From November 9 to 10, Christie’s New York will be hosting an auction of more than 150 masterpieces spanning 500 years of art history. “Valued in excess of $1 billion, the sale of the Collection will be the largest and most exceptional art auction in history.” And all proceeds will be dedicated to philanthropy.

The pieces are from the collection of Paul G. Allen, the co-founder of Microsoft. And the collection is rumored to include pieces by Botticelli, Cezanne, Van Gogh, Canaletto, Hopper, Klimt, Manet, Monet, Turner, Brueghel the Younger, Roy Lichtenstein, and Jasper Johns.

This sale is unprecedented; it will be the highlight of fall’s art market.

You can preview the collection from October 29, in-person, at Christie’s Rockefeller Center gallery in New York City. For other cities, please check out their website.

“The inspirational figure of Paul Allen, the extraordinary quality and diversity of works, and the dedication of all proceeds to philanthropy, create a unique combination that will make the sale of the Paul G. Allen Collection on event of unprecedented magnitude Paul’s life was guided by his desire to make this world a better place. We believe that presenting his collection at auction and giving the opportunity to wider audiences to discover it will be a fitting tribute to celebrate Paul Allen’s vision and legacy”. – Guillaume Cerutti, CEO of Christie’s