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Auction Analysis: London Old Masters Auctions – December 2022

  • Analyst: Eilidh McClafferty
  • Pages: 18
  • Access: Analyst

London’s Evening Old Masters Sales up 57% from December 2021

The most recent Old Master Painting sales presented overall positive results with the market out-performing those of December 2021. Sotheby’s and Christie’s generated a comfortable £37,498,000 (excluding Buyer’s Premium) between the two evening sales with 65 lots between them.

About this report:

This report presents an in-depth comparative analysis of the Old Masters evening sales at Sotheby’s and Christie’s in London in December 2022. The analysis provides analytical tools looking at annual trends between 2010 and 2022. The report also highlights Old Master Day Sales during the December period.

Who is it for?

This report is popular among dealers, auction houses and collectors, who want to get an in-depth understanding of auction trends in the Old Masters auction market and follow the performance of the two top auction houses this year.

Analytical tools:
Comparable Performance: Old Masters auction sales performance comparison between Sotheby’s and Christie’s in London including: Total sales vs Estimates, Average Prices and level of Guarantees.
Auction Lot Details: Details on the full auction including:  hammer prices, guarantees and bought-in lots.
Auction Overview: Top selling artist by value and numbers and a breakdown by type of Auction Bids.
Top Prices: Ranking by the highest prices achieved and by top price-to-estimate performance.
In Focus: Old Masters Day Sales