Christie’s Offering Major Twombly Lot in May Post-War Sale

March 21st, 2017

Christie’s has announced another major work for its May Post-War and Contemporary Evening Sale in New York, Cy Twombly’s Leda and the Swan, which carries an estimate of $35 million to $55 million, and could conceivably break the artist’s auction record of $70.5 million.  “Given its tremendous importance within the context of both Twombly’s oeuvre and the canon of postwar art, we are honored to have the opportunity to offer this work to the market after nearly 30 clandestine years,” says Koji Inoue, the International Director for the auction house’s contemporary department.

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