The Most Expensive Painting Ever Sold For Nearly $300 Million

Gauguin’s “Nafea Faa Ipoipo (When Will You Marry?),” painting of two Tahitian girls from 1892, has been sold from a Swiss private collection for close to $300 million!!


Gauguin’s painting that broke the price record. It is the highest prices believed to have been paid for an artwork both in Europe and America.

The painting The Card Players by Paul Cezann that sold believed for a museum in Qatar, for about $300 million, nearly 25 percent higher than the most expensive painting ever sold.

According to the New York Times an art collector has sold “Nafea Faa Ipoipo. The painting was long owned by former Sotheby’s exec Rudolf Staechelin. Staechlin’s family lent to the Kunstmuseum Basel for almost 50 years.

Is the art worth a fortune?

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