Born into English society as the youngest of the Mitford sisters, Deborah, Duchess of Devonshire was unfailingly elegant yet down-to-earth. This March, Sotheby’s will offer more than 450 objects from her personal collection, including jewellery, works by friends such as Duncan Grant and Evelyn Waugh, family photos and charming hen-related objects. See our slideshow for more highlights.
Deborah, Duchess of Devonshire: The Last of the Mitford Sisters
2 March | London
Image: Deborah, Duchess of Devonshire, photographed by Cecil Beaton, December 1949 © The Cecil Beaton Studio Archive at Sotheby’s
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