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.

Worldwide

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

 

Lot  

Description

Estimate (£)

Price Realised

Buyer

205

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

70,000 - 100,000

£169,875

$256,681

€195,866

European Private

181

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

50,000 - 70,000

£151,875

$229,483

€175,112

UK Private

166

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

WORLD RECORD PRICE FOR THE ARTIST AT AUCTION

15,000 - 20,000

£127,875

$193,219

€147,440

US Private

 

235

 

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

40,000 - 60,000

£109,875
$166,021
€126,686

UK Trade

190

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

30,000 - 50,000

£107,475

$162,395

€123,898

UK Private

143

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

60,000 - 80,000

£97,875

$147,889

€112,850

UK Private

 

213

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

50,000 - 80,000

£91,875

$138,823

€105,932

US Trade

 

216

 

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

60,000 - 80,000

£91,875

$138,823

€105,932

UK Private

168A

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

40,000 - 60,000

£90,675

$137,010

€104,548

UK Private

151

Dame Barbara Hepworth (1903-1975), Helius

40,000 - 60,000

£85,875

$129,757

€99,014

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.”

 

PRESS CONTACT: Dernagh O’Leary  | +44(0)207 389 2398| doleary@christies.com

Next Sale: 20th Century British Art on 16 October 2013 at Christie’s South Kensington

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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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