Auction Catalogue 22 July, 2015
IMPORTANT, EARLY & RARE
Held Wednesday 22 July
Sale result now over $2.1million including post auction sales of the Max Gimblett 'Dionysus' and Evelyn Page 'Salzburg'. Top price was the record $492,450 incl. BP for Horace Moore-Jones, nearly doubling the previous record of $257,000 set at International Art Centre in March
Frances Hodgkins Monastery Steps made $320,000 plus premium ($375,200), the third highest price for Hodgkins at auction and the second highest price for a painting at auction in for 2015 (NZ).
The sale total of over $1.9million secures the sale result as the highest for 2015 to date with a clearance rate of 87% including post sale negotiation.
Another significant sale includes A Lois White's 'Weeping Women' which fetched an all new auction record of $67,500, or $79,140 including premium. It is just $500 more than the previous record of $67,000 in 2009. Full results available soon
Another exceptional price was Frances Hodgkins Monastery Steps which made $375,200 including buyers premium. This is the third highest price ever for a Frances Hodgkins at auction and is the highest price in 10 years.
A lovely Goldie titled 'Past & Present' made $199,325
A large crowd was in attendance with strong prices across all genres.