How This Nood Painting Was Sold For N57BN ($157M) At New York Auction

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A Modigliani Nood once considered obscene has sold for more than $157 million (£116 million or N57BN) at an auction in New York.

Nu Couche (Sur Le Cote Gauche) was said by Sotheby's to be the greatest painting from the Italian-born artist's series of 22 Noods.

Completed in 1917, it was also the largest painting of his career.

Modigliani shocked Europe at the turn of the 19th century with his series of Noods, and his exhibition at a Paris gallery was closed by police on its opening day.


Ahead of Monday night's auction, the painting was given a $150 million price tag - the highest estimate ever placed on a work of art at auction.

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gogoman at 07:27 PM, 15/05/2018 (8 months ago)
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because sex sell
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Mykie010 at 08:35 PM, 15/05/2018 (8 months ago)
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I love naked paintings and naked girls
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Emeka82john at 10:05 PM, 15/05/2018 (8 months ago)
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GOD will really have mercy on some people
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maxzy277 at 11:50 PM, 15/05/2018 (8 months ago)
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Wasted people
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james987 at 12:33 AM, 16/05/2018 (8 months ago)
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The things that actually has no value the devil put all high and make humans value them over life and humans. People stupidly accept.
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slimber at 06:41 AM, 16/05/2018 (8 months ago)
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Hmmmm okooo
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chukkychukky at 06:55 AM, 16/05/2018 (8 months ago)
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seen
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ruthie at 07:59 AM, 16/05/2018 (8 months ago)
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the person that purchased it... is a montula...
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ruthie at 08:00 AM, 16/05/2018 (8 months ago)
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foolish old man
Quote from: Mykie010 on 08:35 PM, 15/05/2018
I love naked paintings and naked girls
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cypanyahucha at 09:52 AM, 16/05/2018 (8 months ago)
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Na waaoo
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nature7888 at 09:56 AM, 16/05/2018 (8 months ago)
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Which kind painting b dat, 1k sef I no buy
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Otikadinje at 11:33 AM, 16/05/2018 (8 months ago)
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Oyibo with nonsense buying Grin

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Sniper101 at 09:53 AM, 17/05/2018 (8 months ago)
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such an amount of for money for such a piece of trash

...well, it's a good thing I'll be a Nood artist soon Grin
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