Sotheby’s June 2015 Sale of Impressionist & Modern Art Realises €250.9m

Thursday, June 25, 2015
Sotheby’s June 2015 Sale of Impressionist & Modern Art Realises €250.9m

Sotheby’s June 2015 Evening Sale Impressionist & Modern Art realises: £178.6m / $ 282.1m / €250.9m. The second-highest total for any sale ever held In London.

Sotheby’s June 2015 Sale of Impressionist & Modern Art Realises €250.9m

Sotheby’s June 2015 Evening Sale Impressionist & Modern Art realises: £178.6m / $ 282.1m / €250.9m. The second-highest total for any sale ever held In London.

Restituted works led tonight’s sale:

- Gustav Klimt’s 1902 Portrait of Gertrud Loew -Gertha Felsőványi sold after a ten minute bidding battle for £24.8m / $39.1m / €34.8m - the second highest price for a portrait by the artist at auction (est. £12-18m)

- Suprematism, 18th Construction (1915), an extremely rare work by Kazmir Malevich, made £21.4m / $33.8m / €30.1m - the second highest price for the artist at auction (est. £20-30m)

- Max Lieberman’s Zwei Reiter am Strand nach links (Two Riders on a Beach) – the first work to be sold from Cornelius Gurlitt’s trove of art, sold for £1.87m / $2.95m / €2.62m (est. £350,000 – 550,000)

New Auction records

- For a work on paper by Lyonel Feininger - Horn Player in The Village sold for £665,000 / $1.1m / €934,256 (est. £220,000-320,000)

- For a work on paper by Henry Moore – Two Women and Child realised £2.2m / $3.2m / €3m (est. £300,000-400,000)

- For a sculpture by Edgar Degas - Petite danseuse de quatorze ans (1922) sold for £15.8m / $24.9m / €22.2m (est. £10–15m)

- For a work by Erika Giovanna Klien – Lokomotive sold for £545,000 / $860,718 / €765,668 (est. 500,000-700,000)

 KAZIMIR MALEVICH’S SUPREMATISM, 18TH CONSTRUCTION SOLD FOR £21,429,000.

 

EDOUARD MANET’S LE BAR AUX FOLIES-BERGÈRE SOLD FOR £16,949,000.

PABLO PICASSO’S DEUX PERSONNAGES a(LA LECTURE) SOLD FOR £16,389,000.

All images are courtesy Sotheby's.

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