A painting by French artist Paul Gauguin has broken a sale record after it was sold for 197 million pounds at a museum in Qatar. The painting is called the “Nafea Faa Ipoipo”
Following the sale, it has become the most expensive piece of art ever sold; the Gauguin painting sold is one of two Tahitian girls and was reportedly painted on 1892.
The previous record for the most expensive painting was held by a Paul Cezanne painting and was sold for just $259 million.
The identity of the buyer is yet to be disclosed.