Impressionist & Modern Art Day Sale: N08547 – 06 May 2009

Sotheby’s has been the market leader of Impressionist & Modern Art since 1958 when we pioneered the modern auction market with the Goldschmidt Collection, the first evening sale of Impressionist & Modern Art. Since this spectacular auction, Sotheby’s has lived up to its legacy by offering the finest European masterpieces from the late 19th century to beyond the post Second World War period. Sotheby’s has ushered this tradition of success into the 21st century, as evidenced by the number of world records set in recent years. The two works which realized the highest prices ever achieved at auction, Picasso’s Garçon à la pipe and Dora Maar au chat, were both sold at Sotheby’s. In 2008, we set 23 world records including in the June London sale, with Gino Severini’s Danseuse (£15 million) and in the November New York sale, with Kazimir Malevich’s Suprematist Composition ($60 million), among others.In this market it is experience and expertise that make the difference. Our international… Sotheby Start

Duration 06 May 2009 - 06 May 2009
Times Session 1: Wed, 6 May 09, 10:00 AM Session 2: Wed, 6 May 09, 2:00 PM
Cost catalogue available
Venue Sotheby's (New York)
Address 1334 York Avenue at 72nd St New York 10021, ,
Contact (212) 606-7000 / /

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