A high number of lots were purchased, with 84% of pieces selling to buyers from 32 countries, bidding in the room and via telephone.

29 artworks in the sale sold for over $1 million, with Monet's Iris Mauves, 1914-1917, purchased at $17 118 510.

Picasso's self-portrait Tête, 1969, was bought with a winning bid of $7 031 790.

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