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Top 10 most expensive paintings ever

Many of the greatest paintings hang at museums, however now and then a painting is sold for a huge amount of money. This is a top 10 list of the most expensive paintings, these are the paintings for which the highest prices were paid. At number 1 is The Card Players by Paul CÚzanne sold for an amount of 259 million in April 2011.

# Painting Adjusted price Original Price Date of sale
1 The Card Players - Paul CÚzanne

The Card Players - Paul CÚzanne (1892/1893)
$267 Million $259 Million April 2011
2 No. 5, 1948 - Jackson Pollock

No. 5, 1948 - Jackson Pollock (1948)
$160.8 Million $140 Million November 2, 2006
3 Woman III - Willem de Kooning

Woman III - Willem de Kooning (1953)
$157.9 Million $137.5 Million November 18, 2006
4 Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I - Gustav Klimt

Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I - Gustav Klimt (1907)
$154.0 Million $135 Million June 18, 2006
5 Portrait of Dr. Gachet - Vincent van Gogh

Portrait of Dr. Gachet - Vincent van Gogh (1890)
$147.8 Million $82.5 Million May 15, 1990
6 Bal du moulin de la Galette - Pierre-Auguste Renoir

Bal du moulin de la Galette - Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1876)
$139.9 Million $78.1 Million May 17, 1990
7 Boy with a Pipe - Pablo Picasso

Boy with a Pipe - Pablo Picasso (1905)
$127.5 Million $104.2 Million May 4, 2004
8 The Scream - Edvard Munch

The Scream - Edvard Munch (1895)
$120.7 Million $119.9 Million May 2, 2012
9 Nude, Green Leaves and Bust - Pablo Picasso

Nude, Green Leaves and Bust - Pablo Picasso (1932)
$118.2 Million $106.5 Million May 4, 2010
10 Portrait of Joseph Roulin - Vincent van Gogh

Portrait of Joseph Roulin - Vincent van Gogh (1889)
$110 ++ Million $58 Million plus exchange of works August 1, 1989

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