TOP TEN RESULTS | The Artist's Muse: An Evening Sale | New York | November 9, 2015

New York

 The Artist’s Muse: A Curated Evening Sale

New York, 9 November 2015, Sale #3789

[All sold prices include buyer’s premium] 

24 lots sold

Total: $491,352,000/ £325,830,239/ €455,184,844

71% sold by lot

34 lots offered

£0.66= $1 / €0.93=$1

87% sold by value

Lot

Description

Estimate ($)

Price Realized

Buyer

8A

Amedeo Modigliani (1884-1920), Nu couché, oil on canvas, Painted in 1917-1918

WORLD AUCTION RECORD FOR THE ARTIST

Estimate on request

$170,405,000

£113,000,663

€157,861,926

Anonymous

13A

Roy Lichtenstein (1923-1997), Nurse, oil and Magna on canvas, Painted in 1964

WORLD AUCTION RECORD FOR THE ARTIST

Estimate on request

$95,365,000

£63,239,390

€88,345,428

Anonymous

5A

Paul Gauguin (1848-1903), Thérèse, carved miro wood, gold gilding and copper nails, Executed circa 1902-1903; unique

WORLD AUCTION RECORD FOR A SCULPTURE BY THE ARTIST

$18,000,000 - $25,000,000

$30,965,000

£20,533,820

€28,685,746

Anonymous

20A

Pablo Picasso (1881-1973), Homme à l’épée, oil on panel

Painted on 25 July 1969

Estimate on request

$22,565,000

£14,963,528

€20,904,048

Anonymous

7A

Paul Cézanne (1839-1906), L'homme à la pipe (Étude pour un joueur de cartes) (recto); Père..., watercolor on paper (recto); pencil on paper (verso), Painted in 1892-1896 (recto); Drawn in 1890-1892 (verso)

 

$18,000,000 - $25,000,000

$20,885,000

£13,849,469

€19,347,709

Anonymous

19A

Alberto Giacometti (1901-1966), James Lord, oil on canvas, Painted in 1964

$22,000,000 - $30,000,000

$20,885,000

£13,849,469

$19,347,709

Anonymous

10A

Gustave Courbet (1819-1877), Femme nue couchée, oil on canvas, Painted in 1862

WORLD AUCTION RECORD FOR THE ARTIST

$15,000,000 - $25,000,000

$15,285,000

£10,135,942

€14,159,910

Anonymous

3A

Ernst Ludwig Kirchner (1880-1938), Im See badende Mädchen, Moritzburg, oil on canvas, Painted in Moritzburg, 1909

 

$10,000,000 - $15,000,000

$13,605,000

£9,021,883

€12,603,571

Anonymous

6A

Paul Gauguin (1848-1903), Jeune homme à la fleur, oil on canvas, Painted in Tahiti, 1891

 

$12,000,000 - $18,000,000

$13,605,000

£9,021,883

€12,603,571

Anonymous

22A

Roy Lichtenstein (1923-1997), Crying Girl, porcelain enamel on steel, Executed in 1964

$7,000,000 - $9,000,000

$13,381,000

£8,873,342

€12,396,059

Anonymous

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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*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.