Infographic: The Most Expensive Pieces of Art (Visual.ly)

Infographic detail: Visual.ly. Click link at right to view graphic in its entirety.

Infographic detail: Visual.ly. Click on image to view graphic in its entirety.

 

Edward Munch’s The Scream broke records when it sold at auction for more than $119 million earlier this year, but other works have fetched far more in private sales.

Visual.ly has composed an infographic detailing some of the most expensive paintings ever sold — and looking into why they brought so much.

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