Estimated at more than $ 40 million, the work of Van Gogh Alyscamps The
driveway was acquired Tuesday by an Asian collector after a tug of war between
five bidders, and thus reached the highest amount for a painting master since
1998, said Sotheby's.
Dr. Gachet holds the record The record for a Van Gogh is still held by
Portrait of Dr. Gachet (1890), which reached 82.5 million at a Christie's
auction in New York in 1990.
Another batch marking of the evening, a picture of the Waterlilies series of
French painter Claude Monet found a buyer for $ 54 million when Sotheby's had
estimated at between 30 and 45 million.
The spring art auction began Tuesday in New York.
A Picasso and a Giacommeti could break records on May 11 Sotheby's, for those
sales of impressionist and modern art, would propose 69 works valued at more
than $ 270 million, six paintings of the impressionist painter Claude Monet.
Women of Algiers (Release 0), painted in 1955 by Pablo Picasso, and Man's
finger Alberto Giacometti, a bronze statue of 1.77 m which rangy there are only
six castings in the world, May 11 will be offered at Christie's. They are
estimated at 140 to 130 million, and could beat world records.
The world record for a painting at auction is currently at $ 142.4 million.
It is owned by the triptych by Francis Bacon, Three Studies of Lucian Freud,
awarded in 2013 in New York.