10 Most Expensive Artworks Sold in November Auction

The top ten most expensive works of fine art sold at auction in November 2005, according to
artnet’s Price Database, sold for a total of over 157.4 million.
 
  CUBI XXVIII
 

David Smith
Title: CUBI XXVIII
Sale of: Sotheby's New York:
Wednesday, November 9, 2005

Estimate: US$ 8,000,000 - 12,000,000
Sold for: US$ 23,816,000

 
  Homage to Matisse
 
Mark Rothko
Title: Homage to Matisse
Sale of: Christie's New York:
Tuesday, November 8, 2005

Estimate: N/A
Sold for: US$ 22,416,000
 
  La blanchisseuse
 

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec
Title: La blanchisseuse
Sale of: Christie's New York:
Tuesday, November 1, 2005

Estimate: US$ 20,000,000 - 25,000,000
Sold for: US$ 22,416,000

 
  In the Car
 

Roy Lichtenstein
Title: In the car
Sale of: Christie's New York:
Tuesday, November 8, 2005

Estimate: N/A
Sold for: US$ 16,256,000

 
  Nympheas
 

Claude Monet
Title: Nymphéas
Sale of: Christie's New York:
Tuesday, November 1, 2005

Estimate: US$ 4,000,000 - 6,000,000
Sold for: US$ 14,016,000

 
  Nu jaune
 
Pablo Picasso
Title: Nu jaune
Sale of: Sotheby's New York:
Wednesday, November 2, 2005

Estimate: US$ 3,000,000 - 4,000,000
Sold for: US$ 13,736,000
 
  Le Grand Canal
 
Claude Monet
Title: Le Grand Canal
Sale of: Sotheby's New York:
Wednesday, November 2, 2005

Estimate: US$ 12,000,000 - 16,000,000
Sold for: US$ 12,896,000
 
  Robe jaune et robe arlequin (Nezy et Lydia)
 
Henri Matisse
Title: Robe jaune et robe arlequin (Nezy et Lydia)
Sale of: Sotheby's New York:
Wednesday, November 2, 2005

Estimate: US$ 9,000,000 - 12,000,000
Sold for: US$ 10,936,000
 
  Untitled
 
Willem de Kooning
Title: Untitled
Sale of: Christie's New York:
Tuesday, November 8, 2005

Estimate: US$ 4,000,000 - 6,000,000
Sold for: US$ 10,656,000
 
  Pommes et gâteaux
  Paul Cézanne
Title: Pommes et gâteaux
Sale of: Christie's New York:
Tuesday, November 1, 2005

Estimate: US$ 3,500,000 - 4,500,000
Sold for: US$ 10,320,000
 
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