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November 16, 1987|DEBORAH CAULFIELD | Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press

Top 10 world record prices for paintings:

1. $53.9 million: Vincent Van Gogh's "Irises," Nov. 11, 1987, at a New York auction.

2. $39.9 million: Van Gogh's "Sunflowers," March 30, 1987, at a London auction.

3. $20.24 million: Van Gogh's "Le Pont de Trinquetaille," June 29, 1987, at Christie's, London.

4. $11.1 million: Edouard Manet's "La Rue Mosniers aux Paveurs," Dec. 1, 1986, at Christie's, London.

5. $10.4 million: Mantegna's "Adoration of the Magi," 1985, in London.

6. $10.3 million: Rembrandt's "Portrait of a Young Girl Wearing a Gold-Trimmed Cloak," Dec. 10, 1986, at Sotheby's, London.

7. $10 million: Joseph Mallard William Turner's "Seascape: Folkestone," July 5, 1984, in London.

8. $9.9 million: Van Gogh's "Landscape With Rising Sun," April 24, 1985.

9. $9.5 million: Georges Braque's "Woman Reading," Dec. 1, 1986, at Sotheby's, London.

10. $7.04 million: Turner's "Juliet and Her Nurse," May, 1980, at Sotheby's, New York.

Source: United Press International

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