Kevin Ching, chief executive officer of Sotheby’s Asia, at a presentation in Hong Kong of Amedeo Modigliani's painting Nu Couché (sur le coté gauche) ahead of its sale at Sotheby’s in New York for US$157 million. Photo: Nora Tam

Modigliani sells for US$157 million, and it’s only fourth most expensive art piece ever sold

Italian painter’s masterpiece was the star lot of May auction season in New York

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Kevin Ching, chief executive officer of Sotheby’s Asia, at a presentation in Hong Kong of Amedeo Modigliani's painting Nu Couché (sur le coté gauche) ahead of its sale at Sotheby’s in New York for US$157 million. Photo: Nora Tam
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