The Best School of London Post-War and Contemporary Art at Sotheby’s

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LONDON.- Sotheby’s announced that its Contemporary Art Evening Auction on Monday, June 28, 2010 will present collectors with a one-off opportunity to acquire some of the best Post-War and Contemporary artworks by the venerated and highly sought-after School of London artists Lucian Freud, Leon Kossoff and Frank Auerbach, as well as Paula Rego and Patrick Heron (all born in the inter-war years between 1920 and 1935). These eight paintings of exceptional quality and historic significance come from a distinguished private collection and are estimated to realise in excess of £3,350,000. Discussing the collection, Oliver Barker, Senior Director and Senior International Specialist, Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Department, commented: “The appearance on the market of this outstanding group, which showcases pieces by pioneering and celebrated School of London artists, marks a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for collectors an