Damien Hirst

Veil of Mother's Tenderness

Found at Christies, New York
21st Century Evening Sale, Lot 137
17. Nov - 17. Nov 2022
Estimate: 1.000.000 - 1.500.000 USD
Price realised: 1.980.000 USD
DAMIEN HIRST (b. 1965)
Veil of Mother's Tenderness
signed, titled, inscribed and dated 'Damien Hirst 2017 Veil of Mother's Tenderness Veil Paintings' (on the reverse)
oil on canvas
108 x 72 in. (274.3 x 189.2 cm.)
Painted in 2017.

Upper estimate price exceeded by 32%

The work Veil of Mother's Tenderness by Damien Hirst was auctioned at Christies in New York in November this year. It achieved a price of USD 1,980,000 (€ 1,730,467), exceeding the upper end of the estimate range by 32%. Admittedly, works by Damien Hirst have also been auctioned for a multiple of this price - according to our records, the highest result so far was achieved by the work Lullaby Spring in June 2007 with an auction result of GBP 9,652,000 (€ 14,323,083).

Oberer Schätzpreis um 32% übertroffen

Die Arbeit Veil of Mother's Tenderness von Damien Hirst kam im November diesen Jahres bei Christies in New York zur Auktion. Sie erzielte dabei einen Preis von USD 1.980.000 (€ 1.730.467) und übertraf damit das obere Ende der Schätzpreisspanne um 32%. Freilich wurden Arbeiten von Damien Hirst auch schon für ein Vielfaches dieses Preises versteigert – das bisher höchste Ergebnis erzielte nach unseren Aufzeichnungen die Arbeit Lullaby Spring im Juni 2007 mit einem Auktionsergebnis von GBP 9.652.000 (€ 14.323.083).

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