Auction 118B

Modern Art

10. December 2014


On December 10 Quittenbaum auctioneers sold for the first time Modern Classic, Post War and Contemporary Art. With its own catalogue, 216 works were on offer.

The large spectrum on important works, among them prints, photos, sculptures and paintings invited art lovers and passionated collectors for bidding. The highest hammper price of the evening was the work on paper ' Ansicht des Reichstagsgebäudes kurz vor der Fertigstellung' by the Berlin artist Hans Herrmann, 1893. A German museum gave € 38.250 for the historical important watercolor. The lithographie by Ernst-Ludwig Kirchner 'The Altmarkt in Dresden mit Jahrmarkt', 1910, achieved € 7.900 gross.

Highly bid after were five works on paper by Martin Kippenberger, which sold for 21.900 gross. The Chromogen print by the American photographer Bert Stein 'Marylin Monroe, Biting Necklace' from 'The Last Sitting', taken only some month before Monroe's death in 1962, was bought by a German collector for € 3.060 gross. The light object 'Surrealistic eyes' by the Spanish artist Aalvador Dali, 1980, was sold for € 4.000 gross to an Amercian private collector. Unsold items of this sale, among them works by Andy Warhol, Gunter Sachs and Gerhard Richter may be found on our website or in our sales rooms in Munich until January 9th, 2015 in the post auction sale.