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The New York Times
SOLD - $300 Million for Gauguin Painting (Record)

LONDON, UK - Reportedly, a painting by Paul Gaugin (1848-1903) entitled “Nafea Faa Ipoipo (When Will You Marry?),” from 1892, has sold for $300 million at in a private sale.

Source: The New York Times - February 5, 2015

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SOLD - $250 Million for Cézanne's Card Players

QATAR - Paul Cézanne’s painting The Card Players was sold for $250 million in 2011. The sale is a new record for the world's most expensive painting at the time.

Source: The Guardian - January 9, 2015

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Christie's
SOLD - $179 Million for 1955 Picasso Painting

NEW YORK, NEW YORK, USA - A 1955 Picasso painting entitled "Les femmes d'Alger ," sold for $179 million, setting a new auction record at that time. The painting was sold by Christie's.

Source: Christie's - May 11, 2015

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Backpacker
SOLD - $6.5 Million for Peter Lik Photo

LAS VEGAS, USA - A black-and-white photo of Arizona’s Antelope Canyon, “Phantom,” by Peter Lik has sold for $6.5 million, a new world record. The photo was sold by Lik USA.

Source: Backpacker - December 11, 2014

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SOLD - $105 Million for Warhol 'Car Crash' Painting

NEW YORK, NY, USA - Andy Warhol’s eight-by-13-foot painting titled "Silver Car Crash (Double Disaster)" has sold for $105.4 million. The sale is a new record for a Warhol painting.

Source: NBC News - November 14, 2013

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The Daily Mail
SOLD - Francis Bacon Painting Fetches $142.4 Million

A three-paneled painting by Francis Bacon, titled the 'Three Studies of Lucian Freud' has sold for $142.4 million. The sale also set a new record as the most expensive painting sold at auction at the time.

Source: The Daily Mail - November 12, 2013

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Bloomberg
SOLD - $58.4 Million for 'Balloon Dog' by Koons

NEW YORK, NY, USA - Jeff Koons’s 10-foot-tall sculpture, “Balloon Dog” has sold for $58.4 million. A new record for the most expensive living artist. The auctions high estimate was $55 million.

Source: Bloomberg - November 12, 2013

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Bloomberg
SOLD - $32.6 Million for Giacometti Portrait

Giacometti's portrait of his brother Diego, has been sold for $32.6 million, a record for a Giacometti painting (more).

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The Guardian
SOLD - Pollock Painting Collects $140 Million

Jackson Pollock's Number 5, 1948, was sold for $140 million by Sotheby's Auction House. The sale broke a record as the most expensive painting sold at auction at that time.

Source: The Guardian - November 2, 2006

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