Mark Rothko

Untitled

Found at Sothebys, New York
Contemporary Art Evening Auction, Lot 12
16. May - 16. May 2019
Estimate: 35.000.000 - 50.000.000 USD
Price realised: 50.095.250 USD
Mark Rothko
1903 - 1970
UNTITLED
signed and dated 1960 on the reverse
oil on canvas
69 by 50 1/8 in. 175.3 by 127.3 cm.
The artist | Acquired from the above through a gift of Peggy Guggenheim, 1962

Upper estimated price slightly exceeded

In May 2019 Sothebys in New York held the auction Contemporary Art Evening Auction, which included this work without title by Mark Rothko. Here, the upper estimate of USD 50,000,000 was slightly exceeded - the artwork found a new owner for USD 50,095,250 (€ 44,932,505). Other works by Mark Rothko have achieved even higher prices, we observed the highest auction result so far of USD 81,925,000 (€ 74,517,919) in May 2015 for the work No. 10.

Oberer Schätzpreis leicht übertroffen

Im Mai 2019 führte Sothebys in New York die Auktion Contemporary Art Evening Auction durch, in der auch diese Arbeit ohne Titel von Mark Rothko zur Versteigerung kam. Dabei wurde der obere Schätzpreis von USD 50.000.000 leicht übertroffen – das Kunstwerk fand für USD 50.095.250 (€ 44.932.505) einen neuen Besitzer. Andere Arbeiten von Mark Rothko haben noch höhere Preise erzielt - wir haben das bisher höchste Auktionsergebnis von USD 81.925.000 (€ 74.517.919) im Mai 2015 für die Arbeit No. 10 beobachtet.

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