Edvard Munch Art Analysis
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While Edvard Munch ranks in Artnome's top quartile for works produced, over 50% of Munch's paintings are located in the Munch Museum, dramatically reducing the supply available to collectors. Just 12%, or 226 of Edvard Munch paintings, are listed as being in private hands.
The average dimensions of an Edvard Munch painting are 99.02 x 103.75 cm. The median dimensions are 85 x 90 cm. The average surface area of a Munch Painting is 10,274 cm sq. and the median surface area is 7,650 cm sq. Though it varies from artist to artist, unique dimensions are often referenced by auction houses to highlight the uniqueness of a given work (one of the largest...). Where available, our Artnome client reports includes a correlation analysis between dimensions and price sold at auction.
Edvard Munch's productivity peaked in 1907 just one year before he had a nervous breakdown. His two most valuable works sold at auction, are from 1895 (The Scream, $119.9M) and 1902 (Girls on the Bridge, $54.4M).