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10 Most Expensive Artworks Sold in April Auction

The top ten most expensive works of fine art sold at auction in April 2005, according to
artnet’s Price Database, sold for a total of more than 11 million.
 
 
  Konstantin Egorovich Makovsky
Title: The Judgment of Paris
Sale of: Sotheby's New York: Thursday, April 21, 2005
Estimate: US$ 750,000 - 1,100,000
Sold for: US$ 2,088,000
 
 
  Boris Dmitrievich Grigoriev
Title: Sailors at a café, Boui Bouis
Sale of: Sotheby's New York: Thursday, April 21, 2005
Estimate: US$ 200,000 - 300,000
Sold for: US$ 1,584,000
 
  William Adolphe Bouguereau
Title: Song of the angels
Sale of: Sotheby's New York: Wednesday, April 20, 2005
Estimate: US$ 1,000,000 - 1,500,000
Sold for: US$ 1,584,000
 
 
  Gustave Moreau
Title: Desdémone
Sale of: Christie's New York: Tuesday, April 19, 2005
Estimate: US$ 1,500,000 - 2,500,000
Sold for: US$ 1,080,000
 
  Giovanni Boldini
Title: Portrait of Mrs. Howard Johnston
Sale of: Sotheby's New York: Wednesday, April 20, 2005
Estimate: US$ 500,000 - 700,000
Sold for: US$ 1,001,600
 
 
  Giovanni Boldini
Title: Portrait of Madame Hugo and her son
Sale of: Sotheby's New York: Wednesday, April 20, 2005
Estimate: US$ 800,000 - 1,000,000
Sold for: US$ 968,000
 
  William Adolphe Bouguereau
Title: Enfant tressant une couronne
Sale of: Sotheby's New York: Wednesday, April 20, 2005
Estimate: US$ 500,000 - 700,000
Sold for: US$ 867,200
 
 
  Albert Ernest Carrier-Belleuse
Title: Angélique (Angelica chained to a rock)
Sale of: Sotheby's London: Wednesday, April 20, 2005
Estimate: US$ 375,939 - 563,909
Sold for: US$ 724,760
 
  Edme Alexis Alfred Dehodencq
Title: Le conteur marocain
Sale of: Christie's New York: Tuesday, April 19, 2005
Estimate: US$ 350,000 - 550,000
Sold for: US$ 710,400
 
 
  Samuel John Peploe
Title: Still life with pink roses and oranges
Sale of: Sotheby's Hopetoun House: Monday, April 18, 2005
Estimate: US$ 280,898 - 374,531
Sold for: US$ 688,721
 
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