Auction Preview: Surrealist Art Evening Sale at Sotheby’s, London, Feb 26

What: Surrealist Art Evening SaleWhere: Sotheby’s, 34-35 New Bond Street, London, W1A 2AA, UKWhen: Feb 26, 7:00 PM GMTPublic Viewing: Wed, 20 Feb 19 | 09:00 AM – 05:00 PM GMT, Thu, 21 Feb 19 | 09:00 AM – 05:00 PM GMT, Fri, 22 Feb 19 | 09:00 AM – 05:00 PM GMT, Sat, 23 Feb 19 | 12:00 PM – 05:00 PM GMT, Sun, 24 Feb 19 | 01:00 PM – 05:00 PM GMT, Mon, 25 Feb 19 | 09:00 AM – 05:00 PM GMT, Tue, 26 Feb 19 | 09:00 AM – 03:00 PM GMTTop Lots of the Sale:- “The Morning Star” – Rene Magritte (1898 – 1967); oil on canvas, signed Magritte (upper right); signed Magritte, titled and dated 1938 on the reverse. Painted in 1938. Measured at 50 by 61 cm. (19 3/8 by 24in). Estimated Price: 4,409,650 – 5,669,550 USD- “Atrata” – Francis Picabia (1879 – 1953); oil and pencil on panel, signed Francis Picabia (lower right) and titled (upper left). Painted circa 1929. Measured at 149.5 by 95 cm. (58 7/8 by 37 3/8 in). Estimated Price: 1,889,850 – 2,519,800 USD- “Evocation of a Spectral Lunar Human Form” – Jean Arp (1886 – 1966); bronze. Executed in 1950 and cast in bronze in an edition of 3 plus 1 artist’s proof. The present example was cast by the Rudier foundry in November 1957. Measured at height (not including base): 84.5 cm. (33 1/4 in). Estimated Price: 1,511,880 – 2,267,820 USD- “Femmelaharpe” – Man Ray (1890 – 1976); oil on canvas, signed Man Ray and dated 1957 (lower left). Painted in 1957. Measured at 160.5 by 96 cm. (63 1/8 by 37 3/4 in). Estimated Price: 881,930 – 1,259,900 USD- “The Black Magic” – Rene Magritte (1898 – 1967); gouache, watercolour and coloured crayon on paper, signed Magritte (upper right). Executed in 1944 or 1945. Measured at 33 by 24.7 cm. (13 by 9 3/4 in). Estimated Price: 629,950 – 881,930 USD- “The Horde” – Max Ernst (1891 – 1976); oil on canvas, signed Max Ernst (lower right). Painted in 1927. Measured at 41 by 32.8 cm. (16 1/8 by 12 7/8 in). Estimated Price: 503,960 – 755,940 USD- “The Windows of the Dawn” – Rene Magritte (1898 – 1967); oil on canvas, signed Magritte (lower right). Painted in 1928. Measured at 73 by 54 cm. (28 3/4 by 21 1/4 in). Estimated Price: 503,960 – 755,940 USD- “Dormeuse” – Joan Miro (1893 – 1983); gouache, watercolour and brush and ink on paper, signed Miro (upper centre); signed Joan Miro, titled and dated 30/9/35. on the reverse. Executed on 30th September 1935. Measured at 30.5 by 36.8 cm. (12 by 14 1/2 in). Estimated Price: 377,970 – 629,950 USD- “The White Race” – Rene Magritte (1898 – 1967); bronze, inscribed Magritte and numbered 1/5. Conceived and cast in 1967 in an edition of 5 plus 1 artist’s proof. Measured at height: 52 cm. (20 1/2 in). Estimated Price: 377,970 – 629,950 USDFor details, visit: http://bit.ly/2gPEmeF on the slideshow for the highlights of the salehttps://www.blouinartinfo.comFounder: Louise Blouin

source https://www.blouinartinfo.com/news/story/3536911/auction-preview-surrealist-art-evening-sale-at-sothebys

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