While the official result of 2,3 million euros (including buyer's premium) would satisfy any French auction house for a Photographs sale, the dispersal of the M. et Mme. X collection, estimated at 4,5 million euros, is far from the success expected. Of the 340 lots presented (*), 224 (or 66% of the catalogue) did not find any takers last Thursday at Hotel Drouot.
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