7 Most Expensive Paintings In The World

A few strokes of paintbrush is sometimes enough to hit the chords of your heart. Paintings are wonderful, for there is something for everyone who looks at it, with a different view, from a different angle, and that’s why they are precious. While there can be no cost for art, the art lovers are ready to pay any amount to purchase their favorite painting.

Presenting some of the costliest paintings in the world which are worth their price:

1. The Card Players

Painted by Paul Cézanne during the 1890s, this painting is estimated to be the costliest painting currently, with its price ranging from $259 million to $320 million.

2. La Rêve (The Dream)

Via Flickr/ Fort Greene Focus

This is one of the finest works of Pablo Picasso which reflect sheer art. The painting was about to be sold for $139 million in 2006 but was cancelled as Steven Wynn had damaged the painting. The estimated price of this painting stands somewhere near $155 million.

3. Three Studies of Lucian Freud

Via Flickr/ Hrag Vartanian

It holds the record for the most expensive painting ever auctioned. It was painted by Francis Bacon in 1969 and is priced $142.4 million. To overcome mismanagement threats in your server, get an IP Management Software today.

4. Jackson Pollock-No. 5

Via Flickr/ Matthew Mendoza

As per a claim by New York times, this painting was said to be sold for a whopping $140 million. Well, not sure if the claim was legitimate, but one can be sure that this painting is worth the price.

5. Willem de Kooning – Woman III.

Via Flickr/ Sharon Mollerus

This famous painting was bought by Steven A. Cohen for $137 million in 2006. It was sold by Geffen. This painting sends out a strong message for feminism.

6. Gustav Klimt – Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I

Gustav Klimt [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
This was sold for $135 million by Maria Altmann, who sold it to Neue Galerie in New York.

7. The Scream by Edvard Munch

Estimated to be of around $119 million, this painting held the record for the costliest painting before that of Bacon’s.

Let us know how you liked these paintings.

 

 

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