Auction Results Modern and Contemporary Art

Auction Results | Press Release | Published on 1/12/2021

Il Ponte Casa d'Aste pulverises the estimates and flies to over € 8,3 million

"Thrilling" is the comment following the results of the Modern and Contemporary Art sale, since its online debut. From words to action. The auction ends with a total sold of over € 8,3 million, reaching a 220% increase by value and 96% of lots sold. More than 1,000 bidders connected online and on phones from all over the world - United States, Canada, Holland, France, Finland, England, Austria, Germany, Spain, and Belgium (just to name a few) all fueled in this adrenaline competition, ready to win unpublished masterpieces from important collections and often about museum quality. The public interest has been revealed since the first days of the catalog's release with over 100,000 online visits and more than 13,000 digital readings.


Lot 43_Lucio Fontana 
"Concetto spaziale, Natura" 1959-60 
Sold: € 562.500

Lot 42_Alberto Burri 
"Combustione" 1957 
Sold: € 375.000

Lot 19_Giorgio de Chirico 
"Il giorno e la notte" 
Sold: € 350.000

On the auction podium, we can see Lucio Fontana's "Concetto spaziale, Natura" from 1959-60 (€562,500), Alberto Burri's "Combustione" dated 1957 (€375,000) and Giorgio de Chirico's "Il giorno e la notte" (€350,000), followed by Gino Severini's "Autoritratto" (€275,000), Alighiero Boetti with "Niente da vedere niente da nascondere" dated 1977 (€ 212,500), Cagnaccio di San Pietro with the enchanting "Nudo in riva al mare / La rosa del mare" from '35 (€ 162,500) and Renato Guttuso with "Interno nello studio (Natura morta nello studio)" dated '47 (€ 118,750).

Lot 24_Gino Severini
"Autoritratto" 1907-1908 
Sold: € 275.000

Lot 122_Alighiero Boetti 
“Niente da vedere niente da nascondere” 1977 
Sold: € 212.500

However, truly exceptional results for the Italian market were also achieved by Jean Fautrier's "Traits colorés" dated 1957 (€ 275,000), Man Ray's "Indestructible Object (Objet à detruire)" dated between 1923 - 1963 (€ 106,250) and Max Bill's "Farbknoten" from 1965 (€ 75,000). Finally, it is impossible not to mention the world record for the futurist Pippo Oriani with his work "Simultaneità organizzata" dated 1932-33 (€ 27,500).

Lot 51_Jean Fautrier 
Traits colorés 1957 
Sold: € 275.000

Lot_ 110 Man Ray
"Indestructible Object (Objet à detruire)" 1923- 1963
Sold: € 106.250 

Lot 6_Pippo Oriani 
"Simultaneità organizzata" 1932-33

Sold: € 27.500