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 Picasso Prints
On May 4, 2004 Picasso's painting Garcon a la Pipe was sold for USD $104 million at Sotheby's, thus establishing a new price record (see also List of most expensive paintings).
The painting of the picture was captured in a series of photographs by Picasso's most famous lover, Dora Maar, a distinguished artist in her own right.
With his most extreme cubist works he came close to deconstructing a complex scene into just a few geometric shapes while at the same time being capable of photo-realistic pen and ink sketches of his friends.
www.framedartdecor.com /picasso   (769 words)

  
 Vincent van Gogh Biography
Several paintings by Van Gogh rank among the most expensive paintings in the world.
Vincent was born in Zundert, The Netherlands; his father was a protestant minister, a profession that Vincent found appealing and to which he would be drawn to a certain extent later in his life.
The admiration was mutual, and Gauguin painted van Gogh painting sunflowers.
www.vincentvangoghart.net   (2073 words)

  
 List of most expensive paintings - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This is an incomplete list, which may never be able to satisfy certain standards for completeness.
The world's most famous paintings are generally owned by museums, which very rarely sell them.
A list in another currency would probably be in a slightly different order due to exchange rate fluctuations.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_most_expensive_paintings   (608 words)

  
 The 10 most expensive paintings in the world - BornRich   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Playfuls has published a wonderful list of 10 most expensive paintings sold at auction worldwide.
Charles Kaufman’s Wine Paintings This beautiful painting features in the wine paintings of the artist,...
George Washington Portrait Sold for $8.1 million at Sotheby’s Auction The Sotheby’s auction house sold one of the Gilbert Stuart portrait of...
www.bornrich.org /entry/the-10-most-expensive-paintings-in-the-world   (405 words)

  
 The world's most expensive paintings
This list of the most expensive paintings in the world and the UK is based around the facts as at April 7, 2006.
The BBC has a longer list of the world's most expensive paintings, but note, as with this site, the list does not allow for inflation.
For example, Irises by van Gogh, which sold in 1987, would be higher up the table in real terms.
www.biogs.com /awards/paintings.html   (181 words)

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