Giacometti’s Walking Man auction record broken by £106m Picasso

With confidence gradually returning to the art market, many had already predicted that this nude depiction of Picasso’s mistress at Christies New York would break the auction record set last year by Giacometti’s Walking Man sculpture, and so it has, albeit by a relatively slim margin.

The piece sold to an anonymous telephone bidder.

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