John Deakin photographic archive bid to 15 times estimate

Wirral-born photographer John Deakin (1912-1972) is best-known for his uncompromisingly honest portraits of the Soho art scene of the 1950s and 60s.

His portraits included images of the likes of Francis Bacon, Lucian Freud, Frank Auerbach and Eduard…

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