Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale at Christie’s, London, June 18

Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale at Christie’s, London, June 18

An Impressionist and Modern Art evening sale will take place at Christie’s; 8 King Street, St. James’s London, UK. The auction pieces include “Femme dans un fauteuil / Woman in an armchair” by Fernand Leger (1881 - 1955). It is signed and dated ‘F. Leger 13’ and was painted in 1913. Then there’s also “Homme et femme nus / Man and woman naked” by Pablo Picasso (1881 - 1973) that is estimated at 10,000,000 GBP - 15,000,000 GBP (12,690,000 USD - 19,035,000 USD).

Other top lots of the sale are: 

— LOT 5: Henri Matisse (1869 - 1954): “Le collier d’ambre / The amber necklace.” Signed ‘Henri Matisse’ (lower left), oil on canvas, 24 ¼ x 17 7/8 in. (61.7 x 45.4 cm.) Painted on 21 March 1937. Estimate: 5,000,000 GBP - 8,000,000 GBP (6,345,000 USD - 10,152,000 USD)

— LOT 14: Yves Tanguy (1900 - 1955): “L’Extinction des especes II / Extinction of species II.” Signed and dated ‘Yves Tanguy 38’ (lower right); dated and inscribed ‘L’Extinction des especes 1938’ (on the stretcher), oil on canvas, 36 ¼ x 28 ¾ in. (92 x 73 cm.) Painted in 1938. Estimate: 2,500,000 GBP - 4,000,000 GBP (3,172,500 USD - 5,076,000 USD)

— LOT 19: René Magritte (1898 - 1967): “Le parc du vautour / The vulture park.” Signed ‘Magritte’ (lower right), oil on canvas, 25 3/8 x 59 in. (64.5 x 149.8 cm.) Painted in 1926. Estimate: 2,500,000 GBP - 4,000,000 GBP (3,172,500 USD - 5,076,000 USD)

— LOT 28: Paul Signac (1863 - 1935): “Venise. Le Redempteur / Venice. The Redeemer.” Signed and dated ‘P Signac 1908’ (lower left); signed, dated and inscribed ‘Venise 1908 Le Redempteur P. Signac’ (on the stretcher), oil on canvas, 25 5/8 x 31 5/8 in. (65.1 x 80.6 cm.) Painted in 1908. Estimate: 2,200,000 GBP - 4,000,000 GBP (2,791,800 USD - 5,076,000 USD)

— LOT 33: Otto Dix (1891 - 1969): “Sitzender Akt mit blondem Haar / Sitting nude with blond hair.” Signed with the monogram and dated ‘1931’ (lower right), oil on canvas laid down on panel, 39 ¼ x 31 5/8 in. (100 x 80.3 cm.) Painted in 1931. Estimate: 2,200,000 GBP - 3,000,000 GBP (2,791,800 USD - 3,807,000 USD)

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