Pablo Picasso (1881-1973), Verre et citron, Painted on 18-22 June 1944. Estimate $500,000-700,000. This work is offered in the Impressionist & Modern Art Day Sale on 14 May.

First look: Highlights from the Impressionist and Modern Art Day Sale

Outstanding works by Pablo Picasso, Tamara de Lempicka and Fernand Léger, among highlights of the New York auction on 14 May

As the third Impressionist and Modern Art auction during 20th Century Week in New York, the Day Sale completes the department series with significant works from the movements that shaped the future of art and art collecting.

Tamara de Lempicka (1898-1980), La Sagesse, Painted in 1940-1941. Estimate $800,000-1,200,000. This work is offered in the Impressionist & Modern Art Day Sale on 14 May at Christie’s in New York.

Tamara de Lempicka (1898-1980), La Sagesse, Painted in 1940-1941. Estimate: $800,000-1,200,000. This work is offered in the Impressionist & Modern Art Day Sale on 14 May at Christie’s in New York.

Fernand Léger (1881-1955), Nature morte, painted in 1928. Estimate $600,000-800,000. This work is offered in the Impressionist & Modern Art Day Sale on 14 May. The Collection of Drue Heinz.

Fernand Léger (1881-1955), Nature morte, painted in 1928. Estimate: $600,000-800,000. This work is offered in the Impressionist & Modern Art Day Sale on 14 May. The Collection of Drue Heinz.

Henri Le Sidaner (1862-1939), La table ronde, Painted in Villefranche-sur-Mer in 1925. Estimate $400,000-600,000. This work is offered in the Impressionist & Modern Art Day Sale on 14 May at Christie’s in New York.

Henri Le Sidaner (1862-1939), La table ronde, Painted in Villefranche-sur-Mer in 1925. Estimate: $400,000-600,000. This work is offered in the Impressionist & Modern Art Day Sale on 14 May at Christie’s in New York.

Man Ray (1890-1976), The Reaper, Painted in 1914. Estimate $300,000-500,000. This work is offered in the Impressionist & Modern Art Day Sale on 14 May at Christie’s in New York

Man Ray (1890-1976), The Reaper, Painted in 1914. Estimate: $300,000-500,000. This work is offered in the Impressionist & Modern Art Day Sale on 14 May at Christie’s in New York

Edgar Degas (1834–1917),  Danseuse attachant le cordon de son maillot, conceived in 1885–90. Estimate $180,000–250,000. This work is offered in the Impressionist & Modern Art Day Sale on 14 May at Christie’s in New York. Property from the Estate of Ann H. Poole

Edgar Degas (1834–1917), Danseuse attachant le cordon de son maillot, conceived in 1885–90. Estimate: $180,000–250,000. This work is offered in the Impressionist & Modern Art Day Sale on 14 May at Christie’s in New York. Property from the Estate of Ann H. Poole

Bernard Buffet (1928–1999), La rivière aux environs de Mayenne, 1962. Estimate $70,000–100,000. This work is offered in the Impressionist & Modern Art Day Sale on 14 May at Christie’s in New York. The Desmarais Collection A Pied-à-Terre in New York

Bernard Buffet (1928–1999), La rivière aux environs de Mayenne, 1962. Estimate: $70,000–100,000. This work is offered in the Impressionist & Modern Art Day Sale on 14 May at Christie’s in New York. The Desmarais Collection: A Pied-à-Terre in New York

Gustave Loiseau (1865–1935), Le pont Corneille à Rouen, 1927. Estimate $70,000–100,000. This work is offered in the Impressionist & Modern Art Day Sale on 14 May at Christie’s in New York.

Gustave Loiseau (1865–1935), Le pont Corneille à Rouen, 1927. Estimate: $70,000–100,000. This work is offered in the Impressionist & Modern Art Day Sale on 14 May at Christie’s in New York.