F ollowing a series of highly successful auctions selling the contents of Karl Lagerfeld’s residences, Sotheby’s will now pay tribute to his graphic work in a fourth event. This auction will demonstrate the creative power of Karl Lagerfeld as a masterful illustrator through the varied work that he left behind. Presented in Paris, the fourth part of the KARL auction offers a unique opportunity to acquire drawings that he executed over the past forty years.
This sale features an unprecedented assembly of Karl’s fashion sketches taken from his apartments on 8 Rue des Saints-Pères and 17 Quai Voltaire. They constitute a unique testimonial to the history of fashion and the taste of a designer who produced work of unparalleled power, having reached the status of an international icon and idol.