Flash News, 2-8: Bullish on Art
More World Records Tumble at Christie's Sale
By Paul Ben-Itzak
Copyright 2012 Paul Ben-Itzak
World records for the sale of work by Robert Delaunay, Joan Miro, Henry Moore, and others tumbled last night at Christie's Impressionism / Modern Evening and Art of the Surreal sales in London, while works by Camille Pissarro, Paul Signac, and others sold for nearly double their lowest pre-sale estimates and three works of art owned by Elizabeth Taylor, including the Pissarro, doubled pre-sale expectations, selling for a combined $21,784,645, a promising harbinger for today's Christie's sale of 35 additional works from the late actress's collection.
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