Artnet publishes its Top 10 February 2012 results

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New York, 8 March 2012, Art Media Agency (AMA).

On-line auction site Artnet has published the top ten results at auction from auction houses all over the world. According to the website, the top ten lots took a combined total of $185.4 million. The five best results went to Christie’s during its Surrealist, Impressionist, and Modern Art, and Post-War Art sales which took place at the English auction house on 7 and 14 February respectively. Sotheby’s is the only auction house to rival Christie’s, with its best sales taking 8th and 9th place.

  • Portrait of Henrietta Moraes by Francis Bacon, oild on canvas, sold at £21,321,250 (€25,426,568), Christie’ s London, 14 February 2012;
  • Reclining Figure : Festival by Henry Moore, bronze, sold for £19,081.250 £ (€22,750,297), Christie’s London, 7 February 2012;
  • Painting-Poem (le corps de ma brune puisque je l’aime comme ma chatte habillée en vert salade comme de la grêle c’est pareil) by Joan Miró, oil on canvas, sold for £16,841,250 (€20,079,577 ), Christie’s London, 7 February 2012;
  • Le livre by Juan Gris, huile sur toile, sold for £10,345,250 (€12,335,700), Christie’s London, 7 February 2012;
  • Vue de l’asile de la Chapelle de Saint-Rémy by Vincent Van Gogh, oil on canvas, sold for £10,121,250 (€12,068,333), Christie’s London, 7 February 2012;
  • Abstraktes Bild by Gerhard Richter, oil on canvas, sold for £9,897,250 (€11,801,483), Christie’s London, 14 February 2012;
  • La Corne d’Or, Constantinople by Paul Signac, oil on canvas, sold for £8,777,250 (€10,452,280), Christie’s London, 7 February 2012;
  • L’entrée de Giverny en hiver by Claude Monet, oil on canvas, sold for £8,217,250 (€9,787,663), Sotheby’s London, 8 February 2012;
  • Das boskett: Albertplatz in Dresden (The Grove : Albertplatz in Dresden) by Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, oil on canvas, sold for £7,321,250 (€8,721,256), Sotheby’s London, 8 February 2012;
  • Agrigente de Nicolas by Staël, oil on canvas, sold for £5,305,250 (€6,321,485), Christie’s London, 14 February 2012.

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