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


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



Estimate (£)

Price Realised



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




European Private


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




European Private


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

600,000 - 800,000




US Private


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

300,000 - 500,000




Asian Private


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

400,000 - 600,000




European Private


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

350,000 - 500,000




European Private


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

300,000 - 400,000




US Private


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

150,000 - 200,000




North American Private


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




European Private


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

280,000 - 350,000




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.” 

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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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