"It'll be interesting to see whether the Lehman provenance increases the value of the collection," he said. "There will be some who will see these not just as works of art, but a chance to buy a memento mori of the credit crunch."
Will tough times trigger corporate art selloff? →
Judd Tully, editor-at-large of Art and Auction magazine, says we're unlikely nowadays to see big companies selling off artworks in bulk because of the negative publicity it would generate.