Fine Arts: Shooting the stars

A sale of photographs at Sotheby’s includes a picture of Jerry Hall by Norman Parkinson and images by Terry O’Neill, the snapper of choice for celebrities in the 1960s and 1970s

18th July, 2021
Fine Arts: Shooting the stars
Portrait of Apollonia van Ravenstein by Norman Parkinson

Photographs: Capturing the Vintage Summer, a current Sotheby’s selling exhibition in London includes the work of photographers who set the agenda for their eras and beyond. Prices range from £2,500-£30,000 with the majority costing under £5,000.

From the 1950s onwards, pared down, minimalist chic was Norman Parkinson’s forte. Shots of one of his favourite models, Dutch actress Apollonia van Ravenstein, include a beauty of her in a hammock in 1975, a...

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