Sotheby’s Impressionist & Modern Art Evening sale features an array of paintings, works on paper and sculpture by the leading artists of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Thesaleis led by a work of outstanding importance and beauty, Bauerngarten, by Gustav Klimt. Painted in 1907, this rare and exquisite painting comes from the height of his golden period. The sale also includes a wonderful group of four major works by Pablo Picasso, including Plant de Tomates, painted in 1944, which is one of the most important works that the artist produced during the Second World War. Other highlights include a wonderful Tahitian painting by Paul Gauguin, the celebrated portrait of Baranowski by Modigliani as well as some exceptional Impressionist paintings by Pissarro and Sisley.