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Gustave le Gray (1820-1882)
Grande vague -- séte
ca. 1855
albumen print, ca. 14 x 16 in.
inscribed, stamped
£507,500 ($838,704)
(est. £40,000-£60,000)
Sotheby's London
Oct. 27, 1999
Note: Two other photos by le Gray sold at the same auction, for £419,500 and £386,500, snagging the top three places on the list.