Louise Bourgeois

Spider

Found at Christies, Paris
Art d'Après-Guerre et Contemporain, Lot 20
28. May - 28. May 2008
Estimate: 1.800.000 - 2.500.000 EUR
Price realised: 2.888.250 EUR
LOUISE BOURGEOIS (NEE EN 1911)
Spider
acier inoxydable et tapisserie
73.6 x 111.7 x 88.9 cm. (29 x 44 x 35 in.)
Réalisée en 2003, cette pièce est unique.

Upper estimated price slightly exceeded

The work Spider by Louise Bourgeois was sold in the Art d'Après-Guerre et Contemporain auction at Christies in Paris in May 2008. The »bidding war« ended at EUR 2,888,250.00 16% above the upper estimate. Admittedly, works by Louise Bourgeois have also been auctioned for a multiple of this price - according to our records, the highest result so far was achieved by the work Spider in May 2019 with an auction result of USD 32,055,000.00 (€ 28,751,457.53).

Oberer Schätzpreis leicht übertroffen

Die Arbeit Spider von Louise Bourgeois wurde im Mai 2008 in der Auktion Art d'Après-Guerre et Contemporain bei Christies in Paris versteigert. Das »Bietergefecht« endete beim Preis von EUR 2.888.250,00 und damit 16% über dem oberen Schätzpreis. Freilich wurden Arbeiten von Louise Bourgeois auch schon für ein Vielfaches dieses Preises versteigert – das bisher höchste Ergebnis erzielte nach unseren Aufzeichnungen die Arbeit Spider im Mai 2019 mit einem Auktionsergebnis von USD 32.055.000,00 (€ 28.751.457,53).

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