RESULTS: Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale

New York

48 lots sold

Total: $204,800,000 /£129,024,000 /€ 159,744,000

     70% sold by lot

69 lots offered

£0.63= $1 / € 0.78=$1

   80% sold by value



Estimate ($)

Price Realized



Claude Monet, Nymphéas, oil on canvas, painted in 1905





US Private


Wassily Kandinsky, Studie für Improvisation 8, oil on card mounted on canvas, painted in 1909






European Private


Joan Miró, Peinture (Femme, Journal, Chien), oil on canvas, painted in 1925







Pablo Picasso, Buste de femme, oil on canvas, painted in Paris, 8 December 1937





Asian Private


Constantin Brancusi, Une muse, plaster, executed in 1912





US Private


Alberto Giacometti, La Jambe, bronze with brown and green patina, conceived in 1947 and cast in 1958





Richard Gray Gallery


Alberto Giacometti, Tête sur tige, bronze with dark brown patina, conceived in 1947 and cast in 1952





US Trade


Pablo Picasso, Femme au chien, oil on canvas, painted in Mougins, 13 November 1962





Asian Private


Alberto Giacometti, Tête sans crâne, painted bronze, conceived in 1957-1958 and cast in 1962





European Private


Pablo Picasso, Tête de femme, oil on canvas, painted on 16 May 1952





US Trade



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Estimates do not include buyer’s premium. Sales totals are hammer price plus buyer’s premium and do not reflect costs, financing fees or application of buyer’s or seller’s credits.

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