The Collection of Barbra Streisand will include over 500 unique items from the legendary actress/singer/producer/director's original New York apartment, her Carolwood home in Beverly Hills, and her Malibu Ranch house.
The sale will also feature memorabilia including stage-worn clothing and film-worn costumes, in addition to pieces from Streisand's personal wardrobe. These items will cross the Atlantic on special exhibit onboard the Queen Mary 2 and auctioned at the historic Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills.
Highlights from Streisand's decorative and fine arts collection include a Dirk Van Erp table lamp and a Arts and Crafts L&JG Stickley china cabinet, as well as some of her first antique purchases made as a young woman in New York City. Additional fine art selections include a painting by Kees van Dongen, a group of Edward Curtis photographs and a number of American school floral and genre scenes. Among the other offerings is a selection of Americana furnishings, Art Deco fixtures, Oriental rugs and Native American baskets.
The auction features examples of Streisand's impeccable style and pioneering fashion, such as her pink robe from The Way We Were and ensembles from Meet The Fockers, to custom Donna Karen and designer pieces, including two vintage Christian Dior fashions. Other highlights include costumes from Funny Lady, On A Clear Day, Yentl, Nuts, Prince of Tides, and other productions and public appearances, including a stage-worn concert gown from her 1994 CONCERT tour and a gown from her 2000 TIMELESS tour.
For two decades the Streisand Foundation has championed human rights and humanitarian causes worldwide. All funds raised from this auction will go toward furthering the Streisand Foundation's goal of reaching universal equality.
This collector's catalogue highlights Barbra Streisand's exquisite taste, featuring her collection of fine and decorative art, including some of her first antique purchases made at the onset of her success as a young woman in New York City. Represented in this catalogue is also a selection of memorabilia including stage-worn clothing and film-worn costumes, in addition to pieces from Streisand's personal wardrobe.
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