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Saturday, February 15, 2020

Top 30 most expensive paintings

 

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This post is a list of the top 30 most expensive paintings by sale price. The painting above is Meules by Claude Monet (1890). Data source: Wikipedia

 

1. Leonardo da Vinci - Salvator Mundi ($450 million)

2. Willem de Kooning - Interchange ($300 million)

3. Paul C├ęzanne - The Card Players ($250 million)

4. Paul Gauguin - Nafea Faa Ipoipo ($210 million)

5. Jackson Pollock - Number 17A ($200 million)

6. Mark Rothko - No. 6 (Violet, Green and Red) ($186 million)

7. Gustav Klimt - Wasserschlangen ($183 million)

8. Rembrandt - Pendant portraits of Maerten Soolmans and Oopjen Coppit ($180 million)

9. Pablo Picasso - Les Femmes d'Alger ($179 million)

10. Amedeo Modigliani - Nu couche ($170 million)

11. Roy Lichtenstein - Masterpiece ($165 million)

12. Amedeo Modigliani - Nu couche (sur le cote gauche) ($157 million)

13. Pablo Picasso - Le Reve ($155 million)

14. Gustav Klimt - Adele Bloch-Bauer II ($150 million)

15. Francis Bacon - Three Studies of Lucian Freud ($142 million)

16. Qi Baishi - Twelve Landscapes Screens ($140 million)

17. Jackson Pollock - No. 5, 1948 ($140 million)

18. Willem de Kooning - Woman III ($137 million)

19. Gustav Klimt - Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I ($135 million)

20. Paul Gaugin - Otahi ($120 million)

21. Edvard Munch - The Scream ($119 million)

22. Amedeo Modigliani - Reclining Nude With Blue Cushion ($118 million)

23. Pablo Picasso - Young Girl with a Flower Basket ($115 million)

24. Claude Monet - Meules ($110 million)

25. Jean-Michel Basquiat - Untitled ($110 million)

26. Jasper Johns - Flag ($110 million)

27. Pablo Picasso - Nude, Green Leaves and Bust ($106 million)

28. Barnett Newman - Anna's Light ($105 million)

29. Andy Warhol - Silver Car Crash ($105 million)

30. Pablo Picasso - Garcon a la pipe ($104 million)