1958 Press Photo Historic Sale at Sotheby's Sells 7 Impressionist Paintings
Historic Sale AT Sotheby's Seven Impressionists Paintings Sold For $781, 000: Seven impressionist paintings were siold for $781,000 in 21 minutes at Saturday's last night, Six of them wil go to American, and the seventh was both by a London dealer. The top price of $220,000 paid for Cezznne's "Boy in a Red Waistcoat" more than double the world record of $140, 000 paid for a Gaugin in Paris last year. It was both by Mr. George Keller, of the Carstaris Gallery, New York. Van Gogh's "Public Garden at Arles", sold for $132,000, and Manet's "Flags in the rue Mosnier". $113, 000, also beat the old record. The total of $781,000 was another world record. Last night's sale was of pictures from the seated of there New York millions Mr. Jacob Goldschmidit. Photo Shows Some of the people who were unable to get into gallery watch the sale of the paintings watch the close circuit television which relayed the proceedings in the main hall at Sotheby's last night.
Photo measures 10.25 x 8 inches.
Photo is dated 10-16-1958.
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