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Skate’s reveal top 10 works sold at auction

Skate’s art market research have released their top 10,000 a new product which identifies the most expensive works to sell at public auction since 1985.

The listings include auctions results for over 1,000 artists, with a total value of over $53.8 billion art sold over the last thirty years.

The Top 10,000 ranges from the record sale of Picasso’s ‘Les femmes d’Algers’  which sold earlier this year for over $179 right through to Giorgio de Chirico’s ‘Gli Archeologi’ which sold for $1.6 million in 1991. It also includes records from the most recent November auctions including the record breaking sales at Christie’s of Roy Lichtenstein’s ‘Nurse’ and Amadeo Modigiliani’s ‘Nu Couché’ which both feature in the top ten.

At the moment the top 10,000 is available online for free for public use, more information on each item is available for Skate’s members.

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Source: Skate’s

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