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In pictures: Versace art auction

Francesco Clementine's Nude Self-Portrait Amidst Roses

The estate of the late fashion designer Gianni Versace is auctioning off some of his art collection at a sale at Sotheby's in New York and London. This is Francesco Clementine's Nude Self-Portrait Amidst Roses.

Versace and Naomi Campbell

Versace (pictured with Naomi Campbell) was shot dead outside his home on Miami's South Beach in 1997. Much of his art collection had been housed at his four-storey town house in New York.

Renoir's Jeune Femme Nue Aux Bras Leves

Pierre-Auguste Renoir's Jeune Femme Nue Aux Bras Leves was bought by Versace at auction in 1994. It now has a top estimate of 25,000 for its London sale.

Andy Warhol and Jean-Michel Basquiat

Among the lots are several by Andy Warhol and Jean-Michel Basquiat. The artists collaborated on Taxi 45th/Broadway between 1984-1985.

Andy Warhol and Jean-Michel Basquiat's House Eye

Another Andy Warhol and Jean-Michel Basquiat work is House Eye. The Warhol-Basquiat works are the most valuable in the London sale. House Eye is expected to fetch up to 300,000 on Wednesday.

Andy Warhol and Jean-Michel Basquiat's GE

GE, also by Andy Warhol and Jean-Michel Basquiat, is expected to sell for up to 250,000. The sale continues until Thursday with the final lots being auctioned at Sotheby's London.




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