Sex sells: Paris’s Musée de l’Érotisme collection hits auction block

THE ART NEWSPAPER | Claudia Barbieri Childs:

After nearly two decades of titillating tourists in Pigalle, Paris’s famed red light district, the Musée de l’Érotisme closed in October. The core of its collection of paintings, photographs, peep shows, sex toys and other erotic antiques and curios will be sold on 6 November by the auction house Cornette de St Cyr, with estimated prices for the 700 lots ranging from €20 to €10,000… Read more

Image: A set of eight Chines drawings from the Musée de l’Érotisme, estimate at €1,200-€1,400