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Record price for ‘Card Players’ by Cezanne by Qatar Royal Family

One of Paul Cezanne’s most-loved paintings has sold for USD 250 million, currently the highest price ever paid for a work  of art.

The Card Players was bought by the Gulf  kingdom of Qatar. The ruling royal family beat two of the world’s top art dealers to win the masterpiece. The painting is one in a series of five works depicting Provencal peasants immerged in their game of cards. The following painting can be found in our gallery:

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