Sorel Etrog

La Mère

Found at Phillips, New York Auction
20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale - Morning Session, Lot 190
15. Nov - 15. Nov 2017
Estimate: 20.000 - 30.000 USD
Price realised: 47.500 USD
stamped with the artist's name and number "3/7 ETROG" on the reverse of the base
bronze
34 1/2 x 20 x 12 1/2 in. (87.6 x 50.8 x 31.8 cm.)
Executed circa 1962-1964, this work is number 3 from an edition of 7.
Felix Landau Gallery, Los Angeles | Acquired from the above by the family of the present owner in 1965

Upper estimate price exceeded by 58 %.

The work La Mère by Sorel Etrog was sold in the 20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale - Morning Session auction at Phillips in New York in November 2017. It achieved a price of USD 47,500.00 (€ 39,922.68), exceeding the upper end of the estimate range by 58%. However, buyers have had to dig much deeper into their pockets for other works by Sorel Etrog - we have observed the highest auction result to date for the work Family Group, which sold at auction in November 2013 for USD 161,000.00 (€ 118,330.15).

Oberer Schätzpreis um 58 % übertroffen

Die Arbeit La Mère von Sorel Etrog wurde im November 2017 in der Auktion 20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale - Morning Session bei Phillips in New York versteigert. Sie erzielte dabei einen Preis von USD 47.500,00 (€ 39.922,68) und übertraf damit das obere Ende der Schätzpreisspanne um 58%. Für andere Arbeiten von Sorel Etrog mussten die Käufer allerdings auch schon deutlich tiefer in die Tasche greifen – das bisher höchste Auktionsergebnis haben wir für die Arbeit Family Group beobachtet, die im November 2013 für USD 161.000,00 (€ 118.330,15) versteigert wurde.

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