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Event Date13 November 2017 | Live auction 15004
The Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale includes standout masterworks from The Collection of Nancy Lee and Perry R. Bass, The Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Foundation, The Stanford Z. Rothschild, Jr. Collection and the Estate of William Kelly Simpson. The 68-lot sale initiating 20th Century Week at Christie’s New York features Claude Monet’s luminous Matinée sur la Seine, Joan Miró’s monumental Peinture, Vincent van Gogh’s fine landscape Labourer dans un champ and Fernand Léger’s ground-breaking 1913 Contraste de formes. The anticipated auction focuses on strong and expressive colours and the artistic shift from early Impressionism to the materials, textures and media that define Modern art. Viewing begins on 4 November.