David Hammons

Untitled (Body Print)

Found at Sothebys, New York
Contemporary Evening Auction, Lot 126
9. May - 20. May 2022
Estimate: 500.000 - 700.000 USD
Price realised: 819.000 USD
David Hammons
b. 1943
Untitled (Body Print)
signed David Hammons and dated 75 (lower right)
grease and dry pigment on paper
29 by 23 in.
73.7 by 58.4 cm.
Executed in 1975.
-------------------------------------------------- 大衛・海蒙
Private Collection, Washington, D.C. (acquired directly from the artist in 1975) | Thence by descent to the present owner

Upper estimated price slightly exceeded

The work Untitled (Body Print) by David Hammons was auctioned at Sothebys in New York in May this year. It achieved a price of USD 819,000 (€ 763,209), exceeding the upper end of the estimate range by 17%. Admittedly, works by David Hammons have also been auctioned for a multiple of this price - according to our records, the highest result so far was achieved by the work without title in November 2013 with an auction result of USD 8,005,000 (€ 5,883,434).

Oberer Schätzpreis leicht übertroffen

Die Arbeit Untitled (Body Print) von David Hammons kam im Mai diesen Jahres bei Sothebys in New York zur Auktion. Sie erzielte dabei einen Preis von USD 819.000 (€ 763.209) und übertraf damit das obere Ende der Schätzpreisspanne um 17%. Freilich wurden Arbeiten von David Hammons auch schon für ein Vielfaches dieses Preises versteigert – das bisher höchste Ergebnis erzielte nach unseren Aufzeichnungen eine Arbeit ohne Titel im November 2013 mit einem Auktionsergebnis von USD 8.005.000 (€ 5.883.434).

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