1 March 2023 in London, Sotheby’s two sales of Modern and Contemporary art achieved a combined total of £172.6 million / $208.2 million – an increase of 15% on Sotheby’s equivalent sale last June. Nine Artist Records Set. Across the evening, 92% of the lots were sold.
Five works sold in excess of £15 million, more than in any London sale season since 2015: Wassily Kandinsky, Gerhard Richter, Lucian Freud, Edvard Munch and Pablo Picasso.
10 Top Lots:
Courtesy to Sotheby’s
Sotheby’s Modern & Contemporary Evening Auction Date: 2023.03.01 Venue: Bond Street, London Grand Total (including Buyer’s Premium and Overhead Premium): 160,943,900 GBP (194,162,721 USD) Sold by Lot: 83.3%