Celebrating Culture and Friendship: The Salomón & Rosita Lerner Collection


Sotheby’s is proud to present a dedicated auction of the Collection of Salomón & Rosita Lerner. Here we are thrilled to celebrate the profound friendship between Salomón Lerner, the visionary founder of Librería Lerner, and the iconic artist Fernando Botero, and to pay homage to their contributions to global culture. Encompassing Botero’s most celebrated themes, from bullfighting to domesticity to political satire, this Collection reveals both figures’ renowned intellects and humor.

The auction of My Friend, Fernando Botero: The Salomón & Rosita Lerner Collection will take place on 1 March 2024.

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