Sotheby’s Catalogue Released

A nice post-Christmas surprise in the mail was Sotheby’s catalogue for the auction of the Betty Ring collection.  Many LSG members had pre-ordered the catalogue; it may still be available from Sotheby’s.

In addition to photos and descriptions of each of the 201 lots for sale, the catalog includes a biblipography of Betty Ring’s work, a list of her lectures and tributesby Linda Eaton of Winterthur; Amy Finkel of M. Finkel and Daughter;  Colin Eisler of New York University; and others.

http://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/2012/important-american-schoolgirl-embroideries-the-landmark-collection-of-betty-ring-n08832/overview.html

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