Top 5 Most Expensive Paintings In The World

The art scene in Ghana is so different right now from what it was a while back. The difference being there’s actually an art scene in Ghana right now. For all art lovers and and artists here’s some encouragement. These are the top 5 most expensive paintings in the world right now.

 

The Scream By Edvard Munch ( GHc 473 Million)

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The Scream is a series of art pieces by Norwegian expressionist Edvard Munch. The series consists of four pieces of which two are paintings and the other two are pastels (crayon-like mediums). The fourth version (pastel, 1895) was sold for $119,922,600 at auction.

 

Nude, Green Leaves And Bust By Pablo Picasso (GHc 420 Million)

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Nude, Green Leaves and Bust is one of a series of portraits that Picasso painted of his mistress and muse Marie-Thérèse Walter from 1932.

 

Boy With A Pipe By Pablo Picasso (GHc 410 Million)

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Garçon à la Pipe is the original name of the painting and was painted in 1905 during his Rose Period. Picasso’s Rose Period represents an important time in the life and work of the Spanish artist Pablo Picasso. Picasso’s Rose Period represents pleasant themes of clowns, harlequins, carnival performers, depicted in cheerful vivid hues.

 

Dora Maar Au Chat By Pablo Picasso (GHc 376 Million)

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The painting was painted in 1941 by Pablo Picasso. It depicts Dora Maar, the painter’s lover, seated on a chair with a small cat perched on her shoulders.

 

Portrait Of Adele Bloch-Bauer II By Gustav Klimt (GHc 347 Million)

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Adele Bloch-Bauer was a refined art-loving Viennese salon lady, a patron and close friend of Gustav Klimt. She was the muse for this painting that ends our list.

 

Some people say you can’t put a value on art but apparently you can.

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