Pablo Picasso's Rose Period Nude Sells for $115,000,000

Pablo Picasso Rose Period nude
Pablo Picasso’s Rose Period nude sells for $115 million at auction on May 8, 2018.

During Pablo Picasso’s Rose Period, he painted “Young Girl with a Flower Basket.” It sold for $30 in 1905. On May 8, 2018 the painting was put on the auction block with an estimated $100 million valuation, and sold for $115 million.

There were other notable works among the 1,500 lots of the Peggy and David Rockefeller collection. As seen in the 1997 film Titanic and now owned by Xin Li Cohen, Claude Monet’s water lilies sold for over $84 million. That same buyer also acquired a Henri Matisse painting of a voluptuous female.

Claude Monet water lilies in the movie Titanic
Claude Monet’s water lilies on board the 1997 Titanic film

Read the full article on Bloomberg, Picasso’s Nude Fetches $115 Million at Rockefeller Auction.

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