10 Most Expensive Artworks Sold in August Auction

The top ten most expensive works of fine art sold at auction in August 2005, according to
artnet’s Price Database, sold for a total of over 5 million.
 
 
 

Joseph Henry Sharp
Title: October - November evening, Crow Reservation, Montana
Sale of: Bonhams & Butterfields: Monday, August 8, 2005
Estimate: US$ 200,000 - 300,000
Sold for: US$ 858,750

 
 
  Fitz Hugh Lane
Title: A view off Thatcher's island, Gloucester, with the bark "Eastern Star"
Sale of: Northeast Auctions: Sunday, August 21, 2005
Estimate: US$ 300,000 - 500,000
Sold for: US$ 825,000
 
 
 

Samuel John Peploe
Title: Still life with a Benedictine bottle and fruit
Sale of : Sotheby's Gleneagles: Wednesday, August 31, 2005
Estimate: US$ 361,010 - 541,516
Sold for: US$ 636,559

 
 
 

Samuel John Peploe
Title: Roses in a white vase with fruit
Sale of : Sotheby's Gleneagles: Wednesday, August 31, 2005
Estimate: US$ 271,739 - 362,318
Sold for: US$ 556,272

 
 
 

Joseph Farquharson
Title: Through the calm and frosty air
Sale of: Sotheby's Gleneagles: Wednesday, August 31, 2005
Estimate: US$ 451,263 - 631,768
Sold for: US$ 556,272

 
 
  John Singleton Copley
Title: Portrait of Benjamin Loring, physician in the Royal Navy
Sale of: Northeast Auctions: Sunday, August 21, 2005
Estimate: US$ 50,000 - 75,000
Sold for: US$ 425,000
 
 
  Marsden Hartley
Title: The six fish
Sale of: Sotheby's London: Thursday, July 7, 2005
Estimate: US$ 250,000 - 350,000
Sold for: US$ 336,000
 
 
  George Leslie Hunter
Title: Still life with dahlias and fruit
Sale of: Sotheby's Gleneagles: Wednesday, August 31, 2005
Estimate: US$ 180,505 - 270,758
Sold for: US$ 335,483
 
 
  Francis Campbell Boileau Cadell
Title: Still life with anemones
Sale of: Sotheby's Gleneagles: Wednesday, August 31, 2005
Estimate: US$ 181,159 - 271,739
Sold for: US$ 295,340
 
 
  Frederick McCubbin
Title: Kensington Road, South Yarra
Sale of: Christie's Melbourne: Monday, August 22, 2005
Estimate: US$ 213,089 - 266,362
Sold for: US$ 250,076
 
  This is only a small sample of artnet's Price Database.
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