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|Tuesday | July 07, 2015|
A Gustav Klimt portrait of a young woman that had been the subject of an ownership dispute fetched the highest price of $39.1 million in an auction at Sotheby's in London last week. Sales at the auction topped £178.6 million, with 10 of the 51 lots on offer selling for more than £10 million. Among them was an Edgar Degas cast bronze of a ballerina that sold for £15.8 million, setting an auction record for a sculpture by the French artist, Sotheby's said. This auction capped off what has been a season of unprecdented triumph for the auction house. Maserati shines at London luxury art fair Italian luxury car maker Maserati is showcasing its hand-crafted Quattroporte S in an unlikely setting: at the Masterpiece London art and antiques fair, which opened last week in a plush tent on the grounds of Chelsea's Royal Hospital. Featuring amon
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