Sunday, January 18, 2009

The "Sale of the Century"

Apparently, Yves's fine tastes didn't stop at the Le Smoking, Christie's, the famed British auctioneer has recently announced the upcoming auction of Yves Saint Laurent's and Pierre BergĂ©'s art collection. The "Les Coucous, Tapis Bleu et Rose," painted by Henri Matisse in 1911, is just one of the featured art works that Christie's will be auctioning, it is estimated to sell between €15 million and €20 million. The total Lot value is estimated anywhere from €200 million to €300 million, Christie's has declared this auction as "the sale of the century". The auction will take place in Paris and start on the 23rd of February.

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