Botticelli fetches over $92 mn at auction

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(ANSA) – NEW YORK, JAN 28 – A are masterpiece by Renaissance
great Sandro Botticelli, ‘Portrait of a Young Man Holding a
Roundel’, fetched over $92 million at Sotheby’s in New York on
Thursday, far exceeding estimates.
    It was a record for the auction house’s Great Masters series.
    The painting was pout up for auction by the family of late
billionaire Sheldon Solow, one of the great builders of New York
skyscrapers, who died in November.
    The painting fetched $92.184 million, including auction rights.
    (ANSA).
   

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