To create a landscape of Van Gogh inspired by the picturesque Mediterranean landscape. Interestingly, in Arles, he wrote with another bright post-impressionist painter, Paul Gauguin, who, in turn, also created an image of Alley Aliskamp.The most expensive Van Gogh lot ever presented at auction is “Portrait Portrait - a realistic genre depicting a person or a group of people. The portrait - in the French reading - portrait, from the old French portraire - "reproduce something line in line." Another facet of the name of the portrait lies in the outdated word "parsuna" - from the Latin. persona - "person; person". Read more Dr. Gachet "(1890), which was purchased at Christie's auction in 1990 for $ 82.5 million. Later, his owner caused serious resentment of the world community, announcing the desire to be cremated with his masterpiece after death.Portrait of Dr. Gachet Vincent Van Gog1890, 67 × 56 cm At the press conference, co-chairman of the Sotheby's auction house, David Norman, recalled how in the 1980s, Van Gogh's paintings were sold “only” for several million dollars. And now these paintings have acquired truly stunning value in the eyes of auctioneers and collectors.
The buyer was also found in six canvases by Claude Monet, the champion among them was the painting “Nymphéas”, belonging to the famous series “Water lilies”. With a preliminary cost of $ 30−45 million, the work was purchased for $ 54 millionA total of 64 lots out of 69 were sold at the auction. New York bidding will continue to auction contemporary art works from Christie's.