Top 10 Most Expensive Pieces of Art

Leonardo Da Vinci’s “Salvator Mundi” broke all records in 2017 for being the most expensive painting ever to be sold at auction, at 450 million dollars.  The question to why a canvas and paint can go for hundreds of millions of dollars is puzzling. Here are the top 10 most expensive pieces of art ever sold at auction.

#10: $166.3 million –“No. 5, 1948”

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#9:$172.2 million– “Nu Couché”

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#8: $181.2 million–“Les Femmes d’Alger”

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#7:$182 million—“Pendant portraits of Maerten Soolmans and Oopjen Coppit”

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#6:$188 million “No. 6”

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#5:~$202 million— Number 17A

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#4:$212 million–Nafea Faa Ipoipo
(When Will You Marry?)

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#3:$266 million–The Card Players

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#2:$303 million– Interchange

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#1:$450.3 million–Salvator Mundi

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