Georges Seurat’s Les Poseuses, Ensemble Sold for Record $149 Million

Georges Seurat’s Les Poseuses, Ensemble (Petite version) from 1888 achieved a record price for the artist at auction this month. The painting was the highest piece sold at the November 8 auction of the art collection owned by the late Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen was the largest single-owner sale in history. The work carried a presale estimate of $100 million and sold at Christie’s for $149 million, (hammer price of $130 million with fees). There were 60 artworks sold for an unprecedented … Continue reading “Georges Seurat’s Les Poseuses, Ensemble Sold for Record $149 Million”