Charles Sheeler

Still Life

Found at Christies, New York
An American Place | The Barney A. Ebsworth Collection Evening Sale, Lot 25 B
13.Nov - 13.Nov.2018
Estimate: 250.000 - 350.000 USD
Price realised: 588.500 USD
signed and dated 'Sheeler-1938' (lower center)--signed and dated again and inscribed with title (on the stretcher)
oil on canvas
8 x 9 in. (20.3 x 22.9 cm.)
Painted in 1938.
The Downtown Gallery, New York. | Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, acquired from the above, 1938. | Grand Central Art Galleries, New York. | Hirschl & Adler Galleries, Inc., New York, acquired from the above, 1979. | Acquired by the late owner from the above, 1979.

Upper estimate price exceeded by 68 %.

The work Still Life by Charles Sheeler was auctioned at Christies in New York in November 2018. It achieved a price of USD 588,500.00 (€ 519,738.59), exceeding the upper end of the estimate range by 68%. However, buyers have had to dig much deeper into their pockets for other works by Charles Sheeler - we have observed the highest auction result to date for the work White Sentinels, which sold at auction in May 2018 for USD 2,232,500.00 (€ 1,913,024.85).

Oberer Schätzpreis um 68 % übertroffen

Die Arbeit Still Life von Charles Sheeler kam im November 2018 bei Christies in New York zur Auktion. Sie erzielte dabei einen Preis von USD 588.500,00 (€ 519.738,59) und übertraf damit das obere Ende der Schätzpreisspanne um 68%. Für andere Arbeiten von Charles Sheeler mussten die Käufer allerdings auch schon deutlich tiefer in die Tasche greifen – das bisher höchste Auktionsergebnis haben wir für die Arbeit White Sentinels beobachtet, die im Mai 2018 für USD 2.232.500,00 (€ 1.913.024,85) versteigert wurde.

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