Rebecca Salsbury James

Fire and Air

Found at Christies, New York
American Art, Lot 8
19. May - 19. May 2016
Estimate: 150.000 - 250.000 USD
Price realised: 509.000 USD
signed 'Rebecca Salsbury James/Taos, N.M.' and inscribed with title (on the backing)--signed and inscribed with title again (on the frame)
reverse oil on glass
19 ½ x 15 ½ in. (49.6 x 39.3 cm.), sight size
The artist. | Gift to the late owner, nephew of the above, 1968.

A top price for Rebecca Salsbury James

This artwork by Rebecca Salsbury James achieved an unexpectedly high price at Christies in New York in May 2016. In the American Art auction, the work Fire and Air sold for USD 509,000.00 (€ 457,117.20) - well above the upper estimate of USD 250,000.00. This high result makes Fire and Air the most expensive artwork by Rebecca Salsbury James that we have observed at auctions so far.

Ein Spitzenpreis für Rebecca Salsbury James

Dieses Kunstwerk von Rebecca Salsbury James erzielte im Mai 2016 bei Christies in New York einen unerwartet hohen Preis. In der Auktion American Art wurde die Arbeit Fire and Air für USD 509.000,00 (€ 457.117,20) versteigert – und damit weit über dem oberen Schätzpreis von USD 250.000,00. Dieses hohe Ergebnis macht Fire and Air zu dem teuersten Kunstwerk von Rebecca Salsbury James, das wir bisher bei Auktionen beobachtet haben.

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