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Green shoots in London sales

Mar 7, 2017 - The Daily Telegraph (London)

Most reports on the drop in art auction sales last year noted an improvement in the last quarter. That momentum was sustained emphatically last week at London's Impressionist and Modern art sales when Sotheby's, Christie's and Bonhams all reached the higher end of their pre-sale estimates to amass a total of £392 million. That's a 59 per cent increase over last February's £246.3 million. Last week's figure was not quite a record; in 2014 this series reached £414 million. But in Sotheby's case

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