Sixteen entries were backed by financial guarantee either by a third party, or in house. Four artist records were established.
The evening kicked off with Claude Monet’s Nympheas (fragment that was created around 1912) that Cox was gifted in 1982 by legendary art dealer Daniel Wildenstein. It made $5.2m (with fees) and was in the range of the $700,000 to $1m range.
Odillon Redon’s flower-filled still-life, Grand bouquet des fleurs des champs (circa 1900-2005), was worth $2.3m (plus costs). (Est. $1.2m-1.8m) and Vincent van Gogh’s light suffused-landscape, Cabanes de bois parmi les liviers et cypres, painted in Saint-Remy-de-Provence in October 1889 sold to Hugo www.controlhealth.co.uk controlhealth control health Website control health co uk Nathan of London’s Beaumont Nathan Art Advisory, shattering its estimate (unpublished, but in the region of $40m), realising $71.3m (with fees). The collection, Wildenstein & Company New York, acquired both works in 1981 and 1982.