Famous Paintings Sold At Sotheby’s
News has come to our ears that Sotheby’s Impressionist and Modern Art Sale totaled a massive $230 million, pretty close to the pre-estimated $235 million. One of the stars of the auction was Paul Cezanne’s famous painting “Les Pommes”, which fetched $41.6 million.
Cezanne’s work, focused on still life, was realised between 1889 and 1890, having been expected to bring somewhere between $25 million and $35 million. As you can see, all ideas related to the estimated price were practically pulverized, as three bidders have pushed up prices since the start of the sale. The painting was finally bought by a telephone bidder, for $37 million, or $41.6 million fees included. Paul Cezanne’s extraordinary work was then followed by the famous. . .