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Rare Sandro Botticelli Portrait Expected to Fetch $80 Million at Auction

A rare, privately-owned portrait by famed Italian Renaissance painter Sandro Botticelli is going up for auction at Sotheby’s in 2021. The 15th-century portrait titled Young Man Holding a Roundel will be featured in an Old Masters evening sale in Sotheby’s New York location and is predicted to sell for upwards of $80 million. Christopher Apostle, the leader of Sotheby’s Old Masters painting department in New York, has also cited that it could sell for as much as $100 million.

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Rare Sandro Botticelli Portrait Expected to Fetch $80 Million at Auction

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