Wednesday, November 02, 2011

How the Mighty have Fallen. Degas piece fails to sell at auction

Works of art by Degas and Picasso have failed to sell at an auction at Christie's in New York...

...Degas sculpture La Petite Danseuse de Quatorze Ans, known as the Little Dancer, took the French Impressionist three years to finish.

It was the only sculpture he ever exhibited in his lifetime.

"We went into the sale anticipating that there would be some action on it," said Mr Jordan.

"But for whatever reason, on the night, no-one lifted their paddle and she passed unsold."

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