NEW YORK, 15 Nov. /Offset. TASS Kirill Volkov/. Painting by Norwegian artist Edvard Munch (1863-1944) “Girls on a bridge” (Pikene pa broen, 1902) sold at auction in new York for nearly $ 54.5 million on Monday held auction house Sotheby’s.
Estimated cost of works, which shows three girls standing on the bridge over the river in a small village, was $ 50 million the painting, which is considered one of the key works of the artist belongs to a series of the same name works, in 1996, was sold for $ 7.7 million In 2008, it was sold at a price of $ 30.8 million.
the record price among the works of the Norwegian belongs to his famous painting “the Scream” (Skrik, 1893), which in 2012 went at auction for $ 119.9 million
At the auction of modern art Sotheby’s in new York also found its new owner, the work of Pablo Picasso (1881-1973 ) “the Artist and the model” (El pintor y la modelo, 1960). It was sold for $ 12.9 million at an estimated price of $ 12-18 million.
the Painting-known avant-garde Hungarian Laszlo Mohoy-Nagy (1895-1946) “Telephone picture EM 1″ (EM 1 Telephonbild, 1923) went under the hammer for $ 6.1 million, exceeding its estimated cost doubled. Painting by French artist Maurice de Vlaminck (1876-1958) the orchard (Le Verger, 1905) was implemented for $ 7.6 million
As noted by the representatives of Sotheby’s, at the end of the auction the auction could fetch a total of $ 157,7 million