Malevich painting became the most expensive lot of the auction Sotheby’s

The most expensive lot in the Sotheby’s auction in new York was the painting of Kazimir Malevich “Suprematist composition with a strip projection”.

As reported at the auction house, the painting of 1915 was sold for 21.2 million dollars at an estimated cost of 12 million to $ 18 million.

Among other significant lots — a bronze sculpture of French and German artist max Ernst, which sold for $ 16 million, which was a record of sales of the sculptural works of one of the most prominent representatives of surrealism. For this lot “fought” ten potential buyers.

Total auction “Impressionism and modern art” auction house Sotheby’s had on Tuesday 173,8 million dollars.

It is noted that a large number of works of art acquired by collectors from Asia and Russia.

Earlier it was reported that a portrait of his mistress, Picasso went under the hammer for $ 45 million.