paris - A picture of the Swiss Alberto Giacometti (1901-1966) delivered 25 million euros during a auction of Christie's in Paris on Thursday. The sculpture Grande Femme II, made in 1960, is the most expensive piece of art that was sold in France in 2017. The name of the new owner has not been announced.
On the first day of Paris Avant-Garde, 27 works from among others Ossip Zadkine, Jean Dubuffet, Sonia Delaunay and Alexander Calder under the hammer. The total revenue was 38.6 million.