Sotheby’s Forstmannia

There’s a big bakeoff going on right now at Sotheby’s for 17 paintings from the collection of the late financier and philanthropist Theodore J. Forstmann.

The hardworking staff’s favorite? Chiam Soutine’s Le chasseur de chez Maxim:

We also like Le chasseur:

Then again, we don’t have $15 million to spare. But we can dream, can’t we?

P.S. There’s also a swell version of Edvard Munch’s “The Scream” up for grabs, but that’s $80 million we don’t have.

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