Gauguin Painting Sells For Nearly $300 Million

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.

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