£163,5 million at Sotheby’s Evening sale of Impressionist, Modern & Surrealist Art – Record night for Pissarro

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NEW AUCTION RECORDS

The top lot of the evening was Camille Pissarro’s restituted masterwork Le Boulevard Montmartre, matinée de printemps (1897), which achieved £19,682,500 (est. £7/10 million)

• Record price for a work on paper by Pablo Picasso – Composition (Composition au Minotaure) from 1936 sold for £10,386,500 (est. £1.8-2.5m)

• Record price for a print by Pablo Picasso – La Femme qui pleure I (1937) sold for £3,218,500 (est. £1.2-1.8m)

• Record price for a work on paper by Alberto Giacometti – Femme nue debout (1946) sold for £1,022,500 (est. £120,000-180,000)

• Record price for a work on paper by Pierre Bonnard – Nu dans la baignoire (c. 1940) sold for £602,500(est. £180,000 — 250,000)

• Record price for Kay Sage – Le passage (1956) sold for £4,338,500 (est.£70,000—90,000)

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