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10.14.2012

Eric Clapton’s Gerhard Richter

Good afternoon contemporary art lovers!

"A painting by Gerhard Richter from the collection of Eric Clapton has been sold for 21,321,250 GBP ($34.19 million) at auction in London setting a new auction record for a work by a living artist. Acquired by Clapton from Sotheby’s New York Contemporary Art Part One sale in November 2001 for 3,415,750 USD against an estimate of 1,000,000 – 1,500,000 USD, Abstraktes Bild (809-4) sold to an anonymous buyer after three telephone bidders competed for the work for over 5 minutes."



READ MORE: http://www.artmarketblog.com/2012/10/14/eric-claptons-gerhard-richter-sets-auction-record-for-living-artist-artmarketblog-com/

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