Auction Analysis: London Marquee Evening Auctions – March 2023

  • Analyst: Lindsay Dewar
  • Pages: 30
  • Access: Analyst

London’s March Marquee evening sales down 25% from last year

The March Marquee sales in London kicked off the 2023 season with a sales total of £302.1 million, a 25% decrease from the sales in March 2022 in London. The market slowdown was predicted by 56% of experts in our Outlook 2023 survey, in which a mix of slow economic growth and worries about the position of London’s art market post-Brexit were among the concerns raised.

About this report:

This report presents an in-depth comparative analysis of the Impressionist, Modern, Post-War and Contemporary art evening sales at Sotheby’s, Christie’s, and Phillips in London in March 2023. The analysis also provides analytical tools looking at annual trends between 2012 and 2023.

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 Impressionist, Modern, Post-War and Contemporary art auction market and follow the performance of the top auction houses this year.

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