New York and Online, 1–20 October 2020



This October, discover timeless, elegant pieces online and live at Christie’s New York featured in our ten Classic Week auctions that curate the eternal dialogue on art from antiquity to the 20th century. Delve into an array of extraordinary works, from old master paintings, a strong collection of Dutch landscapes and Roman marbles to unique books and distinctive artifacts such a rare edition of Shakespeare’s ‘First Folio’ and Louis Armstrong’s trumpet. During the week of sales, the anticipated online and live auctions of The Collection of Jayne Wrightsman will present one of the most enviable collections of decorative arts.

With the four online auctions beginning 1 October and the six live sales on 13 October, we look forward to welcoming you to our Rockefeller Center viewings by appointment only starting 10 October. In the meantime, please browse the sales online and explore our related features.



Featured collection

The Private Collection of Jayne Wrightsman
New York & Online | 1-15 October 2020

Explore the collection of Mrs. Wrightman, a paragon of sophistication, refinement and style. Featuring an array of Old Master paintings and eighteenth-century furniture, decorative arts and porcelain.

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Private Sales Viewing Rooms


Browse a selection of works available for immediate purchase

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Dalva Brothers: Parisian Taste In New York
New York | 22 October

The family firm of Dalva Brothers has been a fixture in New York as the go-to source for the best in 18th century French furniture and decorative arts for the past eighty years, selling to collectors and to museums including the J. Paul Getty Museum, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Versailles and the Louvre.

Discovering Old Masters: The Legacy of Piero Corsini
Online | 23 September – 7 October

Piero Corsini (1938-2001) was an inveterate buyer at auctions at both ends of the scale, buying major recognised paintings as well as lower value works which caught his ever inquisitive eye. The paintings in this sale, many of which have been stored away since his death, are part of Piero Corsini’s legacy and his journey of discovery in Old Master Paintings.