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Sotheby’s NY to Auction Roy and Marilyn Papp Collection of Traditional Chinese Paintings

Work by Dong Qichang (Courtesy Sotheby’s )

Work by Dong Qichang (Courtesy Sotheby’s )

Sotheby’s will auction off traditional Chinese paintings from the renowned Roy and Marilyn Papp Collection, described as “one of the finest private collections of Chinese paintings remaining in the United States.” The sale will take place on September 14 in New York.

The 122-lot sale is estimated to raise a total of $10-15 million, owing to the works’ established provenance and the fact that they have been off the market for over 25 years. The collection includes a diverse range of Schools and styles, from as far back as the Ming and Qing dynasties, as well as a vast variety of subjects and mediums, ranging from hanging scrolls, handscrolls, albums, and fans to landscapes and paintings of figures and animals.

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AuthorCandice Lee