Top price of the sale series – £26.9 million for Modigliani’s portrait of his muse and lover Jeanne Hébuterne (au chapeau)
Global participation from buyers at every price level highlights the continued growth in demand and accessibility of this established area of the market
32 works sell for over £1 million / 43 for over $1 million Record 73% of works in South Kensington auction bought or directly underbid online
Christie’s auctions of Impressionist and Modern Art in London between 6 and 8 February realised £160,378,125/ $250,911,062/ €185,057,306, demonstrating the continued growth in global participation from new and established buyers at every price level of the market. The top price from the series of sales was paid for Jeanne Hébuterne (au chapeau), 1919, by Amedeo Modigliani (1884-1920) which sold for £26,921,250/ $42,104,835/ €31,040,201 (estimate: £16-22 million). In total, 32 lots sold for over £1 million (43 for over $1 million).