Martin Johnson Heade

Cattleya Orchid with Two Brazilian Hummingbirds

Found at Christies, New York
19th Century American & Western Art, Lot 208
18. Jan - 18. Jan 2024
Estimate: 1.200.000 - 1.800.000 USD
Price realised: 3.438.000 USD
MARTIN JOHNSON HEADE (1819-1904)
Cattleya Orchid with Two Brazilian Hummingbirds
13 ¾ x 18 in. (34.9 x 45.7 cm.)
oil on panel
signed and dated 'M.J. Heade 1871' (lower right)
Painted in 1871.

Upper estimate price exceeded by 91 %.

This artwork by Martin Johnson Heade achieved an unexpectedly high price at Christies in New York in January 2024. In the 19th Century American & Western Art auction, the work Cattleya Orchid with Two Brazilian Hummingbirds sold for USD 3,438,000.00 (€ 3,004,719.45) - well above the upper estimate of USD 1,800,000.00. Despite this good result, it is not the highest hammer price for an artwork by Martin Johnson Heade; that achieved among the auctions we observed the lot The Great Florida Sunset sold at auction in November 2015 with the realized price of USD 5,850,000.00 (€ 5,538,723.73).

Oberer Schätzpreis um 91 % übertroffen

Dieses Kunstwerk von Martin Johnson Heade erzielte im Januar 2024 bei Christies in New York einen unerwartet hohen Preis. In der Auktion 19th Century American & Western Art wurde die Arbeit Cattleya Orchid with Two Brazilian Hummingbirds für USD 3.438.000,00 (€ 3.004.719,45) versteigert – und damit weit über dem oberen Schätzpreis von USD 1.800.000,00. Trotz des guten Ergebnisses ist dies nicht der höchste Zuschlag für ein Kunstwerk von Martin Johnson Heade; den erzielte unter den von uns beobachteten Auktionen die Arbeit The Great Florida Sunset im November 2015 mit dem Hammerpreis von USD 5.850.000,00 (€ 5.538.723,73).

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