An auction house employee poses for the photographers looking at a 1921 painting by Fernand Leger, entitled: 'Trois femmes a la table rouge' at an exhibition in central London, Friday, April 12, 2013. The piece will be offered in auction at Sotheby's auction house Impressionist, Modern & Contemporary Art sales in New York, on May, 2013. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis) Copyright 2013, The Associated Press
Madonna's French painting sells in NYC for $7.2M
NEW YORK (AP) — A French painting owned by Madonna has sold at a New York City auction for more than $7 million.
Sotheby's auction house hasn't said who bought Fernand Leger's (lay-ZHAYZ') "Three Women at the Red Table" for $7.2 million on Tuesday. The abstract work had a pre-sale estimate of $5 million to $7 million.
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