LEGER SMASHES RECORDS AT CHRISTIE'S NEW YORK

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IT WAS A BIG LEAP ABOVE THE REST

 

SOLD FOR 70 MILLION DOLLARS!!

 

THE FORMS OF LEGER SOLD FOR A STAGGERING 70 MILLION DOLLARS AND THE REST OF THEM WERE JUST HALF WAY IN PRICES.

PICASSO WITH 36.875

MONET 23.375

MATISSE 16.625

THE SALE WAS VERY GOOD BUT THE LEGER WAS THE RUN AWAY TRAIN AT CHRISTIES!!

PETER COSNTANT

 

GREEK SALE IN LONDON NEXT WEEK

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15TH NOVEMBER SALE

BONHAMS HAVE ASSEMBLED A VERY GOOD GROUP OF GREEK PAINTINGS THAT MERIT ATTENTION AND RESPECT FROM THE COLLECTING PUBLIC AND GREEKS OF DIASPORA. FROM PARTHENIS TO GHIKA, FROM MALES TO ENGONOPOULOS AND TSAROUHIS THE SALE OFFERS OPPORTINITIES FOR THE DISCERNING COLLECTORS AND INVESTORS.

WE SELECT A PAINTING BY MALEAS BECAUSE WE LIKE THE MARINE SUBJECT OF IT AND THE STYLE OF THE ARTIST PLUS THE BEAUTY OF THE COMPOSITION.

 

LOT CONSTANTINE MALEAS 12- 18,000

 

UNSOLD!!

 

BONHMAS MANAGED TO SELL 46 LOTS , WHICH ABOUT 55% OF THE LOTS IN THE SALE. NOT BAD BUT STILL THE GREEK MARKET IS FAR FROM IN GOOD HEALTH!! IT IS AN INVESTORS MARKET!!

 

MORE ON THE SALE TOMORROW!!

 

IMPRESSIONISTS AT BONHAMS NEW YORK

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14TH NOVEMBER SALE

BONHAMS HAVE ASSEMBLED A VERY FINE GROUP OF WORKS THAT MUST ATTRACT SERIOUS COLLECTORS AS WELL AS INVESTORS OF THE MIDDLE GROUND. THE ESTIMATES ARE REASONABLE AND THE QUALITY ON OFFER IS VERY GOOD. AMONG THE ARTISTS ON OFFER ARE GIACOMETTI, ERNST, DE CHIRICIO PLUS MANY OTHERS.

WE SELECT A STILL LIFE WE LIKE AND AN ARTIST THAT WILL DEFINITELY SEE BETTER PRICES IN THE NEAR FUTURE. THE ESTIMATE IS LOW, THE WORK EXTREMELY ATTRACTIVE AND THE SIZE PERFECT!!

 

REUVEN RUBIN, LOT 34, 60,000 DOLLARS PLUS

 

 

PETER CONSTANT

 

 

SOTHEBYS MODERN MASTERS

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MASTERS FROM EASTERN EUROPE, 14TH NOVEMBER

THE NEW MARKETS ARE BEING CREATED RIGHT NOW AND SOME OF THE ARTISTS WHO HAVE BEEN IN THE SHADOWS OF THE EUROPEAN POLITICAL SCENE ARE EMERGING NOW THAT FREEDOM OF SOME SORT IS THE NORM. MANY ARE THE ARTISTS WHO ARE STILL UNKNOWN BUT AMONG THE ONES WE GET TO KNOW HERE ARE SOME. FOLTYN, FILLA, KANTOR ETC.

WE SELECT THE FILLA WORK AS IT REMINDS ONE OF THE INFLUENCE OF PICASSO ON WORLD ART.

 

SOLD FOR 729,000 POUNDS

 

 

 

EASTERN EUROPE WAS FOR A WHILE ENSLAVED BUT NOW THINGS HAVE CHANGED NOT ONLY POLITICALLY BUT ECONOMICALLY. THE MARKETS OF EASTERN EUROPE ARE MAKING A ROBUST PRESENCE IN WORLD MARKETS. WATCH OUT!!

 

PETER CONSTANT

 

 

IMPRESSIONISTS OF TOP QUALITY IN NEW YORK AT CHRISTIES

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13TH NOVEMBER SALE, NEW YORK

THE BIG SALES ARE COMING QUICKLY AND FASTER THAN EXPECTED. HOW DOES TIME FLY, I FIND IT SO HARD TO KEEP UP WITH EVENTS AND SALES.

HERE WE GO TO NEW YORK WITH THE SERIES OF IMPRESSIONIST AND MODERN SALES. FROM CEZANNE TO PICASSO, FROM VAN GOGH TO MATISSE AND SO ON, I SELECT ONE SMALL PAINTING BY THE MASTER OF PROVENCE, PAUL CEZANNE.

 

 

SOME TIMES SMALL IS GREAT AND LARGE IS UGLY. THIS IS A LOVELY PAINTING BY THE MASTER, EVEN THOUGH VERY, VERY SMALL.

BE BACK FOR MORE FOR THESE SERIES OF SALES. JOIN ME AGAIN.

PETER CONSTANT