Juan Miro’s masterpiece sold for a record price Automatic translate
Yesterday, during intense bidding, Juan Miro’s “Etoile Bleue” (1927) was sold in London at Sotheby’s auction for almost 30 million euros, which was a new record for the price of the artist’s paintings.
"Etoile Bleue" is considered one of the most important and popular works of Miro, written by the artist at a key moment in his career - during the fascination with surrealism, in the twenties of the last century. “The work written at this time, Miro himself called the key to understanding his work,” explained Philip Hook, a specialist in international art at Sotheby’s auction.
The buyer of the painting was Andre Lefevre (André Lefevre), a famous collector of art of the twentieth century. At the auction, besides the masterpiece of Miro, the works of Picasso, Kandinsky, Bacon, Monet, Bonnard, Chagall and Dix were also exhibited. Last time, Etoile Bleue was auctioned in Paris in 2007 for 14 million euros.
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