The Private Collection of a New York Antiquarian

  • Event date September 2022 – January 2023
  • Event location New York, London

Christie’s New York is honoured to celebrate The Private Collection of a New York Antiquarian — a tribute to the enduring legacy of classical arts — offered in a series of upcoming auctions this year. A deep respect for history pervades this refined collection, threading an enriching narrative of the Antiquities, the nineteenth century, and beyond. Begin your journey with monumental marble sculptures and art that shaped the principles of ancient Greece, Rome, and Egypt at The Devoted Classicist: The Private Collection of a New York Antiquarian live auction on 6 October, a highlight of New York's Classic Week. Discover how these artistic ideals flourish into exquisite scenes of antiquity and idyllic landscapes depicted by the Old Masters, Impressionists, and more leading artists throughout time. From Tiffany Studios to souvenirs of the Grand Tour, encounter an extensive survey of decorative arts enhancing these esteemed works. Recalling the height of the Gilded Age, explore the endless layers of provenance in this illuminating collection that once filled one of the finest Manhattan townhouses, landmarked for its architecturally significant Beaux-Arts style.

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Christie's New York

1–5 October

Christie's New York
20 Rockefeller Plaza
New York, New York

Monday – Saturday, 10am – 5pm
Sunday, 1pm – 5pm

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123 East 35th Street

The James F. D. Lanier House

Murray Hill, New York City

The magnificent Beaux-Arts mansion at 123 East 35th Street, between Park and Lexington Avenues in the historic Manhattan neighborhood of Murray Hill, presents a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to own a New York City landmark and inhabit a living work of art.

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