The Value of Futurist Art

For what it’s worth, below are the most expensive works sold at auction by Severini, Balla, Boccioni, Carrà, Russolo, and Marinetti according to Artnet:

Gino Severini
Title: Danseuse
Description: Painted in 1915.
signed G. Severini (lower right), signed Gino Severini, titled and inscribed 4 on the reverse
Medium: oil on canvas
Year of Work: 1915
Size: Height 39.4 in.; Width 31.9 in. / Height 100 cm.; Width 81 cm.
Misc.: Signed, Inscribed
Sale of Sotheby’s London: Wednesday, June 25, 2008 [Lot 00021]
Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale
Estimate: 7,000,000 – 10,000,000 GBP (13,795,821 – 19,708,316 USD)
Sold For:15,049,250 GBP (29,659,538 USD)

Giacomo Balla
Title: LA SCALA DEGLI ADDII (SALUTANDO)
Medium: Oil
Year of Work: 1908-1908
Size: Height 41.5 in.; Width 41.6 in. / Height 105.5 cm.; Width 105.6 cm.
Misc.: Signed
Sale of Sotheby’s New York: Wednesday, May 16, 1990 [Lot 00015]
THE COLLECTION OF LYDIA WINSTON MALBIN
Estimate: 3,000,000 – 4,000,000 USD
Sold For: 4,400,000 USD

Umberto Boccioni
Title: Foot-baller (study)
Medium: watercolor, ink and tempera
Year of Work: 1913
Size: Height 19 in.; Width 23.4 in. / Height 48.2 cm.; Width: 59.4 cm.
Misc.: Signed
Sale of Christie’s Milan: Tuesday, November 27, 2007 [Lot 00313]
Post War and Contemporary Art
Estimate: 800,000 – 1,200,000 EUR (1,169,419 – 1,754,129 USD)
Sold For: 1,866,950 EUR (2,729,060 USD)

Carlo Carrà
Title: AUTUNNO (also RITRATTO DI EMILIO COLOMBO)
Medium: Oil on Canvas
Year of Work: 1909-1909
Size: Height 48 in.; Width 35.4 in. / Height 122 cm.; Width 90 cm.
Misc.: Signed
Sale of Nuova Brera Arte: Tuesday, March 13, 1990 [Lot 00229]
Arte contemporanea per una collezione
Estimate: No Estimate Received
Sold For: 920,000,000 LIRA (729,724 USD)

Luigi Russolo
Title: PROFUMO
Medium: Oil
Year of Work: 1909-1910
Size: Height 26.1 in.; Width 25.2 in. / Height 66.4 cm.; Width 64 cm.
Misc.: Signed
Sale of Sotheby’s New York: Wednesday, May 16, 1990 [Lot 00006]
THE COLLECTION OF LYDIA WINSTON MALBIN
Estimate: 200,000 – 300,000 USD
Sold For: 462,000 USD

Filippo Tommaso Marinetti
Title: Parole in liberta’ futuriste tattili termiche olfattive
Medium: Printmetal book
Year of Work: 1932
Size: Height 9.4 in.; Width 9.4 in. / Height 24 cm.; Width 24 cm.
Edition ed.: Futurista di Poesia, pub.
Sale of Finarte Milan: Tuesday, December 12, 1995 [Lot 00040]
Arte Moderna e Contemporanea
Estimate: 22,000,000 – 26,000,000 LIRA (13,780 – 16,285 USD)
Sold For: 31,050,000 LIRA (19,448 USD)

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