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Whiteley Enriches Cezanne

from ABC News (Australia)

Whiteley’s Balmoral nets $990k for Cezanne fund

balmoral.pngThe Art Gallery of New South Wales has sold two paintings to help fund its purchase of a $16.2 million work by French artist Paul Cezanne.

Brett Whiteley’s Balmoral fetched $990,000 at the Sotheby’s auction in Melbourne.

John Perceval’s Pleasure Craft sold for $198,000.

Cezanne’s Bords De La Marne is the most expensive artwork ever bought by an Australian public gallery.

[ click to read at abc.net.au ]

Posted on November 27, 2008 by Editor

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