Hindman sets new world auction record for Martin Wong work, selling for $1.1 million

Hindman sets new world auction record for Martin Wong work, selling for $1.1 million

On September 28, Hindman Auctions set a new world auction record for Martin Wong’s Persuit (El Que Gane Pierde – He Who Wins Looses), 1984, which sold for $1.1 million in its Post War & Contemporary Art Auction. Offered with an estimate of $500,000 to $700,000, the work saw competitive bidding and received strong interest from museums and private collectors, with a U.S. institution ultimately emerging as the winning bidder. The painting is from Rumsey Hall School, a coeducational boarding and day school in Washington, Connecticut. Persuit (El Que Gane Pierde – He Who Wins Looses) was the top lot in the Post War & Contemporary Art auction and was among seven auction records set in the sale. The work is acrylic on canvas and measures 48 by 72 inches. Rumsey Hall School was founded in 1900 by Lillias Rumsey Sanford of Seneca Falls, New York and
On September 28, Hindman Auctions set a new world auction record for Martin Wong’s Persuit (El Que Gane Pierde – He Who Wins Looses), 1984, which sold for $1.1 million in its Post War & Contemporary Art Auction. Offered with an estimate of $500,000 to $700,000, the work saw competitive bidding and received strong interest from museums and private collectors, with a U.S. institution ultimately emerging as the winning bidder. The painting is from Rumsey Hall School, a coeducational boarding and day school in Washington, Connecticut. Persuit (El Que Gane Pierde – He Who Wins Looses) was the top lot in the Post War & Contemporary Art auction and was among seven auction records set in the sale. The work is acrylic on canvas and measures 48 by 72 inches. Rumsey Hall School was founded in 1900 by Lillias Rumsey Sanford of Seneca Falls, New York and