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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. $300 million for Nafea Faa Ipoipo (When Will You Marry?) by Paul Gauguin (2015)
  2. $250 million for The Card Players by Paul Cézanne (2011)
  3. $179.4 million for Women of Algiers by Pablo Picasso (2015)
  4. $155 million for La Rêve by Pablo Picasso (2013)
  5. $142.4 million for Three Studies of Lucian Freud by Francis Bacon (2013)
  6. $140 million for No. 5, 1948 by Jackson Pollock (2006)
  7. $137.5 million for Woman III by Willem de Kooning (2006)
  8. $135 million for Adele Bloch-Bauer I by Gustav Klimt (2006)
  9. $119.9 million for The Scream by Edvard Munch (2012)
  10. $110 million for "Flag" by Jasper Johns (2010)

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