Picture of Gauguin's "Thick wood II" sold in France for €9.5 million
ARTinvestment.RU   06 декабря 2019

"A thick tree II" (Te Bourao II) @only mdas in private hands, the work cycle of nine Tahitian landscape, painted in 1897-1898, — took almost twice as expensive as the starting price

While the world argues, is it time to cancel Gauguin, and talks about the value of his contribution to world art history, art-рынок answers this question quite confidently: the value of the artist is greater than the ambiguity of his biography. The best illustration of this was the auction Artcurial Impressionists & Modern Art I, held in Paris on 3 December, where the hammer has left one of the rare Tahitian landscape artist.

Landscape "a Thick tree" (II) — part of a series of nine works, eight of which are in the collections of the musée d'orsay, the Hermitage and other major museums around the world — is familiar to a wide audience: from 2007 to 2017, he was in new-йоркском metro-музее on loan.

In to the representative of the auction house, a painting auction in Paris acquired by a private collector, who promised that the work of Gauguin will remain in France.

two day auction of contemporary art on 3 and 4 December, the auction house helped more than €27 million ($30.1 million). The company landscape Gauguin in the top-три the most expensive lots was a "Picture 15.5.75" (Peinture15.5.75) painted by Pierre Soulages, who went for $2,055 million, and the "Creuse Landscape" (Paysage de la Creuse) Francis Picabia, sold for $1,319 million

Sources: mailchi.mp/artcurial.com, artcurial.com, nytimes.com, twitter.com

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