Stephanie Seymour photograph by Richard Avedon
A Stephanie Seymour photograph by Richard Avedon, formally known as Stephanie Seymour, Model, New York City, 1992, is one of several photographs of the model taken by famed US photographer Richard Avedon in different sessions, but by far the most sought after.
Just five prints were made by Avedon of the work, all signed and numbered in pencil.
Stephanie Seymour, born 1968, is a US model. She appeared on the cover of Vogue magazine in 1988. Richard Avedon photographed her for the shoot. She has also appeared in several Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issues and Playboy.
The third of the five prints sold for $362,989 at Christie's Paris in 2010, above its $246,558 high-end estimate.
"5/5" made $182,500 at a Christie’s New York auction in December 2008.
The photograph sold for slightly more than its $180,000 high end estimate at the Icons of Glamour and Style: The Constantiner Collection sale at New York’s Rockefeller Plaza.
It had previously achieved $262,400 at a Christie's New York auction in 2005.
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