The Tim and Sherrah Francis Collection: Evening One

Wednesday 7th September 2016

6.30pm - 3 Abbey Street, Newton, Auckland

With a sale total in excess of 6.6 million dollars, The Tim & Sherrah Francis Collection is the highest grossing art auction in New Zealand history. Well over 300 collectors turned out to witness history being made. Top sale of the night went to Colin McCahon's 1969 masterpiece The Canoe Tainui at $1 621 620, the highest price achieved for an artwork at auction in this country. Some of the preliminary highlights included:

Lot 10 Andrew McLeod $43 240
Lot 11 Andrew McLeod $43 240
Lot 19 Peter Robinson $15 615
Lot 24 Laurence Aberhart $5525
Lot 31 Philip Trusttum $15 015
Lot 33 Don Peebles $25 225 *A new record price for the artist at auction.
Lot 36 Douglas MacDiarmid $27 027 *A new record price for the artist at auction.
Lot 38 Douglas MacDiarmid $27 027
Lot 40 Yvonne Todd $21 020 *A new record price for the artist at auction.
Lot 48 Michael Illingworth $288 288 *A new record price for the artist at auction.
Lot 53 Shane Cotton $302 700 *A new record price for the artist at auction.
Lot 55 Gordon Walters $79 279
Lot 57 Gordon Walters $390 390
Lot 67 Tony Fomison $96 095
Lot 68 Rita Angus $306 306 *A new record price for the artist at auction.
Lot 69 Rita Angus $201 801
Lot 70 Rita Angus $180 180
Lot 72 Colin McCahon $318 318
Lot 73 Colin McCahon $1 621 610 *A new record price for the artist at auction.
*The highest price realised for an artwork at auction in New Zealand.
Lot 76 Colin McCahon $324 325
Lot 77 Bill Hammond $240 240
Lot 79 Bill Hammond $63 063
Lot 86 Richard Killeen $70 870 *A new record price for the artist at auction.
Lot 89 Milan Mrkusich $212 612 *A new record price for the artist at auction.
Lot 99 A Collection of 66 Naïve Pictures $168 168
Lot 100 Charles Tole $44 445 *A new record price for the artist at auction.
Lot 108 William Dunning $42 042 *A new record price for the artist at auction.

All prices listed include buyer's premium and GST. A full list of prices realised will be published online shortly.

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Enquiries

Ben Plumbly, Director
ben@artandobject.co.nz
021 222 8183
09 354 4646
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