Portrait of the wife of Picasso will be the top lot of the "impressionist" Christie's auction
Picture of Pablo Picasso "Woman in Turkish costume, sitting in a chair" will be the main lot auction the works of impressionist and modern art auction house Christie's in London, reports RIA "Novosti".
Work, for the first time in more than 55 years appeared on the market, estimated at 15-20 million pounds. It depicts love and future wife of the painter Jacqueline Rock in a suit odalisques. This theme, as we reported, the auction house specialists, borrowed from Eugene Delacroix In second place on the estimate - still life of Juan Gris (12-18 million pounds), "Song 2" Piet Mondrian is estimated at 8-12 million pounds.
From among 48 lots, which will be presented at the evening auction Christie's February 4, include inter alia the work of Claude Monet, Alberto Giacometti, Fernand Leger and Henry Moore. The estimate of paintings range from 150 thousand to 20 million pounds. A single price of works is estimated in 94,15 - 134,9 million pounds.
In one day auction of works of the Impressionists will auction the works of surrealism, which will be presented, in particular, works of Rene Magritte.