AN EXCEPTIONAL SEASON OF PRESTIGIOUS COLLECTIONS AND MASTERWORKS IN PARIS DURING FIAC FROM THURSDAY 19TH TO SATURDAY 21ST OCTOBER
-Paris Avant-Garde (19th October)
-Modern Art (20th October)
-The Jean-François and Marie-Aline Prat Collection (20th&21st October) Paris – Christie’s France will celebrate the second edition of its dedicated 20th century sale season during the week of FIAC, the international contemporary art fair that animates the city, from October 19th to October 21st. During this exceptional week, Christie’s will offer over 300 lots by leading international artists with a global estimate of €65-90 million. Last year, Christie’s realised €42M selling 84% by lot and 91% by value. During this busy week, six artists records were established including for the French artist Daniel Buren.
François de Ricqlès, President of Christie’s France: “During this week in October, Paris is the center of the art world. Our three sales organised during this international event will span the 20th century and will include rare works with prestigious provenances carefully selected by our specialists. The auctions will offer masterworks from the early 20th century, alongside many different collecting categories including Books, Photographs, Design, Modern Art and Contemporary Art. The departments have worked closely together to build this strong sale season which is sure to attract connoisseurs from around the world”.