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The 15 Most Expensive Artworks Ever Purchased

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The 15 Most Expensive Artworks Ever Purchased

Whilst there are certain artworks that are truly priceless for cultural and historical reason, there are plenty that are available for the right price even if that price is out the realms of 99% of the worlds population.

Here's the 15 most expensive artworks in the world, sold by the elite, to the elite. So without further ado, lets start from the cheapest Vincent van Gogh through to the most expensive Cézanne....

1. Irises by Vincent van Gogh sold for $110.7M

2. Dora Maar au Chat by Pablo Picasso sold for $111.5M

3. Portrait of Joseph Roulin by Vincent van Gogh sold for $112M

4. Nude, Green Leaves and Bust by Pablo Picasso sold for $115.7M

5. Flag by Japser Johns sold for $119.8M

6. The Scream by Edvard Munch sold for $123.7M

7. Garçon à la pipe by Pablo Picasso sold for $130.6M

8. Bal du moulin de la Galette by Pierre-Auguste Renoir sold for $143.3M

9. Three Studies of Lucian Freud by Francis Bacon sold for $144.5M

10. Portrait of Dr. Gachet by Vincent van Gogh sold for $151.4M

11. Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer by Gustav Klimt sold for $157.7M

12. Le Rêve by Pablo Picasso sold for $157.9M

13. Woman III by Willem de Kooning sold for $161.8M

14. No. 5, 1948 by Jackson Pollock sold for $164.7M

15. The Card Players by Paul Cézanne sold for $273M

If you had these kind of funds available, would you spend these kind of sums on the art you love?

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