Pablo Picasso with paintings that sold reached 2 trillion – was surprised by the price of the paintings that were sold for Picasso’s results which almost touched 2.5 with several paintings that were unbelievably expensive.
there is a Pablo Picasso painting with the theme of the woman sitting by the window (Marie-Therese) which has sold for USD 103.4 million or the equivalent of Rp 1.5 trillion in New York. but it is not the only work the Spanish artist has auctioned off.
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One of them, a painting that sold for USD 179.4 million or around IDR 2.5 trillion (calculated from the current exchange rate of 14,367 per US dollar) at Christie’s in New York in 2015 holds the world record for the highest price ever auctioned before being defeated. by Salvator Mundi attributed by Leonardo da Vinci. which in the end The Women of Algiers (Version O) which was painted in 1955, was sold in 1997 for USD 31.9 million.
There is also another painting by Pablo Picasso that is ranked in the “Rose Period” of 1905, during which the painting was made shortly after moving to Paris and settling in Montmartre. which managed to become another world record holder when it was sold for USD 104.2 million in New York in 2004. purchased by John Hay Whitney whose family had presented the Whitney Museum in Manhattan had bought it in 1950 for USD 30,000.