Top lot Monet at Christie's sold a record cheap

titlePainting Monet's "In the meadow", written in 1876, was the top lot at held the day before the auction "impressionist and modern art" auction house Christie's.However, unique painting sold in just 11 million pounds, while its estimated value was 15 million pounds, reports RIA "Novosti".In turn, a rare double portrait by the Italian painter Amedeo Modigliani (1884-1920) titled "Two girls", which was purchased from the artist with the help of his patron and agent for more than 90 years ago and put up for auction for the first time, broke the estimate of 3.5-5.5 million pounds and was sold for 6,537 million pounds.Among the other top lots of the auction was the painting "the Dressmaker" by French artist Edouard Vuillard (1868-1940) - painting, writing in 1890, when the artist was only 21 years old. Preliminary assessment of the work was 5.5 - 7.5 million pounds, this lot sold for 5,081 million pounds.Just was put up for auction 47 works, including the masterpieces of the Museum level, among them paintings by Claude Monet, Amedeo Modigliani, Kees van Dongen, Edouard Vuillard and Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec. In addition, the exhibited works by Kees van Dongen, Henri Matisse, Pablo Picasso, Gustav Klimt, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Paul Gauguin and Henry Moore.The total estimate of trading was estimated at more than 60 million pounds. Source: Top lot Monet at Christie's sold a record cheap.



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