1881 Manet Portrait to Lead Sotheby’s New York Impressionist Auction

August 1st, 2014

Manet’s Le Printemps (1881), via New York TimesChristie’s will auction Manet’s iconic Le Printemps (1881) this fall at its Impressionist and Modern sale in New York, the New York Times announced today.  The 1881 portrait has remained in the same family for over a century, and is estimated at $25 to $35 million.  “We’ve given museums advance notice,” says Impressionist and Modern Director Adrien Meyer.Read more at New York Times