Record price of nearly CZK 80 million paid for work by Toyen

The painting Circus by Toyen was sold at auction for CZK 79.56 million in Prague on Sunday. It is a record price for a work by the avant garde painter, who created Circus in 1925 while she was based in Paris. The work was last sold in 2001 for a then record CZK 2.5 million.

Author: Ian Willoughby