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  • NY $2bn art auction bonanza!

    Paul Cézanne (1839-1906)

    Bouilloire et fruits

    Oil on canvas,
    19 1/8 x 23 5/8 in. (48.6 x 60 cm.)
    Painted in 1888-1890
    Price realised: USD 59,295,000

    Photo credit: Christie’s

    Christie’s Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale, NY

    Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890),

    Arbres dans le jardin de l’asile

    Oil on canvas
    16 3/8 x 13 ¼ in. (41.6 x 33.5 cm.)
    Painted in Saint Rémy, October 1889

    Price realised: USD 40,000,000

    Photo credit: Christie’s

    Paul Cézanne (1839-1906),

    Bouilloire et fruits

    Oil on canvas
    19 1/8 x 23 5/8 in. (48.6 x 60 cm.)
    Painted in 1888-1890

    Price realised: USD 59,295,000

    Photo credit: Christie’s

    Christie’s Post War & Contemporary Art Evening Sale, NY

    Robert Rauschenberg (1925-2008)

    Buffalo II,

    Oil and silkscreen ink on canvas
    96 x 72 in. (243.8 x 183.8 cm.)
    Painted in 1964.

    Price realised: 88,805,000

    Photo credit: Christie’s

    Jeff Koons (b. 1955)

    Rabbit,

    Stainless steel
    41 x 19 x 12 in. (104.1 x 48.3 x 30.5 cm.)
    Executed in 1986.

    Price realised: USD 91,075,000

    Photo credit: Christie’s

    Sotheby’s Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale, NY

    Claude Monet (1840-1926)

    Meules,

    Signed Claude Monet and dated 91 (lower left)
    Oil on canvas
    28 5/8 by 36 3/4 in. 72.7 by 92.6 cm
    Painted in 1890

    Price realised: 110,747,000 USD

    Photo credit: Sotheby’s

    Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)

    Femme au chien,

    Signed Picasso (upper left); extensively dated (on the reverse)
    Oil on canvas
    63 3/4 by 51 1/4 in. 162 by 130 cm
    Painted from November 23 to December 14, 1962

    Price realised: 54,936,000 USD

    Photo credit: Sotheby’s

    Sotheby’s Post War & Contemporary Art Evening Sale, NY

    Mark Rothko (1903-1970)

    UNTITLED,

    Signed and dated 1960 on the reverse,
    oil on canvas
    69 by 50 1/8 in. 175.3 by 127.3 cm.


    Price realised: 50,095,250 USD

    Photo credit: Sotheby’s

    Francis Bacon (1909 - 1992)

    Study for a Head,

    Inscribed with artist's symbol,
    Oil and sand on canvas
    26 by 22 in. 66 by 56 cm.
    Executed in 1952

    Price realised: 50,380,000 USD

    Photo credit: Sotheby’s

    Author: Enrico Cavaliere |Date: June 2, 2019