EDVARD MUNCH’s famous painting, The Scream, was sold for $119.9 million (£73.9 million) at Sotheby’s in New York last week – making it the most expensive artwork ever sold at an auction.
Who currently owns The Scream painting?
The buyer has been revealed to be New York financier Leon Black. The owner of Edvard Munch’s “The Scream” has been revealed. Leon Black, the New York financier and head of the investment firm Apollo Global Management, is reported to be the person who paid $119.9 million for the highly coveted masterpiece.
When did The Scream sell?
Edvard Munch’s “The Scream” sold for $120 million at Sotheby’s in New York in May 2013, setting a world record at the time.
Who bought The Scream in 2012?
The identity of the buyer was not disclosed at the Sotheby’s auction in New York, where it was purchased, but The Wall Street Journal reports that New York financier Leon Black was the telephone bidder who nabbed the piece for a cool $119.9 million.
Where is the painting The Scream now?
The National Museum in Oslo holds one of the world’s most important collections of paintings by Edvard Munch, including such iconic works as “The Scream”.
What material is The Scream painted?
Munch used a mixture of media in his works of art. The two versions of The Scream studied here were found to include oil paints and oil paints thickened with beeswax and also oil crayons containing beeswax and Japan wax, as well as casein pastels, a paraffin wax crayon and at least one gum-bound paint.
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