American & European Fine Art Sale Generates a Sell-Through Rate of 53% With 250 Registered Bidders from 25 CountriesNEW YORK, Dec. 4, 2014 — (PRNewswire) — Auctionata successfully completed its first American & European Fine Art auction from New York last night. The auction took place from 7 PM to 8:30 PM EST. Hosted by auctioneer Steve Brezzo and Zachary Hall, Auctionata's Head of Sale and Fine Art specialist, over 250 registered bidders from 25 countries participated, with active bidding surrounding many of the American landscape paintings.
"Curating this auction took me all around the world, with paintings from Paris to the canyons of the American west, ports of New England and snow-covered New York City," says Zachary Hall, Head of Sale and Fine Art specialist. "The American works in particular really encouraged American buyers and collectors to participate, and I look forward to engaging this audience in future sales."
The lots that attracted the most attention were:
American & European Fine Art Auction (Pre-Sale Estimates)* Results*
12 | Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Etude de Femmes ($70,000) $ 90,000
9 | Gustave Loiseau, Maisons au bord ($60,000) $ 48,000
41 | Hovsep Pushman, Solitude ($40,000) $ 33,600
17 | William Aiken Walker, Bringing Home the Cotton ($20,000) $ 18,000
49 | Wilfrid Constant Beauquesne, 'Battle Scene' ($12,000) $ 12,000
The next New York auction, the second Chrono24: Modern & Vintage Timepieces sale, will take place on Sunday, December 7, 2014 at 12 PM EST. For more information on the auction and its lots, visit www.auctionata.com.
Auctionata provides the world access to live auctions anywhere and is the global leader in online sales of fine art, antiques and luxury collectibles. Through its patented technology, Auctionata has transferred the classical backdrop of the auction room to the internet, providing bidders with live stream auctions, real-time information on the bidding activities of the participants and the ability to place bids globally. With over 250 specialists around the world, Auctionata has the largest network of renowned experts who value, authenticate, and curate art objects for customers. Since its founding in 2012, Auctionata has processed more than 70,000 valuation requests. Auctionata also offers an online shop curated by experts, ranging from paintings, jewelry, Asian art, porcelain, design and antiques. The fast-growing shop offers more than 15,000 items with prices ranging from hundreds to hundreds of thousands of dollars, making Auctionata the online destination to share the love for unique objects.
*Estimates do not include buyer's premium and prices achieved include the hammer price plus buyer's premium
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