Shōji Ueda

Snow Surfaces, 1954

Found at Christies, New York (Online Auction)
MoMA: Tracing Photography's History, Lot 94
09.Jul - 19.Jul.2018
Estimate: 4.000 - 6.000 USD
Price realised: 5.625 USD
gelatin silver print, mounted on card
credited, titled and dated in pencil (mount, verso)
image/sheet: 8 1/4 x 13 3/4 in. (20.9 x 34.9 cm.)
mount: 16 1/4 x 20 1/4 in. (41.2 x 51.4 cm.)
Gifted by the artist, 1956.

Auction result well in line with expectations

In July 2018 Christies in New York held the auction MoMA: Tracing Photography's History, which included the work Snow Surfaces, 1954 by Shōji Ueda. It changed hands for a price of USD 5,625.00 (€ 4,805.23) achieving a result in the upper range of the estimate price range of USD 4,000.00 – 6,000.00. Other works by Shōji Ueda have already achieved higher auction prices, for example, in April 2011 the work Self-Portrait With Cat ('Me And Cat') was auctioned for USD 10,000.00 (€ 6,747.18).

Auktionsergebnis im Rahmen der Erwartungen

Im Juli 2018 führte Christies in New York die Auktion MoMA: Tracing Photography's History durch, in der auch die Arbeit Snow Surfaces, 1954 von Shōji Ueda zur Versteigerung kam. Dabei wechselte sie für einen Preis von USD 5.625,00 (€ 4.805,23) den Besitzer und erzielte damit ein Ergebnis im oberen Bereich der Schätzpreisspanne von USD 4.000,00 – 6.000,00. Andere Arbeiten von Shōji Ueda konnten bereits höhere Auktionspreise erzielen, so wurde im April 2011 die Arbeit Self-Portrait With Cat ('Me And Cat') für USD 10.000,00 (€ 6.747,18) versteigert.

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