Baroness Marion Lambert


Age: 73

British world-renowned art collector and philanthropist who along with her late husband Baron Philippe Lambert (of the Bank Brussels Lambert banking dynasty) had amassed one of the most extraordinary and valuable collections of 20th Century art whose auctions appeared in episode two of the BBC programme The Extraordinary Collector presented by Gordon Watson and it covered more than 300 pieces including an iconic 1953 portrait of Marilyn Monroe by Gene Kornman and works by David Shrigley and Andy Warhol, which raised almost 15 million at the Frieze Art Fair in October 2015, and who was described as "one of the first collectors and patrons of contemporary photography".

Cause of Death: Head injuries sustained after being struck by a double-decker bus

Born: 1943

Died: May 28, 2016

London, England