Results: Impressionist & Modern Art Day Sale - London, 24 June 2015

London

Impressionist & Modern Art Day Sale

London, Wednesday, 24 June 2015, Sale 10380

 [All sold prices include buyer’s premium] 

85 lots sold

Total: £13,161,500/$20,729,363/€18,478,746

     67% sold by lot

126 lots offered

$1.575= £1 / €1.404=£1

    72% sold by value

Lot  

Description

Estimate (£)

Price Realised

Buyer

359

Jean (Hans) Arp (1886-1966), Ptolémée II, conceived in 1958 and cast in bronze in an edition of five, numbered 00/3 to 3/3; this example cast in January 1961

150,000 - 250,000

£1,022,500

$1,610,437

€1,435,590

European Private

368

Alexander Archipenko (1887-1964), The Queen of Sheba,  Conceived in 1961, this version cast in in an edition of eight during the artist's lifetime

100,000 - 150,000

£746,500

$1,175,737

€1,048,086

European Private

347

Pablo Picasso (1881-1973), Compotier, bouteille, guitare devant une fenêtre ouverte, painted in 1919

600,000 - 800,000

£722,500

$1,137,937

€1,014,390

US Private

322

Odilon Redon (1840-1916), Papillons, painted before November 1909

300,000 - 500,000

£506,500

$797,737

€711,126

Asian Private

396

Henri Lebasque (1865-1937), Jeunes filles et enfants sur la terrasse à Sainte-Maxime, painted in 1914

400,000 - 600,000

£482,500

$759,937

€677,430

European Private

365

René Magritte (1898-1967), La vie privée, painted in April 1946

350,000 - 500,000

£458,500

$722,137

€643,734

European Private

311

Marc Chagall (1887-1985), La Sainte-Chapelle, étude, painted in 1953

300,000 - 400,000

£422,500

$665,437

€593,190

US Private

371

August Macke (1887-1914), Schlafende Reiter, painted in 1910

150,000 - 200,000

£386,500

$608,737

€542,646

North American Private

367

Antoine Pevsner (1884-1962), Construction spatiale aux troisième et quatrième dimensions, Conceived in 1961, this version cast in May 1962 in an edition of three

100,000 - 150,000

£386,500

$608,737

€542,646

European Private

309

Raoul Dufy (1877-1953), L’orchestre à la chanteuse, painted in 1942

280,000 - 350,000

£338,500

$533,137

€475,254

Asian Private

             

 

Keith Gill, Head of Sale: “This Impressionist & Modern Art Day Sale showed considerable interest across all of the leading artists and movements of the category, including works by Picasso, Chagall, Redon and Lebasque. Large scale modern sculptures with impeccable provenance led the sale, with the Jean Arp offered from an Important Swsiss Collection (lot 359) and the  Alexander Archipenko (lot 368) from The Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection both realising exceptional prices, following international competition from important private collectors. We now look forward to the Picasso Ceramics Sale at South Kensington and the Modern British & Irish Evening Sale at King Street, both on 25 June.” 

PRESS CONTACT: Hannah Schweiger| +44 207 389 2964| hschweiger@christies.com 

Next Sale: Picasso Ceramics – 25 June 2015, 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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