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Major Works by Doig, Freud, Richter, Fontana and Ofili Lead Sotheby’s Sale

LONDON.- Following Sotheby’s outstanding sale of Contemporary Art in New York last November, which soared above high estimate and witnessed all but two lots find buyers, Sotheby’s London Evening Sale of Contemporary Art on Wednesday, February 10, 2010, is set to provide Contemporary Art collectors with the opportunity to acquire important and rare works by some of the foremost Post-War and Contemporary artists. The Contemporary Art Evening Sale, which includes ZERO: Property from the Sammlung Lenz Schönberg, will also be spearheaded by major works by artists such as Peter Doig, Lucian Freud, Gerhard Richter, Chris Ofili, Lucio Fontana and Piero Manzoni. Including ZERO: Property from the Sammlung Lenz Schönberg, the Contemporary Art Evening Sale is estimated to realise in excess of £32