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Top most expensive paintings in the world

Do you have a thing for artwork? Then this is the right place for you. Today, we present you the Top Most expensive paintings in the world.

List of Most Expensive Paintings:-

  • The Card Players by Paul Cézanne,2011 ($250 million)

most expensive paintings

The exact price of this painting is still unknown. It is estimated to be between $259 million to $320 million. This is a series of paintings by French artist Paul Cézanne. There are five paintings in this series. Each picture depicts deep concentration in playing cards which was regarded as the sole means of communication outside the work.

  • La Rêve (The Dream) by Pablo Picasso, 1932 ($155 million)

most expensive paintings

You must have heard of Pablo Picasso even if you are not an art lover. It is one of the most famous artworks of Picasso depicting her lover Marie-Therese Walter sitting on a red armchair with her eyes closed.

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  • Three Studies Of Lucian Freud by Francis Bacon, 1969 ($1424 million)

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This painting is not only the most expensive painting ever but also a record for a contemporary work of art. It is claimed that while the painting was being worked on, the relationship between Freud and Bacon was at its apex.

  • Jackson Pollock – No.5, 1948 ($140 million)

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The New York Times had claimed that this painting was once sold to David Martinez, Managing Partner of Fintech Advisory. However, Martinez claimed that he never bought the painting. The truth is still veiled and the painting is thus rumored to have been sold at $140 million.

  • Gustav Klimt – Portrait of Adele Bloch – Bauer I ($135 million)

most expensive paintings

Maria Altmann was the inheritor of this painting in the will of the widowed husband of the model. The painting was later bought by Ronald Lauder as a centerpiece of a Hewish-owned art collection rescued from the Nazi looting that took place in World War II.

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