For paintings often say that speak more than a thousand words. It seems that this is indeed the case. Some paintings us so much delight that leaves us without a word even though they themselves say a lot.
We are aware that throughout history a handful of painted masterpieces, and that some of them are characterized by an incredibly high price for which they sold. The most expensive painting ever sold for over $ 400 million. Imagine what you could buy all of the money, but on this occasion set aside for one picture. Below we list the most expensive paintings in the world.
This picture was painted by the Italian artist Amedeo Modigliani. This nude painting was first shown during the First World War, a few hours after his first presentation was met with unpleasant reactions of the visitors who have marked it as very rude and this led to police intervention. The painting was sold in 2015. to a Chinese billionaire for $ 170 million.
LES FEMMES D ALGER
This picture was painted by the famous Spanish painter and representative of cubism, Pablo Picasso. On the picture are Algerian concubines in the harem who consume opium or hashish. The painting was bought in 2015. by the Qatari royal family for the sum of 179 million dollars.
PENDANT PORTRAITS OF MAERTEN SOOLMANS AND OOPJEN COPPIT
These two portraits painted by Rembrandt during the weddings of people who are in these portraits. The painting belonged to the Rothschild family and its value is 180 million dollars.
A filename can be translated as a water serpents. The painting was painted by the German painter Gustav Klimt. The figure belonged to the first owner of a factory in Vienna and then he was taken away by the Nazis. Pre-selling owned by Klimt’s illegitimate son. Was sold to Russian billionaire Dmitry Rybolovlev for $ 197 million. For the Russian billionaire was said, and that has the most expensive painting in the world, Salvator Mundi.
NO 6. VIOLET, GREEN AND RED
This picture is a very interesting title as the previous mentioned Russian billionaire bought for the sum of about 200 million dollars. The painting was painted by abstract artist Mark Rothko and the picture is just only seen in colors that are in the title name of the artwork.
This picture was painted by one of the most famous artists of abstract art, Jackson Pollock. The picture has been sold in 2015. slightly more than $ 200 million to American billionaire Kenneth Griffin.
WHEN WILL YOU MARRY?
The painting was painted by the French painter Paul Gauguin. In the picture, there are two girls from Tahiti where he spent some time Gauguin. The painting was sold to the Qatar royal family for almost 300 million dollars.
THE CARD PLAYERS
This picture was painted by Paul Cezanne at a time when he was at the height of his artistic career. One version of the picture was bought by the Qatari royal family for a sum between 250 and 300 million dollars, while several versions of the image are owned by some museums.
The painting was the work of a Dutch American abstract painter William de Kooning. The painting was already mentioned as well as Jackson Pollock painting bought American billionaire Kenneth Griffin for the sum of 300 million dollars.
Salvator Mundi was officially the most expensive painting in the world. Was sold to the Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for $ 450 million. Around these images to create a big fuss because they doubt its authenticity, in that it was indeed the work of the famous Leonardo da Vinci. That’s why she postponed her exhibition at the Louvre in Abu Dhabi.