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Top 20 Female Artists Fetch $1.8 Billion; Mitchell Leads

American painter Joan Mitchell is the best-selling female artist of all time by auction revenue.

Works by Mitchell (1925-1992), the second-generation Abstract Expressionist, fetched $239.8 million in sales from 1985 through May 31, 2013, according to figures compiled by Bloomberg from Artnet database.