Results: June 2017 Impressionist and Modern Auctions | Christie’s

World artist records were also set for Georges Vantongerloo (1886-1965), with Composition dans le carré avec couleurs jaune-vert-bleu-indigo-orangé, which sold for £1,085,000 / $1,381,205, almost doubling the previous record set at Christie’s in 2012. Hannah Höch’s widely exhibited Frau und Saturn, 1922, also sold for £1,085,000 / $1,381,205, eclipsing the previous mark set at Christie’s in New York in 2007.

20th Century Week opened 24 hours earlier with the Modern British Irish Art Evening Sale, which realised a total of £20,199,500. The top lot of the night was Henry Moore’s Family Groupwhich saw spirited bidding in the room and on the phone before selling for £3,861,000 / $4,918,914 to an Asian collector.

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