Sting and Trudie Styler to auction art collection
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Sting and Trudie Styler to auction art collection

Sting and Trudie Styler to auction art collection

Sting and wife Trudie Styler are selling more than 200 items from their art collection, previously housed in their former family home in London. Works by Matisse, Picasso, Gustav Klimt and Ben Nicholson will be offered at auction at Christie’s in February, as well as Sting’s Steinway piano. The auction house said the couple had collected the works “with passion and knowledge” over 20 years. One painting, Nicholson’s March 55 (amethyst) could fetch up to £500,000. The British abstract painter’s 1955 work previously hung in the music room at their house in Queen Anne’s Gate. It will be auctioned alongside Robert Mapplethorpe photographs, Matisse’s Jazz series and Picasso’s lithograph Le Corsage a Carreaux. Image copyright Christie’s Image caption Zeng Chuanxing’s Paper Bride (White) was displayed in the morning room of the couple’s former home Image copyright Christie’s London Image caption Henri Matisse’s Jazz collection is one of the most recognisable lots in the collection Prints by Georges Braque and Rene Magritte, as well as well as more contemporary artists such as Carsten Holler, will be auctioned alongside 20th century furniture and lighting […]

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