Mark Rothko

Untitled (Shades of Red)

Found at Christies, New York
The Collection of Anne H. Bass, Lot 4 C
12. May - 12. May 2022
Estimate: 60.000.000 - 80.000.000 USD
Price realised: 66.800.000 USD
MARK ROTHKO (1903-1970)
Untitled (Shades of Red)
signed and dated 'MARK ROTHKO 1961' (on the reverse)
oil on canvas
69 x 56 in. (175.3 x 142.2 cm.)
Painted in 1961.

Auction result well in line with expectations

The work Untitled (Shades of Red) by Mark Rothko was sold in the The Collection of Anne H. Bass auction at Christies in New York in May this year. The price achieved of USD 66,800,000 (€ 62,249,557) was within expectations - the estimate range had previously been given by the auction house as USD 60,000,000 - 80,000,000. Other works by Mark Rothko have already achieved higher auction prices, for example, in May 2015 the work No. 10 was auctioned for USD 81,925,000 (€ 74,517,919).

Auktionsergebnis im Rahmen der Erwartungen

Die Arbeit Untitled (Shades of Red) von Mark Rothko wurde im Mai diesen Jahres in der Auktion The Collection of Anne H. Bass bei Christies in New York versteigert. Der dabei erzielte Preis von USD 66.800.000 (€ 62.249.557) lag im Rahmen der Erwartungen – die Schätzpreisspanne war von dem Auktionshaus zuvor mit USD 60.000.000 – 80.000.000 angegeben worden. Andere Arbeiten von Mark Rothko konnten bereits höhere Auktionspreise erzielen, so wurde im Mai 2015 die Arbeit No. 10 für USD 81.925.000 (€ 74.517.919) versteigert.

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