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At Christie’s $289 M. Impressionist-Modern Sale, $57.4 M. Brancusi Smashes Artist’s Record

The New York auctions began last night with an Impressionist and modern evening sale at Christie’s Rockefeller Center salesroom that totaled $289 million, handily eclipsing its low estimate of $207 million and falling just short of its $307 million high estimate. “It’s the best Impressionist and modern sale in New York in seven years,” said Guillaume Cerutti, the Christie’s…