Vassily Kandinsky

Variation nach "Improvisation 21" - 1911

Found at Artcurial, Paris
Pierre Boulez Collection, Lot 11
7. Jun - 7. Jun 2023
Estimate: 500 - 600 EUR
Price realised: 918 EUR
Bois gravé en noir
Monogrammé dans la planche, imprimé sur Vergé van Gelder Zonen
Porte au dos du cadre une étiquette indiquant que l'œuvre a été offerte pour son anniversaire à Pierre Boulez par "The Orchestral Association" à Chicago, le 26 mars 1995
28 x 27,6 cm - encadré
Pubilé dans "Klänge" en 1913
Roethel 101 - Horst 81.1
Wood engraved in black; monogrammed in the block
5,51 x 6,30 in. - framed
Provenance : Collection Pierre Boulez

Upper estimate price exceeded by 53 %.

In June this year Artcurial in Paris held the auction Pierre Boulez Collection, which included the work Variation nach "Improvisation 21" - 1911 by Wassily Kandinsky. The »bidding war« ended at EUR 918.00 53% above the upper estimate. Of course, this price has nothing to do with the top prices that other works by Wassily Kandinsky achieve. The highest price we have observed so far was reached by the work Bild Mit Weissen Linien (Painting With White Lines)   in June 2017 with an auction result of GBP 33,008,750.00 (€ 37,590,807.66).

Oberer Schätzpreis um 53 % übertroffen

Im Juni diesen Jahres führte Artcurial in Paris die Auktion Pierre Boulez Collection durch, in der auch die Arbeit Variation nach "Improvisation 21" - 1911 von Wassily Kandinsky zur Versteigerung kam. Das »Bietergefecht« endete beim Preis von EUR 918,00 und damit 53% über dem oberen Schätzpreis. Dieser Preis hat freilich nichts mit den Spitzenpreisen zu tun, die andere Arbeiten von Wassily Kandinsky erzielen. Den höchsten von uns bisher beobachteten Preis erreichte die Arbeit Bild Mit Weissen Linien (Painting With White Lines)   im Juni 2017 mit einem Auktionsergebnis von GBP 33.008.750,00 (€ 37.590.807,66).

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