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10 Most Expensive Artworks Sold in March Auction

The top ten most expensive works of fine art sold at auction in March 2006, according to
artnet’s Price Database, sold for a total of over $8.6 million.
 
  Untitled
 

Vasudeo S. Gaitonde
Title: Untitled
Medium: oil and mixed media on canvas
Size: 70.1 x 42.5 in. / 178 x 108 cm.
Sale of: Christie's New York:
Thursday, March 30, 2006
Estimate: US$ 600,000 - 800,000
Sold for: US$ 1,472,000

 
  Bloodline series: Comrade no. 120
 
Zhang Xiaogang
Title: Bloodline series: Comrade no.120
Medium: oil on canvas
Size: 74.8 x 59.1 in. / 190 x 150 cm.
Sale of: Sotheby's New York:
Friday, March 31, 2006
Estimate: US$ 250,000 - 350,000
Sold for: US$ 979,200
 
  La minotauromachie
 

Pablo Picasso
Title: La minotauromachie
Medium: etching with scraper work and burin engraving
Size: 19.4 x 27.2 in. / 49.3 x 69 cm.
Sale of: Sotheby's London:
Tuesday, March 28, 2006
Estimate: US$ 964,912 - 1,315,789
Sold for: US$ 976,842

 
  Whoose sleeves? Tagasode (pair of six-panel screens)
 

School Of Hasegawa Tohaku
Title: Whose sleeves? - Tagasode (pair of six-panel screens)
Medium: ink, color, silver, gold and gold leaf on paper
Size: 56.3 x 129.9 in. / 143 x 330 cm.
Sale of: Christie's New York:
Tuesday, March 28, 2006
Estimate: N/A
Sold for: US$ 968,000

 
  Untitled (Seated nude)
 
Francis Newton Souza
Title: Untitled (Seated nude)
Medium: oil on canvas
Size: 70.9 x 46.5 in. / 180.2 x 118 cm.
Sale of: Christie's New York:
Thursday, March 30, 2006
Estimate: US$ 300,000 - 400,000
Sold for: US$ 800,000

 
  Tarangh
 
Syed Haider Raza
Title: Tarangh
Medium: acrylic on canvas
Size: 48 x 72 in. / 121.8 x 182.9 cm.
Sale of: Christie's New York:
Thursday, March 30, 2006
Estimate: US$ 180,000 - 220,000
Sold for: US$ 744,000
 
  Untitled
 
Damien Hirst
Title: Untitled
Medium: gloss paint with butterflies on canvas
Size: 98.8 x 97.6 in. / 251 x 248 cm.
Sale Of: Christie's New York:
Thursday, March 16, 2006
Estimate: US$ 300,000 - 400,000
Sold For: US$ 710,400
 
  Geisselung Christi
 
Bartholomaeus Spranger
Title: Geisselung Christi
Medium: oil on copper
Size: 8.9 x 6.7 in. / 22.5 x 17 cm.
Sale Of: Galerie Koller:
Friday, March 24, 2006
Estimate: US$ 416,666 - 606,060
Sold For: US$ 692,307

 
  Stilleben mit Römer, Krabbe, Brötchen, Teller und Messer auf einem weissen Tischtuch
 

Lucian Freud
Title: Stilleben mit Römer, Krabbe, Brötchen, Teller und Messer auf einem weissen Tischtuch
Medium: oil on wood
Size: 26.8 x 23 in. / 68 x 58.5 cm.
Sale Of: Galerie Koller: Friday, March 24, 2006
Estimate: US$ 113,636 - 189,393
Sold For: US$ 653,846

 
  Blue Torso
 

Edvard Munch
Title: Blue torso
Medium: oil on canvas
Size: 45.3 x 35.5 in. / 115 x 90.1 cm.
Sale Of: Christie's New York:
Thursday, March 30, 2006
Estimate: US$ 500,000 - 700,000
Sold For: US$ 632,000

 
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