Auction Results

The 17 Paintings That Topped $10 Million This Week

In just 26 hours and over three consecutive auctions, more than $726 million of art – including masterpieces by Picasso, van Gogh, Modigliani and Rothko – changed hands in Sotheby’s New York salesroom this week. Of that spectacular sum, $420 million was raised in the first, highly anticipated sales of the Collection of A. Alfred Taubman; another $306.7 million came at the biannual Impressionist & Modern Art Evening sale. Find out which paintings inspired global collectors to pay more than $10 million for the privilege of owning them.

The Collection of A. Alfred Taubman: Masterworks
The Collection of A. Alfred Taubman: Modern & Contemporary Art
Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale