Rubens’ ‘Portrait of a Lady’ Sells for $3.4 Million

The painting sold for 14.4 million zlotys, auction fee included, at an Old Masters auction at the Desa Unicum.

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File-file February 17, 2022, Peter Paul Rubens' 17th century masterpiece "Portrait of a Lady" which sold for 14.4 million zlotys ($3.4 million) at an Old Masters auction at Desa Unicum in Warsaw, Poland on Thursday, March 17,2022, becoming the most expensive artwork ever bought on the Polish art market. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski/file)
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WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Peter Paul Rubens’ 17th century masterpiece “Portrait of a Lady” has sold for the equivalent of $3.4 million at a Warsaw auction, becoming the most expensive artwork ever bought on the Polish art market, the auction house said. The painting sold for 14.4 million zlotys, auction fee included, at an Old Masters auction Thursday night at the Desa Unicum. It was the first painting by Rubens ever to appear on the…

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