16 November 2017

Phillips’ Evening Sale of 20th Century & Contemporary Art
Achieves $113.9 Million

New Auction Records Set for Carmen Herrera & Hélio Oiticica

Pablo Picasso’s Portrait de femme endormie. III Sells for Nine Times Its Estimate

New York, 16 November 2017

Sale Total: $113,873,000 / £86,338,509 / € 96,700,952

COMBINED TOTAL FOR EVENING & DAY SALES: $134,644,500 / £102,116,540 / €114,267,410

Lots Sold: 39 | Lots Offered: 43

Sold by Lot: 91% | Sold by Value: 96%


 

TOP TEN LOTS

Lot

Description

Estimate

Price Achieved

12

Peter Doig, Red House, 1995-1996

$18,000,000 -22,000,000

$21,127,500          

£16,018,871 / €17,941,473

15

Franz Kline, Sawyer, 1959

$10,000,000 - 15,000,000

$9,990,000         

£7,574,418 / €8,483,508

5

Pablo Picasso, Portrait de femme endormie. III, 1946

$1,000,000-1,500,000

$9,315,000           

£7,062,633 / €7,910,298

29

Cy Twombly, Untitled, 2004

$6,000,000 - 8,000,000

$7,515,000           

£5,697,873 / € 6,381,738

10

Rudolf Stingel, Untitled, 2012

$5,000,000 - 7,000,000

$6,390,000          

£4,844,898 / €5,426,388

7

Henri Matisse, Jeune fille dormant à la blouse roumaine, 1939

$1,200,000-1,800,000

$4,815,000           

£3,650,733 / €4,088,898

17

Jean-Michel Basquiat, Untitled (Halloween), 1982

$3,500,000 - 4,500,000

$4,215,000           

£3,195,813 / €3,579,378

9

Christopher Wool, Untitled (S134), 1996

$3,000,000 - 4,000,000

$3,735,000           

£2,831,877 / €3,171,762

16

Joan Mitchell, Untitled, 1964

$1,800,000 - 2,500,000

$3,615,000         

 £2,740,893 / €3,069,858

13

Marlene Dumas, De gele vingers van de kunstenaar [The yellow fingers of the artist], 1985

$2,200,000-2,800,000

$3,615,000           

£2,740,893 / €3,069,858

 

NEW AUCTION RECORDS

Lot

Description

Estimate

Price Achieved

33

Carmen Herrera, Untitled (Orange and Black), 1956

$700,000-1,000,000

$1,179,000            

£893,918 / €1,001,207

 

*previous record price: $970,000 set in 2016

34

Hélio Oiticica, P31 Parangolé, capa 24, Escrerbuto, 1972

$600,000-800,000

$615,000               

£466,293 /  € 522,258

 

*previous record price: $362,500 set in 2010





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*Estimates do not include buyer’s premium; prices achieved include the hammer price plus buyer’s premium.

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