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July 2013, Top 10 Art Auction Prices

1. Edward Burne-Jones

Title: Love among the Ruins
Medium: watercolor, bodycolor and gum arabic on paper
Size: 38 x 60 in. / 96.5 x 152.4 cm.
Sale Of: Christie’s London: Thursday, July 11, 2013
Sold For: 14,845,875 GBP (22,452,926 US$) PREMIUM

2. El Greco

Title: Saint Dominic in prayer
Medium: oil on canvas
Size: 29.5 x 22.8 in. / 75 x 58 cm.
Sale Of: Sotheby’s London: Wednesday, July 3, 2013
Sold For: 9,154,500 GBP (13,972,069 US$) PREMIUM

3. Qi Baishi

Title: 高立千年 (Pine tree and eagle)
Medium: ink on paper, on hanging scroll
Size: 116.5 x 27.8 in. / 296 x 70.5 cm.
Sale Of: Duo Yun Xuan Auctions Co., Ltd.: Saturday, July 6, 2013
Sold For: 80,500,000 CNY (13,125,927 US$) PREMIUM

4. Canaletto

Title: The Molo, Venice from The Bacino di San Marco
Medium: oil on canvas
Size: 27.1 x 44.4 in. / 68.8 x 112.7 cm.
Sale Of: Christie’s London: Tuesday, July 2, 2013
Sold For: 8,461,875 GBP (12,836,582 US$) PREMIUM

5. Claude Joseph Vernet

Title: A view of Avignon, from The right bank of the Rhône near Villeneuve
Medium: oil on canvas
Size: 39 x 71.9 in. / 99 x 182.7 cm.
Sale Of: Sotheby’s London: Wednesday, July 3, 2013
Sold For: 5,346,500 GBP (8,160,103 US$) PREMIUM

6. Frederic Remington

Title: Cutting Out Pony Herds (A Stampede)
Medium: oil on canvas
Size: 27 x 40 in. / 68.6 x 101.6 cm.
Sale Of: Coeur d’Alene: Saturday, July 27, 2013
Sold For: 5,625,000 US$ PREMIUM

7. El Greco

Title: Christ on the Cross
Medium: oil on canvas
Size: 69.7 x 41.3 in. / 177 x 105 cm.
Sale Of: Sotheby’s London: Wednesday, July 3, 2013
Sold For: 3,442,500 GBP (5,254,120 US$) PREMIUM

8. Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo

Title: The celebrated deeds of the Porto family of Vicenza (6 works)
Medium: fresco transferred to canvas
Size: 106.7 x 72.8 in. / 271 x 185 cm.
Sale Of: Sotheby’s London: Wednesday, July 3, 2013
Sold For: 3,218,500 GBP (4,912,240 US$) PREMIUM

9. Chen Jiru

Title: 梅花册 (Album of plum blossom) (album of 16)
Medium: ink on paper laid on gold-flecked paper
Size: 8.5 x 5.4 in. / 21.5 x 13.8 cm.
Sale Of: XiLingYinShe Auction Co. Ltd.: Sunday, July 14, 2013
Sold For: 28,980,000 CNY (4,719,639 US$) PREMIUM

10. Zhang Daqian

Title: 晚山看云 (Landscape)
Medium: ink and color on paper, on hanging scroll
Size: 61.8 x 31.9 in. / 157 x 81 cm.
Sale Of: Duo Yun Xuan Auctions Co., Ltd.: Saturday, July 6, 2013
Sold For: 28,750,000 CNY (4,687,831 US$) PREMIUM