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Auction Guarantee Report – October 2023

  • Analyst: Anders Petterson, Lindsay Dewar
  • Pages: 30
  • Access: Analyst Pro

ArtTactic is delighted to launch the 5th edition of the Auction Guarantee Report, covering the period between 2016 and 2023 (1st half).

In this edition of the Auction Guarantee report we analyse data  from Post-War and Contemporary evening sales at Christie’s, Sotheby’s and Phillips in London, New York and Hong Kong. The analysis is based on data from 1,800 guaranteed lots with an estimated guaranteed value of $7.2 billion (based on the low pre-sale auction estimate).

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Who is it for?

This report aimed at investors, dealers, auction houses and collectors, who want to get an in-depth understanding of how auction guarantees currently affect the art market and the performance of individual artists


Analytical tools:
Auction Guarantee Trends 2016-2023 (YTD) (value and lots)
Auction Guarantee Trends 2016-2023 (YTD)– estimated return on guarantees
Auction Guarantee Trends 2016-2023 (YTD) by auction house
Auction Guarantee Trends 2016-2023 (YTD) by location
Auction Guarantee Trends 2016-2023 (YTD) by artist movement
Auction Guarantee Trends 2016-2023 (YTD) by Top artists