"Impressionist and Modern Art"




total revenue at the end of the evening auction Christie's «The Art of Impressionism and Modernism" has made nearly $ 156 million. Three works went under the hammer for more than $ 20 million., And paintings representative of the French Fauvism Maurice de Vlaminck and Post Maximilian Luce set new price records. The main favorite auction was the work of Claude Monet's "Poplars" is part of a series of works by the artist, written by him during his stay in Giverny summer of 1891. Put up for sale from the private collection of the painting was bought for $ 22,482,500 a collector from the United States. In 2000, the painting at Christie's auction went under the hammer for $ 7 million. Thus the value of the product has tripled over the past decade. "It was nice to watch, with time increasing the value and the cost of such works in a number of cases of" Topol "Monet to set a new record of the landscape brush Maurice de Vlaminck, who back in 1994 was sold for $ 6, 8 million. And today went under the hammer for more than $ 22, 5 million, "- commented the president of the American branch of Christie's Marc Porter. In addition to outstanding works by Monet and de Vlaminck, not less successful results demonstrated the work of Pablo Picasso "Women of Algiers (version L)», referring to the revolutionary series of 15 paintings created by the artist in 1955 as a tribute to the eponymous masterpiece of Eugene Delacroix. Is in a private collection for over 50 years, the painting was purchased by an anonymous buyer for $ 21,362,500.

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