Christie’s flagship live and online auctions of items from Audrey Hepburn’s personal collection are a celebration of the life and career of one of the most famous screen actresses of the 20th century, as showcased by the objects she collected, used and loved. A total of almost 500 lots will be offered this month across two auctions, providing a remarkable opportunity to explore Audrey Hepburn’s personal world, both on and off screen.
“We are thrilled to have been entrusted with the sale of items from Audrey Hepburn’s personal collection,” says Adrian Hume-Sayer, director of private collections at Christie’s. “Her name is one that instantly resonates; her appeal and relevance remain as strong today as they ever were. The sales will offer fans and collectors alike the opportunity to acquire unique personal objects which have never before been seen on the market and which will undoubtedly offer new insights into the remarkable life of a remarkable woman.”
Audrey Hepburn is rightly regarded as both one of the greatest screen actresses of all time and a style icon. 24 years after her death, her legacy still resonates with contemporary audiences and she remains a hugely popular figure. With estimates for pieces starting at just £100 and ranging up to £80,000, the auction will offer collectors and devoted fans from around the world an unprecedented opportunity to acquire personal items treasured by one of the most famous and well-loved women of the 20th century.