Leonora Carrington

Sueño (Nephesh as the Soul in a State of Sleep)

Found at Sothebys, New York
Modern Evening Auction, Lot 11
29. Oct - 17. Nov 2021
Estimate: 1.500.000 - 2.500.000 USD
Price realised: 1.835.000 USD
Leonora Carrington
1917 - 2011
Sueño (Nephesh as the Soul in a State of Sleep)
利奧諾拉.卡林頓
《睡眠(休眠狀態中的靈魂)》
signed Leonora Carrington. (lower right)
oil on linen
49⅝ by 59 in. 126 by 149.9 cm.
Executed in 1959. We are grateful to Dr. Harold Gabriel Weisz Carrington for confirming the authenticity of this work.
Galería Proteo, Mexico City | Ruthermore Galleries, San Francisco (acquired from the above circa 1960) | Galería de Arte Mexicano, Mexico City (acquired from the above) | Private Collection, Mexico (acquired from the above) | Private Collection, Mexico (by descent from the above) | Acquired from the above by the present owner | Proteo畫廊,墨西哥城 拉瑟莫爾畫廊,三藩市(約1960年購自上述畫廊) | 墨西哥美術館,墨西哥城(購自上述畫廊) | 私人收藏�

Auction result well in line with expectations

The work Sueño (Nephesh as the Soul in a State of Sleep) by Leonora Carrington was sold in the Modern Evening Auction auction at Sothebys in New York in November 2021. The price achieved of USD 1,835,000.00 (€ 1,625,764.15) was within expectations - the estimate range had previously been set by the auction house as USD 1,500,000.00 – 2,500,000.00. Other works by Leonora Carrington have already achieved higher auction prices, for example, in May last year the work The Garden of Paracelsus was auctioned for USD 3,256,500.00 (€ 3,034,665.92).

Auktionsergebnis im Rahmen der Erwartungen

Die Arbeit Sueño (Nephesh as the Soul in a State of Sleep) von Leonora Carrington wurde im November 2021 in der Auktion Modern Evening Auction bei Sothebys in New York versteigert. Der dabei erzielte Preis von USD 1.835.000,00 (€ 1.625.764,15) lag im Rahmen der Erwartungen – die Schätzpreisspanne war von dem Auktionshaus zuvor mit USD 1.500.000,00 – 2.500.000,00 angegeben worden. Andere Arbeiten von Leonora Carrington konnten bereits höhere Auktionspreise erzielen, so wurde im Mai letzten Jahres die Arbeit The Garden of Paracelsus für USD 3.256.500,00 (€ 3.034.665,92) versteigert.

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