The renowned global auction firm, Christie’s, has announced it will lead a sale of T. Boone Pickens’ acclaimed Western art collection. The sale, of 75 pieces, is being billed as The Legend of the West: Iconic Works from the T. Boone Pickens Collection. The sale is set for Noon ET on October 28.
The auction is expected to net $15 million with a portion going to Boone’s philanthropy.
The late legendary oilman, who died last September at 91, loved artwork that depicted the dignity of Native Americans in the Old West, Texas oil-and-gas wildcatting and the comfortable daily aspects of humble, country folks like the ones he grew up with.
The sale features works by Western art giants Frederic Remington, Thomas Moran and N.C. Wyeth as well as paintings by prominent contemporary painters Howard Terpning and G. Harvey.
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