Modigliani Portrait Part of $237 Million Christie’s Auction in London

January 12th, 2013

An Amedeo Modigliani portrait of the artist’s common-law wife may command up to $35.5 million at auction next month in London.  The 1919 painting of the artist’s common-law wife, titled Jeanne Hebuterne (au Chapeau), is part of a 78-lot auction of Impressionist and Surrealist works by Christie’s International, and also includes works by Henri Matisse and Joan Miró.  The total sale is valued at $237 million, and will take place on February 6th.

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