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Christie’s New York Impressionist and Modern Art Sales Total $360 Million

Christie’s New York Impressionist and Modern Art Sales Total $360 Million

. May 6, 2010

Christie’s New York May sales series of Impressionist and Modern Art totaled $360,029,725/ £238,430,281/ €279,092,810, concluding two remarkable days of sales that yielded a new world record for the most expensive work of art ever sold at auction. On Tuesday evening, Christie’s sold Pablo Picasso’s 1932 masterpiece, Nude, Green Leaves, and Bust from the Collection […]

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Sotheby’s May 2010 Auction of Impressionist and Modern Art Raises $195 Million

Sotheby’s May 2010 Auction of Impressionist and Modern Art Raises $195 Million

. May 6, 2010

Sotheby’s New York Evening Sale of Impressionist and Modern Art brought a total of $195,697,000, nearly reaching the high end of the presale estimate (est. $141/204 million). Forty-three works achieved prices over $1 million, ten works exceeded $5 million, four works brought prices over $10 million, and two works sold for over $15 million. The […]

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Picasso Painting Sets Record at Christie’s

Picasso Painting Sets Record at Christie’s

. May 5, 2010

A Pablo Picasso artwork, painted in 1932, has set a new record for the most expensive art work sold at auction, fetching $106.5m, at Christie’s auction house in New York. The 5-foot by 4-foot painting shows the reclining nude figure of Marie-Therese Walter with an image of Picasso in the background looking over her. Eight […]

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Bonhams Announces Dedicated Auction of Orientalist Art in Dubai

Bonhams Announces Dedicated Auction of Orientalist Art in Dubai

. April 29, 2010

Bonhams is proud to announce the largest ever dedicated sale of Orientalist Art in Dubai on May 13, 2010 which includes masterpieces from renowned European and American artists from the 19th and 20th Centuries. This exhibition and sale will showcase some of the most important examples in private hands. Highlights from the sale include artists […]

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Bonhams & Butterfields California and Western Paintings Auction Results

Bonhams & Butterfields California and Western Paintings Auction Results

. April 29, 2010

Bonhams & Butterfields held its Spring auction of California and Western Paintings and Sculpture on April 20, 2010. The Los Angeles-based sale featured a wide variety of important California, Western, Society of Six, Hawaiian scenes and Plein Air works by established American artists including Joseph Kleitsch, Franz Bischoff, Edgar Payne, Granville Redmond and William Wendt […]

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