Kate Moss Art Collection Brings In Over $2 Million

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A collection of artworks depicting the British model Kate Moss recently sold in London for $2.73 million.

The 58 pieces by artists including Irving Penn, Mario Testino, Chuck Close and Annie Leibovitz were sold by the German photography collector Gert Elfering at Christie’s International on Sept 24.  Once a photographer himself, Elfering founded the Camerawork Gallery in Berlin.

“Kate is the ultimate modern muse and we will be seeing her images in major museums and private collections for years to come,” Elfering said in a statement before the sale.

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Moss, now 39, is one of the world’s most recognizable fashion models, appearing frequently in Vogue and other luxury fashion magazines, as well as being the face of numerous high-profile advertising campaigns.

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