Top 10 Expensive Paintings

A good painting to me has always been like a friend. It keeps me company, comforts and inspires. Hedy Lamarr

Today we have listed the top most expensive paintings of time.

10. Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer II

Adele Bloch-Bauer II is a master piece by Gustav Klimt during the year 1912. Adele Bloch-Bauer was the wife of Ferdinand Bloch-Bauer, who was a prosperous, wealthy and affluent industrialist, he was the person who funded the arts and supported Gustav Klimt. Adele Bloch-Bauer was the only model to be painted twice by Klimt; she also appeared in the much more famous Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I. The painting was sold for an approximate amount as proposed by Wikipedia 89.1 million.

9. Portrait de l’artiste sans barbe

The artist of the portrait was Vincent van Gogh himself. He made a variety of self portraits. From the year 1886 to 1889 he made more than 12 portraits of his own. Some of the paintings are the most admired paintings ever. The selling worth of his portrait was about 90.1 million.

8. Dora Maar au Chat

Dora Maar with Cat is a painting of the year 1941 beautifully produced by then famous artist Pablo Picasso. It portrays Dora Maar, the painter’s Croatian mistress, settled on a chair with a small cat hovering on her shoulders. This painting is world-famous and is now one of the world’s most expensive paintings. The selling worth was about 97 million.

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