RESULTS: 20th Century British and Irish Art Evening Sale

London

20th Century British & Irish Art Evening Sale

Including The Lord Forte Collection of Works by L.S. Lowry

Location – Wednesday, 16 November 2011

Sale no: 8044– Top Ten

[All sold prices include buyer’s premium]

 

Sold:

£23,625,000

$37,233,000

€27,664,875

Lots Sold:  36

Lots Offered: 50

Sold by Lot: 72%

Sold by £: 92%

Exchange Rate£:= $1.576/  €1.171

 

Lot

Description

 

Estimate (£)

 

Purchase Price

 Buyer

7

Laurence Stephen Lowry, R.A. (1887-1976), Piccadilly Circus, London, 1960

JOINT HIGHEST WORLD RECORD PRICE FOR THE ARTIST AT AUCTION

JOINT HIGHEST WORLD RECORD PRICE FOR THE CATEGORY AT AUCTION

4,000,000 - 6,000,000

£5,641,250 $8,890,610
€6,605,904

Private

9

Laurence Stephen Lowry, R.A. (1887-1976), Fun Fair at Daisy Nook, 1953

1,500,000 - 2,000,000

£3,401,250 $5,360,370
€3,982,864

UK Private

3

Laurence Stephen Lowry, R.A. (1887-1976), Industrial Landscape, 1944

1,200,000 - 1,800,000

£2,617,250$4,124,786
€3,064,800

UK Private

5

Laurence Stephen Lowry, R.A. (1887-1976), Saturday Afternoon, 1941

1,200,000 - 1,800,000

£2,057,250 $3,242,226
€2,409,040

UK Private

43

Sir Alfred James Munnings, P.R.A., R.W.S. (1878-1959), Early Morning on Manton Downs, 1926

1,200,000 - 1,600,000

£1,217,250 $1,918,386
€1,425,400

UK Trade

10

Laurence Stephen Lowry, R.A. (1887-1976), An Old Street, 1932

500,000 - 800,000

£937,250 $1,477,106
€1,097,520

European Private

20

Ben Nicholson, O.M. (1894-1982), 1935 (painting), 1935  

400,000 - 600,000

£959,650 $1,512,408
€1,123,750

Anonymous

6

Laurence Stephen Lowry, R.A. (1887-1976), Town Centre, 1966

500,000 - 800,000

£713,250 $1,124,082
€835,216

Anonymous

11

Laurence Stephen Lowry, R.A. (1887-1976), Two Anglers,  1963 

200,000 - 300,000

£505,250 $796,274
€591,648

UK Private

37

Patrick Caulfield, R.A. (1936-2005), Sun Lounge, 1975
SECOND HIGHEST PRICE FOR THE ARTIST AT AUCTION

400,000 - 600,000

£505,250 $796,274
€591,648

Asian Private

 

 

Comment: Please see separate release

Press Contact: Hannah Schmidt    +44 (0) 207 389 2964    hschmidt@christies.com

 

 

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