Hannah Höch

Frau und Saturn

Found at Christies, London
Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale, Lot 10
27.Jun - 27.Jun.2017
Estimate: 400.000 - 600.000 GBP
Price realised: 1.085.000 GBP
signed and dated 'H. Höch 22' (lower right); signed, dated and inscribed 'Hannah Höch. 22. Berl.-Friedenau Büsingstr. 16. “Frau und Saturn” 1922' (on the reverse)
oil on canvas
34 1/8 x 26 1/4 in. (86.6 x 66.7 cm.)
Painted in Berlin in 1922
Hannah Höch, Berlin. | Acquired from the above by the family of the present owners.

A top price for Hannah Höch

This artwork by Hannah Höch achieved an unexpectedly high price at Christies in London in June 2017. In the Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale auction, the work Frau und Saturn sold for GBP 1,085,000.00 (€ 1,235,612.57) - well above the upper estimate of GBP 600,000.00. This high result makes Frau und Saturn the most expensive artwork by Hannah Höch that we have observed at auctions so far.

Ein Spitzenpreis für Hannah Höch

Dieses Kunstwerk von Hannah Höch erzielte im Juni 2017 bei Christies in London einen unerwartet hohen Preis. In der Auktion Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale wurde die Arbeit Frau und Saturn für GBP 1.085.000,00 (€ 1.235.612,57) versteigert – und damit weit über dem oberen Schätzpreis von GBP 600.000,00. Dieses hohe Ergebnis macht Frau und Saturn zu dem teuersten Kunstwerk von Hannah Höch, das wir bisher bei Auktionen beobachtet haben.

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