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A US$100 million mystery: A Russian billionaire, his art, and his big losses

Dmitry Rybolovlev is unloading works he acquired at often record prices despite suffering losses

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Mr Rybolovlev is selling at least five more art pieces, including Magritte's Le domaine d'Arnheim, which Christie's values at between US$8.1 million and US$10.6 million, compared with the US$43.5 million he paid.

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Mr Rybolovlev is selling at least five more art pieces, including Magritte's Le domaine d'Arnheim (above), which Christie's values at between US$8.1 million and US$10.6 million, compared with the US$43.5 million he paid.

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IT WAS meant to be one of the world's top collections of 20th century art, anchored by Amedeo Modigliani nudes and Claude Monet water lilies.

But two years after Dmitry Rybolovlev sued his dealer, alleging he was overcharged by as much as US$1 billion, the Russian...

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