More Than 300 Works of Art Up for Sale at de Pury’s Inaugural Auction

The last time Baroness Lambert, an art collector and the wife of a prominent Belgian banker, teamed up with auctioneer Simon de Pury, for a photography sale in 2004, all lots sold for a total well above the high estimate, and nine records were set. One of those was for the artist Barbara Kruger, whose billboard-size Untitled (I Shop Therefore I Am) sold for $601,600, more than five times its presale estimate. This fall, the baroness is once again putting impressive treasures in the hands of de Pury with A Visu…

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