RESULTS - Christie's New York Post-War & Contemporary Evening Sale

New York

Post-War & Contemporary Art Evening Sale

 New York, 12 November 2013, Sale #2791

[All sold prices include buyer’s premium]

 

 HIGHEST TOTAL IN AUCTION HISTORY

 

63 lots sold

Total: $691,583,000 / £435,697,290 / €511,771,420

    91% sold by lot

69 lots offered

£0.63= $1 / € 0.74=$1

98% sold by value

Lot

Description

Estimate ($)

Price Realized

Buyer

8A

Francis Bacon, Three Studies Of Lucian Freud, oil on canvas, in 3 parts, painted in 1969.

WORLD AUCTION RECORD FOR ANY WORK OF ART

Estimate On Request

$142,405,000

£89,715,150

€105,379,700

Acquavella LLC

12

Jeff Koons, Balloon Dog (Orange), mirror-polished stainless steel with transparent color coating, executed in 1994-2000. This work is one of five unique versions

(blue, magenta, orange, red, yellow).

WORLD AUCTION RECORD FOR THE ARTIST

WORLD AUCTION RECORD FOR A LIVING ARTIST

35,000,000-55,000,000

$58,405,000

£36,795,150

€43,219,700

International Trade

27

Andy Warhol, Coca-Cola [3], casein on cotton, painted in 1962.

 

40,000,000-60,000,000

$57,285,000

£36,089,550

€42,390,900

Anonymous

21

Mark Rothko, No. 11 (Untitled), oil on canvas, painted in 1957.

25,000,000-35,000,000

$46,085,000

£29,033,550

€34,102,900

US Trade

39

Jackson Pollock, Number 16, 1949, oil and enamel on paper mounted on masonite, painted in 1949.

25,000,000-35,000,000

$32,645,000

£20,566,350

€24,157,300

Anonymous

37

Willem De Kooning, Untitled VIII, oil on canvas, painted in 1977.

WORLD AUCTION RECORD FOR THE ARTIST

20,000,000-30,000,000

$32,085,000

£20,213,550

€23,742,900

Nancy Whyte Inc.

34

Roy Lichtenstein, Seductive Girl, oil and magna on canvas, painted in 1996.

22,000,000-28,000,000

$31,525,000

£19,860,750

€23,328,500

Anonymous

15

Jean-Michel Basquiat, Untitled, acrylic and oilstick on wood panel, painted in 1982.

25,000,000-35,000,000

$29,285,000

£18,449,550

€21,670,900

Asian Private

8

Christopher Wool, Apocalypse Now, alkyd and fashe on aluminum and steel, painted in 1988.

WORLD AUCTION RECORD FOR THE ARTIST

15,000,000-20,000,000

$26,485,000

£16,685,550

€19,598,900

Van de Weghe Ltd.

19

Lucio Fontana, Concetto Spaziale, La Fine Di Dio, oil and glitter on canvas, executed in 1963.

WORLD AUCTION RECORD FOR THE ARTIST

 

15,000,000-20,000,000

$20,885,000

£13,157,550

€15,454,900

Dominique Levy Fine Arts

35

Gerhard Richter, Abstraktes Bild (809-1), oil on canvas, painted in 1994.

Estimate On Request

$20,885,000

£13,157,550

€15,454,900

US Private

             

 

 

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