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Iconic Avedon photos raise 5.5 million euros at Paris auction
He is one of the world's most celebrated fashion and portrait photographers. Rare prints of Richard Avedon's iconic fashion and portrait shots fetched 5.5 million euros at a Christie's auction in Paris on Saturday.
A model in a silk Dior dress posing with elephants; the ‘Fab Four’ in the famous psychedelic portrait of the Beatles; a rare and intense portrait of Picasso – portraits and fashion shots by celebrated American photographer Richard Avedon that went on sale in Paris Saturday.