kallery > ¦most expensive paintings

This is a list of the highest known prices paid for paintings.
 
Bal au moulin de la Galette, Montmartre
by Pierre-Auguste Renoir. Sold for $78 million on May 17, 1990 at Sotheby's, New York (time value: $110 million)
4904 COMMENT
 
Garçon à la pipe
by Pablo Picasso. Sold for $104.1 million on May 4, 2004 at Sotheby's, New York (time value: $106 million)
4896 COMMENT
 
Mona Lisa, or La Gioconda
By Leonardo da Vinci.
5168 COMMENT
 
No. 5, 1948 by Jackson Pollock
Sold by David Geffen to David Martinez for $140 milion on November 2, 2006 in a private sale (inflation adjusted value:$140 million).
4881 COMMENT
 
Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I
by Gustav Klimt (1907). Sold for $135 million on June 18, 2006 in a private sale (time value:$135 million)
4895 COMMENT
 
Portrait of Dr. Gachet
by Vincent van Gogh. Sold for $82.5 million on May 15, 1990 at Christie's, New York (time value: $116 million)
4897 COMMENT
 
Rideau, Cruchon et Compotier
by Paul Cézanne. Sold for $60.5 million on May 10, 1999 at Sotheby's, New York (later resold at a loss)
5174 COMMENT
 
Woman III by Willem de Kooning, 1953
Woman III Willem de Kooning, 1953 In November 2006, the painting was sold by David Geffen to billionaire Steven A. Cohen for $137.5 million, making it the second most expensive painting ever sold.
4894 COMMENT
 
¦List of most expensive paintings
5230 COMMENT

-