Saturday, February 28, 2009
Yves St Laurent died on June 1, 2008. Last week, Christie's conducted a three-day sale of his estate in Paris which included paintings, art objects, and furniture.
The sale brought in over $475 million which included $27.5 million for the chair pictured to the left. So much for the bad economy ---
See Godrey Barker, St Laurent's Deco armchair sells for a record £19m, Evening Standard, FGeb. 26, 2009.
Special thanks to Joel Dobris (Professor of Law, UC Davis School of Law) for bringing this article to my attention.