Christie's New York to auction the collection of Lee Radziwill
July 12, 2019: Auction house Christie's has been entrusted with the sale of The Collection of Lee Bouvier Radziwill in October 2019. The personal collection of the late Ms. Radziwill will be featured in a dedicated exhibition and sale at Christie’s in Rockefeller Center, New York to celebrate her singular elegance, style and intellectual curiosity.
Ms. Radziwill, whose connoisseurship and love of art was nurtured from a young age, was regarded as one of the world’s greatest style icons. The contents of the collection offer a glimpse into Ms. Radziwill’s fascinating life, spanning her years as a prominent socialite, princess, designer, and are witness to a momentous era in American history. The collection includes fine and decorative art from her homes in Paris and New York along with books, costume jewelry, photography and memorabilia.
The sale content details of this landmark auction will be announced in the coming weeks with a complete sale catalogue available in September 2019. Christie’s invites an international audience of collectors, designers, tastemakers, and admirers to pay tribute to such an extraordinary life and legacy.