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Event Date15 May | Live auction 14183

Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale

New York
Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale

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The Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale opens 20th Century Week at Christie’s New York on May 15th with an impressive selection of masterworks such as Pablo Picasso’s arresting depiction of Dora Maar in Femme assise, robe bleu painted on his birthday in 1939 and the first of Constantin Brancusi’s ovoid shaped sculptures, La muse endormie. Christie’s is honored to present property from distinguished private collections: Impressionist masterpieces by Claude Monet, Paul Cézanne and Paul Gauguin formerly held by Hunt Henderson; a rare cubist portrait by Picasso of his wife Olga and paintings by Marc Chagall and Max Ernst from the Cleveland Clinic Collection and generously donated by Mrs. Sydell Miller; monumental sculptures by Henry Moore from The Estate of Ronald P. Stanton and an outstanding selection of works by Fernand Léger, Wassily Kandinsky, Robert Delaunay, Georges Braque, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Edgar Degas, and Auguste Rodin.

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