10 of the Most Expensive Paintings



5. Portrait of Dr. Gachet by Vincent van Gogh

Dutch really have an addictive passion for art and mastery. Long time impressionist Vincent Van Gogh brought the portrait of Dr. Gachet to life in the early 21st century. It attained global fame when a Japanese businessman Ryoei Saito paid $82.5 million for it, clearing his attachment to the painting, he wanted it to be engraved on his tomb when he died but later on it was customized at Musee d’Orsay in 1996. His work included two paintings of Dr Gachet, one including usage of low-tones and water art.


4. Dora Maar with Cat by Pablo Picasso

Pablo Picasso is known for his controversial character-ism in his nature and finest mastered craftsmanship with paint and brush. Painted in 1941, he depicted his unconditional love for his mistress, Dora Maar who was then a pioneer artist too. Her portrait was astonishingly worth doubled at Sotheby’s in 2006, earning itself a record of $95,200,000


3. Garçon à la Pipe by Pablo Picasso

Garçon à la Pipe is Picasso’s manifested tribute to his assertiveness for a diverse withering society. It depicts shimmers of all the aspects of a complex society hit by a plague. Pablo Picasso created it with paintings consisted of gray orange and pink palettes. Dimensionally 100 × 81.3 cm, depicts a Parisian boy possessing a weed pipe in his left hand. $104,100,00 was a worth sum spoken up at Sotheby’s, 2004.


2. Adele Bloch-Bauer by Gustav Klimit

One of the most heart giving artistry, the Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer by Gustav Klimit hit the auction bay with a record of $135,000 in 2006 which lured the Australian government to retain it back hence bought by Ronald S Lauder. Rumors have been heard of several  decades of fights over it, reclaiming the possession of it by Nazis near the WWII. The painting is a love-beaten tale of a beautiful maiden enthralled with passion for Love.


1. No 5 1948 by Jack Polluck

Earning the reputation for the most expensive paining till date, Jackson Pollock would have been honored with vigilance for his $140 million painting of his storming designs and paint splitting using his traditional trademarked dripping art on the graceful 4’x8′ canvas. The enthusiastic buyer of this painting is David Geffen which he owned in November 2006.

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