artnet Auctions Launches Special Sale of Modern and Contemporary Art

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NEW YORK, NY.- artnet Auctions offers continuous online auctions of Modern and Contemporary art. From January 28 – February 9, artnet auctions will feature a special sale of Modern Art by renowned artists including Edgar Degas, Henri Matisse, and Pablo Picasso. This special online auction will include over 50 works of art by 40 of the most influential modern artists of the 19th-20th centuries representing virtually every important Modern Art movement. Leading the sale is an exquisite bronze sculpture by Edgar Degas, Danseuse regardant la plante de son pied droit, 1895/1988 (estimate: $275,000-$375,000). Casts of this sculpture have seldom appeared at auction. Also from the French School is Portrait of Mrs. Paley, 1936, by Henri Matisse. This masterful ink on paper drawing was executed in preparation for the portrait commissioned by CBS executive William