Auction Results

Top 10 Works Sold at Sotheby's in 2016

2016 has seen countless remarkable auction results, from a new artist record for Old Master painter Orazio Gentileschi to the highest price ever achieved for a Fancy Vivid Pink Diamond. But beyond the historic prices achieved, each of these objects tells a unique story. Though just a small sampling of what made 2016 such an impressive year in auction results, we looked back at the top ten prices achieved at Sotheby’s and the stories behind what made these objects so special.