Van Gogh masterpiece sells for $61.8m
November 6 , 2014
A Van Gogh masterpiece painted by the artist towards the end of his life has sold for $61.8 million in New York.
The Dutch master finished the painting a few months before he died in 1890.
Still Life, Vase with Daisies, and Poppies was sold higher than its initial estimate of up to $50 million at Sotheby’s. A private bidder from Asia was the buyer.
Swiss sculptor Alberto Giacometti’s 1951 piece sold for over $100 million at the auction.