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List: Top 10 Most Expensive Photos Sold at Auction

Date: Sold at auction up to end of year 2004

Source: Top-Ten-10.com

Base: Photographs Sold at Auctions

Notes: The record price was US$922,488 paid for Joseph-Philibert Girault de Prangey's daguerreotype of the Temple of Jupiter in Athens, which was produced in 1842. The buyer was Sheikh Saud al-Thani on behalf of the state of Qatar.

Photograph

Photographer

Price (£)

Where Sold

Athénes

JP Girault de Prangey

511,155

Christie's London - 2003

La Grande Vague

Gustave Le Gray

465,650

Sotheby's London - 1999

Hêtre

Gustave Le Gray

384,920

Sotheby's London - 1999

Karnac

JP Girault de Prangey

359,240

Christie's London - 2003

Untitled V

Andreas Gursky (with Nina Pohl)

366,420

Christie's London - 2002

Criss Crossed Conveyors

Charles Sheeler

336,685

Sotheby's N.Y. - 1999

Noire et Blanche

Man Ray

336,685

Christie's N.Y. - 1998

Paris, Montparnasse

Andreas Gursky

332,528

Christie's N.Y. - 2001

Memphis

JP Girault de Prangey

288,399

Christie's London - 2003

Identical Twins

Diane Arbus

265,140

Sotheby's N.Y. - 2004


   
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