Katya Kazakina has the news that the estate of Goldman Sachs’s John Whitehead is selling his art collection through Christie’s this May in New York. Estimated at $40m and including 90 works, the collection was amassed by dealer Achim Moeller:
The top lot of the collection at Christie’s is Modigliani’s 1916 portrait of a young woman, “Beatrice Hastings.” The work is estimated at $7 million to $10 million.
Monet’s morning landscape painted in Giverny in 1888 could bring $6 million to $8 million (above).
Berthe Morisot’s 1884 “Dans le Veranda,” depicting a red-haired girl on a terrace, is valued at $3 million to $4 million.
Pierre Bonnard’s 1915 “Sous l’Arbre” is estimated at $1 million to $1.5 million.
Whitehead Steered Goldman, Collected Art Now Worth $40 Million (Bloomberg Business)