20 Paintings That Cost More Than Your House
Portrait Of Adele Bloch-Bauer I By Gustav Klimt
A complex and dynamic work that has garnered a special following across the planet, the ‘Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I’ was created by Gustav Klimt in 1907. The painting was sold by Maria Altmann to Ronald Lauder and Neue Galerie in 2006 for a whopping 135 million dollars.
Portrait Of Dr. Gachet By Vincent Van Gogh
Vincent van Gogh is one of the most widely recognized artists in the world. One of his most famous works, title ‘Portrait of Dr. Gachet’ was sold by the Siegfried Kramarsky family to Ryoei Saito in 1990. The asking price for this painting is believed to be 82.5 million dollars, which was a lot of money two and a half decades ago. Actually, that’s a lot of money even today!
La Rêve By Pablo Picasso
La Rêve, also known as ‘The Dream’, is another famous masterpiece by Pablo Picasso. This painting was based on his lover Marie-Therese Walter as well. It was sold by the Ganz family to Wolfgang Flöttl in 1997 for 48.4 million dollars.
No.5 By Jackson Pollock
Another master artist who is widely renowned around the world for his work in the 50’s, Jackson Pollock created this complex piece in 1948. It is rumored to have exchanged hands between David Geffen and David Martinez in 2006 for 140 million dollars.