09 mars 2017

World auction record for Swiss artist Franz Gertsch at Sotheby's London sale

Oliver Barker fields bids at Sotheby’s Evening Sale of Contemporary Art, 8 March 2017. Photo: Sotheby's. LONDON.- Sotheby’s Evening Auction of Contemporary Art in London this evening exceeded its pre-sale high estimate to total £118,015,150 – an increase of 70% (GBP) / 43% (USD) on the equivalent sale last year. • 93.4% sold by lot, this was the third consecutive Contemporary Art Evening Sale at Sotheby’s with a sellthrough rate of over 90%. • Tonight’s sale exceeded the pre-sale estimate of £80.9-112.6m /... [Lire la suite]

20 février 2017

Gerhard Richter (B. 1932), Gebirge, 1968

Lot 20. Gerhard Richter (B. 1932), Gebirge, signed, dated 1968, numbered 182 and inscribed Alpen (FL.-Pass) on the reverse, oil on canvas, 200 by 160.5 cm. 78 3/4 by 63 1/8 in. Estimate 2,500,000 — 3,500,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. Provenance: Galleria Lucio Amelio, Naples Libero Grande, Naples (acquired from the above in 1976) Estate of Libero Grande, Naples (thence by descent) Sotheby’s, London, 19 October 2004, Lot 62 (consigned by the above) ... [Lire la suite]