09 mai 2018

Records set for Monet and Matisse in first Rockefeller evening sale

Lot 15. Pablo Picasso (1881-1973), Fillette à la corbeille fleurie, signed ‘Picasso’ (upper right); signed again, dated and inscribed ‘Picasso 1905 13 Rue Ravignan’ (on the reverse), oil on canvas, 60 7/8 x 26 in. (154.8 x 66.1 cm.) Painted in 1905. Estimate On Request. Price realised USD 115,000,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The opening evening sale of works from The Collection of Peggy and David Rockefeller generated huge international interest, which resulted in new world auction... [Lire la suite]

08 mars 2017

Christie's London Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Auction achieves $117,781,248

The top price of the evening was for Peter Doig’s spellbinding snow scene Cobourg 3 + 1 More, which saw determined bidding in the saleroom and on the phone and sold for £12,709,000 / $15,530,398 / €14,640,768. © Christie’s Images Limited 2017. LONDON.- The Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Auction continued the confidence that launched the season, totalling £96,384,000 / $117,781,248 / € 111,034,368, a 65% increase on last February’s equivalent total, with strong sell-through rates of 95% by lot and 98% by value. The top... [Lire la suite]
29 novembre 2009

Three photographs from Joel Peter Witkin @ Swann Auction Galleries

Joel Peter Witkin (1939- ) "The Sins of Joan Miro, New Mexico." Silver print, 14 1/2 inches (36.8 cm.) square, with Witkin's signature, title, date and edition notations 10/15, in pencil, on verso. 1981 - Estimate $3,500-4,500 Joel Peter Witkin (1939- ) "Von Gloeden in Asien." Silver print, 14 3/4x14 1/2 inches (37.5x36.8 cm.), with Witkin's signature, title, date and edition notations 11/15, in pencil, on verso. 1984 - Estimate $2,500-3,500 Joel Peter Witkin (1939- ) "Christ in... [Lire la suite]