auctions are carefully curated these days, Dreweatt & Bloomsbury's auctions are a throwback to a time when auction houses were clearing houses. Most…Read More
By Alex Novak
Most sources indicate that Charles Nègre was born in Grasse, France on May 9, 1820. His grandfather came to Grasse from Milan in 1778, where his family name…Read More
Besides historical and aesthetic considerations, most photography collectors ultimately will face the real economic issue of both buying and selling images.
Few of us merely inherit a collection and then pass…Read More
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