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TrendingWhen Vincent van Gogh's 'Sunflowers' broke a record

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"WHAT WOULD VINCENT THINK?" CHRISTIES, 1987 VAN GOGH'S SUNFLOWERS SOLD AT A RECORD PRICE 22.5MILLION

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Déballage vestes Van Gogh

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SUN FLOWERS FOLLOW THE SUN: Vase With Twelve Sunflowers II by Vincent Van Gogh

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Van Gogh's sunflowers are changing color https://t.co/Cv9Tj4pz2Y https://t.co/EoMt9oAKWj

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Join us on 14 August for #SunflowersLive, uniting five of Vincent van Gogh's 'Sunflowers' for the first time: https://t.co/iJdcu6UER8 https://t.co/i86mZMKr4M

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NEWS - Van Gogh Museum to keep ‘Sunflowers’ in Amsterdam. Detailed international research underscores fragile condition of famous painting. Axel Rüger, Director: ‘This is why we have decided that Sunflowers will no longer travel away from the museum.’ #VanGoghSunflowers https://t.co/396YTXbVMm

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#OnThisDay 1991: A Scottish farmer replicated Van Gogh's sunflowers. On a massive scale. In a month. Using plants. https://t.co/RD2mwFusGv

During an art auction at Christie's auction house in 1987, a record 22.5 million pounds was paid for van Gogh's Sunflowers. The painting was bought by Yasuo Goto. The price was over three times the previous record paid for Adoration of the Magi in 1985. In 2019, Yves Saint Laurent’s ‘Sunflowers’ jacket, inspired by van Gogh’s 'Sunflowers’ paintings, was sold for €382,000 at Christie’s Paris.