The 10 Most Expensive Works of Art Sold at Auction

See a gallery of the world's most expensive paintings.


  • Leonardo da Vinci’s Salvator Mundi sold for $400 million at Christie’s ($450.3m, including auction house premium).

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  • One of four versions of The Scream created by Munch and the only one that is privately owned. The painting sold for $119,922,500.

  • Picasso’s Nude, Green Leaves and Bust (1932) sold at Christie's in New York for $106,482,500.

  • L’homme qui Marche I (1961) by Alberto Giacometti sold for £65,001,250 ($105,182,398) at Sotheby’s in London.

  • Picasso’s Boy With a Pipe (1905) sold at Sotheby's in New York for $104,168,000.

  • Gustav Klimt’s Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer II (1912)went under the hammer at Christie’s New York and sold for $87,936,000.

  • Francis Bacon’s Triptych (1976) sold for $85.9m to oligarch Roman Abramovich.

  • A Chinese 18th century Qianlong dynasty porcelain vase sold for £53,100,000 ($85,921,461) at Bainbridges auction house in London.

  • Dora Maar au Chat (1941) by Pablo Picasso sold for £51,560,080 ($83,429,503) at Sotheby's in London.

  • Portrait of Dr Paul Gachet (1890) by Vincent van Gogh sold for $82,500,000 (£50,985,692) at Christie’s in New York.


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