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5 Most Expensive Pieces of Art

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On February 9, 2010 @ 10:30 am In Intellectual Property,Weekend | Comments Disabled

Alberto Giacometti: L’Homme qui marche I

$104.3 million  (sculpture)

L'Homme qui marche I
Pablo Picasso’s Parisian boy smoking a pipe (painting)
1994 for $104.1 million
http://www.artchive.com/artchive/p/picasso/picasso_boy_with_pipe.jpg
Picasso Dora Maar au chat
$95.2 million in 2006 auction
http://superlistas.net/wp-content/uploads/2008/09/dora-maar-au-chat.jpg
Gustav Klimt Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer II
$87.9 million
http://jameslogancourier.org/media/1/20061110-pAdele2.jpg
Francis Bacon’s Triptych
$86.3 million in 2008.
Francis Bacon - triptych, 1976 oil & pastel on canavas in three parts - Each 78 x 58 in, 198 x 147.5 cm., Executed in 1976, - Est. in the region of $70 million - Sotheby´s New York Contemporari Art May 14, 2008

Hat tip CNN/Money.com [1]


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