07 September 2016

Your August auctions round-up

Who will offer more than 300 spectacular Chinese, Japanese, and Korean works this fall?

 
 

September 7, 2016

 
 
 
 
 

A Pair of Paintings of Courtesans
Qing Dynasty, 19th Century
Saturday at Sotheby’s: Asian Art
September 17, 2016

 
 
 
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Pablo Picasso held the top spot as the most searched artist on artnet in August—proving his enduring popularity once again.

 
 
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The top three artists with the highest selling sales totals were:
Ruth Whittier Shute — $458,598 with a 100% sell-through rate
William Wendt — $431,750 with a 100% sell-through rate
Edgar Alwin Payne — $416,500 with a 80% sell-through rate

 
 
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The most popular artist at auction was Paul Jacoulet with 71 lots—70 of which were offered by a single auction house, Eldred’s Auction Gallery.

 
 
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Beijing Hanhai Auction Co., Ltd. had the highest number of lots offered with a staggering total of 788. They also had the highest sales total at $4,140,530 with a 72% sell-through rate.

 
 
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Coinciding with Fall Asia Week, Saturday at Sotheby’s: Asian Art on September 17 will offer more than 300 spectacular Chinese, Japanese, and Korean works. Mark your calendars because this is one sale you won't want to miss.

 
 
 
 

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