RESULTS: Post-War & Contemporary Art Evening Sale

Including Lots 1-26 of Works from the Peter Norton Collection

New York

New York – Tuesday, 8 November 2011

Sale no: 2480 & 2638– Top Ten

Sold:

$247,597,000

£153,510,140

€178,269,840

Lots Sold: 82

Lots Offered: 91

Sold by Lot: 90%

Sold by $: 87%

Exchange Rate: £0.62 = $1/  €0.72 = $1

 

Lot

Description

 

Estimate ($)

 

Purchase Price

 

Buyer

34

Roy Lichtenstein (1923-1997), I Can See the Whole Room!...and There's Nobody in it!, oil and graphite on canvas, painted in 1961

WORLD AUCTION RECORD FOR THE ARTIST

35,000,000 - 45,000,000

$43,202,500

£26,785,550

€31,105,800

Anonymous

71

Mark Rothko (1903-1970), White Cloud, oil on canvas, painted in 1956

18,000,000 - 25,000,000

$18,562,500

£11,508,750

€13,365,000

Anonymous

51

Andy Warhol (1928-1987), Silver Liz, acrylic, silkscreen ink and spray enamel on canvas, painted in 1963

16,000,000 - 19,000,000

$16,322,500

£10,119,950

€11,752,200

European Private

29

Louise Bourgeois (1911-2010), Spider, bronze, executed in 1996

WORLD AUCTION RECORD FOR THE ARTIST

4,000,000 - 6,000,000

$10,722,500

£6,647,950

€7,720,200

U.S. Private

36

Andy Warhol (1928-1987), Four Campbell's Soup Cans, casein and graphite on canvas, painted in 1962

7,000,000 - 10,000,000

$9,826,500

£6,092,430

€7,075,080

Anonymous

75

Willem de Kooning (1904-1997), Untitled XI, oil on canvas, painted in 1975-1976

7,000,000 - 9,000,000

$7,362,500

£4,564,750

€5,301,000

U.S. Private

56

Jeff Koons (b. 1955), Baroque Egg with Bow (Orange/Magenta), high-chromium stainless steel with transparent color coating, executed in 1994-2008

5,500,000 - 6,500,000

$6,242,500

£3,870,350

€4,494,600

Anonymous

62

Cy Twombly (1928-2011), Untitled (Lexington, Virginia), oil based house paint, lead pencil and colored pencil on canvas, painted in 1959

5,000,000 - 7,000,000

$5,234,500

£3,245,390

€3,768,840

Gagosian Gallery

30

Alexander Calder (1898-1976), Sumac, hanging mobile--painted sheet metal and wire, executed in 1961

WORLD AUCTION RECORD FOR A MOBILE BY THE ARTIST

4,000,000 - 6,000,000

$4,786,500

£2,967,630

€3,446,280

U.S. Trade

5

Paul McCarthy (b. 1945), Tomato Head (Green), fiberglass, urethane, rubber, metal, plastic, fabric and painted metal base, executed in 1994

WORLD AUCTION RECORD FOR THE ARTIST

1,000,000 - 1,500,000

$4,562,500

£2,828,750

€3,285,000

US Private

 

 

 

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