NOK - T. Boone Pickens art collection sells for millions

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Feb 17, 2018

By Jack Money
Business writer

T. Boone Pickens knew what he was doing when it came to collecting art.

His collection, which included works of art spanning more than a century, obtained bids during a virtual auction this week that totaled more than $20.4 million, Christie’s Auction House announced this week.

The collection, auction house officials said, included works from Frederic Remington, Thomas Moran and N.C. Wyeth, along with contemporary painters including Howard Terpning and G. Harvey.

The top sale, auction house officials said, was Wyeth’s Indian Love Call, which sold for $3.51 million (its value had been estimated at between $2 and $3 million by the auction house).


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