- Associated Press - Tuesday, August 9, 2011

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Paintings, sculptures and other collectibles that once belonged to Tony Curtis are hitting the auction block.

Darren Julien, president of Julien’s Auctions, says original artwork by Andy Warhol, Pablo Picasso, Henry Miller and Curtis himself will be sold at an auction of property from the actor’s estate on Sept. 17.

Curtis‘ own paintings and ceramics are among the items for sale, along with pottery and prints by Picasso, which are expected to fetch more than $3,000 each. Also up for auction is memorabilia from Curtis‘ many movies, including the sailor jacket he wore during a kissing scene with Marilyn Monroe in “Some Like It Hot.”

The items will be on view at Julien’s Auctions in Beverly Hills, Calif., beginning Sept. 6.




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