Gustav Klimt landscape sells for a record £48m- BBC Bauerngarten (Flower Garden) is now the highest-priced landscape by the Austrian artist. It is
Gustav Klimt landscape sells for a record £48m- BBC
Bauerngarten (Flower Garden) is now the highest-priced landscape by the Austrian artist.
It is the first time in 20 years the oil-on-canvas had been auctioned.
Klimt sells for £48m as auction houses hope the good times are back – The Guardian
A dazzling, glad-to-be-alive Klimt painting of poppies, daisies, roses and zinnia has sold for £48m in London, and you could almost hear the relief of the auction houses that sell to the super-wealthy. The good times appear to be back.
The Klimt garden scene is the standard bearer for a fortnight of top-end art sales being held by Sotheby’s and Christie’s. After a difficult 2016, the two rivals are desperate for a return to what was a booming market in 2015.
Gustav Klimt painting sells for £48m at Sotheby’s underscoring resilience of high-end fine art market – The Independent
Any headwinds that sectors of the UK economy might be weathering at the moment don’t seem to be percolating through to the world of high-end fine art.
Auction house Sotheby’s has just sold a flowery impressionist landscape painted by Austrian artist Gustav Klimt’s in 1907 for the third highest price ever fetched by a piece of art at auction in Europe.
£48m: Gustav Klimt’s Bauerngartern becomes third most expensive painting in European history after auction at Sotheby’s – The Telegraph
A painting by Gustav Klimt has become the third most expensive artwork ever sold in Europe, after fetching a record price of £47,971,250 ($59,321,248) at Sotheby’s.
Bauerngarten (Flower Garden) became the Austrian symbolist’s highest-priced landscape work when it was sold at the London auction house on Wednesday.
Klimt painting sells for $59M in bumper London auction week – Daily mail
LONDON (AP) – An exuberant floral landscape by Gustav Klimt has sold at auction for almost 48 million pounds – the third-highest price ever paid for an artwork in Europe.
“Bauerngarten (Flower Garden),” painted in 1907, went for 47.9 million pounds ($59.3 million) at Sotheby’s in London.