Peter Saul

Human Dignity

Found at Christies, New York
21st Century Evening Sale, Lot 18 B
15. May - 15. May 2023
Estimate: 300.000 - 400.000 USD
Price realised: 819.000 USD
PETER SAUL (B. 1934)
Human Dignity
signed and dated 'SAUL '66' (lower left)
acrylic, metallic paint, oil and ink on canvas
58 7/8 x 59 in. (149.5 x 149.9 cm.)
Saul, P.
Executed in 1966.

A top price for Peter Saul

This artwork by Peter Saul achieved an unexpectedly high price at Christies in New York in May this year. In the 21st Century Evening Sale auction, the work Human Dignity sold for USD 819,000.00 (€ 768,725.36) - well above the upper estimate of USD 400,000.00. This high result makes Human Dignity the most expensive artwork by Peter Saul that we have observed at auctions so far.

Ein Spitzenpreis für Peter Saul

Dieses Kunstwerk von Peter Saul erzielte im Mai diesen Jahres bei Christies in New York einen unerwartet hohen Preis. In der Auktion 21st Century Evening Sale wurde die Arbeit Human Dignity für USD 819.000,00 (€ 768.725,36) versteigert – und damit weit über dem oberen Schätzpreis von USD 400.000,00. Dieses hohe Ergebnis macht Human Dignity zu dem teuersten Kunstwerk von Peter Saul, das wir bisher bei Auktionen beobachtet haben.

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