Christie's charge a premium to the buyer on the final bid price of each lot sold at the following rates: 23.8% of the final bid price of each lot sold up to and including €150,000 and 14.28% of any amount in excess of €150,000. Buyers' premium is calculated on the basis of each lot individually.
PROPERTY OF THE LATE LARS ROSTRUP BOYESEN (COPENHAGEN, 1915-1996)
Lars Rostrup Boyesen started as a student at his father's (Peter Rostrup Boyesen) art school. At the same time he read history of art at the Copenhagen University and worked as an art critic for several newspapers. In 1940 he received the university's gold medal for a thesis on the painter Abraham Wuchters, but after his examination for M.A. in 1943, he first and foremost dealt with contemporary art. From 1940 to 1967 he was employed at the 'Statens Museum for Kunst', From there he moved to Aalborg in the North of Jutland and became leader of the art museum of this town, which he developed into 'Nordjyllands Kunstmuseum', which became the most well known Danish museum outside Copenhagen. The buildings made by the famous Finnish architect Aalvar Alto. Not only the building created respect around Rostrup Boyesen as a museum's person, but also his purchase of Anna and Kresten Krestensens outstanding collection of young Danish art, by which he made a solid foundation for the museum's permanent collection. After 12 years in the north of Jutland Lars Rostrup Boyesen returned to Copenhagen as a director for "Statens Museum for Kunst" after Jorn Rubow. He retired five years later, but before that, he had put his personal mark on the museum, and created several big exhibitions abroad.