Impressionist 
  & Modern Art

Impressionist
  & Modern Art

Under the hammer of Francis Briest and led by Bruno Jaubert, Artcurial’s Impressionist and Modern Art Department organises more than 2 important sales sessions per year, focusing on major works from the main artistic movements of the first half of the 20th century  impressionism, postimpressionism, pointillism, cubism, fauvism, dadaism, futurism, surrealism, etc.

Unmissable events for international collectors and connoisseurs, these auctions feature major artworks which achieve exceptional results – €6.1M Aristide Maillol’s La Rivière in 2013, €3.6M for Auguste Rodin’s Andromede in 2017, €7.1M for Van Gogh’s Raccommodeuses de filets dans les dunes in 2018, €9,5M for Paul Gaugin’s tahitian masterpiece Te Bourao (II) in 2019, and €1M for Bernard Buffet's Deux clowns trompette from Maurice Garnier Collection in 2020.

The Impressionist & Modern department is well known for the sale of prestigious collections such as than the Teriade, Oury, Vierny, Hebey, Leymarie, Kann, Lombard, Claudel, Altounian, Balthus or Garnier collections. Our specialists are committed to deploying a tailor made strategy for each collection, in order to enhance its cultural and commercial value throughout the world.

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Looking back at 2020

Looking back at 2020

The year 2020 was notably marked by a number of records and millionaire auctions, such as an important stabile by Alexander Calder sold for €4.9M and the masterpiece the Penitent Magdalene by Salaì, a pupil of Leonardo da Vinci, which sold for €1.7M. Find out more in our video…

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Te Bourao (II) by Paul Gauguin reaches € 9,5M

Te Bourao (II) by Paul Gauguin reaches € 9,5M

The Impressionist & Modern sale was dominated by the exceptional painting Te Bourao (II) by Paul Gauguin, the last artwork still in private hands of a major nine paintings cycle painted in Tahiti and sent to Paris in 1898 as part of an exhibition dedicated to the artist at the Ambroise Vollard gallery. The oil on canvas reaches €9,553,200, almost twice its estimate.

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                        Modern Art
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N°4050

Modern Art

Artcurial, Paris
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N°4035

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Artcurial, Paris

Consignment deadline: 20/03/2021

may
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                        Limited 
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may
25
14:00

N°4121

Limited
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Artcurial, Paris

Consignment deadline: 26/04/2021

jun.
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20:00
                        Impressionist & Modern Art - Evening Sale
jun.
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20:00

N°4093

Impressionist & Modern Art - Evening Sale

Artcurial, Paris

Consignment deadline: 02/04/2021

jun.
02
14:00
                        Impressionist & Modern Art - Day Sale
jun.
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N°4094

Impressionist & Modern Art - Day Sale

Artcurial, Paris

Consignment deadline: 03/04/2021