Top artworks on offer by estimated price (high and low) are presented in the graph below. Damien Hirst is the most prominent artist to have emerged from the British art scene in the 1990s. His works are expected to be one of the top-selling artworks of this auction. Lot no: 5 “The Incomplete Truth” is from the ‘Natural History’ series of formaldehyde-suspended animals and organs and it depicts a dove hovering in mid-flight in a vertical tank of formaldehyde, executed in 2006, and Lot no: 13 “Saint Sebastian, Exquisite Pain,” 2007, is executed by using glass, painted stainless steel, silicone, arrows, crossbow bolts, stainless steel cable and clamps, stainless steel carabiner, bullock and formaldehyde solution. Both of his works have estimates in the same price band £1 million to £1.5 million.
Another work in the collection, a particular favorite that Michael hung in his bedroom, is “Songbird” by Bridget Riley, an oil-on-linen painting from 1982 that is being sold with an estimate of £400,000 to £600,000 and Emin’s “Drunk to the Bottom of My Soul” piece, a stitched blanket artwork, is estimated to sell for between £180,000 and £250,000.