Two Paintings For $100 Million

Hedge-fund billionaire Steven A. Cohen recently purchased two major works of art from Las Vegas casion owner Stephen Wynn. The paintings are van Gogh's 'Peasant Woman Against a Background of Wheat' (1890) and Gauguin's 'Bathers' (1902), and they once hung in the Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art in Las Vegas, which was founded by Mr. Wynn, and were included in a 1999 catalog of the gallery's art holdings. The estimated purchase price for the two art works was well over $100 million. For the full story - click the title Irish Art