Pictures of Picasso, Rockwell and Gassam from the collection of Frank Sinatra sold by auction

In December 2018, Sotheby's auction house will hold a series of sales of items from the personal collection of Frank and Barbara Sinatra. Hundreds of objects will go under the hammer, including jewels, memorabilia associated with creativity and politics, as well as paintings by Pablo Picasso, Norman Rockwell, Childe Gassam and the most legendary singer.

Left: Barbara Sinatra when she was a fashion model. Photo: Sotheby's
The name of the auction series - Lady Blue Eyes: Property of Barbara and Frank Sinatra - was a reference to the memoirs of Barbara Sinatra "Lady Blue Eyes". My life with Frank. ” In addition to paintings, decor items, furniture and other items collected by the famous couple and inherited from her husband, Barbara’s dazzling personal collection of jewelry and accessories will be sold out. All sales will demonstrate the two worlds in which the star couple lived - the world of show business, where Frank Sinatra was shining, and the home world, where the couple surrounded themselves with their favorite people and objects.

Childe Hassam, Bathers and Reflection of the Clouds (1914). Preliminary estimate - 200−300 thousand. US dollars

Left: Frank Sinatra, “Abstraction after Mondrian” (1991). Preliminary estimate - 10−15 thousand dollars
The main lots of sales at Sotheby's will be personal copies of Frank Sinatra's screenplays, including From Now and Forever Ages (1953), for his role in which he won an Oscar; paintings, including the portrait of the singer and actor Norman Rockwell, works by Pablo Picasso and Childe Gassam, as well as a number of works by Frank himself. Bidders will be able to buy Barbara Sinatra jewelry from Van Cleef & Arpels, Bulgari and Marina B; political and presidential memorabilia (autographs, awards and photographs related to presidents from Harry Truman to Bill Clinton); personal items, including pictures with other stars; furniture and decor from the couple’s residences in Palm Springs, Los Angeles and Malibu.

A portion of the proceeds from the December auctions will be transferred in favor of the Barbara Sinatra Children's Center in California. This non-profit organization, which the couple founded in 1986, provides assistance to victims of physical, sexual and emotional abuse of children.Walt Kuhn, “A Girl in a Turban (Zuleica)”, 1938. Preliminary Assessment - $ 300–500 Thousand Frank Sinatra was born in 1915 and died in 1998 at the age of 82 years. Fashion model and philanthropist Barbara Blakely became his fourth wife (for her it was the third marriage). She died in July 2017 at the age of 90.Norman Rockwell, "American classic (PortraitPortrait is a realistic genre depicting an actual person or group of people. Portrait - in French reading - portrait, from old French portraire -" reproduce something feature in the dash. " the outdated word "parsuna" - from the Latin persona - "personality; person". Read more Frank Sinatra) ", 1973. Preliminary assessment - 80-120 thousand dollars Arthiv: read us in Telegram and look in Instagram
According to the materials of the official site of the auction house Sotheby's