"Little confectioner" went for $ 18 million




Result evening auction Christie's ¬ęThe Art of Impressionism and Modernism", held on May 8 exceeded $ 158 million. This figure was the highest for the period since 2006. Of the 49 works offered at auction 4 were sold for amounts in excess of $ 10 million, 10 paintings - more than $ 5 million, and 36 jobs - more than $ 1 million. Cloth Chaim Soutine "Little pastry", which went under the hammer of the auctioneer Andreas Rumblera for $ 18 million, was the top lot evening auction and set a new world record for the value of his works. In 1977 the painting was sold for $ 180,000 - just three and a half decades, the value of the product increased by 100 times. In addition, Claude Monet "The Road" went under the hammer for $ 5, 16 million, being the last time bought in 1991 for $ 770 thousand. And as the picture Pablo Picasso's "Seated Woman in a red dress on a blue background" at the auction reached $ 8, 5 million, while in 1995, was purchased for $ 662, 5 thousand. Other top lots, the trades were "Three acrobat" brush Marc Chagall (sold for $ 13 million), the work of Egon Schiele's "Self-Portrait with model" ($ 11, 3 million), portrait by Amedeo Modigliani's "La Juive" ($ 6, 8 million) Pablo Picasso's "Mandolin and the importance of music" from the collection of Mona Ackerman ($ 9, 2 million) and the work of Claude Monet titled "Argenteuil, at the end of the afternoon" ($ 6 million).

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