A Good Sale In London

Christies held an Impressionist and Modern, and Surrealist sale in London last night, and prices were firm.  A Rene Magritte topped the list at $24.6 million, while Tamara de Lempicka’s Portrait de Marjorie Ferry went for a record for the artist at $21.2 million.

A la recontre du plaisir: Rene Magritte

 

Portrait de Marjorie Ferry: Tamara de Lempicka

 

The sales brought in a total $138 million, double the $64.9 million collected at Sotheby’s similar sale a few days earlier.

 

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