Results: Impressionist and Modern Art Day Sale - London, June 2012

The Impressionist and Modern Art Day Sale realised £14,307,800 / $22,420,323 / €17,655,825.

Worldwide

Impressionist and Modern Day Sale
London –Thursday, 21 June 2012
Sale no: 5472 – Top Ten
[All sold prices include buyer’s premium]

               Sold:                      £14,307,800                            $22,420,323                                   €17,655,825

        Lots Sold:94              Lots Offered:153                     Sold by Lot: 61%                            Sold by £: 80%

Exchange Rate£:= $1.567 / €1.234

 

 

 

Lot

Description

 

Estimate (£)

 

 

 

Buyer

434

Pablo Picasso (1881-1973), Retrato de Modesto Castillo, 1895

100,000 - 150,000

£2,169,250  

$3,399,215

2,676,855 

 

Anonymous

328

Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919), La plage de Varengeville, 1880

350,000 - 550,000

£1,553,250 

$2,433,943 

1,916,710 

 

European Private

313

 

René Magritte (1898-1967), La femme du maçon



500,000 - 700,000

£589,250

$923,355

€727,135

European Private

369

Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919), Femme nue dans un paysage, 1915

400,000 - 600,000

£481,250

$754,119

593,863

Private

406

Wassily Kandinsky (1866-1944), Paysage avec pont, 1903

150,000 - 250,000

£433,250

$678,903

534,631

European Trade

373

Marc Chagall (1887-1985) Fleurs et fruits devant la mer

300,000 - 500,000

£421,250

$660,099

520,156

Private

405

Max Liebermann (1847-1935), Blumentöpfe vor dem Haus, 1926

300,000 - 500,000

£409,250  

$641,295

505,015

Private

366

 Marino Marini (1901-1980), Grande toro, 1953

150,000 - 250,000

£385,250

$603,687

475,399

European Trade

305

Auguste Rodin (1840-1917), Le baiser, 1912

150,000 - 250,000

£325,250

$509,667

401,359

European Trade

342

Henry Moore (1898-1986), Small Maquette No. 2 for Reclining Figure, 1950

300,000 - 500,000

£313,250

$490,863

386,551

European Trade

Comment: Jason Carey, Head of Day Sale, Impressionist and Modern Art, Christie’s London:
“The demand for the cross section of movements and periods offered within this sale - spanning Impressionism, Modernism, Surrealism and German Expressionism – was demonstrated by the top six lots, reconfirming the breadth and depth of the current market at this price level. Buyers remain willing to pay strong prices for top quality works with good private provenance. The top lot by Picasso (lot 434) is the first London Day Sale work in this category to fetch in excess of £2 million.”

Press Contact:

Hannah Schweiger                    +44 207 389 2964        hschweiger@christies.com

Next Sale Date:

The next sale of Impressionist and Modern Art will be held at Christie’s South Kensington on Friday 22 June 2012.

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