NEW YORK, 18 Feb — RIA Novosti. Personal belongings and furnishings from the estate of the famous British writer Jackie Collins in Beverly hills will be put up for sale, reported by auction house Bonhams, which will auction on may 16-17 in Los Angeles.
The sale will feature one thousand lots of personal belongings, car, jewelry, paintings, sculpture, interior design items with a total value of $ 3 million. Part of the proceeds from the sale funds will be used to support and educate young women in art.
“Mom never did anything on a small scale. She was an avid collector for several decades and collected paintings, statues and jewelry that brought her joy and inspiration. In the early 1990s, his parents built a modern house in Beverly hills, which became an artistic backdrop for her collections,” — said in comments the Collins daughters, Tracy, Tiffany and Rory. They emphasize that Collins was especially fond of the art of the USA and great Britain of the XX century and the works of Art Deco.
Jackie Collins famous series of books about Hollywood. Her debut novel “the World is full of married men” was named “dirty and disgusting” by another famous British novelist Barbara CARTLAND, and is banned in Australia. The circulation of books, Jackie Collins has made more than 500 million copies in 40 countries. Some of her works have been filmed — in particular, the novel “Hollywood wives”, “Lucky” (“Chances”), “Lady Boss”.
Jackie Collins died on 19 September 2015 in Beverly hills at the age of 77 years.