The ten most expensive works of art of the 20th century – Art and Theater – Culture

The indicated valuations correspond to those of the day in which the operation was closed.

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4.- Gustav Klimt, “Wasserschlangen II (Water Serpents II)”purchased in a private transaction for $187 million in 2013.

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The Women of Algiers by Pablo Picasso

‘The Women of Algiers (version 0)’, by Pablo Picasso, is known as one of the most expensive paintings in the world. In May 2011, it was sold for US$179 million by Christie’s in New York.

8.- Amedeo Modigliani, “Nu Couche” (Nude lying down)sold on May 14, 2018 at auction held at Sotheby’s in New York for a final price of $157.2 million.

9.- Pablo Picasso, “The Dream”sold for $155 million to American billionaire Steve Cohen in March 2013.

10.- Francis Bacon, “Three studies of Lucien Freud“, sold for $142.2 million on November 12, 2013 at auction in New York. It is worth mentioning that the next work on the list is the sculpture “L’homme au doigt” (The Pointing Man) by Giacometti , sold at auction on May 11, 2015 in New York for 141.28 million dollars and became the most expensive sculpture in history.

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