27 juin 2018

Lucian Freud painting becomes the most valuable work by the artist sold in London

Lot 6. Lucian Freud (1922-2011), Portrait on a White Cover, oil on canvas, 116.5 by 143 cm. 45 7/8 by 56 1/4 in. Executed in 2002-03. Estimate: £17,000,000-20,000,000. Sold for £22,464,300. Courtesy Sotheby's. LONDON.- One of Lucian Freud’s last great nudes, Portrait on a White Cover sold hours ago in Sotheby’s London’s saleroom for £22.5million / $29.8 million, making it the most valuable painting by the artist ever sold in London. The previous highest price for a London auction of the artist’s work... [Lire la suite]