New York – AO Auction Results: Sotheby’s Impressionist & Modern Day Sales, November 7th, 2012

November 7th, 2012

Kees Van Dongen Deux Nus Aux Ballons Courtesy Sotheby's
Kees Van Dongen, Deux Nus Aux Ballons Courtesy Sotheby’s
LOT SOLD. 1,314,500 USD  (Hammer Price with Buyer’s Premium)

Sotheby’s concluded its Impressionist  & Modern day sale today, with a sale total (including buyer’s premium) of $39,910,775. The auction house sold 73% of lots in the morning session and 62% in the afternoon session.

Pablo Picasso Tête d'homme Courtesy Sotheby's
Pablo Picasso, Tête d’homme Courtesy Sotheby’s
LOT SOLD. 1,142,500 USD  (Hammer Price with Buyer’s Premium)

The sale featured several modern masterworks from a series of prominent private collections, including Henry Moore’s Working Model for Thin Reclining Figure, estimated at $500,000 – 700,000 and sold for $602,500; Marc Chagall’s Les amoureux à Paris, estimated at $500,000 -700,000 and sold for $602,500; and Odilon Redon’s Pavots et oeillets de poète dans un vase bleu, estimated at $400,000 – 600,000 and sold for $482,500.

Joan Miro Femme Et Oiseau Dans Le Nuit Courtesy Sothebys
Joán Miró, Femme et oiseau dans le nuit Courtesy Sotheby’s
LOT SOLD. 290,500 USD  (Hammer Price with Buyer’s Premium)

Highlights of the sale include Buste de Diego, an oil painting by Alberto Giacometti from the Estate of Elizabeth Green Romano, which sold for $734,500 (estimated at $1,000,000 – 1,500,000); and Joán Miró’s Femme et oiseau devant la lune, estimated at $500,000 – 700,000 and sold for $590,500, from the Collection of Mrs. Nelson A. Rockefeller.

Alberto Giacometti Buste Courtesy Sothebys
Alberto Giacometti, Buste Courtesy Sotheby’s
LOT SOLD. 734,500 USD  (Hammer Price with Buyer’s Premium)

Ferdinand Leger La Table Dans Le Jardin Courtesy Sothebys
Ferdinand Leger, La Table dans le Jardin Courtesy Sotheby’s
LOT SOLD. 902,500 USD  (Hammer Price with Buyer’s Premium)

The most expensive lot was Kees Van DongenDeux Nus Aux Ballons , which sold for $1,314,500 (with premium).

-V. Artzimovich

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