NEW YORK – Elton John (search) is known for his music, but what about his photos? A hundred photographs from the singer's collection will go on the auction block at Christie's this week.
Christie's expects Mapplethorpe's 1987 photo "Calla Lilly" to go for as much as 50 thousand dollars. The Adams photo, 1942's "Tetons and the Snake River" to snag as much as 45 thousand dollars.
John has collected photographs since 1991. Christie's says the collection is regarded as one of the leading private ones in the world.
The auction is scheduled for 6 p.m. Thursday.