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Modigliani’s Portrait of Paulette Jourdain leads the Taubman Sale at Sotheby’s

The first of Sotheby’s extensive auctions of property from the Collection of A. Alfred Taubman concluded last night at Sotheby’s New York with a total of $377 million. The Masterworks sale was led by Paulette Jourdain, one of the finest and final portraits ever painted by Amedeo Modigliani, which sold for $42.8 million. Five bidders competed for the…

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