Christie's announces highlights from its Impressionist & Modern Art Day and Works on Paper Sale

Christie’s announces highlights of the Impressionist & Modern Art Day and Works on Paper auctions at Rockefeller Center on November 17. A combined total of 268 works will be offered across Christie’s Day and Works on Paper sales, which includes high-quality and exceptional works from leading artists of the late 19th through mid-20th century such as Le Corbusier, Alberto Giacometti, Jean Arp, Laszlo Moholy-Nagy, Henri Matisse, and many more. 

Highlights include a group of Giacometti and Matisse drawings from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Allan Frumkin; a group of furniture and decorative sculptures by Alberto and Diego Giacometti, Le Corbusier’s Nature morte à la lanterne from The Collection of Julien J. Studley, which has been in his collection since circa 1955; an inventive painting on plexiglas by Laszlo Moholy-Nagy, which has been never been on the auction market, and a group of vibrant Joan Miró works on paper sold to benefit Newport Festivals Foundation, Inc. Both sales will offer bidders the perfect opportunity to enter the market, or further expand their own collections with several works that are estimated under $50,000. All of the works will be on view to the public at Christie’s Rockefeller Center galleries starting November 5 to 16.
• Laszlo Moholy-Nagy (1895-1946) Untitled (Space Modulator) oil on incised Plexiglas in the artist's painted frame, Executed in 1945 Estimate: $200,000-300,000 

• Diego Giacometti (1902-1985) Promenade des amis bronze with brown and green patina Conceived circa 1976 Estimate: $120,000-180,000 

• Jean (Hans) Arp (1886-1966) Figure-germe dite l'après-midinette polished bronze Conceived in 1959; this bronze version cast in November 1962 Estimate: $400,000-600,000 

• Henri Le Sidaner (1862-1939) Le Port oil on canvas Painted in Le Croisic in 1923 Estimate: $400,000-600,000 

• Marc Chagall (1887-1985) La nuit de la Saint-Jean oil on canvas Painted in 1980 Estimate: $800,000-1,200,000 

• Henri Edmond Cross (1856-1910) Vue du bassin de Saint-Marc oil on canvas Painted circa 1905 Estimate: $500,000-700,000