RESULTS: Old Master Prints - King Street, 6 December 2012

The sale of Old Master Prints realised a total of £1,472,650 / $2,233,548 / €1,812,832 and was sold 72% by lot and 91% by value. The top lot was Enoch by William Blake (1757-1827), which sold for £205,250, setting a world record price for the artist at auction.

London

69 lots sold

Total: £1,472,650 / $2,233,548 / €1,812,832

     72% sold by lot

96 lots offered

$1.607 = £1 / €1.231 = £1

    91% sold by value

 

Lot  

Description

Estimate (£)

Price Realised

Buyer

96

William Blake (1757-1827)

Enoch

WORLD RECORD PRICE FOR A PRINT BY THE ARTIST AT AUCTION

100,000 - 150,000

£205,250

$329,836

€252,662

US Institution    

80

Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (1606-1669)

Landscape with three gabled Cottages beside a Road

50,000 - 70,000

£ 169,250

$271,984

€208.346

Private European

14

Albrecht Dürer (1471-1528)

Saint Eustace

80,000 - 120,000

£103,250

$165,922

€127,100

Private European

79

Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn

Sheet with two Studies: A Tree, and the upper Part of the Head of the Artist wearing a Velvet Cap

20,000 - 30,000

£ 79,250

$127,354

€97,556

Private European

50

Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn

Ephraim Bonus, Jewish Physician

30,000 - 50,000

£ 70,850

$113,855

€87,216

Private Japanese

15

Albrecht Dürer

Adam and Eve

50,000 - 70,000

£ 55,250

$88,786

€68,012

European trade

39

Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn

The Artist's Mother seated at a Table, looking right: Three quarter length

12,000 - 18,000

£51,650

$83,001

€63,581

Private European

78  

Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn

Cottage with a white paling

15,000 - 20,000

£37,250

$59,860

€45,854

Private European

42

Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn

Negress lying down

20,000 - 30,000

£37,250

$59,860

€45,854

Private European

18

Albrecht Dürer

The Engraved Passion

 

 

30,000 - 50,000

 

£34,850

$56,003

€42,900

UK trade

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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.