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Brancusi tops ranking of bestselling Romanian artists in domestic, international auctions, at 52.9M euros

20/10/2020 - 14:02

With 52.9 million euros bid for his "La Jeune fille sophistiquee (Portrait de Nancy Cunard)," Constantin Brancusi, the first modern sculptor, is topping the ranks of the bestselling 100 Romanian art masters in domestic and international auctions drawn up by auction house Artmark.

This only existing example in brass of Brancusi's stylised portrait of the Anglo-American heiress, political activitst and writer Nancy Cunard sold for 52,905,681 euros in New York by Christie's auction house in 2018.

On the second place is Adrian Ghenie, a contemporary Romanian painter, whose work "Nickelodeon" fetched 7,977,000 euros at a Christie's auction in London in October 2016, announce Agerpres.

Sursa: AGERPRES

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