MutualArt: The Most Expensive Paintings Ever Sold


A Paul Gauguin thought to have been the world’s most expensive artwork has been revealed to have sold for $90 million less than originally thought, at $210 million.

The news follows a legal battle with auctioneer Simon de Pury, who claims he is owed $10 million for his role in the deal. We look at the new world record holder — and the 10 highest prices paid for artworks in history…

→ The Picture shows Willem de Kooning (completed in 1955, Willem de Kooning’s Interchange sold for $300 million in September 2015 — joining Gauguin’s Nafea Faa Ipoipo, sold seven months previously, to become one of the most expensive paintings ever to change hands.) © Wikipedia

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