Who can expect that some painting can be worth a mount of money? Leonardo da Vinci, Vincent van Gogh, Pablo Picasso and other great names of great artists in history, created paintings that worth millions today. There are peoples in the world who invest tons of moneys to buy this fine peaces of artwork. For those who are not living in the world of high art, the prices of this artworks below are meaningless.
We at Fun Life presents you with a list of expensive paintings in the world that worth a fortune.
$800.000.000 – Mona Lisa
Mona Lisa or Monna Lisa (Italian) or La Gioconda (French) or La Joconde (French) is a half-length portrait painting by the Italian artist Leonardo da Vinci. Painter in period between 1503-1517 is one of the most valuable paintings in the world. Currently located in Louvre Museum in Paris, France.
$450.300.000 – Salvator Mundi
Salvator Mundi is a painting of Chris as Salvator Mundi (Savior of the World). Painted by the Italian artist Leonardo da Vinci in 1500, it was restored, rediscovered and included in a major Leonardo exhibition at the National Gallery in London between 2011 and 2012. Currently located in Louvre Museum in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
$303.000.000 – Interchange
Interchange is an abstract painting, painted by the Dutch-American painter Willem de Kooning in 1955. It was one of de Kooning’s first abstract landscapes. Currently located in Art Institute of Chicago, United States.
$300.000.000 – The Card Players
The Card Players is a series of oil paintings by the French artist Paul Cezanne, painted in the early 1890s. There are five paintings in the series, different in the number of players and the setting in which the game takes place. Currently located in Musee d’Orsay in Paris, France.
$212.000.000 – Nafea faa ipoipo?
Nafea faa ipopo? (Tahitian) or Quand te maries-tu? (French) or When will you marry? (English) is painted in 1892 by the French artist Paul Gauguin. Currently is located in private collection by the family of Sheikha Al-Mayassa bint Hamad Al-Thani.
$202.000.000 – Number 17A
Number 17A is a abstract painting, painted by the American painter Jackson Pollock in 1948. Currently located in private collection of Kenneth C.Griffin.
$188.000.000 – No. 6 (Violet, Green and Red)
No. 6 (Violet, Green and Red) is an abstract painting, painted by the Russian-American artist Mark Rothko in 1951. Currently located in private collection of Dimitry Rybolovlev.
182.000.000 – Pendant portraits of Maerten Soolmans and Oopjen Coppit
The Pendant portraits of Marten Soolmans and Oopjen Coppit are a pair of full-length wedding portraits by the Dutch painter Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn, painted in 1634. It is owned by Louvre Museum and Rijksmuseum after both museums managed to contribute half of the purchase price.
$181.200.000 – Les Femmes d’Alger (Version ‘O’)
Les Femmes d’Alger or Women of Algiers is a series of 12 paintings by the Spanish artist Pablo Picasso, painted in period between 1954-1955. Many of the individual paintings in the series are now in prominent public and private collections.
$172.200.000 – Nu Couche
Nu couche or Reclining nude is painted by the Italian artist Amedeo Modigliani in 1917. It is one of the most widely reproduced and exhibited paintings. Currently is located in private collection of Chinese businessman Liu Yiqian.