— From the S.I. Newhouse collection – who acquired the piece in 1999 for $26.5m – Paul Cézanne’s painting Bouilloire et fruits (1888-90) scooped $59.3m, making it the biggest sale of the evening.
— Nine lots didn’t find a buyer.
Pierre Bonnard, Terrasse ou une terrasse à Grasse (1912)
— Forty-five lots sold for over a million dollars.
— Six sold for over twenty million.
— With an estimate of between $12m and $18m, Balthus’ Thérèse sur une banquette (1939) went for $19m, a new record for the artist.
— With an estimate of between $5m and $8m, Pierre Bonnard’s La Terrasse or Une Terrasse à Grasse (1912) sold for $19.6m, setting a new record for him, too.
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