RESULTS: Impressionist and Modern Art - June 2011, London

The Impressionist and Modern Art Day Sale realized £14,863,825 / $24,109,124 / €16,721,803 – the second highest total for the category at Christie’s in London. The auction of Impressionist and Modern Works on Paper realised £6,526,175 / $10,585,456 / €7,341,947.

London

Sold:

£6,526,175

$10,585,456

€7,341,947

Lots Sold: 92

Lots Offered: 116

Sold by Lot: 79%

Sold by £: 80%

Exchange Rate£:= $1.622/  €1.125

 

Lot 

Description

 

Estimate (£)

 

Purchase Price

 

Buyer

154

Mary Cassatt (1844-1926), Mathilde Holding Baby who Reaches out to Right, circa 1889

250,000 - 350,000

£577,250

$936,299
€649,406

Anonymous

202

Pablo Picasso (1881-1973), Corrida, 1957

140,000 - 200,000

£385,250

$624,875
€433,406

Anonymous

124

Egon Schiele (1890-1918), Mime van Osen, 1910

300,000 - 500,000

£349,250

$566,483
€392,906

US Private

105

Edgar Degas (1834-1917), Danseuse debout, circa 1885

180,000 - 250,000

£313,250

$508,091
€352,406

European Private

114

Fernand Léger (1881-1955), Composition avec guitar

120,000 - 180,000

£289,250

$469,163
€325,406

European Private

112

Pablo Picasso (1881-1973), Quatre nus à la fleur effeuillée, 1968

200,000 - 300,000

£241,250

$391,307
€271,406

Anonymous

133

Paul Klee (1879-1940), Ruhendes, 1930

150,000 - 200,000

£241,250

$391,307
€271,406

Anonymous

108

Alfred Sisley (1839-1899), La gare de marchandises, circa 1880

100,000 - 150,000

£229,250

$371,843
€336,656

US Private

173

Marc Chagall (1887-1895), Femme avec coupe de fruits, circa 1952

80,000 - 120,000

£163,250

$264,791
€183,656

Anonymous

110

Edgar Degas (1834-1917), Nu accroupi, late 1890s

80,000 - 120,000

£151,250

$245,327
€170,156

Anonymous

 

Sold:

£14,863,825

$24,109,124

€16,721,803

Lots Sold:  145

Lots Offered: 203

Sold by Lot: 71%

Sold by £: 78%

Exchange Rate£:= $1.622/  €1.125

 

Lot 

Description

 

Estimate (£)

 

Purchase Price

 

Buyer

379

Raoul Dufy (1877-1953), Le casino de Sainte-Adresse au pêcheur, circa 1912

400,000 - 600,000

£881,250

$1,429,387
€991,406

Anonymous

362

Pierre Bonnard (1867-1947), Maison rose au treillage, Le Grande-Lemps, circa 1915

200,000 - 300,000

£541,250

$877,907
€608,906

Anonymous

505

Diego Giacometti (1902-1985), Grande table torsade, circa 1965

200,000 - 300,000

£433, 250

$ 702, 732

€487,406

Anonymous

418

Pierre Auguste Renoir (1841-1919), Jacques-Eugène Spuller, circa 1877

350,000 - 500,000

£421,250

$683,267
€473,906

US Private

425

Salvador Dalí (1904-1989), Homage à Guimard I, 1970

300,000 - 400,000

£361,250

$585,947
€406,406

Asian Private

359

Pierre Bonnard (1867-1947), Les pins, bord de mer, circa 1923

150,000 - 250,000

£337,250

$547,019
€379,406

Anonymous

445

Auguste Rodin (1840-1917), Buste de jeune femme

180,000 - 250,000

£337,250

$547,019
€379,406

US Private

435

Hermann Max Pechstein (1881-1955), Cellospieler, Bildnis Dr. Freundlich, 1919

180,000 - 250,000

£325,250

$527,555
€365,906

US Private

370

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (1864-1901), Tête de lady anglaise, 1898

300,000 - 500,000

£301,250

$488,627
€338,906

European Private

392

Hermann Max Pechstein (1881-1955), Abend, 1970

300,000 - 400,000

£301,250

$488,627
€338,906

US Private

 

 

Comment: Teresa Krasny, Director and head of sale: “The Day sale realized the second highest total for the category at Christie’s in London. We welcomed new buyers at every price level and over 150 clients registered to bid by telephone with the majority of interest from European, American and Asian collectors. Colorful and striking works from the 20th century attracted the fiercest competition.

 

Press Contact:

Matthew Paton                    +44 207 389 2664                     mpaton@christies.com

 

 

 

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