In addition to art treasures, his personal belongings will also be auctioned, including the bowls of his more than 200 famous sleeveless leather gloves, three Rolls Royces, his pet cat named Choupette. The auctions will be held in late 2021 and early 2022 in Monaco, Paris, and at Sotheby’s new headquarters in Cologne, Germany, where there will henceforth be regular auctions.

According to the announcement of the auction house, Lagerfeld “Was an insatiable collector”, who was interested in a wide variety of styles, including Italian furniture, 18th century French applied art, and art deco.

He also collected early 20th century art, especially the furniture of architect and designer Bruno Paul, as well as German advertising posters.