Lost Painting By Tamara De Lempicka May Make $5 M. At Sotheby's | Gallerist NY

03/26/2012 05:59 pm ET | Updated May 26, 2012

A lost painting by artist Tamara de Lempicka, Nu adossé I, has been rediscovered and will appear on the auction block at Sotheby's Impressionist and modern sale on May 2.

The painting was included in de Lempicka's 1925 exhibition at Bottega di Poesia in Milan and then disappeared. According to a press release, Sotheby's was contacted directly by the painting's owner last year. It is estimated at $3 million to $5 million.


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