The Amy & Elliot Lawrence Collection
Live Auction: 24 May 2022 • 10:00 AM EDT • New York

The Amy & Elliot Lawrence Collection 24 May 2022 • 10:00 AM EDT • New York

B eginning in the 1950s, Amy and Elliot Lawrence formed a quintessentially American collection of pre-modern sculpture including classical African, Oceanic, and American Indian art, as well as Pre-Columbian, Asian, and classical Antiquities. Amy was a scholar, teacher, and therapist; Elliot was a famous bandleader in the late 40s and 50s, who went on to have a legendary career as a music director in TV and film. Together the Lawrences explored the world through collecting and assembled an eclectic and harmonious group of objects around the grand piano in their apartment on Central Park West.


View Print Catalogue

Art of Central Africa from the Lawrence Collection
Sivuqaq: Ancient Saint Lawrence Island Sculpture from the Lawrence Collection

Ancient Worlds: Antiquities from the Lawrence Collection

Stay informed with Sotheby’s top stories, videos, events & news.

Receive the best from Sotheby’s delivered to your inbox.

By subscribing you are agreeing to Sotheby’s Privacy Policy. You can unsubscribe from Sotheby’s emails at any time by clicking the “Manage your Subscriptions” link in any of your emails.

Sell with Sotheby's

Sell with Sotheby's

Curious to know if your item is suitable for one of our upcoming sales?

Provide information and share images to request an online estimate now.

Start Selling
Close
arrow Created with Sketch. Back To Top