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Christie’s Fall 2017 Post-War & Contemporary Art auction Da Vinci anyone?

Christie’s Post-War & Contemporary Art auctions in November and May are pillars of New York City’s art scene.

Christie’s November 2017 Post-War & Contemporary Art auction

There are 58 works for sale. The main highlight is the last Leonardo da Vinci painting remaining in private hands.

The auction exhibition opens at Christie’s showroom in Rockefeller Center in Midtown, Manhattan on Monday, November 6 from 10 am – 5 pm.

The auction is Wednesday, November 15 at 7 pm.

Highlights of Christie’s Post-War & Contemporary Art Auction

The big highlights are Leonardo Da Vinci Salvator Mundi painting of Jesus and Andy Warhol’s Sixty Last Suppers.

Leonardo Da Vinci

Italian, (1456 – 1519)

Salvator Mundi, (circa 1500)
Lot 9 B

Louise Bourgeois

French, (1911 – 2010)

Spider II, 1995
Estimate: 10,000,000 – $15,000,000
Lot 7 B

Jean-Michel Basquiat

Haitian-Puerto Rican – American, (1960 – 1988)

Basquiat 'Il Duce' 1982. Courtesy of Christie's.

Basquiat ‘Il Duce’ 1982. Courtesy of Christie’s.

Il Duce, 1982
Estimate: $25,000,000 – $35,000,000
Lot 10 B

This is another piece from the year Basquiat went hot.

Jean Dubuffet

French, (1901 – 1985)

Tétonette, 1954
Estimate: $1,200,000 – $1,800,000


Visit Christie’s

20 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, NY 10020
(49th St between Fifth & Sixth Ave)

Daily 10 am – 5 pm (opens at 1 pm on Sundays)

(N) (Q) (R) (W) to 49th St
(1) (2) or (5) to 50th St
(4) (6) to 51st St
(A) (C) (E) to 50th St


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