Eva Hesse

No title

Found at Phillips, New York Auction
20th Century & Contemporary Art Evening Sale, Lot Ο ◆23
16. May - 16. May 2019
Estimate: 2.500.000 - 3.500.000 USD
Price realised: 3.980.000 USD
dedicated "for Donald, for Roy our Maine vacation" on the reverse
nylon string, ink and graphite on paper, mounted to museumboard
14 x 14 in. (35.6 x 35.6 cm.)
Executed in 1967.
Donald Droll and Roy Leaf, New York (gifted by the artist in 1967) | Droll/Kolbert Gallery, New York | Ronald S. Lauder, New York | Christie's, New York, May 8, 1990, lot 128A | Acquired at the above sale via Jeffrey Deitch, New York by the present owner

A top price for Eva Hesse

In May 2019 Phillips in New York held the auction 20th Century & Contemporary Art Evening Sale, which included the work No title by Eva Hesse. Here, the upper estimate of USD 3,500,000.00 was slightly exceeded - the artwork found a new owner for USD 3,980,000.00 (€ 3,569,826.89). With this result, No title is even the most expensive work of art by Eva Hesse that we have observed at auctions so far.

Ein Spitzenpreis für Eva Hesse

Im Mai 2019 führte Phillips in New York die Auktion 20th Century & Contemporary Art Evening Sale durch, in der auch die Arbeit No title von Eva Hesse zur Versteigerung kam. Dabei wurde der obere Schätzpreis von USD 3.500.000,00 leicht übertroffen – das Kunstwerk fand für USD 3.980.000,00 (€ 3.569.826,89) einen neuen Besitzer. Mit diesem Ergebnis ist No title sogar das teuerste Kunstwerk von Eva Hesse, das wir bisher bei Auktionen beobachtet haben.

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