Damien Hirst

Lullaby Spring

Found at Sothebys, London
Contemporary Evening, Lot 36
21. Jun - 21. Jun 2007
Estimate: 3.000.000 - 4.000.000 GBP
Price realised: 9.652.000 GBP
Damien Hirst
B.1965
LULLABY SPRING
stainless steel and glass cabinet with painted cast pills
182.9 by 274.3 by 10.2cm.
72 by 108 by 4in.
Executed in 2002.
White Cube, London | Acquired from the above by the present owner

A top price for Damien Hirst

This artwork by Damien Hirst achieved an unexpectedly high price at Sothebys in London in June 2007. In the Contemporary Evening auction, the work Lullaby Spring sold for GBP 9,652,000 (€ 14,323,083) - well above the upper estimate of GBP 4,000,000. This high result makes Lullaby Spring the most expensive artwork by Damien Hirst that we have observed at auctions so far.

Ein Spitzenpreis für Damien Hirst

Dieses Kunstwerk von Damien Hirst erzielte im Juni 2007 bei Sothebys in London einen unerwartet hohen Preis. In der Auktion Contemporary Evening wurde die Arbeit Lullaby Spring für GBP 9.652.000 (€ 14.323.083) versteigert – und damit weit über dem oberen Schätzpreis von GBP 4.000.000. Dieses hohe Ergebnis macht Lullaby Spring zu dem teuersten Kunstwerk von Damien Hirst, das wir bisher bei Auktionen beobachtet haben.

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