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15/05/1990 "Portrait of Dr. Gachet" by van Gogh sells for $82.5 million

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Portrait of Dr. Gachet

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Top 10 Most Expensive Paintings and Artwork in the World

"Portrait of Dr. Gachet" depicts Dr. Paul Gachet, a man who took care of van Gogh during his final months. It is one of the Gogh’s most revered painting. The 1st version was sold at Christie’s auction house to the Koyabashi Gallery of Tokyo for $82.5 million, the highest price paid for a painting at the time.
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