Chinese billionaire buys nude painting for $170.4million at auction in New York

A painting by Italian artist Modigliani was sold at auction on Monday for $170.4m (£113m), the second-highest price ever for a work sold at auction. Nu couche (Reclining Nude) was sold at Christie’s in New York to a Chinese collector. It had never been sold at auction before, having been in the same private collection… Read More Chinese billionaire buys nude painting for $170.4million at auction in New York