Fine Photos, Icons & Images
Registration Information
February 11, 2017 | 11:00am - 1:00pm
Swann Auction Galleries
104 East 25th Street, #5
New York City

Join Daile Kaplan, Swann Galleries’ Director of Photographs & Photobooks and Deborah Rogal, Associate Director, on a tour of the house’s auction preview.

Enjoy light refreshments and participate in a lively discussion about connoisseurship, the photography market and its relationship to contemporary art, and the ins and outs of the diverse sales held at Swann.

We will examine everything from rare cased images, to vernacular objects, to important 20th-century master photographs, and share insights on the widening market for photography to include photo journalism, scientific imagery, personal albums, snapshots, and more. These exciting new territories in the market challenge our methods for evaluation as well as traditional art market ideals. 

Learning Objectives:

  • Define the classical photography market in relation to contemporary art. 
  • Share and discuss the various methods of evaluating fine art photography, photo books, and vernacular photographs.
  • Understand the parlance including: vintage vs. modern prints, the role of editions, signatures vs. labels or hand stamps, and understanding 


2 CE credits

Members: $40
General Admission: $50

Register online (at the top of this page); OR
by filling out and submitting the printable registration form; OR
by calling 212.889.5404 x 11 

Email confirmation will be sent upon receipt of payment. Registration is accepted only with payment.  

Organized by:
Daile Kaplan, AAA
Certified Member
Appraisers Association of America

All cancellations must be made a week prior to the program to receive a refund.


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