The 10 Most Expensive Paintings of the World

There is beauty in everything- in nature, in people, in daily objects, in expressionless emotions and even in the most common things that we never notice. Paintings are the way to make this world realize the beauty of everything. Artists pick something simple and make it a part of their marvelous creation and their work is sold for whopping amounts paid by the art lovers.

The 10 Most Expensive Paintings of the World

Here is a list of the 10 most expensive paintings of the world:

1- ‘When Will You Marry?’ by Paul Gauguin ($300 million)

This is an oil-painting from 1892 created by the French artist Paul Gauguin. It is believed to be privately sold by the family of Rudolf Staechelin for nearly $ 300 million and is reported as the costliest piece of art ever sold.

When Will You Marry?’ by Paul Gauguin

When Will You Marry? by Paul Gauguin -Painting Source Wikipedia

2- The Card Players by Paul Cezanne ($259 million+)

This is a series of five paintings by the French post-impressionist artist Paul Cezanne and was sold for an amount between $250 million to $300 million to the royal family of Qatar. It is also an artwork of the 1890s.

The Card Players by Paul Cezanne

The Card Players by Paul Cezanne-Painting Source Wikipedia

3- No.6 (Violet, Green and Red) by Mark Rothko ($186 million)

This is one of the paintings of the series created by the American painter Mark Rothko. He is known for the magical abstract art genre.

4- Les Femmes d’Alger by Pablo Picasso ($179.4 million)

This is one of the magnificent creations by the unparalleled painter Pablo Picasso. It is also a part of the series of 15 paintings inspired by the women of Algiers in their apartments. It was bought by a couple in Paris for a whopping amount of $179.4 million.

Les Femmes d'Alger by Pablo Picasso

Les Femmes d’Alger by Pablo Picasso-Painting Source Wikipedia

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