more than six times its pre-auction estimate of $2,500+, just the latest of the numerous paintings created by Sinatra to perform well at auction, further burnishing his credentials as a sought-after painter.
Rounding out the auction’s Top 10 was Elton John's Video-Worn Pierrot costume, donned by the singer for two music videos: "Chloe" from The Fox LP (1981) and "Cry to Heaven" from his Ice on Fire album (1985), which sold for $14,340.
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