Jan Krugier’s Collection to Go to the Auction Block at Christie’s

October 29th, 2013

Jan Krugier, via The TelegraphA broad selection of works from the late collector Jan Krugier’s enormous art collection is set to go to the auction block on Nov. 4th and 5th at Christie’s in New York.  Consisting of 156 works, the selection of works includes an incredible 29 Picassos, as well as works from Henri Matisse, Alberto Giacometti, Joan Miró, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Georgia O’Keeffe and Robert Rauschenberg, with a total estimated value of $170 million.  “Krugier saw himself as but a temporary possessor of these works. I think he’d rather like it.”  Said Christie’s deputy chair Conor Jordan.

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