New York | November 2021



The past months have had a lasting impact on the way we experience the world. In these times of change, Christie’s unveiled an innovative approach to presenting art of the 20th and 21st centuries in May. Our global 20th/21st Century Art auction series reflects evolving market demands and collecting habits, breaking through traditional sale categories to make new stylistic connections, elevate masterpieces and discover extraordinary emerging works — both physical and digital.

This November our new-look 20/21 sales return to New York featuring The Cox Collection | The Story of Impressionism, one of the greatest American collections to ever appear on the market. Masterpieces by Caillebotte, Cézanne and Van Gogh will headline the sales, with a portion of the sale proceeds to benefit educational purposes. Another notable collection of the season includes IMAGE WORLD: Property from a Private American Collection, which celebrates pioneering artists of the Pictures Generation, such as Cindy Sherman, Barbara Kruger and Richard Prince.

The sale series comprises the 20/21 Evening Sales, the Post-War and Contemporary Art Day Sales, the Impressionist and Modern Art Day Sale and the Impressionist and Modern Art Works on Paper Sale. A global tour of highlights from the sales will include stops in Taipei, Tokyo, Hong Kong, London, San Francisco and Los Angeles before the auction preview at Christie’s Rockefeller Center galleries in New York



Highlights

  • Christopher Wool (b. 1955)

    Untitled

    signed, titled, inscribed and dated 'WOOL 1995 UNTITLED (P246)' (on the reverse)
    enamel on aluminum
    108 x 72 in. (274.3 x 182.9 cm.)
    Executed in 1995.
    Related sale
    21st Century Evening Sale, New York, November

    IMAGE WORLD: PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE AMERICAN COLLECTION

  • Barbara Kruger (b. 1945)

    Untitled (Your Manias Become Science)

    black and white photograph, in artist's frame
    49 x 61 ½ in. (124.5 x 156.2 cm.)
    Executed in 1981. This work is the artist's proof aside from an edition of one.
    Related sale
    21st Century Evening Sale, New York, November

    IMAGE WORLD: PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE AMERICAN COLLECTION

  • Elizabeth Peyton (b. 1965)

    Liam and Noel in the 70s

    oil on canvas
    40 x 30 in. (101.6 x 76.2 cm.)
    Painted in 1997.
    Related sale
    21st Century Evening Sale, New York, November

    IMAGE WORLD: PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE AMERICAN COLLECTION

  • Cindy Sherman (b. 1954)

    Untitled Film Still #5

    gelatin silver print
    8 x 10 in. (20.3 x 25.4 cm.)
    Executed in 1977. This work is number six from an edition of ten.
    Related sale
    Post-War & Contemporary Art Day Sale, New York, November

    IMAGE WORLD: PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE AMERICAN COLLECTION

  • Joe Bradley (b. 1975)

    All Duck

    signed and dated 'Joe Bradley 2010' (on the overlap)
    oil, oilstick, paper collage and string on canvas
    79 x 69 in. (200.7 x 175.3 cm.)
    Executed in 2010.
    Related sale
    Post-War & Contemporary Art Day Sale, New York, November

    IMAGE WORLD: PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE AMERICAN COLLECTION

  • Cindy Sherman (b.1954)

    Untitled

    chromogenic print
    24 x 48 in. (61 x 121.9 cm.)
    Executed in 1981
    This work is number seven from an edition of ten plus two artist's proofs.
    Related sale
    21st Century Evening Sale, New York, November

    IMAGE WORLD: PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE AMERICAN COLLECTION

  • Gustave Caillebotte (1848–1894)

    Jeune homme à sa fenêtre

    signed and dated 'G Caillebotte. 1876' (lower left)
    oil on canvas
    45 ⅝ x 31 ⅞ in. (116 x 81 cm.)
    Painted in 1876
    Estimate
    Estimate on request
    Related sale
    The Cox Collection: The Story of Impressionism, New York, November

  • Vincent van Gogh (1853–1890)

    Cabanes de bois parmi les oliviers et cyprès

    oil on canvas
    17⅞ x 23¾ in. (45.5 x 60.3 cm.)
    Painted in Saint-Rémy in October 1889
    Estimate
    Estimate on request
    Related sale
    The Cox Collection: The Story of Impressionism, New York, November

  • Paul Cézanne (1839–1906)

    L'Estaque aux toits rouges

    oil on canvas
    25¾ x 32 in. (65.5 x 81.4 cm.)
    Painted in 1883-1885
    Estimate
    $35,000,000–55,000,000
    Related sale
    The Cox Collection: The Story of Impressionism, New York, November

  • Henri Le Sidaner (1862-1939) ​

    La Table. Harmonie grise ​
    signed 'Le Sidaner' (lower right) ​
    oil on canvas ​
    36¼ x 29 in. (92 x 73.5 cm.) ​
    Painted in 1927 ​
    Estimate
    $250,000 - 350,000
    Related sale
    Impressionist and Modern Art Day Sale, New York, November

  • Jean Metzinger (1883–1956)

    Paysage au Bas Meudon

    signed and dated ‘JMetzinger (1916)’ (lower right); titled ‘Paysage au Bas Meudon’ (on the reverse)
    oil on canvas
    28¾ x 21¼ in. (73 x 54 cm.)
    Painted in 1916
    Estimate
    $250,000-350,000
    Related sale
    Impressionist and Modern Art Day Sale, New York, November

  • Joan Miró (1893–1983)

    Signes et figurations

    signed 'Miró' (lower right); signed, dated and titled 'Joan Miró "Signes et Figurations" 24/12/35' (on the reverse)
    watercolor and brush and India ink over pencil on paper
    13¼ x 17¾ in. (34 x 44 cm.)
    Painted on 24 December 1935
    Estimate
    $150,000-200,000
    Related sale
    Impressionist and Modern Art Works on Paper Sale, New York, November

  • Camille Pissarro (1830–1903)

    Gardeuse d’oies au bord de l'Epte

    signed and dated 'C. Pissarro. 89' (lower left)
    gouache and pencil on linen laid down on paper
    8⅝ x 11 in. (21.2 x 28 cm.)
    11 x 13⅜ (27.9 x 33.9 cm.)
    Executed in 1889
    Estimate
    $200,000-300,000
    Related sale
    Impressionist and Modern Art Works on Paper Sale, New York, November


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