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Warhol’s Painting of a One Dollar Bill sells for £20.9m/ $32.8m / €29.4m - Highest price for any work sold in London this week!
Artistic Currency: Warhol’s One Dollar Bill (Silver Certificate) Andy Warhol’s landmark first ‘dollar’ painting, hand-painted in 1962, sold for £20.9m / $32.8m / €29.4m, the highest price achieved across all auction houses this week (est. £13- 18m).
This marks the fourth consecutive sale season in London that Sotheby’s has achieved the top lot across all auction houses.
One of the defining works of the artist’s career, this work not only set the foundations for the entire ‘dollar bill’ series, it is also the only painting from this body of work to have been painted entirely by hand.