Amoako Boafo

Orange Shirt

Found at Christies, Shanghai
20th/21st Century: Shanghai Evening Sale, Lot 7
1. Mar - 1. Mar 2022
Estimate: 3.000.000 - 5.000.000 CNY
Price realised: 8.760.000 CNY
AMOAKO BOAFO (B. 1984)
Orange Shirt
signed and dated ‘AMOAKO BOAFO 2019’ (lower right)
oil on canvas
162.6 x 152.4 cm. (64 x 60 in.)
Painted in 2019

A top price for Amoako Boafo

This artwork by Amoako Boafo achieved an unexpectedly high price at Christies in Shanghai in March this year. In the 20th/21st Century: Shanghai Evening Sale auction, the work Orange Shirt sold for CNY 8,760,000 (€ 7,656,004) - well above the upper estimate of CNY 5,000,000. This high result makes Orange Shirt the most expensive artwork by Amoako Boafo that we have observed at auctions so far.

Ein Spitzenpreis für Amoako Boafo

Dieses Kunstwerk von Amoako Boafo erzielte im März diesen Jahres bei Christies in Shanghai einen unerwartet hohen Preis. In der Auktion 20th/21st Century: Shanghai Evening Sale wurde die Arbeit Orange Shirt für CNY 8.760.000 (€ 7.656.004) versteigert – und damit weit über dem oberen Schätzpreis von CNY 5.000.000. Dieses hohe Ergebnis macht Orange Shirt zu dem teuersten Kunstwerk von Amoako Boafo, das wir bisher bei Auktionen beobachtet haben.

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