Henri Rousseau

Les Flamants

Found at Christies, New York
20th Century Evening Sale, Lot 34 A
11. May - 11. May 2023
Estimate: 20.000.000 - 30.000.000 USD
Price realised: 43.535.000 USD
Les Flamants
HENRI 'LE DOUANIER' ROUSSEAU (1844-1910)
signed 'Henri Rousseau' (lower left)
44 7/8 x 63 ¼ in. (113.8 x 162 cm.)
Rousseau
Painted in 1910

A top price for Henri Rousseau

In May this year Christies in New York held the auction 20th Century Evening Sale, which included the work Les Flamants by Henri Rousseau. The »bidding war« ended at USD 43,535,000.00 (€ 40,862,586.82), 45% above the upper estimate. With this result, Les Flamants is even the most expensive work of art by Henri Rousseau that we have observed at auctions so far.

Ein Spitzenpreis für Henri Rousseau

Im Mai diesen Jahres führte Christies in New York die Auktion 20th Century Evening Sale durch, in der auch die Arbeit Les Flamants von Henri Rousseau zur Versteigerung kam. Das »Bietergefecht« endete beim Preis von USD 43.535.000,00 (€ 40.862.586,82) und damit 45% über dem oberen Schätzpreis. Mit diesem Ergebnis ist Les Flamants sogar das teuerste Kunstwerk von Henri Rousseau, das wir bisher bei Auktionen beobachtet haben.

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