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On Stage of the Met Opera House During Publicity Shoot 1986, Arthur Grace Estimate $1-2,000

Marsha and Robin Williams’ Collection of 300 Works Unveiled

View the extensive collection in mid-September at Los Angeles and end September to early October in New York

The legend and his dreams

View the extensive collection in mid-September at Los Angeles and end September to early October in New York

The carefully curated collection for the Creating a Stage: The Collection of Marsha and Robin Williams will be unveiled by Sotheby’s, and the public can view these at their Los Angeles galleries from 11-15 September and in their New York galleries from 29 September to 3 October.

Untitled (Robin Williams with Rodin's Thinker), Arthur Grace
Untitled (Robin Williams with Rodin’s Thinker), Arthur Grace

Good Morning Vietnam Golden Globe Award Estimate $15-20,000
Good Morning Vietnam Golden Globe Award Estimate $15-20,000

“Monkey” Armchair Estimate $20-30,000
“Monkey” Armchair Estimate $20-30,000

Battle of Waterloo Chess Set Estimate $400-600
Battle of Waterloo Chess Set Estimate $400-600

Hamilton Gold Plated Wristwatch Estimate $1-2,000
Hamilton Gold Plated Wristwatch Estimate $1-2,000

A dedicated auction will be held on 4 October in New York, and a portion of the proceeds will benefit organisations such as Human Rights Watch, St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, Wounded Warrior Project, Challenged Athletes Foundation and the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation. The sale’s proceeds will also aid in establishing a Robin Williams Scholarship Fund at the Juilliard School in New York.

Happy Choppers, Banksy Estimate $400-600,000
Happy Choppers, Banksy Estimate $400-600,000

Hollywood Walk Of Fame Star
Hollywood Walk Of Fame Star

Leaving an Oscar Party at the Beverly Hills Hotel, Arthur Grace Estimate $2-3,000
Leaving an Oscar Party at the Beverly Hills Hotel, Arthur Grace Estimate $2-3,000

One of Robin's favourite works - Le poète et sa muse, Niki de Saint-Phalle Estimate $350-450,000
One of Robin’s favourite works – Le poète et sa muse, Niki de Saint-Phalle Estimate $350-450,000

Madrone (Cody), Butterfield Estimate $220-280,000
Madrone (Cody), Butterfield Estimate $220-280,000

Muhammad Ali Signed Gloves and Award Estimate $1-2,000
Muhammad Ali Signed Gloves and Award Estimate $1-2,000

Original Watercolor Painting from Goodwill Hunting Director Gus Van Sant Estimate $1-1,500
Original Watercolor Painting from Goodwill Hunting Director Gus Van Sant Estimate $1-1,500

Prop Dagger from Hook Estimate $300-500
Prop Dagger from Hook Estimate $300-500

The collection will include highlights of both Marsha and Robin’s careers in film and television, such as Robin’s Golden Globe Awards for Mork and Mindy, The Fisher King, Mrs. Doubtfire and Good Morning Vietnam and the battery-powered t-shirt Robin wore to perform Blame Canada from South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut at the 2000 Academy Awards.

Performance at the Metropolitan Opera House New York 1986, Arthur Grace Estimate $2-3,000
Performance at the Metropolitan Opera House New York 1986, Arthur Grace Estimate $2-3,000

Other memorabilia include fine art, a watercolour from the set of Good Will Hunting, Deborah Butterfield’s Cody wood horse, and artist Shepard Fairey’s Arab Woman. See more of the collection at www.sothebys.com

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