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How much is a Vermeer painting worth?

Last Updated: 12th April, 2020

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A recently authenticated painting by JohannesVermeer sold for almost $40 million at auction on Wednesday,a record for the 17th century Dutch painter and thefifth-highest price ever paid for an OldMaster.

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Also, how much is the painting Girl with a Pearl Earring worth?

The first painting by the Dutch master JohannesVermeer to come to auction in more than 80 years -- and one thatfor decades has been suspected of being fake -- sold for $30million Wednesday night at Sotheby's here.

Also, what are the 3 most expensive paintings ever sold? The 10 Most Expensive Paintings Ever Sold

  • $300 million for Nafea Faa Ipoipo (When Will You Marry?) byPaul Gauguin (2015)
  • $250 million for The Card Players by Paul Cézanne(2011)
  • $179.4 million for Women of Algiers by Pablo Picasso(2015)
  • $155 million for La Rêve by Pablo Picasso (2013)
  • $142.4 million for Three Studies of Lucian Freud by FrancisBacon (2013)

Secondly, who Owns The Girl With the Pearl Earring?

Girl with a Pearl Earring
Artist Johannes Vermeer
Year c. 1665
Type Tronie
Medium Oil on canvas

What is the most expensive painting in the world?

"Salvator Mundi," a 600-year-old painting byLeonardo da Vinci, had just sold for $450 million. It was themost expensive painting ever sold at auction.

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