Various Photographers - Photographs New York Wednesday, October 7, 2015 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Acquired directly from Playboy Enterprises, Inc.

  • Catalogue Essay

    It is believed that no more than 20 portfolios from the full edition of 75 were realized.

    Photographers include David LaChapelle, Bert Stern, David Levinthal, Sante D'Orazio and Guido Argentini, among others.


Legacy Collection: Gold Edition

Chicago: Playboy Enterprises International, Inc., 2007. Forty-Eight archival pigment prints.
Each approximately 17 7/8 x 14 3/8 in. (45.4 x 36.5 cm) or the reverse.
One print signed by Hugh Hefner in ink, each numbered 5/75 in an unidentified hand in ink and Playboy Legacy Collection blindstamp in the margin. Certificate of Authenticity, numbered 5/75 and signed by Aaron Baker, Norman Solomon and Michael Karman, respectively Playboy International Curator, Playboy Director of International Images and Master Printer of Legacy Collection in ink. Three title pages respectively printed 'I', 'II', III'. Accompanied by a signed copy of Mutual Seduction: The Photography of Playboy. All enclosed in a leather and cloth portfolio case with gold embossed title and edition label. One from an edition of 75 plus 10 director's editions.

$20,000 - 30,000 

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New York Auction 8 October 2015