The 10 Most Expensive Artworks Ever Sold

It is sometimes unfathomable how much money the world’s rich and famous spend on artwork.  These are the 10 most expensive pieces of art that have ever been sold.  Prices do reflect inflation.  Take a look at the list below:

10. Bal du moulin de la Galette Pierre-Auguste Renoir – $141 million


9. Three Studies of Lucian Freud by Francis Bacon –$144.2 million


8. Portrait of Dr. Gachet by Vincent van Gogh – $148.9 million


7. Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I by Gustav Klimt –$157.9 million


6. Woman III by Willem de Kooning  – $160.9 million


5. No. 5, 1948 by Jackson Pollock – $163.8 million



4. Les Femmes d’Alger(“Version O”) by Pablo Picasso $179.4 million

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



2. The Card Players by Paul Cézanne – $259 million


1. Nafea Faa Ipoipo(When Will You Marry?) by Paul Gauguin – $300 million