RESULTS: Post-War & Contemporary Art Evening Sale

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New York

Post-War & Contemporary Art Evening Sale

 New York, 13 May 2014, Sale #2847

[All sold prices include buyer’s premium]

 

68 lots sold

Total: $744,944,000/£439,516,960/€543,809,120

94% sold by lot

72 lots offered

£0.59= $1 / €0.73=$1

98% sold by value

Lot

Description

Estimate ($)

Price Realized

Buyer

34

Barnett Newman (1905-1970), Black Fire I, oil on canvas, Painted in 1961.

WORLD AUCTION RECORD FOR THE ARTIST

Estimate on request

$84,165,000

£49,657,350

€61,440,450

Anonymous

20

Francis Bacon (1909-1992), Three Studies for a Portrait of John Edwards, oil on canvas, in three parts, painted in 1984.

Estimate on request

$80,805,000

£47,674,950

€58,987,650

Asian Private

31

Mark Rothko (1903-1970), Untitled, oil on canvas, painted in 1952.

Estimate on request

$66,245,000

£39,084,550

€48,358,850

Anonymous

23

Andy Warhol (1928-1987), Race Riot, acrylic and silkscreen ink on linen, in four parts, painted in 1964.

Estimate on request

$62,885,000

£37,102,150

€45,906,050

Gagosian Gallery

26

Andy Warhol (1928-1987), White Marilyn, acrylic and silkscreen ink on linen, painted in 1962.

12,000,000 – 18,000,000

$41,045,000

£24,216,550

€29,962,850

US Private

36

Jean-Michel Basquiat (1960-1988) , Untitled, acrylic, oilstick and metallic spray enamel on canvas, painted in 1981.

20,000,000-30,000,000

$34,885,000

£20,582,150

€25,466,050

Anonymous

28

Jeff Koons (B. 1955), Jim Beam - J.B. Turner Train,
stainless steel and bourbon, executed in 1986. This work is the artist's proof from an edition of three plus one artist's proof.

Estimate on request

$33,765,000

£19,921,350

€24,648,450

Anonymous

15

Gerhard Richter (b. 1932), Abstraktes Bild (712), oil on canvas, painted in 1990.

22,000,000 – 28,000,000

$29,285,000

£17,278,150

€21,378,050

Anonymous

8

Alexander Calder (1898-1976), Poisson volant (Flying Fish), hanging mobile--painted sheet metal, rod and wire, executed in 1957.

WORLD AUCTION RECORD FOR THE ARTIST

9,000,000 – 12,000,000

$25,925,000

£15,295,750

€18,925,250

Asian Private

17

Christopher Wool (b. 1955), If You, enamel on aluminum, painted in 1992.

20,000,000 – 30,000,000

$23,685,000

£13,974,150

€17,290,050

Gagosian Gallery

             

 

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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.