Sotheby’s London Impressionist & Modern Art Sale Series Achieves Total of $181,028,706


LONDON.- Yesterday, Sotheby’s London June Impressionist & Modern Art Day Sale brought a total of £14,622,250/$23,484,796 /€16,436,842, bringing the total for the June Impressionist & Modern Art sale series to £111,590,250 / $181,028,706 / ¤125,012,186, comfortably within the combined presale estimate of £91,989,000-132,214,000 / $103,064,905-148,132,751 / €149,181,313-214,417,225 James Mackie, Director & Acting Head of Sotheby’s Impressionist & Modern Art Day Sale, commented: “Today’s sale saw strong prices achieved for Modern masters, with Alberto Giacometti, Marc Chagall and Salvador Dalì attracting competitive bidding from international buyers, and earlier works were also well represented and sought after by collectors.” The highest price of the week’s sales was established at Sotheby’s with the sale of Egon Schiele’s 1914 cityscape Häuser mit bunter Wäsche (Vorstadt II) /