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The 10 Most Expensive Paintings Ever Sold

Below is a list of the most expensive paintings sold. Price paid and year of purchase are included.

  1. $250 million for The Card Players by Paul Cézanne (2011)
  2. $155 million for La Rêve by Pablo Picasso (2013)
  3. $142.4 million for Three Studies of Lucian Freud by Francis Bacon (2013)
  4. $140 million for No. 5, 1948 by Jackson Pollock (2006)
  5. $137.5 million for Woman III by Willem de Kooning (2006)
  6. $135 million for Adele Bloch-Bauer I by Gustav Klimt (2006)
  7. $119.9 million for The Scream by Edvard Munch (2012)
  8. $110 million for "Flag" by Jasper Johns (2010)
  9. $106.5 million for Nude, Green Leaves and Bust by Pablo Picasso (2010)
  10. $104 million for Boy with a Pipe by Pablo Picasso (2004)

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