Christie’s announces The Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale to be held in …

LONDON.- Building on the strength of Christie’s vibrant New York sales of Impressionist Modern Art in May – which welcomed bidders from 30 countries, selling 94% by lot and 90% by value – the Impressionist Modern Art Evening Sale in London will take place on Tuesday 18 June. The auction is led by Wassily Kandinsky’s rare Expressionist masterpiece Studie zu Improvisation 3, 1909 (estimate: £12-16 million). With the majority of works from Kandinsky’s ‘Improvisation’ series in major institutions – including the final version of this work which is in the Centre George Pompidou, Paris – this painting provides international collectors with a very exciting opportunity, following Christie’s landmark sale of Studie für Improvisation 8, 1909, which set a record for

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