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List: Top 10 Most Expensive Paintings Sold at Auction

Date: Up to February 28, 2000

Source: www.soyouwanna.com

Base: Paintings Sold at Auctions

Notes: Since this list was created 'Garçon à la pipe' by Pablo Picasso was sold for $104.1 million on May 4, 2004 at Sotheby's, New York and 'Massacre of the Innocents' by Peter Paul Rubens was sold for £49.5 million ($76.7 million) on July 10, 2002 at Sotheby's, London. There maybe more but these were the only two your editor could find in a very brief web search.

Painting

Painter

Price ($ mn)

Where Sold

Portrait of Dr. Gachet

Vincent Van Gogh

82.5

Christie's N.Y.

Au Moulin de la Galette

Pierre-Auguste Renoir

78.1

Sotheby's N.Y.

Portrait de l'artiste sans barbe

Vincent Van Gogh

70.5

Christie's N.Y.

Still Life with Curtain, Pitcher, and Bowl of Fruit

Paul Cezanne

60.5

Sotheby's N.Y.

Les Noces de Pierrette

Pablo Picasso

51.7

Sotheby's N.Y.

Woman Seated in a Garden

Pablo Picasso

49.5

Sotheby's N.Y.

Irises

Vincent Van Gogh

49.0

Sotheby's N.Y.

Le reve

Pablo Picasso

48.4

Christie's N.Y.

Nude in a Black Armchair

Pablo Picasso

45.1

Christie's N.Y.

Self-Portrait: Yo Picasso

Pablo Picasso

43.5

Sotheby's N.Y.


   
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