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.
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.
According to the materials of the official site of the auction house Sotheby's