Christie's Showcases Highlights from November New York Sales, Led by US$80m Hockney Pool Painting

Christie's has brought to Hong Kong highlights of its upcoming New York sales in November, including Impressionist & Modern Art Evening SaleAn American Place: The Barney A. Ebsworth Collection Evening Sale and Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Sale (New York).

The focal point of the media preview is David Hockney's Potrait of an Artist (Pool with Two Figures), which is poised to become the most valuable work of art by a living artist ever sold at auction. The painting is expected to fetch in the region of US$80m. Besides Hockney's pool painting, masterpieces by Vincent van Gogh, Claude Monet and Pablo Picasso etc are also on display in Hong Kong. Here are some of the highlights from each sale.

Media preview at H Queen's Hong Kong

Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale (New York)
Date: 11 November 2018|7pm

Vincent Van Gogh (1853-1890). Coin de jardin avec papillons. Estimate: US$40m

Claude Monent (1840-1926). Le basin aux nymphéas. Estimate: US$30m-50m

Pablo Picasso (1881-1973). Femme au béret orange et au col de fourrure. Estimate: US$15m-20m

Claude Monet (1840-1926). Effet de neige à Giverny. Estimate: US$6m-8m

Pablo Picasso (1881-1973). Buste de femme nue (tête de profil). Estimate: 5m-8m

An American Place: The Barney A. Ebsworth Collection Evening Sale (New York)
Date: 13 November 2018|7pm

Edward Hopper (1882-1967). Chop Suey. Estimate: US$70m

Willem de Kooning (1904-1997). Woman as Landscape. Estimate: US$60m

Jackson Pollock (1912-1956). Composition with Red Strikes. Estimate: US$50m

Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Sale (New York)
Date: 15 November 2018|7pm

David Hockney (b.1937). Portrait of an Artist (Pool with Two Figures). Estimate: US$80m

Pierre Soulages (b.1919). Peinture 186 x 143 cm, 23 décembre 1959.  Estimate: US$10m-15m

Viewing in Hong Kong
Hart Hall, H Queens, 80 Queen's Road Central, Central &
Christie’s Hong Kong, 22/F Alexandra House, 18 Chater Road, Central
Date: 28 September - 3 October|10:30am - 5:30pm