Monday, November 26, 2012

At Rs 630 crore, 'The Scream' is world's most expensive painting

Edvard Munch's iconic painting 'The Scream', considered one of the most recognisable in art world, was sold for over $119 million (Rs 630 crore), creating a new record for the highest price ever paid for a work of art at any auction. The painting, depicting image of a man holding his head and his mouth wide open, was sold for $119,922,500, which includes the premium paid to Sotheby's at the auction held in New York on Wednesday.


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