Achieves $343.4k in White Glove Auction...
10/21/2020 News and Film, European Art and Old Masters
The 12-lot sale achieved a sell-through rate of 100% and realized $343.4K soaring past its pre-sale high estimate. After competitive bidding online and over the phone from the U.S. and France, all 12 fresh-to-market lots from Mr. Robert Becker's impressive New York collection were sold to a single private collector who was actively seeking the collective works.
Raphaël Chatroux, Head of Sale
Leading the sale was Beethoven à Deux Mains (Lot 9), which achieved $93,750, exceeding its pre-sale low estimate; followed by Beethoven dit Métropolitain (Lot 7) which realized $56,250, nearly doubling its pre-sale high estimate.
Lot 5 Beethoven aux Grands Cheveux (étude Pleine) also performed well, selling for $43,750 and more than doubling its pre-sale low estimate.
Other impressive examples include Lot 6, Beethoven, étude pour un Masque Disparu which exceeded its pre-sale high estimate with $30,000 and La Pathétique (Lot 12) which more than tripled its pre-sale estimate of $5,000-8,000 to achieve $27,500.