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Cornette de Saint Cyr – Contemporary Art I Auction Analysis

  • Cornette de Saint Cyr – Contemporary Art I Auction Analysis
  • Cornette de Saint Cyr – Contemporary Art I Auction Analysis
June 29, 2015

Contemporary Art I Auction took place at Cornette de Saint Cyr, on Thursday, June 25th, with quite solid results – 57.5 percent of lots offered were sold. The auction gathered $1,058,299. The most expensive lots were Sayed Haider Raza’s Sans Titre (Cuisine), sold for $122,927 and Chu Teh-Chun’s Composition, sold for $111,752. The highest high estimate difference was achieved with the sale of Sayed Haider Raza’s Sans Titre (Cuisine), topping the high estimate for 120 percent.

Sayed Haider Raza – Famous Indian Master

Syed Haider Raza is an Indian artist, who has been living in France since 1950. He is well-known for his use Indian cosmology symbols. His paintings have evolved from being purely expressionist landscapes to abstract ones. They have been done mainly in oil or acrylic and have a very heavy usage of color. He became India’s priciest modern artist on June 10th, 2010, when a seminal work, Saurashtra sold for $3,486,965 at a Christie’s auction.

  • Cornette de Saint Cyr – Contemporary Art I Auction Analysis

The Overview of Cornette de Saint Cyr – Contemporary Art I Auction

Out of 113 lots offered at Cornette de Saint Cyr – Contemporary Art I auction, sixty-five were sold, or 57.5 percent. Only twelve lots were sold over high estimate (10.6 percent of sold lots), while 30 lots were sold in range of estimated values (46.1 percent of sold lots). On the other hand, 23 lots, or 35.4 percent, were sold under low estimate. The highest hammer price was seen in the sale of Sayed Haider Raza’s Sans Titre (Cuisine) and Chu Teh-Chun’s Composition (sold for $122,927 and $111,752 respectively). Average hammer price of the auction has settled at $16,282, while median hammer was at $8,940.

Speaking of the most successful lots, we should mention Sayed Haider Raza’s Sans Titre (Cuisine), Olivier Debre’s Lofoten (Paysage Tache Jaune) and Remi Blanchard’s Sans Titre, that were sold for higher prices from their high estimates: Raza’s work had +120 percent, Debre’s work had +78.6, and Blanchard’s work had +42.9 percent difference. On the bottom side are Chu Teh-Chun’s Composition sold with -33.3 percent difference between hammer price and low estimate, followed by Michelangelo Pistoletto’s Fratalle (with -16.7 percent), Kriki’s Space Invaders (with -16.7 percent) and Andre Valensi’s Sans Titre (with -16.6 percent).

Cornette de Saint Cyr – Contemporary Art I Auction Analysis
Sayed Haider Raza Sans Titre (Cuisine) [Lot 2]. Estimated at $33,526-$55,876; sold for $122,927
Cornette de Saint Cyr – Contemporary Art I Auction Analysis
Left: Paul Mansouroff – Composition Aux Rectangles Rouges Et Noirs (Lot 37). Estimated at $6,705-$8,940; sold for $8,717 / Right: Chu Teh-Chun – Composition (Lot 20). Estimated at $167,628-$223,504; sold for $111,752
Cornette de Saint Cyr – Contemporary Art I Auction Analysis
Giusepe Santomaso – Composition (Lot 6). Estimated at $2,235-$3,353; sold for $2,012
  • Cornette de Saint Cyr – Contemporary Art I Auction Analysis

Cornette de Saint Cyr – Contemporary Art I Auction in Details

Please, scroll down, and you will find two tables – one with the summary of the Cornette de Saint Cyr – Contemporary Art I auction; the second one with detailed information on every lot auctioned at this auction.

Total number of lots:113
Number of sold lots:65
Sold lots [%]:57.5
Total [$]:1,058,299
Number of sold lots over high estimate:12
Over high estimate (Total) [%]:10.6
Over high estimate (Sold) [%]:18.5
Number of sold lots in range of estimated values:30
In range of estimated values (Sold) [%]:46.1
Number of sold lots under low estimate:23
Under low estimate (Sold) [%]:35.4
Results were under estimate spread of [%]:29.7
Max Hammer [$]:122,927
Average Hammer [$]:16282
Median Hammer [$]:8940
Median Hammer Average Hammer Difference [%]:-45.1
Lot No.Artist NameArtwork NameLow Estimate $High Estimate $Hammer Price $Hammer High Estimate Difference [%]Hammer Low Estimate Difference [%]
1Sayed Haider RazaLa Berge, 196911,17516,76312,851-23.315
2Sayed Haider RazaSans Titre (Cuisine), 195633,52655,876122927120266.7
3Sayed Haider RazaComposition, 195922,35033,52627,938-16.725
4Sayed Haider RazaL'Arbre, 196922,35033,52629,056-13.330
5Sayed Haider RazaSans Titre, 197016,76327,93829,056473.3
6Giuseppe SantomasoComposition, 19692,2353,3532,012-40-10
7Jean MiotteDans Le Pre, 19995,5887,8235,364-31.4-4
8Georges MathieuComposition, 19608,94013,4109,499-29.26.3
9Georges MathieuComposition, 19618,94013,4108,940-33.30
10Georges MathieuComposition, 195911,17516,76310,058-40-10
11Norman BluhmComposition, 19618,94011,1759,499-156.3
12Norman BluhmComposition, 196211,17516,76314,528-13.330
13Norman BluhmComposition, 196111,17516,76318,99813.370
14Mark TobeySans Titre, 19573,9115,029Not SoldNot SoldNot Sold
15Olivier DebreLofoten (Paysage Tache Jaune), 19715,5887,82313,96978.6150
16Henri MichauxSans Titre, Circa 196111,17516,76311,175-33.30
17Hans HartungT1980-K18, 198013,41020,11522,35011.166.7
18Hans HartungP1974-14, 197416,76322,35016,763-250
19Sam FrancisSans Titre33,52655,87628,497-49-15
20Chu Teh-ChunComposition, 1973167,628223,504111752-50-33.3
21Andre LanskoyComposition Sur Fond Noir, Circa 195513,41020,11517,880-11.133.3
22Jean DegottexMetasphere Rouge, 196511,17516,76314,528-13.330
23Martin Barre59-96 X88-A, 195989,402134,102Not SoldNot SoldNot Sold
24Gerard Schneider(Gerard Ernest Schneider Dit) Composition, 19652,2353,3532,012-40-10
25Gerard Schneider(Gerard Ernest Schneider Dit) Composition, 19783,9115,029Not SoldNot SoldNot Sold
26Gerard Schneider(Gerard Ernest Schneider Dit) Composition, 19623,3534,470Not SoldNot SoldNot Sold
27Gerard Schneider(Gerard Ernest Schneider Dit) Composition, 197811,17516,763Not SoldNot SoldNot Sold
28Jean MessagierLa Grande Fracture Des Matins17,88020,115Not SoldNot SoldNot Sold
29Jean MessagierComposition, 19481,1181,676Not SoldNot SoldNot Sold
30Jean MessagierLa Foret Cassee2,2353,353Not SoldNot SoldNot Sold
31Jean MessagierTous Les Bourgeons1,1181,6761,341-2019.9
32Jean MessagierComposition1,1181,676Not SoldNot SoldNot Sold
33Jean MessagierPortrait Du Gel, 19733,3535,588Not SoldNot SoldNot Sold
34Jean MessagierSans Titre2,7943,911Not SoldNot SoldNot Sold
35Jean MessagierComposition1,1181,676Not SoldNot SoldNot Sold
36Richard MortensenComposition, 19548,94011,175Not SoldNot SoldNot Sold
37Paul Mansouroff (Pavel Andreevitch Mansourov)Composition Aux Rectangles Rouges Et Noirs6,7058,9408,717-2.530
38Jerzy NowosielskiComposition, 198922,35033,52620,115-40-10
39Horacio Garcia RossiMalevitch, 19745,5887,823Not SoldNot SoldNot Sold
40Horacio Garcia RossiMondrian, 19745,5887,823Not SoldNot SoldNot Sold
41Manfred MohrComposition, 19883,3535,588Not SoldNot SoldNot Sold
42Genevieve ClaisseJazz, 19663,3535,5883,129-44-6.7
43Gregorio VardanegaDiffraction Spectrale Diamant, 19658,94013,4109,499-29.26.3
44Bernar Venet79.5° Arc, 20042,2353,3534,69440110
45Vera MolnarStructure Du Quadrilatere, 19863,1293,353Not SoldNot SoldNot Sold
46Vera MolnarStructure Du Quadrilatere, 19873,1293,3533,129-6.70
47Aurelie Nemours4 Carres 1 Croix, 197810,61611,734Not SoldNot SoldNot Sold
48Jean-Pierre PinceminPalissade, 198333,52644,70131,291-30-6.7
49Claude ViallatSans Titre7,82310,058Not SoldNot SoldNot Sold
50Andre ValensiSans Titre1,3411,6761,118-33.3-16.6
51Christian JaccardPapier Brule1,6762,7941,453-48-13.3
52Sterling RubyAnti Print, 200613,41016,76312,293-26.7-8.3
53Josef KoudelkaRoumanie, 19685,5887,823Not SoldNot SoldNot Sold
54Valerie BelinSans Titre (02 03 05 02), 20024,4706,7055,364-2020
55Hermann NitschHomme Nu S'Autocastrant, 19655,5887,823Not SoldNot SoldNot Sold
56Darren Almond(Darren James Almond Dit) Fullmoon@Ribblehead, 20044,4706,7053,911-41.7-12.5
57Peter BeardPierce At A Giant Polaroid From Cnp1,6762,794Not SoldNot SoldNot Sold
58Douglas GordonDesert, 20083,9115,0295,029028.6
59Gerhard RichterBetty, 198844,70167,051Not SoldNot SoldNot Sold
60Julian OpieRoadscape 48, 20013,3535,5883,353-400
61Julian OpieVisage4,4706,7056,482-3.345
62Noel MahaffeyWilmington3,3534,4705,1411553.3
63Don EddyBus Stop, 197220,11527,93833,5262066.7
64Eduardo ChillidaFemme De Dos, 19483,9115,0296,70533.371.4
66Gerard SchlosserL'Opus I, 196539,11350,288Not SoldNot SoldNot Sold
67Gerard SchlosserC'Est Ridicule, 201116,76322,350Not SoldNot SoldNot Sold
68Erro (Gudmundur Erro)The New York Office, 197439,11350,28835,761-28.9-8.6
69Erro (Gudmundur Erro)A.Kanevski 1961, 197027,93839,113Not SoldNot SoldNot Sold
70Erro (Gudmundur Erro)The Auditor, 199522,35033,52618,998-43.3-15
71Valerio AdamiDurante Una Vacanza Alpestre (Studio), 201313,41016,763Not SoldNot SoldNot Sold
72Ivan MessacEn Equilibre (French Connection), 197213,41020,11514,528-27.88.3
73Tom WesselmannStudy After Rosemary With Socks, 1990-199544,70167,051Not SoldNot SoldNot Sold
74Dado (Miodrag Djuric Dado)Persistance De La Memoire, 196822,35033,526Not SoldNot SoldNot Sold
75Maryan (Maryan Pinchas Burstein)Personnage, 19701,1182,2351,006-55-10
76Maryan (Maryan Pinchas Burstein)Personnage, 19711,3412,0121,676-16.725
77Maryan (Maryan Pinchas Burstein)Personnage, 19592,2353,353Not SoldNot SoldNot Sold
78Maryan (Maryan Pinchas Burstein)Personnage, 19761,6762,794Not SoldNot SoldNot Sold
79Maryan (Maryan Pinchas Burstein)Personnage, 19558941,3411,229-8.437.5
80Robert CombasLe Petit Cheval Blanc, 199289,402134,10284,932-36.7-5
81.bisRobert CombasEnee Contre Turnus, 19935,5887,8236,146-21.410
82Ronnie CutroneThis Is A Free Country, 19908,94013,410Not SoldNot SoldNot Sold
83Kriki (Christian Vallee)Space Invaders, 199113,41016,76311,175-33.3-16.7
85Mr Brainwash (Thierry Guetta)Art Is All Over, 201220,11524,585Not SoldNot SoldNot Sold
86Jonone (Andrew Perello)The Specials, 201320,11527,938Not SoldNot SoldNot Sold
87Jonone (Andrew Perello)Night Time, 199639,11350,288Not SoldNot SoldNot Sold
88Jonone (Andrew Perello)Sans Titre, 200716,76322,35016,763-250
89Keith HaringSans Titre, 19847,82310,0587,264-27.8-7.1
90Herve Di RosaA Travers Le Cosmos, 198422,35033,52633,526050
91Herve Di RosaSans Titre, 19821,6762,7941,565-44-6.6
92Remi BlanchardSans Titre, 19842,7943,9115,58842.9100
93Herve Di RosaTout Etait Calme Quand5,5887,8235,141-34.3-8
94Jean Raine (Jean-Philippe Robert Geenen)Ronde A La Meche, 19631,1182,235Not SoldNot SoldNot Sold
95Jean Raine (Jean-Philippe Robert Geenen)Pelure D'Oignon, 19631,1182,2351,118-500
96Jean Raine (Jean-Philippe Robert Geenen)Sans Titre4,4706,7054,023-40-10
97Antoni ClavePoisson, 19588,94011,17510,840-321.3
98Komet (Gurkan Coskun)Paysage, 19794,4706,7054,805-28.37.5
99Louis PonsEcritoire, Circa 19968,94013,410Not SoldNot SoldNot Sold
100Jean RustinPersonnage, 19853,3535,5884,470-2033.3
101Takis(Panayiotis Vassilakis) Sculpture Erotique, Circa 197433,52655,876Not SoldNot SoldNot Sold
102ArmanViolons Decoupes, 197139,11350,288Not SoldNot SoldNot Sold
103ArmanSans Titre, 200215,64520,115Not SoldNot SoldNot Sold
104ArmanSemocello (Lyrisme Masculin), 199316,76322,350Not SoldNot SoldNot Sold
105Pete DohertyTime, 20133,3535,588Not SoldNot SoldNot Sold
106Cesar (Cesar Baldaccini)Sans Titre, 19675,5887,823Not SoldNot SoldNot Sold
107Gil Wolman (Gil Joseph Wolman)Art Scotch Baguette, Circa 19638,94013,410Not SoldNot SoldNot Sold
108Pascal BernierFarm Set / Calf, 200216,76322,350Not SoldNot SoldNot Sold
109Jean-Michel FolonRainbow, 19805,5887,823Not SoldNot SoldNot Sold
110Charles MattonLa Chambre De J.M.G Le Clezio A Nice (Avant Le Depart), 199911,17513,410Not SoldNot SoldNot Sold
111Duan JianyuThe Muse Has Spoken, 201144,70167,05168,1691.752.5
112Gao QiangSwimming Mao, 20046,7058,9406,705-250
113Sheng QiSans Titre, 20082,2353,3534,13523.385
114Michelangelo PistolettoFrattale, 19993,3535,5882,794-50-16.7
115Gilles Barbier (Gilles Barbier De Preville)Les Bonnes Et Les Mauvaises Manieres, 20015,5887,823Not SoldNot SoldNot Sold
TOTAL (Sold lots):918,0431,323,7071058299-20.115.3

Featured Images:

Georges Mathieu (Lot 9)

Gerard Schneider – Composition, detail (Lot 27)

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Luian Opie – Roadscape 48 (Lot 60)

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