$140 Million Picasso - World's Most Expensive Painting at Auction

Image: Pablo Picasso Femmes d'Alger (1955), artnet.com Image: Pablo Picasso Femmes d'Alger (1955), artnet.com

In May, Christie's will offer Picasso's iconic Les Femmes d'Alger (1955), a painting that comes with a whopping $140 million estimate. Having already notched the record for the highest ever painting at auction—Francis Bacon's Three Studies of Lucian Freud sold for $142.2 million in 2013—it seems the auction house is talking aim at the same nosebleed territory once again.

More details at: artnet.com

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