5 Most Expensive Paintings Ever Sold

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In early May, Edvard Munch's the Scream sold for an estimated US$120 million at auction. This qualified it as the most expensive painting ever sold. Despite tepid global economic markets over the past few years, the market for rare and exclusive art continues to be quite active. Here are some details on the most expensive paintings ever sold.
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