Lee Bouvier Radziwill visited India with her sister, Mrs. John F. Kennedy, in March 1962. Radziwill’s detailed and rare photographic record of their semi-official trip is a notable item in the upcoming October auction by Christie’s. The 168 items presented are from the Collection of Lee Bouvier Radziwill, who was an American socialite, public-relations executive, and interior decorator.
You can also find jewelry, fine and decorative arts from her homes in New York and Paris in the sale. Another high-value item is a folio album titled “Visit to Pakistan”. It consists of 20 leaves with 44 photographs mounted within. Art collectors should also consider an oil on canvas piece named ‘Tigers in a Landscape’ by Jacques-Laurent Agasse. Agasse was an animal and landscape painter from Switzerland whose love for animals could be vividly seen in his work. For more information please visit Christie’s.
Lot Categories:All - Paintings, Prints, Drawings & Watercolors (24), All other categories of objects (29), Books & Manuscripts (34), Clocks (1), Drawings & Watercolors (18), Furniture &, Lighting (42), Jewelry (26), Paintings (3), Photographs (5), Prints & Multiples (3), Textiles & Costume (7)
# of Lots:168
Price Range:$300 - $60,000
Interesting lots include:
|Item Image||Item Name||Estimate|
|Visit Of Mrs. John F. Kennedy To India (March 1962). [New Delhi:] Press Information Bureau, Ministry Of Information And Broadcasting, Government Of India .|| Estimate: |
|Visit To Pakistan March 21-26, 1962. [Lahore, 1962].|| Estimate: |
|Circle Of Jacques-laurent Agasse (Geneva 1767-1849 London) Tigers In A Landscape|| Estimate: |
|A Collection Of Photographs, C. 1950s - 1970s.|| Estimate: |
|A Set Of Fifteen Indian Reverse-painted Glass Pictures Late 19th/20th Century, Within Frames Designed By Renzo Mongiardino|| Estimate: |