Skip to content

A Painting is the Most Expensive Artwork Ever Sold

May 4, 2010

Just two days ago I wrote about paintings accounting for 9 of the 10 most expensive pieces of art ever sold. At the time, the top spot was held by Giacometti’s sculpture Walking Man I ($104.3 million) and I expressed my desire to see a painting on the top of the list. Today, my request was granted when Picasso’s 1932 painting Nude, Green Leaves and Bust sold for a record $106 million. That was fast. I wonder if my plea helped lift the sale price?

No comments yet

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: