Christie’s is honoured to present The Cox Collection: The Story of Impressionism, one of the greatest American collections to ever appear on the market. Masterpiece works by Caillebotte, Cézanne and Van Gogh will headline the 25 works from the collection offered in November, and a dedicated sale of American furniture and decorative arts will take place online in December. A portion of the sale proceeds will benefit educational purposes. A global tour of highlights from the collection will include stops in Taipei, Tokyo, Hong Kong and London, before the auction preview at Christie’s Rockefeller Center Galleries in New York.
For over half a century, the businessman, collector, and philanthropist Edwin Lochridge Cox stood at the forefront of civic life in Texas and the greater United States. A cherished figure in his home city of Dallas, Cox was celebrated as not only a true visionary in the field of American energy, but also as an indispensable benefactor and patron of some of America’s most important cultural institutions. Across his 99 years, Edwin L. Cox cultivated a profound personal legacy centered on the core values that guided his extraordinary trajectory: entrepreneurship, scholarship and the importance of helping others.
Open to the public, by appointment
6 November, 10am – 5pm
7 November, 12pm – 5pm
8 November, 10am – 5pm
9 November, 10am – 5pm
10 November, 10am – 5pm
11 November, 10am – 12pm