Sotheby's raises record sum at Amsterdam auction

 An auction at Sotheby's of more than 160 works of post-war and contemporary art from the Peter Stuyvesant Collection exceeded all expectations on Monday, raising a record €13.6 million (Dh68.06m).

The works on offer in Amsterdam were the property of British American Tobacco The Netherlands and formed the largest collection of such art ever to come to auction in the country.

Sotheby's had expected to raise between €4.4m and €6.3m.


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