At this week’s auctions, Koller was able to sell numerous highlights to international collectors. Good results were achieved for top lots in the areas of PostWar & Contemporary, Impressionist and Swiss Art. There were experienced private Art collectors present for approved artists as well as brand new pieces. In the area of PostWar & Contemporary, which was launched as an independent department two years ago, Botero’s “Mother and Child” (estimated at CHF 340 000 / 400 000) was one of the sales highlights. This important piece found interest in the saleroom and amongst online bidders as well as with a collector in the USA, who purchased it for CHF 408 500 (lot 3461). In the Impressionist and Modern Art sale, Pierre-Auguste Renoir’s oil paintings from the artists late works “Baigneuse assise, de dos” sold for CHF 288 500 and “Bouquet d’anémones” for CHF

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