A painting is defined as being a contemporary piece of majestic artwork. The world has been gifted by many strange phenomenal paintings by the masterclass. And keeping this fact in mind here we will be talking about the 10 expensive paintings in the world that are at the same time give away the feel of being unusual as well.
- Top 10 Expensive Paintings In The World
- 10. Rideau, Cruchon et Compotier:
- 9. Portrait de l’Artiste sans Barbe by Vincent van Gogh:
- 8. Massacre of the Innocents by Peter Paul Rubens:
- 7. Bal Au Moulin de la Galette by Pierre-Auguste Renoir:
- 6. Le Bassin Aux Nympheas by Claude Monet:
- 5. Portrait of Dr. Gachet by Vincent van Gogh:
- 4. Dora Maar with Cat by Pablo Picasso:
- 3. Garçon à la Pipe by Pablo Picasso:
- 2. Adele Bloch-Bauer by Gustav Klimit:
- 1. No 5 1948 by Jack Polluck:
Top 10 Expensive Paintings In The World
10. Rideau, Cruchon et Compotier:
This painting was craved by Paul Cézanne in 1893 and was auctioned in support of $60,500,000 at q`world renowned Sotheby’s New York Auction Centre on May 10, 1999. Its rated No. 10 by all time New York Museum and contemporary Arts council!
9. Portrait de l’Artiste sans Barbe by Vincent van Gogh:
Portrait de l’artiste sans barbe is a self portrait of Vincent van Gogh. He imaged himself without the beard though he had one. This one was done in Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, France in September 1889. The Canvas consists of oil paints and is 40 cm x 31 cm in dimension. Hence it was given out for $71.5 million in New York city.
8. Massacre of the Innocents by Peter Paul Rubens:
It was done in 1611 by Peter Paul and is the only painting to be recorded having painted in 16th rather than 19th or 20th century. Kenneth Thomson was the first buyer of the canvas followed by Baron Thomson of Fleet for $76,700,000 in 2002 at Sotheby Auctions.
7. Bal Au Moulin de la Galette by Pierre-Auguste Renoir:
Bal au moulin de la Galette, Montmartre was painted by French painter Pierre-Auguste Renoir in 1876. On May 17, 1990, it was sold for $ 78,000,000 at Sotheby’s in New York City.
6. Le Bassin Aux Nympheas by Claude Monet:
Claude Monet overwhelmed a big hoard of art into one portrait just by the way of giving the painting a fascination record as auctioning worth of $80,451,178.
5. Portrait of Dr. Gachet by Vincent van Gogh:
Vincent Van Gogh brought the portrait of Dr. Gachet to life in the early 21st century. Japanese businessman Ryoei Saito paid $82.5 million for it as he wanted it to be engraved on his tomb when he died.
4. Dora Maar with Cat by Pablo Picasso:
Pablo Picasso is known for his controversial character-ism in his nature. He painted in 1941 as by the way he depicted his unconditional love for his mistress named as Dora Maar.
3. Garçon à la Pipe by Pablo Picasso:
Garçon à la Pipe is Picasso’s manifested tribute to his assertiveness in support of a diverse sarcastic society. Pablo Picasso created it with paintings as consisted of gray orange and pink palettes.
2. Adele Bloch-Bauer by Gustav Klimit:
the Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer by Gustav Klimit hit the auction bay as with a record of $135,000 in 2006. The painting is a love-beaten tale of a good-looking maiden enchanted in the company of passion for Love.
1. No 5 1948 by Jack Polluck:
Jackson Pollock would have been honored in the company of watchfulness for his $140 million painting of his storming designs and paint splitting by using his traditional trademarked dripping art on the graceful 4′x8′ canvas.
All these mentioned paintings are quite strange in appearance but at the same time they are sold to an extraordinary price level! Which one is your favorite painting from this list?