PORT SCENE BY HENRY MORET ACHIEVES $145,000 AT DOYLE NEW YORK'S MAY 20, 2008 AUCTION OF EUROPEAN ART
View of Rome's Ponte Sant' Angelo by Edward Seago Sells for $121,000
Intense International Competition Throughout the Auction
On May 20, 2008, Doyle New York held an auction of European Art. The sale showcased works by a wide variety of prominent European artists of the 19th and 20th centuries. With strong international competition from telephone bidders and buyers in the salesroom, the European Art section of the sale totaled $1,313,688 against a pre-sale estimate of 908,800-1,331,700 with 80% sold by lot and 90% sold by value. The total for all four sessions of the paintings auction on May 20 was $5,831,881 against a pre-sale estimate of $4,052,700 - 5,948,600 with a strong 81% sold by lot and 90% sold by value.
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