classic photograph by Alfred Eisenstaedt V-J Kiss, Times Square

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PhotoKing

2015-07-06 13:37:57

This classic photograph by Alfred Eisenstaedt the 'V-J Kiss, Times Square, New York City 1945' is up for auction with Swann and has a high $15,000 - 25,000 estimate. The photograph was printed in the 1980's and features Eisenstaedt's signature, in ink, on recto.
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SnapHappy66

2015-07-06 13:37:57

They never found out who these two were did they?

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Kibbert

2015-07-06 13:37:57

I think there has been much dispute over their identity. Eisenstaedt carefully controlled the rights to it, only allowing a limited number of reproductions. Hence the high estimate.




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