24 June 2008, London
24 June 2008
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Zoom in on these beautiful works on display in King Street until 8 March before they head to Paris, Beijing, Los Angeles, Shanghai and New York
Impressionist and Modern Art and Art of the Surreal evening sales realise a combined £149.5 million. Day and Works on Paper sales achieve the highest combined total in London
François de Ricqlès, President of Christie's France, explains how this exceptional work speaks to the Rockefellers’ mutually admiring relationship with France
Specialist Alice Murray admires a smaller version — one sixth of the size — of an iconic sculpture that stands on the banks of the River Thames
Danseuse a la barre, an extremely rare early masterpiece in pastel by Edgar Degas, realised £13,481,250 at the June 2008 Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale in London, far exceeding its pre-sale estimate and establishing a new world auction record price for the artist.
Le bassin aux nymphéas by Claude Monet, a masterpiece painting offered from the Estate of J. Irwin and Xenia S. Miller, realized £40,921,250 at the June 2008 Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale in London, and established a new world auction record for the artist.