Rockefeller Art Smashes Records at Christie’s
A Pablo Picasso portrait of a pale, slim lady clutching a basket of pink flowers offered for $115 million at Christie’s in New York on Tuesday, kicking off every week of main auctions of the property of David Rockefeller, the previous chairman and chief government of Chase Manhattan Financial institution.
Stakes had been excessive for Picasso’s 1905 “Younger Woman with a Flower Basket” heading into the gross sales, partially as a result of Mr. Rockefeller—who died final 12 months at age 101—thought of it a gem of his huge artwork assortment. The portray had beforehand belonged to the author…
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