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Christie's to Sell Works From Bass Estate

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Before Nancy Lee Bass met Texas oilman Perry Richardson Bass at a Fort Worth dance and married him in 1941, her maiden name was Muse. It’s a fitting coincidence for a couple who amassed a classic collection of impressionist and modern art, the bulk of which is heading to auction.

From Vincent van Gogh farm scenes to Mark Rothko abstracts, the Basses filled their Fort Worth home with bright, cheery paintings and sculptures they bought mainly from European dealers between the 1960s and the mid-1980s. At least 35 works from their…

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