UN­DER THE HAM­MER

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SOTHEBY’S Fea­tur­ing late-Im­pres­sion­ist, Fauve and Sur­re­al­ist works, the Im­pres­sion­ist & Mod­ern Art Evening Sale in New York re­alised US$318 mil­lion Amedeo Modigliani, Nu couché (sur le côté gauche), 1917

Fea­tur­ing the Ital­ian master’s sig­na­ture nudes with elon­gated fea­tures and sil­hou­ettes, this oil-on-can­vas topped the sale with US$157 mil­lion.

Pablo Pi­casso, Le Re­pos, 1932

An­other note­wor­thy oil-on-can­vas was Pi­casso’s por­trait of his muse and lover Marie-Thérèse Wal­ter, which ex­ceeded its es­ti­mated price to fetch US$36.9 mil­lion.

Claude Monet, Mat­inée sur la Seine, 1896

This lovely paint­ing of a morn­ing at the Seine by one of the most im­por­tant fig­ures of French Im­pres­sion­ism sold within es­ti­mates at US$20.5 mil­lion.

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