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Christies auction of the The Paul G. Allen Collection could top $1 billion

Christies November art sale featuring the collection of Microsoft co-founder Payul G. Allen is poised to be the largest and most exceptional sale in auction history. Valued in excess of $1 billion, the sale of the Collection will be the largest and most exceptional art auction in history when it is sold at Christie’s Rockefeller Center in November 2022. All sale proceeds will be dedicated to philanthropy, pursuant to Mr. Allen’s wishes.

La montagne Sainte-Victoire by Paul Cezanne
La montagne Sainte-Victoire by Paul Cezanne. Estimate in excess of $100 million.

The sale will include more than 150 masterpieces covering 500 years of art history including: La montagne Sainte-Victoire by Paul Cezanne (1839-1906) with an estimate in excess of $100 and Small False Start by Jasper Johns (b.1930) with an estimate of $50 million.

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