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Munch's 'The Scream' sells for $119m

Edvard Munch's iconic painting 'The Scream' was sold for over $119 million, creating a new record for the highest price ever paid for a work of art at any auction.

3rd May, 2012
Edvard Munch's iconic painting 'The Scream'.

Edvard Munch's iconic painting 'The Scream' was sold for over $119 million, creating a new record for the highest price ever paid for a work of art at any auction.

The painting, considered one of the most recognisable in art world, depicts the image of a man holding his head with his mouth wide open. The exact sale price was $119,922,500, which includes the premium paid to auctioneer Sotheby's. It was painted in 1895 and is...

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