Top 10 Most Expensive Paintings in the World

Saturday, September 24th 2011. | Most Expensive


The following Painting has a value that cannot be purchased by ordinary people and is the rarest works of art in the world that are generally on display in prestigious museums. Price for the Work World’s Most Expensive Painting is not only determined by its beauty, but also from whom the painter, the year of manufacture, the owner and even against the background of the story that characterizes the art of painting. Here is a list of top 10 most expensive paintings in the world.

10. Iries U.S. $ 105.1 million

Iries

Iries

This painting is the work of paintings created by artists from the Netherlands named Vincent Van Gogh in 1889. At first the art of painting was sold at a price of U.S. $ 53.9 million to a dealer named Alan Bond. Painting “Iries” was painted by Vincent Van Gogh when he settled in Saint Remy de Provence, France a year before his death. This painting is the work of the world’s most expensive painting to-10.

9. Dora Maar au Chat U.S. $ 106.1 million

Dora Maar au Chat

Dora Maar au Chat

This painting is the work of paintings created by famous Spanish artist, Pablo Picasso in 1941. At first the art of painting was sold at a price of U.S. $ 95.2 million. The painting depicts Dora Maar, a woman loved by Pablo Picasso.

8. Portrait of Joseph Roulin U.S. $ 107 million

Portrait of Joseph Roulin

Portrait of Joseph Roulin

This painting is an artwork created by Vincent Van Gogh in 1889. At first the art of painting was sold at a price of U.S. $ 58 million. Now these art paintings stored at the Museum of Modern Art in New York.

7. Nude, Green Leaves and Bust U.S. $ 110.2 million

Nude, Green Leaves and Bust

Nude, Green Leaves and Bust

This painting is an artwork created by Pablo Picasso in 1932. At first the art of painting was sold at a price of U.S. $ 106.5 million. This painting depicts a lady of French origin named Marie-Therese Walter. Now this painting has become a personal collection of a collector from Sydney Australia named Frances Brody.

6. Garcon a la pipe U.S. $ 124.3 million

Garcon a la pipe

Garcon a la pipe

This painting is an artwork created by Pablo Picasso in 1905. At first the art of painting was sold at a price of U.S. $ 104.2 million. Picasso painted this painting at the age of 24 years in the area of Le Bateau-Lavoir in Montmartre. This painting depicts a boy Paris.

5. Bal du moulin de la galette U.S. $ 136.3 million

Bal du moulin de la galette

Bal du moulin de la galette

This painting is a work of art created by artists from France named Pierre-Auguste Renoir in 1876.Lukisan this art was originally sold at a price of U.S. $ 78.1 million. Art painting also has another name that is Dance at Le moulin de la Galette. This painting describes the habits of the citizens of Paris of the 19th century who will spend time dancing, drinking, and eating traditional foods in France.

4. Portrait of Dr. Gachet U.S. $ 144.1 million

Portrait of Dr. Gachet

Portrait of Dr. Gachet

This painting is an artwork created by renowned artist Vincent Van Gogh in 1890. Art painting was originally valued U.S. $ 82.5 million. The painting depicts Dr. Paul Gachet who has become his personal physician in charge of the last remnants of Vincent Van Gogh.

3. Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I U.S. $ 150.2 million

Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I

Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I

This painting is an artwork created by Austrian artist Gustav Klimt in 1907. Art painting was sold at the initial price of U.S. $ 135 million to a gallery owner named Ronald Lauder for the Neue Galerie and display at New York City. Uniquely from this painting that the work is not only a beautiful painting made of ink painting, but also a mixture of gold and silver.

2. Woman III U.S. $ 154 million

Woman III

Woman III

This painting is an artwork created by a stylized abstract artist named Willem de Kooning born in 1953. At first the art of painting was sold at a price of U.S. $ 137.5 million. Woman III itself is one of six paintings made by him in 1951 – 1953.

1. No. 5, 1948 a U.S. $ 156.8 million)

No. 5

No. 5

This painting is artwork created by American artists from Jackson Pollock in 1948. Art painting was originally worth $ 140 million. This painting is an abstract painting of various colors that are generally dominated by yellow and brown. This painting is the most expensive painting in the world.


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