Explore These Most Expensive Paintings in the World.

Salvator Mundi, A painting of Christ is currently the most expensive painting in the world, which one is sold at Christie’s for $450 million. So Here we created a list of 7 most expensive paintings in the world. So Let’s check.


No. 6 (Violet, Green, and Red)

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Price: $197 million

  • The Russian-American abstract expressionist artist Mark Rothko made this painting in the year 1951.
  • This painting sold by Cherise Moueix at Auction in August 2014 and bought by Dmitry Rybolovlev for $197 million.
  • No. 6 is a Hazy shade abstract painting that shows the big portion of the violet color at the top, The green color of the small horizontal strip in the center, and The medium size of a red color portion at the bottom.

Wasserschlangen II

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Price: $197.7 million


  • This painting shows the feminine body in an erotic context without fearing censorship.
  • Wasserschlangen II painting made by Austrian Painter Gustav Klimt in the year 1904.
  • This painting Privately Sold by Yves Bouvier in 2013 and bought by Dmitry Rybolovlev.


Number 17A

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Price: $211 million

  • An American painter Jackson Pollock made this Abstract painting in the year 1948.
  • In September 2015, the David Geffen Foundation privately sold this painting to Kenneth C. Griffin for $211 million.

Nafea Faa Ipoipo (When Will You Marry?)

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Price: $222 million

  • The French Post-Impressionist artist Paul Gauguin made this beautiful painting in the year 1892.
  • In September 2014, Rudolf Staechelin privately sold this painting to the State of Qatar for $222 million.
  • “Nafea Faa Ipoipo” word is in the Tahitian language which means “When will you marry?”.
  • In 1891, Paul traveled Tahiti for the 1st time for only one hope and that is to find an Edenic Paradise where he could create Primitive Art.
  • He found that so many people of Indigenous island had been killed by diseases.
  • He painted many pictures of Naked, Dressed in Traditional Tahitian clothes and western style dresses of Womens.


The Card Players

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Price: $278 million

  • This $250 million painting privately sold in April 2011 by George Embiricos to the State of Qatar.
  • The French Post-Impressionist artist, Paul Cezanne made this amazing painting of The Card players in the year 1892.
  • The painting shows all Male are displayed as studious within their Card playing.


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Price: $317 million

  • An American-Dutch abstract expressionist artist, Willem de Kooning made this painting worth of $317 million.
  • They almost completed the whole painting in the year 1955 and then sold to the architect Edgar Kaufmann Jr. for $4000.
  • In September 2015, David Geffen’s Foundation Privately sold this abstract art to Kenneth C. Griffin for $317 million.
  • Currently, Painting displayed at the Art Institute of Chicago.


Salvator Mundi

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Price: $460 million

  • The World famous person, an Italian Artist Leonardo da Vinci made this painting of Christ as Salvator Mundi in the year c.1500.
  • Salvator Mundi is a Latin word which stands for “Savior of the World” in English.
  • In November 2015, Dmitry Rybolovlev sold this painting to Prince Badr bin Abdullah bin Mohammed Al Farhan on behalf of the Abu Dhabi Department of Culture & Tourism.
  • The Painting show Jesus Christ, in Renaissance dress, giving a benediction with his right hand raised and two fingers extended, while holding a transparent rock crystal orb in his left hand, singling his role as Savior of the World and Master of the Cosmos.


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