Joan Miro

Peinture (Étoile Bleue)

Found at Sothebys, London
Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale, Lot 10
19. Jun - 19. Jun 2012
Estimate: 15.000.000 - 20.000.000 GBP
Price realised: 23.561.250 GBP
Joan Miro
(1893-1983)
PEINTURE (ÉTOILE BLEUE)
signed Miró and dated 1927 (lower right); signed Joan Miró and dated 1927 on the reverse
oil on canvas
115.5 by 89cm.
45 5/8 by 35in.
Painted in 1927.
André Lefèvre, Paris (sold: Palais Galliéra, Paris, 25th November 1965, lot 65) | Private Collection, France (purchased at the above sale. Sold: Aguttes, Paris, 21st December 2007, lot 150) | Purchased at the above sale by the present owner

A top price for Joan Miró

The work Peinture (Étoile Bleue) by Joan Miró was sold in the Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale auction at Sothebys in London in June 2012. The »bidding war« ended at GBP 23,561,250 (€ 29,174,437), 18% above the upper estimate. With this result, Peinture (Étoile Bleue) is even the most expensive work of art by Joan Miró that we have observed at auctions so far.

Ein Spitzenpreis für Joan Miró

Die Arbeit Peinture (Étoile Bleue) von Joan Miró wurde im Juni 2012 in der Auktion Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale bei Sothebys in London versteigert. Das »Bietergefecht« endete beim Preis von GBP 23.561.250 (€ 29.174.437) und damit 18% über dem oberen Schätzpreis. Mit diesem Ergebnis ist Peinture (Étoile Bleue) sogar das teuerste Kunstwerk von Joan Miró, das wir bisher bei Auktionen beobachtet haben.

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