Lee Ufan

From Line, No. 760219

Found at Sothebys, New York
Contemporary Art Evening Auction, Lot 61
11. Nov - 11. Nov 2014
Estimate: 800.000 - 1.200.000 USD
Price realised: 2.165.000 USD
Lee Ufan
B. 1936
FROM LINE, NO. 760219
signed and dated 76; signed and titled on the reverse
mineral pigment and glue on canvas
63 3/4 x 51 1/4 in. 161.9 x 130.2 cm.
Private Collection, Tokyo | Acquired by the present owner from the above in 1994

A top price for Lee Ufan

This artwork by Lee Ufan achieved an unexpectedly high price at Sothebys in New York in November 2014. In the Contemporary Art Evening Auction auction, the work From Line, No. 760219 sold for USD 2,165,000.00 (€ 1,740,633.54) - well above the upper estimate of USD 1,200,000.00. This high result makes From Line, No. 760219 the most expensive artwork by Lee Ufan that we have observed at auctions so far.

Ein Spitzenpreis für Lee Ufan

Dieses Kunstwerk von Lee Ufan erzielte im November 2014 bei Sothebys in New York einen unerwartet hohen Preis. In der Auktion Contemporary Art Evening Auction wurde die Arbeit From Line, No. 760219 für USD 2.165.000,00 (€ 1.740.633,54) versteigert – und damit weit über dem oberen Schätzpreis von USD 1.200.000,00. Dieses hohe Ergebnis macht From Line, No. 760219 zu dem teuersten Kunstwerk von Lee Ufan, das wir bisher bei Auktionen beobachtet haben.

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