A Balthus Painting From the Same Series That Drew Protests at the Met Is Expected to Fetch as Much as $18 Million at Auction
The painting is the top lot of the Dorothy and Richard Sherwood Collection, which will be offered at Christie’s this May.
Two years ago, a provocative painting by Balthus stirred up a controversy that extended well beyond the art world. Now, a painting from the same series is expected to sell for as much as $18 million at auction.

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