Monday, June 10, 2013


                                                     No. 5  1948  by Jackson Pollock

Have you ever wondered what the most expensive painting would look like?  You might be quite surprised at that AND just how expensive it really is.  Here are the top 4 all time highest priced paintings.

1.   No. 5  1948, painted by Jackson Pollock.  This abstract expressionist gem (above) comes in at $149,700,000.00

2.   Woman III  painted by Willem de Kooning, 1953.  Also an abstract expressionist work coming in at $147,000,000.00.

3.   Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I  painted by Gustav Klimt, 1907.  This Vienna Secessionist masterpiece comes in at  $144,400,000.00.

4.   Bal au moulin de la Galette, Montmartre,  by Renoir, 1876.  The Impressionist period painting comes in at a mere $128,800,000.00.

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