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The top offerings for the upcoming marquee auctions are beginning to be unveiled. Sotheby’s has announced it will bring selections from the collection of dealer Ginny Williams to the auction block on June 29 in New York.

Sotheby’s plans to offer the collection of more than 450 lots across a series of sales that will take place over the course of the year. The first selection of which will be scheduled to go on the auction block in a dedicated sale just before the contemporary evening art auction. Leading the Ginny Williams evening sale will be a host of top works by postwar women artists, including Joan Mitchell’s 1976 canvas Straw, carrying an estimate of $5 million–$7 million; Lee Krasner’s Re-Echo, from 1957, valued at $4 million–$6 million; five works by Louise Bourgeois, the most expensive of which is a bronze sculpture Observer with an estimate of $1.5 million–$2 million. Also among the highest valued pieces are Agnes Martin’s Mountain Flowers I, slated to make $2 million–$3 million, and Helen Frankenthaler’s orange abstract canvas Royal Fireworks, expected to fetch $2 million–$3 million.

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