Clyfford Still’s PH-568 artwork: Sotheby’s, a well-known premier destination auctions and private sale of contemporary, Modern & impressionist, and the world’s largest dynamic marketplace for art and luxury. According to the source, this marketplace has revealed a new-to-market painting by Clyfford Still. However, it will lead its contemporary art sales this month in Hong Kong.
Clyfford’s PH-568 art will be offered on April 19th alongside other Western artists. In this auction, Roy Lichtenstein, Willem de Kooning, Gerhard Richter, and Adrian Ghenie art will also be presented.
However, the art will expect to auction for $13.50 million to $18.70 million. As of the source, the present owner purchased the late-period painting did exhibit at the storied Marlborough-Gerson Gallery in 1969. It was made by Still when he left New York to live in Maryland.
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A source represented as now the work will come to auction from the holdings of J. Landis Martin. Besides Roy Lichtenstein’s Reflections on Thud! (1990), offering its sale presentation at the Hong Kong contemporary art sale. It is a painting representing a collapsed dinosaur using a comic-book aesthetic.
However, since 1990, Roy Lichtenstein’s work has been in a private collection. In 2000, the auction failed to sell at Christie’s and it carried an estimate of $1 million. Now, the work will expect to sell for $10 million to $13.90 million.
On the other hand, Gerhard Richter’s 1985 abstraction Schwefel remains estimated at $10.30 million – $12.90 million. There will also be works by Chinese contemporary artists on offer—Zhang Xiaogang Bloodline: Mother and Son No.1 (1993) and Zeng Fanzhi’s Mask Series No. 18 (1994) are expected to retrieve a raised $4.70 million.