Nicolae Tonitza paintings are the best-selling pieces at art auctions in Romania in 2022, with total sales of almost 517,000 euros, accordint to tudor-art.com data.
In second place comes Nicolae Grigorescu with eight works purchased for the total amount of 469,718 euros, and in third place – Ştefan Câltia, with fifty-eight works, sold for the total amount of 343,145 euros.
Samuel Mutzner, with thirty-seven works sold for a total of 343,142 euros; Ion Ţuculescu – with eight works, for 298,545 euros; Ştefan Petraşcu – with twenty-five works, for 242,845 euros; Felix Aftene – with thirty-six works, at 226,938 euros, are next in the 2022 list of the best-selling artists.
Corneliu Baba – with twenty-five works, for 212,424 euros; Sabin Bălaşa – with twenty works, at 208,000 euros and Constantin Piliuţă, with sixty-five works, at 182,626 euros, complete the top ten.
In 2021, Ion Ţuculescu led top ten of the best-selling artists at art auctions in Romania – total sales of 776,826 euros for twenty auctioned works.