Norman Rockwell

Saying Grace

Found at Sothebys, New York
American Art, Lot 10
4. Dec - 4. Dec 2013
Estimate: 15.000.000 - 20.000.000 USD
Price realised: 46.085.000 USD
Norman Rockwell1894 - 1978
SAYING GRACE
signed Norman Rockwell (lower center)
oil on canvas
43 by 41 inches
(109.2 by 104.1 cm)
Painted in 1951.
Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth J. Stuart, Sr., 1953 (gift from the artist) | By descent to the present owners

A top price for Norman Rockwell

This artwork by Norman Rockwell achieved an unexpectedly high price at Sothebys in New York in December 2013. In the American Art auction, the work Saying Grace sold for USD 46,085,000.00 (€ 33,445,823.35) - well above the upper estimate of USD 20,000,000.00. This high result makes Saying Grace the most expensive artwork by Norman Rockwell that we have observed at auctions so far.

Ein Spitzenpreis für Norman Rockwell

Dieses Kunstwerk von Norman Rockwell erzielte im Dezember 2013 bei Sothebys in New York einen unerwartet hohen Preis. In der Auktion American Art wurde die Arbeit Saying Grace für USD 46.085.000,00 (€ 33.445.823,35) versteigert – und damit weit über dem oberen Schätzpreis von USD 20.000.000,00. Dieses hohe Ergebnis macht Saying Grace zu dem teuersten Kunstwerk von Norman Rockwell, das wir bisher bei Auktionen beobachtet haben.

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