I do not know what these pictures such that for these people give so much money!
But, nevertheless, it is a fact - the 10 most expensive paintings ever sold at auction ...
in a selection of 10 paintings.
Gustav Klimt. Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I, $ 135 million.
In the first place a portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I (Adele Bloch Bauer I), written by Gustav Klimt (Gustav Klimt) in 1907. The painting is also known as "Golden Adele" or "Austrian Mona Lisa." In 2006, the American entrepreneur and president of the New York Museum of Modern Art Guggenheim Ronald Lauder (Ronald S. Lauder) bought it for $ 135, 000, 000.
Picasso. "Boy with a Pipe", $ 104, 1 million.
The canvas of Pablo Picasso (Pablo Picasso) 1905 "Boy with a Pipe» (Garçon à la Pipe) sold in 2004 at Sotheby's for $ 104, 100, 000.
Picasso. "Dora Maar with cat", $ 95, 2 million.
Another painting by Pablo Picasso's "Dora Maar with cat» (Dora Maar with cat, 1941) sold at Sotheby's auction in New York for $ 95, $ 2 million.
.AT. Van Gogh. "Portrait of Dr. Gachet", $ 82, 5 million.
"Portrait of Dr. Gachet» (Portrait Of Dr Gachet) Vincent Van Gogh (Vincent van Gogh) was sold at Christie's auction for 82, $ 5 million in May 1990. The painting depicts Van Gogh's doctor and was completed a few weeks before the artist's suicide in 1890. The painting was bought by a Japanese industrialist Rioei Saito (Ryoei Saito).
P. Renoir «Bal Au Moulin de la Galette», $ 78 million.
At the same auction Rioei Saito bought the painting Bal Au Moulin de la Galette, written by French painter Pierre-Auguste Renoir (Pierre-Auguste Renoir) in 1876 for $ 78, 000, 000.
PP Rubens, "Massacre of the Innocents", $ 76, 7 million.
In sixth place in the ranking of the painting "Massacre of the Innocents» (The Massacre Of The Innocents), written by Peter Paul Rubens (Peter Paul Rubens) in 1611. The painting was bought by Kenneth Thompson (Kenneth Thomson) for $ 76, 700, 000 in 2002.
V. Van Gogh, "Portrait without a beard", $ 71, 5 million.
Portrait de l'Artiste sans Barbe, a self-portrait of Vincent Van Gogh's "no beards" was created in September 1889 and was sold for $ 71.5 million in 1998.
P. Cezanne, "Pitcher and Fruits", $ 60, 5 million.
Picture Rideau, Cruchon et Compotier Paul Cézanne (Paul Cézanne) written in 1893-1894 and sold for $ 60, 500, 000 of one of the wealthiest families of America Whitney in 1999.
Picasso, "Woman with arms crossed," $ 55 million.
(Femme aux Bras Croisés, 1901) by Pablo Picasso was sold for $ 55, 000, 000 at the New York auction Christie's.
V. van Gogh "Irises," $ 54 million.
Picture «Irises» (Irises, 1889) Vincent Van Gogh was sold for $ 54, 000, 000 Australian Alan Bond collector (Alan Bond) in 1987.