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Top 10 Most Expensive Paintings Ever Sold

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MOST EXPENSIVE
TOP 10 paintings EVER SOLD

While many consider paintings from artists like van Gogh and picasso to be priceless, some have been sold with a hefty price tag. From Dukes to famous musicians and even an anonymous Austrian family many have spent millions of dollars to own their piece of history. The following list goes into detail on the most expensive paintings sold at auction. It is ordered by consumer price index inflation- adjusted value in millions of US dollars.


1
$267M
Exact price (even the currency of sale) is not known, with estimates from $259 million to even $300 million
THE CARD PLAYERS
Paul Cezanne, 1892/93

2
$160.8M
NO. 5,1948
Jackson Pllock, 1948

3
$157.9M
WOMAN III
Willem de Kooning, 1953

4
$154M
POARTRAIT OF ADELE BLOCH-BAUER 1
Gustav Klimt, 1907

5
$147.8M
PORTRAIT OF DR. GACHET
Vincaent van Gogh, 1890

6
$139.9M
BAL DU MOULIN DE LA GALETEE
Pierre-Auguste Renoir, 1896

7
$127.5M
GARCON A LA PIPE
Pablo Picasso, 1905

8
THE SCREAM
Edvard Munch, 1895

9
$118.2M
NUDE, GREEN LEAVES AND BUST
Pablo Picasso, 1932

10
$110+M
Plus exchange of works
PORTRAIT OF JOSEPH ROULIN
Vincent van Gogh, 1889

The paintings transferred to the dealers include a late Monet entitled corona (Water UUes) fraom around 1920; Renoir's Reclning Nude of 1902, Kondinstky's Autumn Landscape, Murnau from 1908, and Picasso's striped Bodice from September 1943

Top 10 Most Expensive Paintings Ever Sold

shared by Overstockart on Feb 04, 2013 in History

Top 10 Most Expensive Paintings Ever Sold

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