Tuesday, February 10, 2015
Photo: World's Most Expensive Artwork-Paul Gauguin Painting Sold for £200 MILLION
The world's most expensive artwork is now an oil painting by Paul Gauguin .It was sold for a whooping £200 MILLION.
The 1982 painting of two Tahitian girls by the French artist is titled, Nafea Faa Ipoipo, or When Will You Marry? It was reportedly bought by a museum in the oil rich Arab nation, Qatar
This won't be the first time the Gulf nation is buying the world's most expensive painting ..They had set the previous record for an artwork when it paid $259 million for The Card Players by Paul Cezanne.
According to the New York Times,the Gaugin artwork had been owned by Rudolf Staechelin, who has declined to name the buyer.