Kupka painting fetches more than 1.5 million pounds at Southeby’s

A painting by the Czech avant-garde artists František Kupka sold for 1.65 million pounds or 49.5 million crowns at a Sotheby’s auction in London. The price for Étude sur Fond Rouge was originally estimated to be only 1 million pounds. The painting was sold as part of an evening auction of impressionist and modernist art, which included works by Pablo Picasso, Claude Monet and Salvador Dali.

Author: Masha Volynsky