Cecily Brown

British, b. 1969

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London-born painter Cecily Brown creates vivid, atmospheric depictions of fragmented bodies, often in erotic positions, that are depicted among swells of color and gesture. Her energetic brushwork and sensual use of paint have earned her comparison …

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High auction record
$7m, Sotheby's, 2018
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HK$8,599,000
The End, 2006
Sold on May 31, 2021
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Painting
oil on linen
226.4 x 216.2 cm
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Realized Price
HK$8,599,000
Auction Sale
May 31, 2021
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The End, 2006
oil on linen
May 31, 2021
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HK$8,599,000
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Painting
226.4 x 216.2 cm
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May 31, 2021
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HK$8,599,000
£620,000
Twice Told Tales II, 1998
Sold on May 20, 2021
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Painting
oil on canvas
61.0 x 71.5 cm
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£620,000
Auction Sale
May 20, 2021
Sotheby's
Description
signed and dated 98 on the reverse oil on canvas 71.5 by 61 cm. 28 1/8 by 24 in.
Twice Told Tales II, 1998
oil on canvas
May 20, 2021
Sotheby's
£620,000
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Painting
61.0 x 71.5 cm
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Auction Sale
May 20, 2021
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Realized Price
£620,000
Description
signed and dated 98 on the reverse oil on canvas 71.5 by 61 cm. 28 1/8 by 24 in.
£20,160
Humpty Dumpty, 1993
Sold on May 19, 2021
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Painting
oil stick, spray-paint, household paint, enamel, oil on found metal plate
125.3 x 60.5 cm
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Realized Price
£20,160
Auction Sale
May 19, 2021
Sotheby's
Description
signed and dated 93 on the reverse oil stick, spray-paint, household paint, enamel, oil on found metal plate 60.5 by 125.3 cm. 23¾ by 49⅜ in. framed: 69 by 134 cm. 27⅛ by 52¾ in.
Humpty Dumpty, 1993
oil stick, spray-paint, household paint, enamel, oil on found metal plate
May 19, 2021
Sotheby's
£20,160
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Painting
125.3 x 60.5 cm
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Auction Sale
May 19, 2021
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Realized Price
£20,160
Description
signed and dated 93 on the reverse oil stick, spray-paint, household paint, enamel, oil on found metal plate 60.5 by 125.3 cm. 23¾ by 49⅜ in. framed: 69 by 134 cm. 27⅛ by 52¾ in.
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Peasouper, 2004
Sold on May 14, 2021
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Painting
oil on canvas
63.6 x 43.2 cm
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Auction Sale
May 14, 2021
Christie's
Description
CECILY BROWN (B. 1969) signed and dated 'Cecily Brown 2004' (on the reverse) oil on canvas 17 x 25 in. (43.2 x 63.6 cm.) Painted in 2004.
Peasouper, 2004
oil on canvas
May 14, 2021
Christie's
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63.6 x 43.2 cm
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May 14, 2021
Christie's
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CECILY BROWN (B. 1969) signed and dated 'Cecily Brown 2004' (on the reverse) oil on canvas 17 x 25 in. (43.2 x 63.6 cm.) Painted in 2004.
$50,400
Untitled, 2002
Sold on May 13, 2021
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Work on Paper
watercolor and monotype on paper
117.8 x 85.7 cm
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$50,400
Auction Sale
May 13, 2021
Sotheby's
Description
signed and dated 2002 on the reverse watercolor and monotype on paper 33 ¾ by 46 ⅜ in. 85.7 by 117.8 cm. framed: 36 ⅞ by 49 ½ in.   93.7 by 125.7 cm. Executed in 2002.
Untitled, 2002
watercolor and monotype on paper
May 13, 2021
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$50,400
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Work on Paper
117.8 x 85.7 cm
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May 13, 2021
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Realized Price
$50,400
Description
signed and dated 2002 on the reverse watercolor and monotype on paper 33 ¾ by 46 ⅜ in. 85.7 by 117.8 cm. framed: 36 ⅞ by 49 ½ in.   93.7 by 125.7 cm. Executed in 2002.
HK$15,905,000
Summerstorm 夏日風暴, 2000
Sold on Apr 19, 2021
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Painting
oil on canvas
152.4 x 152.4 cm
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HK$15,905,000
Auction Sale
Apr 19, 2021
Sotheby's
Description
Property from an Important American Private Collection b. 1969 Summerstorm oil on canvas signed and dated 2000; signed and dated 2000 on the reverse  152.5 by 152.5 cm.  60 by 60 in. ---------------------------------------------- 重要美國私人珍藏 塞西麗・布朗 生於1969年 夏日風暴 油畫畫布 2000年作 款識 Cecily,2000 ,2000(作品背面) 152.5 x 152.5 公分,60 x 60 英寸
Summerstorm 夏日風暴, 2000
oil on canvas
Apr 19, 2021
Sotheby's
HK$15,905,000
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152.4 x 152.4 cm
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Apr 19, 2021
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HK$15,905,000
Description
Property from an Important American Private Collection b. 1969 Summerstorm oil on canvas signed and dated 2000; signed and dated 2000 on the reverse  152.5 by 152.5 cm.  60 by 60 in. ---------------------------------------------- 重要美國私人珍藏 塞西麗・布朗 生於1969年 夏日風暴 油畫畫布 2000年作 款識 Cecily,2000 ,2000(作品背面) 152.5 x 152.5 公分,60 x 60 英寸
$2,750
Footsie, 2000
Sold on Mar 10, 2021
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Print
lithograph in colors, on Somerset paper
84.8 x 111.1 cm
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$2,750
Auction Sale
Mar 10, 2021
Christie's
Description
CECILY BROWN (B. 1969) lithograph in colors, on Somerset paper, 2000, signed and dated in pencil, numbered 30/33 (there were also twelve artist's proofs), published by Universal Limited Art Editions, West Islip, New York, with their blindstamp, the full sheet, in very good condition, framed Sheet: 43 ¾ x 33 3/8 in. (1111 x 848 mm.)
Footsie, 2000
lithograph in colors, on Somerset paper
Mar 10, 2021
Christie's
$2,750
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84.8 x 111.1 cm
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Mar 10, 2021
Christie's
Realized Price
$2,750
Description
CECILY BROWN (B. 1969) lithograph in colors, on Somerset paper, 2000, signed and dated in pencil, numbered 30/33 (there were also twelve artist's proofs), published by Universal Limited Art Editions, West Islip, New York, with their blindstamp, the full sheet, in very good condition, framed Sheet: 43 ¾ x 33 3/8 in. (1111 x 848 mm.)
HK$24,850,000
Bonus, 2004
Sold on Dec 2, 2020
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Painting
oil on canvas
152.4 x 121.9 cm
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HK$24,850,000
Auction Sale
Dec 2, 2020
Christie's
Description
signed and dated 'Cecily Brown 2004' (on the reverse) oil on canvas 48 x 60 in. (121.9 x 152.4 cm.) Painted in 2004.
Bonus, 2004
oil on canvas
Dec 2, 2020
Christie's
HK$24,850,000
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152.4 x 121.9 cm
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Dec 2, 2020
Christie's
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HK$24,850,000
Description
signed and dated 'Cecily Brown 2004' (on the reverse) oil on canvas 48 x 60 in. (121.9 x 152.4 cm.) Painted in 2004.
£35,280
3 Studies After "An Election: An Election Entertainment" by William Hogarth, 2004
Sold on Oct 21, 2020
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Work on Paper
watercolour and gouache on paper
35.3 x 27.8 cm
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£35,280
Auction Sale
Oct 21, 2020
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Description
3 Studies After "An Election: An Election Entertainment" by William Hogarth, 2004
watercolour and gouache on paper
Oct 21, 2020
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£35,280
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35.3 x 27.8 cm
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Oct 21, 2020
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£35,280
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UNTITLED, 2015
Sold on Oct 21, 2020
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Painting
oil on linen
195.6 x 246.3 cm
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Auction Sale
Oct 21, 2020
Sotheby's
Description
A New Spirit in Painting: Works from an Important Collection signed and dated 2015-16 on the reverse oil on linen 246.3 by 195.6 cm. 97 by 77 in.
UNTITLED, 2015
oil on linen
Oct 21, 2020
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195.6 x 246.3 cm
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Oct 21, 2020
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A New Spirit in Painting: Works from an Important Collection signed and dated 2015-16 on the reverse oil on linen 246.3 by 195.6 cm. 97 by 77 in.