Outstanding Latin American Results Lead the Market with $20 Million Sold Over Four Days

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This May, Sotheby's realized outstanding results in our Impressionist & Modern Art and Contemporary sales, with a sell-through rate overall of 97.5% by value and 94% by lot. Works by esteemed Latin American artists such as Rufino Tamayo, Fernando Botero, Joaquín Torres-García, and more performed in excess of double their low estimates. Leading the market with total sales exceeding $20,282,000, Sotheby’s attracted collectors from around the world to bid competitively for 112 works of art and demonstrated a zealous appetite for paintings and sculpture from Latin America. Click ahead to explore 9 of the top Latin American works that sold with notable results in our recent May sales.

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Outstanding Latin American Results Lead the Market with $20 Million Sold Over Four Days

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