Marion Lambert

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Baroness Marion Lambert (Maron von Vries; 1943 – 28 May 2016) was a Belgian-born Swiss art collector and philanthropist. She was the wife of Baron Philippe Lambert of the Bank Brussels Lambert banking dynasty. She was described as "one of the first collectors and patrons of contemporary photography".[1] In a November 2004, she sold her entire collection of about 300 photographs mostly from the 1980s, entitled Veronica's Revenge, at Phillips de Pury in Chelsea, New York for a total of $9.2 million.[2]

On 24 May 2016, Lambert was hit by a bus on route 73 near Bond Street tube station in London. She died from head injuries on 28 May 2016, aged 73.[3]

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  1. "» Baroness Marion Lambert - AO Art Observed™". Artobserved.com. 2015-03-08. Retrieved 2016-05-16.
  2. Vogel, Carol (2004-11-09). "An Appropriate Finale For a $9.2 Million Auction - NYTimes.com". New York Times. Retrieved 2016-05-16.
  3. Cumber, Robert (31 May 2016). "Baroness art collector dies following Oxford Street bus crash". Get West London. Retrieved 1 June 2016.

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