Berthe Morisot

Femme et enfant au balcon

Found at Christies, London
Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale, Lot 5
28.Feb - 28.Feb.2017
Estimate: 1.500.000 - 2.000.000 GBP
Price realised: 4.085.000 GBP
signed 'B Morisot' (lower right)
oil on canvas
24 x 19 3/4 in. (61 x 50 cm.)
Painted in 1872
Louise Gillou, Paris. | Leicester Galleries, London, by 1928. | Mr & Mrs Henry Ittelson Jr, New York, by 1961. | The Lefevre Gallery, London. | Alex Maguy, Paris. | Schröder und Leisewitz, Bremen. | Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1976.

A top price for Berthe Morisot

This artwork by Berthe Morisot achieved an unexpectedly high price at Christies in London in February 2017. In the Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale auction, the work Femme et enfant au balcon sold for GBP 4,085,000.00 (€ 4,780,965.81) - well above the upper estimate of GBP 2,000,000.00. This high result makes Femme et enfant au balcon the most expensive artwork by Berthe Morisot that we have observed at auctions so far.

Ein Spitzenpreis für Berthe Morisot

Dieses Kunstwerk von Berthe Morisot erzielte im Februar 2017 bei Christies in London einen unerwartet hohen Preis. In der Auktion Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale wurde die Arbeit Femme et enfant au balcon für GBP 4.085.000,00 (€ 4.780.965,81) versteigert – und damit weit über dem oberen Schätzpreis von GBP 2.000.000,00. Dieses hohe Ergebnis macht Femme et enfant au balcon zu dem teuersten Kunstwerk von Berthe Morisot, das wir bisher bei Auktionen beobachtet haben.

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