Sigmund Joseph Menkes

King And Courtiers

Found at Sothebys, New York
Israeli & International Art, Lot 30
20. Dec - 20. Dec 2017
Estimate: 7.000 - 10.000 USD
Price realised: 12.500 USD
Sigmund Joseph Menkes
1896 - 1945
KING AND COURTIERS
Signed Menkes (upper right)
Oil on canvas
25 1/2 by 21 in.
64.8 by 53.3 cm
Private Collection, since the 1970s

Upper estimate price exceeded by 25 %.

The work King And Courtiers by Sigmund Joseph Menkes was sold in the Israeli & International Art auction at Sothebys in New York in December 2017. The »bidding war« ended at USD 12,500.00 (€ 10,397.60), 25% above the upper estimate. Admittedly, works by Sigmund Joseph Menkes have also been auctioned for a multiple of this price - according to our records, the highest result so far was achieved by the work Nu, 1924 in October 2011 with an auction result of EUR 71,173.00.

Oberer Schätzpreis um 25 % übertroffen

Die Arbeit King And Courtiers von Sigmund Joseph Menkes wurde im Dezember 2017 in der Auktion Israeli & International Art bei Sothebys in New York versteigert. Das »Bietergefecht« endete beim Preis von USD 12.500,00 (€ 10.397,60) und damit 25% über dem oberen Schätzpreis. Freilich wurden Arbeiten von Sigmund Joseph Menkes auch schon für ein Vielfaches dieses Preises versteigert – das bisher höchste Ergebnis erzielte nach unseren Aufzeichnungen die Arbeit Nu, 1924 im Oktober 2011 mit einem Auktionsergebnis von EUR 71.173,00.

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