Sunday, November 9, 2014
Van Gogh painting in Auvers
Art of the Day: Van Gogh, Vase With Daisies and Poppies, June 1890. Oil on canvas, 66 x 51 cm. Private collection.
On Tuesday evening November 4th 2014 , during an auction at Sotheby's New York, Chinese movie tycoon Wang Zhongjun bought this Van Gogh still life for a whopping $61.8 million. This was highest auction price for a painting by the artist in over 15 years!