U2 parted with the picture of the Basque for 5 million pounds
ARTinvestment.RU   07 июля 2008

Belonged to the Irish rock group U2 neoekspressionista American painting by Jean-Michel Basque sold at Sotheby's London auction a little more than 5 million pounds

belonged to the Irish rock group U2 neoekspressionista American painting by Jean-Michel Basque sold at Sotheby's London auction a little more than 5 million pounds (5 081 250 pounds, about $ 10 million). The current record for the artist of this painting is 7.4 million pounds, or 14.6 million dollars, reports BBC News.

Pre-assessment of the picture at 4-6 million pounds.

The work belonged to U2 in 1989: one from the New York galleries, he saw her bassist Adam Clayton and bought for the Dublin studio group.

Baskov died in 1988 at the age of 28 years of drug overdose. By this time he was already well-known New York painter and exhibited regularly. In the last decade, the price of his paintings grow from year to year. According to artprice.com, 100 Euro, it is invested in 1997 in the work of Jean-Michel Basque, by May 2008, would become the 747 euro.

Source: Lenta.Ru , www.artprice.com



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