RESULTS: Modern British and Irish Art Day Sale - London, 11 July 2013

The Modern British and Irish Art Day Sale realised £4,153,850 /$6,276,467/€4,789,389 and was sold 79% by lot and 83% by value.


116 lots sold

Total: £4,153,850 /$6,276,467/€4,789,389

     79% sold by lot

147 lots offered

$1.511= £1 / €1.153 =£1

    83% sold by value




Estimate (£)

Price Realised



Laurence Stephen Lowry, R.A. (1887-1976), The Statue, Figures in a Town Square

70,000 - 100,000




European Private


Sir John Lavery, R.A., R.S.A., R.H.A. (1856-1941), The Little Equestrienne

50,000 - 70,000




UK Private


Phillip King, P.P.R.A. (b. 1934), Genghis Khan


15,000 - 20,000




US Private




Christopher Wood (1901-1930), PZ 416, Cornwall, 1930

40,000 - 60,000


UK Trade


Walter Richard Sickert, A.R.A. (1860-1942), Hanging Gardens of Islington, 1924-26

30,000 - 50,000




UK Private


Christopher Wood (1901-1930), The Sacrament, Ploaré, Brittany

60,000 - 80,000




UK Private



Christopher Richard Wynne Nevinson, A.R.A. (1889-1946), A Boulogne Window, circa 1925

50,000 - 80,000




US Trade




Edward Burra (1905-1976),  Bouquet, 1957-59

60,000 - 80,000




UK Private


Patrick Caulfield, R.A. (1936-2005) , Portrait of a Frenchman

40,000 - 60,000




UK Private


Dame Barbara Hepworth (1903-1975), Helius

40,000 - 60,000




US Trade



Pippa Jacomb, Associate Director, Modern British Art, Head of Day Sale, Christie’s London: “Following the success of the ‘Modern British Art Evening Sale’ we are extremely pleased with the strong results witnessed in the ‘Modern British and Irish Art Day Sale.’ A busy saleroom saw competitive bidding across the spectrum of periods and styles in the category. Notable prices were achieved for works by Lowry, Christopher Wood and for ‘Genghis Khan’ by Philip King which set a new world record price for the artist at auction. We are particularly pleased with the results achieved for the works from the collection of Tony Reichardt which have attracted great interest and which was sold 100% by lot.”


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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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