Collector's Prints from LIFE Magazine


People are always asking what are good investments in photography. I often point out that photographs by the great LIFE Magazine photographers have increased dramatically over the years. In the last couple of years, as more and more collectors have bought them, they have really gone up. For example, Andreas Feininger's Route 66 went from $10,000.00 in a show here a little over two years ago to a price over $20,000.00 higher.

Below I have presented pieces that are mostly under $10,000.00, with the majority being under $5,000.00. Many of these images are quite well known and, I feel, underpriced. Most of the works here are by Alfred Eisenstaedt, one of the most popular LIFE photographers. All of these prints are in superb condition, printed in the LIFE photo lab and are signed by the photographer. For many of the images below, there are very few prints left, and these prices are subject to rapid change. If you see one or some you like, please email us or phone us (877-868-5462) for the current price. Due to fluctuations, LIFE has asked us not to post prices.




(All images below are Time Inc.)


Joe Rosenthal, Iwo Jima Joe Rosenthal (1911-2006): Old Glory Goes Up on Mt. Suribachi, Iwo Jima, February 23, 1945. This famous Pulitzer prize winning photograph is available from LIFE Magazine. They have a number of signed copies on 20 x 16 inch paper left.


Alfred Eisenstaedt Alfred Eisenstaedt (1898-1995): Little boy selling Coca-Cola at roadside, Atlanta, GA, 1936, in 11 x 14 and 16 x 20.           Alfred Eisenstaedt Alfred Eisenstaedt: Central Park after a snowstorm, New York, 1969, in 20 x 24.


Alfred Eisenstaedt Alfred Eisenstaedt: Shaker Room, Hancock, MA, 1974 in 11 x 14.           Alfred Eisenstaedt Alfred Eisenstaedt: Ernest Hemingway (arm in image), Cuba, 1952 in 11 x 14. Only 57 were printed and signed.


Alfred Eisenstaedt Alfred Eisenstaedt: Woman wearing fur jacket on beach during cold spell, Miami Beach, FL, 1940, in 11 x 14 and 16 x 20. Only 24 were printed and signed.           Alfred Eisenstaedt Alfred Eisenstaedt: Medieval Section and the River Moldau, the roofs of Prague, 1947 in 16 x 20.


Alfred Eisenstaedt Alfred Eisenstaedt: Mother and child, four months after the atomic bomb, Hiroshima, Japan, 1945, in 11 x 14.           Alfred Eisenstaedt Alfred Eisenstaedt: Three youngsters, Bern, Switzerland, 1934, in 11 x 14 and 16 x 20.


Alfred Eisenstaedt Alfred Eisenstaedt: Wilhelm Furtwangler, Philharmonic Hall, Berlin, Germany, 1932, in 11 x 14.           Alfred Eisenstaedt Alfred Eisenstaedt: President Bill Clinton, Martha's Vinyard, MA, 1993, in 11 x 14.




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