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Following last year's record-breaking sale of Arab and Iranian and International Contemporary Art in Doha - in which nine artist records were achieved - this year's sale features artworks of the highest calibre that corresponds to the demand from both Middle Eastern and International collectors.Photo: Sotheby's.
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Trophy art sales including Monet's "Nympheas" and Picasso's "Portrait de femme " ensured bumper earnings for Sotheby's and Christie's in the first half, the auction houses said on Wednesday.
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Christie's International said sales of art and collectibles rose to a record 2.7 billion pounds in the first six months of the year as purchases of contemporary works and demand from new clients surged.
Updated: Tue Jul 22, 2014 12:12 pm
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