Creating a Stage: The Collection of Marsha and Robin Williams

The collection of beloved entertainer Robin Williams and his wife of over 20 years, film producer and philanthropist Marsha Garces Williams, will be part of a dedicated auction in New York on 4 October 2018 to support the charities they championed.
The Collection of Marsha and Robin Williams
Robin Williams as Mrs. Doubtfire with Marsha, 1993. ©Arthur Grace

Creating a Stage: The Collection of Marsha and Robin Williams will offer works spanning Marsha’s and Robin’s diverse interests and careers, all reflecting their shared passion for collecting. The autumn auction will showcase: film and entertainment memorabilia, including autographed scripts, awards, props and wardrobe associated with projects across Marsha’s and Robin’s careers; Contemporary art, including sculpture by Niki de Saint-Phalle and street art by Banksy, Shepard Fairey and Invader; more than 40 watches from Robin’s personal collection; a selection of bicycles and sports memorabilia; furniture and decorative art from their residences; and more.

Proceeds from the auction will benefit a number of organizations championed by both Marsha and Robin, including The Juilliard School, Wounded Warrior Project, the Challenged Athletes Foundation, and the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation.

The sale will be preceded by a public exhibition in Sotheby’s York Avenue galleries, opening 29 September.

To see a few of the upcoming highlights, including a sculpture by Deborah Butterfield and a Gryffindor robe worn by Daniel Radcliffe in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, click ahead.

Discover More from The Collection of Marsha and Robin Williams


  • Books & Manuscripts
    Richard Austin
    Senior Vice President | Head of Department
    New York
  • Books & Manuscripts
    Ella Hall
    Associate Specialist
    New York
  • Books & Manuscripts
    Annelouise Finn
    Senior Administrator
    New York
  • Contemporary Art
    Maximillian Moore
    Head of the Afternoon Session, Day Sale, Specialist
    New York
  • Watches
    Leigh Zagoory
    New York
  • Museum Services
    Nina del Rio
    Vice Chairman, Americas | Head of Museum Private and Corporate Art Services
    New York
  • Museum Services
    Christy Williams Coombs
    Vice President, Director, Corporate Art Services | Museum, Private and Corporate Art Services
    New York

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