James Mcneill Whistler

Whistler Smoking

Found at Christies, New York
20th Century Evening Sale, Lot 33 C
11. Nov - 11. Nov 2021
Estimate: 400.000 - 600.000 USD
Price realised: 1.200.000 USD
JAMES MCNEILL WHISTLER (1834-1903)
Whistler Smoking
signed 'Whistler.' (lower right)
oil on panel laid down on cradled panel
9 ½ x 6 5/8 in. (24.1 x 16.8 cm.)
Painted circa 1856-1860

A top price for James Abbott McNeill Whistler

This artwork by James Abbott McNeill Whistler achieved an unexpectedly high price at Christies in New York in November 2021. In the 20th Century Evening Sale auction, the work Whistler Smoking sold for USD 1,200,000.00 (€ 1,063,170.02) - well above the upper estimate of USD 600,000.00. This high result makes Whistler Smoking the most expensive artwork by James Abbott McNeill Whistler that we have observed at auctions so far.

Ein Spitzenpreis für James Abbott McNeill Whistler

Dieses Kunstwerk von James Abbott McNeill Whistler erzielte im November 2021 bei Christies in New York einen unerwartet hohen Preis. In der Auktion 20th Century Evening Sale wurde die Arbeit Whistler Smoking für USD 1.200.000,00 (€ 1.063.170,02) versteigert – und damit weit über dem oberen Schätzpreis von USD 600.000,00. Dieses hohe Ergebnis macht Whistler Smoking zu dem teuersten Kunstwerk von James Abbott McNeill Whistler, das wir bisher bei Auktionen beobachtet haben.

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