LAST MONTH’S CHART-TOPPERS
THE SECRET IN THE OLD ATTIC, 1944, BY RUSSELL H TANDY
Topping Swann Galleries’ Illustration Art sale was this cover art of the iconic
Nancy Drew Mystery Series
by Carolyn Keene. The watercolour and gouache painting for the 1944 work sold for US$35,000. TAKAO, 1959, BY KAZUO SHIRAGA
Sotheby’s Art Contemporain Evening Sale in Paris closed with experimental artist Kazuo Shiraga’s abstract oil-on-canvas piece going for five times its estimate at €8.7 million ($13.7 million).