Kausar Fatima dwells Expensive pieces of art
Expensive pieces of art are an investment that attracts many people seeking luxury goods and art auction sales regularly reach record figures. People value exceptional art pieces and feel happy in displaying them in their offices and home. Such pieces are also displayed in public buildings and are extensively used by the hospitality industry and are paid due attention to. Quite often such art pieces are put to the market for sale and some of them fetch remarkably high prices.
Number 17A is an abstract expressionist painting by Jackson Pollock painted in 1948. It was sold in 2006 by David Geffen to David Martinez for $148.1 million.
Woman III is a painting by abstract expressionist painter Willem de Kooning produced in 1953. It was sold in 2006 by David Geffen to American investor Steve Cohen for $145.4 million.
Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer is an oil painting on canvas by Gustav Klimt painted in 1907. It was sold in 2006 by Maria Altmann to Ronald Lauder & Neue Galerie for $142.8 million.
The portrait of Dr. Gachet is a pictorial work by Vincent van Gogh executed in 1890. It was sold in 1990 by the family Kramarsky to Ryoei Saito; billionaire, owner of one of Japan’s largest paper companies for $134.6 million.
Renoir – Bal au moulin de la Galette, 1876
Bal au moulin de la Galette is a painting by the French painter Pierre-Auguste Renoir, made in 1876 and kept at the Musée d’Orsay in Paris. It was sold by Betsey Whitney to Ryoei Saito in 1990.
Iris is an oil painting on canvas (71×93 cm) made in 1889 by Vincent van Gogh. It was purchased by Australian manager Alan Bond in 1987 for $101.2 million.
The Postman Joseph Roulin is a painting by Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh, made in 1888. It was sold to the Museum of Modern Art in New York, USA, by a private collector in 1989 for $99.7 million. TW