Back The Guardian Magritte masterpiece expected to sell for record £45m at auction
Search Sections 17 Jan
Close
Advertisement
12 Jan 5:51am

Magritte masterpiece expected to sell for record £45m at auction

The Guardian
L’empire des lumières depicts street in Brussels thought to be near where the Belgian surrealist lived A masterpiece by the Belgian surrealist René Magritte, described as one of the most desirable works in private hands, is expected to sell for a record-breaking £45m when it goes to auction for the first time this year. Helena Newman, the chair of Sotheby’s Europe, said the “show-stopping” painting, L’empire des lumières, depicting a street at night underneath a bright blue sky, would be the star of an auction on London on 2 March.
Read full story
 Like Comment
Advertisement

Comments

No comments yet...
On the top

Date settings

Today is Monday, January 17, 2022

+ 1 -
+ 1 -
+ 2016 -

Close

By using our website, you agree to the use of cookies as described in our cookie policy.

Accept

The Guardian

Close