Wolfgang Paalen

Cosmogones

Found at Christies, Paris
Art Impressionniste & Moderne, Lot 112
5. Apr - 5. Apr 2023
Estimate: 40.000 - 60.000 EUR
Price realised: 81.900 EUR
Wolfgang Paalen (1905-1959)
Cosmogones
signé des initiales 'WP' (en bas à droite); signé et inscrit 'à Madeleine Rousseau son ami Wolfgang Paalen Paris 1952 "Cosmogones"' (au revers)
huile sur toile
65 x 50 cm.
Peint en 1949
signed with the initials 'WP' (lower right); signed and inscribed 'à Madeleine Rousseau son ami Wolfgang Paalen Paris 1952 "Cosmogones"' (on the reverse)
oil on canvas
25 5/8 x 19 3/4 in.
Painted in 1949 - Madeleine Rousseau, Paris (don de l'artiste en 1952). | Galerie Galanis-Hentschel, Paris. | Collection R. Duperrier, Paris (avant 1999). | Acquis par le propriétaire a

Upper estimate price exceeded by 37 %.

The work Cosmogones by Wolfgang Paalen was auctioned at Christies in Paris in April this year. It achieved a price of EUR 81,900.00 exceeding the upper end of the estimate range by 37 %. Admittedly, works by Wolfgang Paalen have also been auctioned for a multiple of this price - according to our records, the highest result so far was achieved by the work „Avertissement I (Peinture)“. in July 2020 with an auction result of EUR 387,500.00.

Oberer Schätzpreis um 37 % übertroffen

Die Arbeit Cosmogones von Wolfgang Paalen kam im April diesen Jahres bei Christies in Paris zur Auktion. Sie erzielte dabei einen Preis von EUR 81.900,00 und übertraf damit das obere Ende der Schätzpreisspanne um 37 %. Freilich wurden Arbeiten von Wolfgang Paalen auch schon für ein Vielfaches dieses Preises versteigert – das bisher höchste Ergebnis erzielte nach unseren Aufzeichnungen die Arbeit „Avertissement I (Peinture)“. im Juli 2020 mit einem Auktionsergebnis von EUR 387.500,00.

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