One of the few privately owned paintings by the Dutch artist Vincent van Gogh was sold on Thursday for more than 13 million euros, the auction house Sotheby’s informs.
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It has belonged to the same collection for a century and achieved a price of 13.09 million euros. This corresponds to NOK 138 million.
The price is well above the estimate of 5 to 8 million, and the selling price is according to Sotheby’s record in France.