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Impressionist Sales Break Record for Any Auction Ever Held in London | Sotheby’s

Jun 6, 2022
Impressionist Sales Break Record for Any Auction Ever Held in London  | Sotheby’s



Our February 2015 sale of Impressionist, Modern & Surrealist Art reached £186.44 million, the highest total for any auction ever held in London. The sale was led by a stunning offering of five works by Claude Monet, together totalling £55.74 m. Works from A Distinguished American Collection sold for a combined total of £36.1m, led by Matisse’s exquisite portrait ‘ Odalisque au fauteuil noir’ achieved £15.83m, surpassing its pre-sale high estimate. Seurat’s ‘ Étude pour une baignade, Asnières’ achieved £7.77m, an auction record for a work on paper by the artist.

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