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Published:November 5th, 2015 10:10 EST
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World's Largest Cat Painting Sells for Almost $1 Million: Video

By Robert Paul Reyes

"It is a painting so large and so heavy that Sotheby`s had to build a special wall to display it. When hung on a normal wall, it pulled out the nails. At 1.9 by 2.6 metres, it`s believed to be the world`s largest painting of cats.

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My Wife`s Lovers, by Austrian artist Carl Kahler, has now been auctioned off at Sotheby`s in New York. On Tuesday morning it sold for $1,092,159 Cdn ($826,000 US). It was originally estimated to fetch between $200,000-$300,000 US."

CBC Radio

Cats reign supreme on the Internet, every day someone emails me a cat video, or posts a cat gif on my Facebook page.

Felines are now making a move to take over the art world, a huge cat painting featuring dozens of cats sitting still sold for almost $1 million.

Needless to say, these cats didn`t sit still for the artist; only in a painting will you see a bevy of cats sitting still.

Read More:

http://www.cbc.ca/radio/asithappens/as-it-happens-monday-edition-1.3300077/updated-world-s-largest-cat-painting-sells-at-auction-1.3300082

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