RESULTS: CHRISTIE'S LATIN AMERICAN ART SALE REALIZES $21,325,625

New York

218 lots sold

Total: $21,325,625/£14,074,913/€16,420,731

    72% sold by lot

302 lots offered

£0.66= $1 / € 0.77=$1

 75% sold by value

Lot

Description

Estimate ($)

Price Realized

Buyer

65

Candido Portinari (Brazilian 1903-1962),

Meninos soltando pipas, oil on canvas, painted in 1941. 

WORLD AUCTION RECORD FOR THE ARTIST

800,000 – 1,200,000

$1,443,750

£952,875

€1,111,688

South American Private

31

Fernando Botero (Colombian b. 1932),

Dancers, bronze with dark brown patina,

executed in 2000. 

700,000 – 1,000,000

$1,143,750

£754,875

€880,688

European Trade

38

Alfredo Ramos Martínez (Mexican 1871-1946),

Mujeres con frutas (Women with Fruit), oil on canvas, painted circa 1930. 

1,000,000 – 1,500,000

$1,107,750

£731,115

€852,968

US Private

69

Alfredo Volpi (Brazilian 1896-1988),

Fachada (No. 1331), tempera on canvas,

painted circa late 1960s. 

500,000 – 700,000

$783,750

£517,275

€603,488

South American Trade

71

Alfredo Volpi (Brazilian 1896-1988),

Bandeirinhas horizontais com mastro (No. 1330), tempera on canvas, painted circa mid 1970s. 

600,000 – 800,000

$651,750

£430,155

€501,848

South American Private

75

Alfredo Volpi (Brazilian 1896-1988),

Bandeirinhas com mastro (No. 2133),

tempera on canvas, painted late 1970s. 

450,000 – 650,000

$507,750

£335,115

€390,968

South American Trade

47

Fernando Botero (Colombian b. 1932),

Naturaleza muerta con sandía y naranjas, oil on canvas, painted in 1970. 

400,000 – 600,000

$483,750

£319,275

€372,488

South American Trade

11

Matta (Chilean 1911-2002),

Yennes, l'évitation in blue, oil on canvas,

painted in 1939. 

400,000 – 600,000

$435,750

£287,595

€335,528

South American Private

21

Armando Morales (Nicaraguan 1927-2011),

Lac Granada, II, oil on canvas, painted in 1991. 

250,000 – 350,000

$387,750

£255,915

€298,568

US Private

46

Rufino Tamayo (Mexico 1899-1991),

Sonriente en rosa, oil and sand on canvas,

painted in 1988. 

400,000 – 600,000

$375,750

£247,995

€289,328

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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*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.