Koller Sells Anker Painting for Record 7.5 Million Francs

Koller Auctions said it sold Albert Anker’s “Turnstunde in Ins” for 7.5 million Swiss francs ($8 million), a record price for the Swiss painter.

Vincent Van Gogh’s “Pont de Clichy” sold for 6.6 million francs, the Zurich auction house said.

Total sales at the auction today reached 30 million francs, the firm said in an e-mailed statement.

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