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    FROM CAILLEBOTTE TO CALDER AT CHRISTIE’S PARIS

    Tuesday, February 9th, 2021
    Gustave Caillebotte – Petit bras de la Seine près d’Argenteuil (€800,000-1.2 million)

    Gustave Caillebotte’s  Petit bras de la Seine près d’Argenteuil will highlight the sale of an exceptional private collection at Christie’s Paris on March 30. Assembled over four decades by a Parisian collector it focuses on modern and post-war art by artists such as Raoul Dufy, Alexander Calder, Maurice Utrillo, Serge Poliakoff and Sanyu. The collection brings together important international figures from the end of the 19th century to the 1950’s, illustrating the Parisian art scene from Post-Impressionism to the Ecole de Paris and the Seconde Ecole de Paris. Some works from the collection will be included in various owner sales in the first half of 2021.

    Alexander Calder – Untitled (1953) (€70,000-100,000)

    OUTSTANDING RESULTS AT CHRISTIE’S IN LONDON TONIGHT

    Wednesday, February 27th, 2019

    Gustave Caillebotte Chemin montant

    With world records for Paul Signac and Gustav Caillebotte Christie’s  Impressionist and Modern Art the the Art of the Surreal sales achieved  £165,674,500 in London tonight.  This is the second highest total for an Impressionist season in London.  The auctions were 82% sold by lot and 72% sold by value.

    Signac’s Le Port au soleil couchant, Opus 236 (Saint-Tropez) sold for £19,501,250, Caillebotte’s  Chemin montant made £16,663,750.  There were strong results for  Cezanne, Magritte and Renoir.  The top lot of the evening was Cezanne’s Still Life with Peaches and Pears which made £21.2 million. Magritte’s Le Lieu Commune made £18.3 million and Renoir’s Sentier dans le bois sold for £12.6 million.

    Paul Signac Le Port au soleil couchant, Opus 236 (Saint-Tropez)

    Paul Cézanne Nature morte de pêches et poires