"Nature morte a 'L'Esperance'"

"Nature morte a 'L'Esperance'"

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"Nature morte a 'L'Esperance'" by Paul Gauguin was included in the auction of 78 Impressionist and modern works at Christie's International in London on Feb. 9. The canvas, painted by Gauguin in Tahiti as a tribute to his friend Vincent van Gogh, was expected to sell for between 7 million pounds and 10 million pounds and failed to find a buyer.