RESULTS | Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Sale Top Ten - 29 June 2016



Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Auction

London, Wednesday 29 June 2016, Sale 11797  

 [All sold prices include buyer’s premium]


36 lots sold

Total: £39,566,000 / $52,820,610 / € 47,637,464

92% sold by lot

39 lots offered

$1.335= £1 / €1.204=£1

  97% sold by value



Estimate (£)

Price Realised



Jean-Michel Basquiat (1960-1988)


Executed in 1981

2,500,000 - 3,500,000






Andy Warhol (1928-1987),

Two Dollar Bills (Fronts) [40 Two Dollar Bills In Red]

Executed in 1962

4,000,000 - 6,000,000






Jean-Michel Basquiat (1960-1988)


Executed in 1981

1,000,000 - 1,500,000






Yves Klein (1928-1962)

Sculpture Éponge Bleue Sans Titre (Se 284)

Executed in 1959

2,500,000 - 3,500,000






Sigmar Polke (1941-2010)

Flucht (Blau) (Flight (Blue)

Executed in 1997

1,500,000 - 2,000,000






Miquel Barceló (B. 1957)


Executed in July 1991

1,000,000 - 1,500,000






Martin Kippenberger (1953-1997)

Executed in 1984

1,000,000 - 1,500,000






Georg Baselitz (B. 1938)

Der Halbierte (The Halved)

Painted in 1966

900,000 - £1,200,000






Georg Baselitz (B. 1938)

Adler (Eagle)

Painted in 1982

500,000 - 700,000






Nicolas De Staël (1914-1955)

Deux Vases De Fleurs (Two Vases Of Flowers)

Painted in 1953 

450,000 - 650,000






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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, third-party financing fees or application of buyer’s or seller’s credits.



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