Amoako Boafo

The Artist with His Painting

Found at Christies, Hong Kong
21st Century Art Day Sale, Lot 115
27. May - 27. May 2022
Estimate: 6.000.000 - 8.000.000 HKD
Price realised: 7.560.000 HKD
AMOAKO BOAFO (B. 1984)
The Artist with His Painting
signed, dated and inscribed ‘AMOAKO M BOAFO 2019 KING’ (lower middle)
oil on paper
165 x 136 cm. (65 x 53 1⁄2 in.)
Painted in 2019

Auction result well in line with expectations

The work The Artist with His Painting by Amoako Boafo was sold in the 21st Century Art Day Sale auction at Christies in Hong Kong in May this year. It changed hands for a price of HKD 7,560,000 (€ 897,534) achieving a result in the upper range of the estimate price range of HKD 6,000,000 - 8,000,000. However, buyers have had to dig much deeper into their pockets for other works by Amoako Boafo - we have observed the highest auction result to date for the work Hands Up, which sold at auction in December last year for HKD 26,650,000 (€ 3,018,669).

Auktionsergebnis im Rahmen der Erwartungen

Die Arbeit The Artist with His Painting von Amoako Boafo wurde im Mai diesen Jahres in der Auktion 21st Century Art Day Sale bei Christies in Hong Kong versteigert. Dabei wechselte sie für einen Preis von HKD 7.560.000 (€ 897.534) den Besitzer und erzielte damit ein Ergebnis im oberen Bereich der Schätzpreisspanne von HKD 6.000.000 – 8.000.000. Für andere Arbeiten von Amoako Boafo mussten die Käufer allerdings auch schon deutlich tiefer in die Tasche greifen – das bisher höchste Auktionsergebnis haben wir für die Arbeit Hands Up beobachtet, die im Dezember letzten Jahres für HKD 26.650.000 (€ 3.018.669) versteigert wurde.

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