Sunday 05 April 2020

New auction record set for work by Mondriaan: $50.56m

Mondrian Composition IIIA new record for a work of art by Dutch painter Piet Mondriaan was set by Christie’s auction house in New York on Thursday.

The 1929 work – Composition No III with Red, Blue, Yellow and Black – was sold for $50.56m (€44.4m), double the auction estimates.

The previous record for a Mondriaan, who is known as Mondrian outside the Netherlands, was $27.59m for Composition with Red, Blue and Grey, which was bought in 2014. has been free for 13 years, but now we are asking our readers to help. Your donation will enable us to keep providing you with fair and accurate news and features about all things Dutch.
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