The Man of Sorrows by Sandro Botticelli is being shown in Hong Kong ahead of its auction in New York in January 2022. Photo: Sotheby’s
The Man of Sorrows by Sandro Botticelli is being shown in Hong Kong ahead of its auction in New York in January 2022. Photo: Sotheby’s
Art

Van Gogh, Botticelli, Frida Kahlo: works by iconic Western artists on show in Hong Kong preview before going to auction

  • Rothko and Van Gogh canvases and a Giacometti sculpture, each expected to sell for US$70 million-plus, and Botticelli’s Man of Sorrow, are in Sotheby’s preview
  • It is a sign of the growing market in Asia for works by the most expensive Western artists; a collection of Wong Kar-wai film memorabilia is also up for sale

The Man of Sorrows by Sandro Botticelli is being shown in Hong Kong ahead of its auction in New York in January 2022. Photo: Sotheby’s
The Man of Sorrows by Sandro Botticelli is being shown in Hong Kong ahead of its auction in New York in January 2022. Photo: Sotheby’s
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