Create your first list.

A way to share and manage lots.

  • Provenance

    ROSEGALLERY, Santa Monica

  • Literature

    Diane Arbus: Magazine Work, New York: Aperture, 1984, p. 171
    Diane Arbus: Revelations, London: Jonathan Cape, 2003, p. 263
    Diane Arbus: Untitled, New York: Aperture, 2005, cover

  • Artist Biography

    Diane Arbus

    American • 1923 - 1971

    Transgressing traditional boundaries, Diane Arbus is known for her highly desirable, groundbreaking portraiture taken primarily in the American Northeast during the late 1950s and 1960s. Famous for establishing strong personal relationships with her subjects, Arbus' evocative images capture them in varied levels of intimacy. Whether in their living rooms or on the street, their surreal beauty transcends the common distance found in documentary photography.

    Taken as a whole, Arbus' oeuvre presents the great diversity of American society — nudists, twins, babies, beauty queens and giants — while each distinct image brings the viewer into contact with an exceptional individual brought to light through Arbus' undeniable genius. 

    View More Works


Untitled (8)

Gelatin silver print, printed later by Neil Selkirk.
36.8 x 36.8 cm (14 1/2 x 14 1/2 in.)
Stamped 'A Diane Arbus photograph', signed, titled, dated and numbered 8/75 by Doon Arbus, Executor, in ink, reproduction limitation stamp on the verso.

£8,000 - 12,000 

Sold for £10,080

Contact Specialist

Rachel Peart
Head of Department, London

Yuka Yamaji
Head of Photographs, Europe

General Enquiries
+44 20 7318 4092



London Auction 20 May 2021