Impressionist & Modern Art

The World of Jean Stein

T his fall, Sotheby’s is privileged to be offering works from the collection of Jean Stein. A renowned journalist and oral historian, Stein brought together fascinating people and people in legendary salon-like gatherings. Stein had a discerning eye for the shock of the new. She brought her eclectic, avant-garde and cutting-edge approach to life through her unparalleled collection. Highlights from the collection will be offered across Contemporary and Impressionist live auctions this November, including an online-only auction titled “The World of Jean Stein.”



John Waters Remembers Jean Stein

Preview Highlights


Sale Calendar

The World of Jean Stein: Art & Design Online
3–20 November 2017 at 12 PM EDT
On view: 18–20 November 2017 

Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale
14 November 2017
On view: 3–14 November 2017

Impressionist and Modern Art Day Sale
15 November 2017
On view: 3–14 November 2017

Contemporary Art Evening Auction
16 November 2017
On view: 3–16 November 2017

Contemporary Art Day Auction
17 November 2017
On view: 3–16 November 2017

Magnificent Jewels
5 December 2017
On view: 29 November – 5 December 2017

Americana Week
January 2018
On view: 10–20 January 2018

10 April 2018 
On view: 4–9 April 2018

Art of Africa, Oceania and the Americas
14 May 2018 


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