Samuel Roosevelta gift from the artist Roosevelt was a champagne merchant, skilled amateur artist, and cousin of President Theodore Roosevelt Private collection, Sweden Private collection, Switzerland. According to the catalog, the painting was submitted to the auction by a private collector in Switzerland. Six years later it has emerged at an auction organised by Sotheby's in London. Facebook Twitter Pinterest Mail. Over the last few years, a lot of new records have been set and broken at auctions for the most expensive painting ever sold. Följande 2 sidor använder den här filen:
The Swedish artist Anders Zorn painted the work in and it depicts the naked goddess of love, Freja.
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Create your free account Place your bids and win Receive an automatic notification if your selected item comes up for auction Auction off your collectables Register using Facebook or. Följande andra wikier använder denna fil: Informationen nedan är kopierad från dess filbeskrivningssida. The reason why he paid that much for the work is because it represents the important transition period to abstract expressionism in De Koonings oeuvre. It set the record at the time for the most expensive painting ever sold, and this record was not broken until But when Swedish police caught wind of the sale, they put a stop to the auction, the Dagens Industri DI newspaper reports.