Led by Anish Kapoor’s Untitled (2013), which realised £461,000 (Estimate: £300,000-400,000) and Roy Lichtenstein’s iconic Hot Dog (1964), which sold for £449,000 (Estimate: £220,000-300,000), the sale achieved a total of £13,021,875 (Estimate: £11.2-16.1 million) and was 71% sold by lot. Twenty-seven works from Human Rights Watch brought £878,500 with Mark Bradford’s Untitled selling for £125,000, five times its low estimate.
This sale features a carefully curated selection of works, from the Post-War period through to the present day. Amongst these highlights is a diverse and exhilarating selection from the collection of contemporary art visionary Ernesto Esposito, featuring works by some the most prominent international artists working today, including George Condo, Richard Prince and Robert Rauschenberg. To benefit Human Rights Watch (lots 301-335), works have been donated by some of today’s most exciting Contemporary Artists, including Mark Bradford, Sarah Lucas and Rosemarie Trockel amongst others. This auction promises to be a highlight in the autumn contemporary art calendar and we look forward to welcoming you to our galleries.