Results: Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale - London, 20 June 2012 TT

The Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale at Christie’s London on 20 June 2012 realised £92,583,550 / $145,541,341/ € 114,618,435, selling 80% by lot and 84% by value.

London

Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale
London – Wednesday, 20 June 2012
Sale no: 5465 – Top Ten
[All sold prices include buyer’s premium]

Sold:

£92,583,550

$145,541,341

€114,618,435

Lots Sold: 56

Lots Offered: 70

Sold by Lot: 80%

Sold by £: 84%

Exchange Rate£:= $1.572 /  € 1.238

Lot

Description

 

Estimate (£)

 

Purchase Price

 

Buyer

 

11

 

Pablo Picasso (1881-1973), Femme assise, 1949

5,000,000 - 7,500,000

£8,553,250

$13,445,709
€10,588,924

US Trade

56

René Magritte (1898-1967), Les jours gigantesques, 1928

2nd HIGHEST PRICE FOR THE ARTIST AT AUCTION

800,000 - 1,500,000

£7,209,250

$11,332,941
€8,925,052

US Private

8

Pablo Picasso (1881-1973), Femme au chien,1962

6,000,000 - 9,000,000

£6,985,250

$10,980,813
€8,647,740

International Trade

9

Paul Signac (1863-1935), La Corne d'Or, les minarets  1907

4,000,000 - 6,000,000

£6,201,250

$9,748,365
€7,677,148

European Private

57

René Magritte (1898-1967), Le monde des images, circa 1961

2,000,000 - 3,000,000

£4,857,250

$7,635,597
€6,013,276

US Private

15

Paul Gauguin (1848-1903), Paysage aux troncs bleus, 1892

3,000,000 - 5,000,000

£4,521,250

$7,107,405
€5,597,308

US Private

4

Maurice de Vlaminck (1876-1958), Les régates à Bougival, 1905

3,500,000 - 4,500,000

£3,625,250

$5,698,893
€4,488,060

Anonymous

58

René Magritte (1898-1967), Shéhérazade, 1947

1,000,000 - 1,500,000

£2,953,250

$4,642,509
€3,656,124

European Private

29

Edgar Degas (1834-1917), Etude du nu pour la 'Petite danseuse de Quatorze ans', circa 1878-1881

1,800,000 - 2,500,000

£2,841,250

$4,466,445
€3,517,468

US Private

19

Claude Monet (1840-1926), Le Chantier de petits navires, près de Honfleur, 1864

1,200,000 - 1,800,000

£2,785,250

$4,378,413
€3,448,140

Anonymous

Comment: See separate release 

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Next Sale Date:

The Impressionist and Modern Art Day Sale and Impressionist and Modern Art Works on Paper sale will be held on 21 June 2012. Please click here to view the full schedule of upcoming sales from the department.

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*Please note when quoting estimates above that other fees will apply in addition to the hammer price - see Section D of the Conditions of Sale at the back of the sale catalogue.

*Estimates do not include buyer’s premium. Sales totals are hammer price plus buyer’s premium and are reported net of applicable fees.