Modigliani work is sold for $ 170.4 million

Nu couché

The artwork Nu Couché of the italian artist Amedeo Modigliani was sold to the collector Liu Yiqian.This sale has the second highest price for a painting, the first one is Picasso’s Les Femmes d’Alger.

Amedeo Modigliani was born in Livorno, but has worked mainly in France. He died of tuberculosis at age 35.

A curiosity about this sale is that it happened on China Singles day.

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