Edouard Manet’s Le Bar aux Folies-Bergère could fetch $38.1M at London auction
One of the defining images of French impressionism is up for sale, as Sotheby’s auctions Edouard Manet’s Le Bar aux Folies-Bergere.
The auction house says the painting will be offered at a June 24 sale in London, with an estimated price of £15 million to £20 million ($28.6 million to $38.1 million).
This image released by Sotheby’s auction house in London shows Edouard Manet’s Le Bar aux Folies-Bergere. One of the defining images of French Impressionism, the painting will be offered at a June 24 sale in London, with an estimated price of 15 million pounds to 20 million pounds. (Sotheby’svia AP Photo)
The 1881 oil painting of a barmaid at the famous Parisian cabaret has featured in numerous exhibitions, including the recent “Inventing Impressionism” show at Britain’s National Gallery.
“This is one of Manet’s most famous subjects, and an absolute classic impressionist image of Parisian
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