IMPRESSIONIST & MODERN ART AT CHRISTIE'S NEW YORK MARCH 10 Christie's sale of Impressionist and Modern Art on March 10 presents an exciting opportunity for collectors to purchase superb works by the great masters Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Tamara de Lempic
a lush still life by Louis Valtat (1869-1952), and La Croisette (estimate: $45,000-65,000) and Femme au chapeau (estimate: $40,000-60,000) two superb figurative works by Jean-Pierre Cassigneul.
Among the sale's sculpture highlights is an exceptional bronze by Georg Kolbe (1877-1947), one of the most successful German sculptors of the early 20th century. Bewegungsskizze (Motion Sketch), was conceived in 1925 and cast by 1939 (estimate: $20,000-30,000). Never before offered at auction, the cast has remained in the same private American collection since its acquisition in the 1930ís. Also featured is Square Head by Henry Moore (estimate: $12,000-16,000), an abstract bronze consigned from the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden to benefit its acquisition program. Cast circa 1960-61, the foot-tall bronze with golden brown patina was acquired by Joseph H. Hirshhorn in 1961, and gifted to the museum in 1966.
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