The Art Of The Surreal Evening Sale

The Art Of The Surreal Evening Sale

Sale Overview

Christie’s The Art of the Surreal Evening Sale will directly follow the Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale, launching 20th Century at Christie’s on 5 February 2020. The Surreal season is highlighted by René Magritte’s poetic masterpiece A la rencontre du plaisir (Towards Pleasure) (1962), which has remained in a private collection for over 50 years and has never been offered on the market until now. A total of seven paintings by Magritte are presented, spanning his oeuvre from 1928-62 with estimates ranging from £350,000 to £8,000,000. Further highlights include a new discovery, Salvador Dalí’s Sans titre, bateau à voiles dans la baie de Port Lligat (1960), as well as Max Ernst’s Paysage-effet d’attouchement (1934-35) and Francis Picabia’s Ligustri (1929).

Explore the auction in person at Christie's London, King Street from 30 January – 5 February 2020.

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