Collecting Drawings in the Twentieth Century: An Insider's Diary

Noël Annesley
Noël Annesley, Honorary Chairman, Christie’s Fine Art, London, began his career at Christie’s auction house in London in 1964 and has followed the market in old master drawings for over half a century, witnessing its highs and lows and once-in-a-lifetime opportunities. Join us for an evening of behind-the-scenes tales of great collectors and the masterpieces they pursued. Organized by the Drawing Institute in conjunction with
Drawn to Greatness: Master Drawings from the Thaw Collection.

The exhibition Drawn to Greatness: Master Drawings from the Thaw Collection will open at 5:30 pm for program attendees.

Wednesday, October 25, 6:30 pm
$15; 10 for members; free for students with a valid ID.

Online sales for this program have closed. Please call the Morgan's Box Office at 212-685-0008 ext 560 or email [email protected] to purchase tickets. 



Noël Annesley selling the Raphael ‘Head and Hand’ at the Chatsworth sale, July 3, 1984. ©Christie’s 1984.

Please call (212) 685-0008 ext. 560 or e-mail [email protected] for information.