TITLE

Munch prices "driven up by thefts."

AUTHOR(S)
Bomsdorf, Clemens
PUB. DATE
July 2008
SOURCE
Art Newspaper;Jul/Aug2008, Vol. 17 Issue 193, p49
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article reports on the increasing prices of paintings by Edvard Munch as a result of the 2004 robbery of his works. The painting "Girls on a Bridge" sold for $30.8 million at Sotheby's, tripling the painter's previous auction record. Auctions director Knut Forsberg said the works of Munch got a lot of attention from the robbery.
ACCESSION #
33207889

 

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