Clyfford Still

PH-66

Found at Christies, New York
Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Sale, Lot 21 B
10. May - 10. May 2016
Estimate: 8.000.000 - 12.000.000 USD
Price realised: 9.125.000 USD
signed and dated 'Clyfford 1955' (lower right); titled and dated again 'PH-66 1955' (on the reverse)
oil on canvas
90 1/2 x 67 1/2 in. (229.9 x 171.4 cm.)
Painted in 1955.
Jeffrey H. Loria, New York, acquired from the artist, 1976 | William Beadleston, New York | Sammlung Simon Spierer, Geneva | Anon. sale; Christie's, New York, 13 May 1999, lot 508 | Onnasch Collection, Berlin, acquired at the above sale | Zwirner & Wirth, New York, 2005 | Acquired from the above by the present owner

Auction result well in line with expectations

The work PH-66 by Clyfford Still was auctioned at Christies in New York in May 2016. The price achieved of USD 9,125,000.00 (€ 8,194,881.01) was within expectations - the estimate range had previously been set by the auction house as USD 8,000,000.00 – 12,000,000.00. Admittedly, works by Clyfford Still have also been auctioned for a multiple of this price - according to our records, the highest result so far was achieved by the work 1949-A-No . 1 in November 2011 with an auction result of USD 61,682,500.00 (€ 45,850,367.95).

Auktionsergebnis im Rahmen der Erwartungen

Die Arbeit PH-66 von Clyfford Still kam im Mai 2016 bei Christies in New York zur Auktion. Der dabei erzielte Preis von USD 9.125.000,00 (€ 8.194.881,01) lag im Rahmen der Erwartungen – die Schätzpreisspanne war von dem Auktionshaus zuvor mit USD 8.000.000,00 – 12.000.000,00 angegeben worden. Freilich wurden Arbeiten von Clyfford Still auch schon für ein Vielfaches dieses Preises versteigert – das bisher höchste Ergebnis erzielte nach unseren Aufzeichnungen die Arbeit 1949-A-No . 1 im November 2011 mit einem Auktionsergebnis von USD 61.682.500,00 (€ 45.850.367,95).

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