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Hodler Paintings from a Private Collection Bring Excellent Results at Sotheby’s

ZURICH.- Yesterday’s « Swiss Art » Auction at Sotheby’s Zurich realised CHF 5,862,875 (€ 3,878,878). The sale was 65% sold by lot and 83.2% by value. In addition to landscapes and portraits by Hodler from the private collection of his model Jeanne Charles, works by Ernest Biéler, Max Buri as well as Giovanni and Augusto Giacometti also sold well under the hammer of Dr. Claudia Steinfels, Director of Sotheby’s Zurich. Urs Lanter, Director of Sotheby’s Swiss Art Department, commented: “We are very happy with the results of the sale, demonstrating once again