Lyonel Feininger

Jesuiten Iii (Jesuits Iii)

Found at Sothebys, New York
Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale, Lot 22
8. May - 8. May 2007
Estimate: 7.000.000 - 9.000.000 USD
Price realised: 23.280.000 USD
Lyonel Feininger
1871 - 1956
JESUITEN III (JESUITS III)
Signed Feininger (lower left)
Oil on canvas
29 1/2 by 23 1/2 in.
75 by 60 cm
Painted in 1915.
Trust under the will of Julia Feininger (T. Lux Feininger) | Acquired from the above by the present owner

A top price for Lyonel Feininger

This artwork by Lyonel Feininger achieved an unexpectedly high price at Sothebys in New York in May 2007. In the Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale auction, the work Jesuiten Iii (Jesuits Iii) sold for USD 23,280,000.00 (€ 17,304,690.40) - well above the upper estimate of USD 9,000,000.00. This high result makes Jesuiten Iii (Jesuits Iii) the most expensive artwork by Lyonel Feininger that we have observed at auctions so far.

Ein Spitzenpreis für Lyonel Feininger

Dieses Kunstwerk von Lyonel Feininger erzielte im Mai 2007 bei Sothebys in New York einen unerwartet hohen Preis. In der Auktion Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale wurde die Arbeit Jesuiten Iii (Jesuits Iii) für USD 23.280.000,00 (€ 17.304.690,40) versteigert – und damit weit über dem oberen Schätzpreis von USD 9.000.000,00. Dieses hohe Ergebnis macht Jesuiten Iii (Jesuits Iii) zu dem teuersten Kunstwerk von Lyonel Feininger, das wir bisher bei Auktionen beobachtet haben.

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