The art collection that Goldwyn dynasty has preserved for decades will be sold after the death of Samuel Goldwyn Junior, entertainment mogul and son of founder of company Metro Goldwyn Mayer, in January this year.
Started by Samuel Goldwyn Senior, this collection with an estimated value of 25 to 30 million dollars will be offered through 9 auctions at Sotheby’s New York. Some of the most important works from the collection were sold through the years (including a Chagall), however, still has a Picasso (1948) and a Matisse (1946), both purchased by the Goldwyn family shortly after being painted. Sotheby’s will sold 25 works in total, including pieces of Milton Avery and Diego Rivera.
Source and images: The New York Times