Louise Bourgeois

Untitled

Found at Christies, New York
A Century of Art: The Gerald Fineberg Collection Part II, Lot 834
18. May - 18. May 2023
Estimate: 1.200.000 - 1.800.000 USD
Price realised: 1.134.000 USD
Louise Bourgeois (1911-2010)
Untitled
stamped with the artist's initials, numbered and dated 'LB 3/6 06' (on the lowest element)
painted bronze and stainless steel
57 x 12 x 12 in. (144.8 x 30.5 x 30.5 cm.)
Conceived in 1954 and cast in 2006. This work is number three from an edition of six plus one artist's proof.

Auction result misses estimated price range

This work of art by Louise Bourgeois could be acquired at Christies in New York in May this year for an unexpectedly low price. In the A Century of Art: The Gerald Fineberg Collection Part II auction, this work without title changed hands for USD 1,134,000.00 (€ 1,064,388.96) - missing the lower end of the estimate range of USD 1,200,000.00 – 1,800,000.00. Of course, this price has nothing to do with the top prices that other works by Louise Bourgeois achieve. The highest price we have observed so far was reached by the work Spider in May 2019 with an auction result of USD 32,055,000.00 (€ 28,751,457.53).

Auktionsergebnis verfehlt die Schätzpreisspanne

Dieses Kunstwerk von Louise Bourgeois konnte im Mai diesen Jahres bei Christies in New York für einen unerwartet niedrigen Preis ersteigert werden. In der Auktion A Century of Art: The Gerald Fineberg Collection Part II wechselte diese Arbeit ohne Titel für USD 1.134.000,00 (€ 1.064.388,96) den Besitzer – und verfehlte damit das untere Ende der Schätzpreisspanne von USD 1.200.000,00 – 1.800.000,00. Dieser Preis hat freilich nichts mit den Spitzenpreisen zu tun, die andere Arbeiten von Louise Bourgeois erzielen. Den höchsten von uns bisher beobachteten Preis erreichte die Arbeit Spider im Mai 2019 mit einem Auktionsergebnis von USD 32.055.000,00 (€ 28.751.457,53).

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