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September 2013, Top 10 Art Auction Prices

1. Su Shi

Title: Gong Fu Tie Calligraphy
Medium: ink on paper, on scroll
Size: 11 x 3.7 in. / 27.9 x 9.5 cm.
Sale Of: Sotheby’s New York: Thursday, September 19, 2013
Sold For: 8,229,000 US$ PREMIUM

2. John Glover

Title: Ben Lomond from Mr Talbot’s property — four Men catching Opossums
Medium: oil on canvas
Size: 30.2 x 45.2 in. / 76.8 x 114.9 cm.
Sale Of: Christie’s London: Thursday, September 26, 2013
Sold For: 1,741,875 GBP (2,789,231 US$) PREMIUM

3. Bada Shanren

Title: Studio of autumn mountain
Medium: ink on satin, on handscroll
Size: 9.8 x 23.5 in. / 24.8 x 59.7 cm.
Sale Of: Sotheby’s New York: Thursday, September 19, 2013
Sold For: 2,405,000 US$ PREMIUM

4. Mark Bradford

Title: Curtis
Medium: acrylic, felt-tip pen, silver coated paper and printed paper collage on canvas
Size: 48.1 x 60.2 in. / 122.2 x 153 cm.
Sale Of: Sotheby’s New York: Wednesday, September 25, 2013
Sold For: 2,285,000 US$ PREMIUM

5. Sui Jianguo

Title: Clothes Veins Study Series (14 works, various sizes)
Medium: plaster and bronze
Size: 00 in. / 00 cm.
Sale Of: Christie’s (Shanghai) Auction Company Limited: Thursday, September 26, 2013
Sold For: 12,030,000 CNY (1,965,172 US$) PREMIUM

6. Pablo Picasso

Title: Homme assis
Medium: oil on panel laid on cradled panel
Size: 22.3 x 11.3 in. / 56.6 x 28.7 cm.
Sale Of: Christie’s (Shanghai) Auction Company Limited: Thursday, September 26, 2013
Sold For: 11,550,000 CNY (1,886,761 US$) PREMIUM

7. Shen Zhou

Title: Mountains in autumn
Medium: ink and color on paper, on scroll
Size: 58.1 x 22.4 in. / 147.5 x 57 cm.
Sale Of: Christie’s New York: Wednesday, September 18, 2013
Sold For: 1,803,750 US$ PREMIUM

8. Alexander Calder

Title: Black: 2-2-6
Medium: hanging mobile–painted sheet metal and wire
Size: 38 x 48 x 20 in. / 96.5 x 121.9 x 50.8 cm.
Sale Of: Christie’s (Shanghai) Auction Company Limited: Thursday, September 26, 2013
Sold For: 9,630,000 CNY (1,573,118 US$) PREMIUM

9. Zeng Fanzhi

Title: Bicycle
Medium: oil on canvas
Size: 78.7 x 78.7 in. / 200 x 200 cm.
Sale Of: Christie’s (Shanghai) Auction Company Limited: Thursday, September 26, 2013
Sold For: 9,390,000 CNY (1,533,912 US$) PREMIUM

10. Edvard Munch

Title: Evening, melancholy I
Medium: color woodcut
Size: 14.6 x 17.8 in. / 37.2 x 45.2 cm.
Sale Of: Sotheby’s London: Tuesday, September 17, 2013
Sold For: 962,500 GBP (1,530,449 US$) PREMIUM