Top 10 most expensive paintings of all time

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In times of economic crises it is always wise to invest your hard earned money in objects that keep their value. Gold, real estate, oil or coffe, those all work. But of course art is an even better option. Because no matter how tough the going gets, people will always enjoy a nice painting. Here’s our top ten list of most expensive paintings.

Top 10 most expensive paintings

  1. Irises – Vincent van Gogh: $105.1M ($53.9M)
  2. Dora Maar au Chat – Pablo Picasso: $106.1M ($95.2M)
  3. Portrait of Joseph Roulin – Vincent van Gogh: $107M ($58M)
  4. Nude, Green Leaves and Bust – Pablo Picasso: $110.2M ($106.5M)
  5. Garçon à la pipe – Pablo Picasso: $124.3M ($104.2M)
  6. Bal du moulin de la Galette – Pierre-Auguste Renoir: $136.4M ($78.1M)
  7. Portrait of Dr. Gachet – Vincent van Gogh: $144.1 ($82.5M)
  8. Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I – Gustav Klimt: $150.2M ($135M)
  9. Woman III – Willem de Kooning: $154M ($137.5M)
  10. No. 5, 1948 – Jackson Pollock: $156.8M (140m)

Source: Wikipedia.