Below is a list of the TOP TEN PAINTINGS sold at AUCTION where four of the paintings are by Pablo Picasso.

10 Most Expensive Paintings Sold at Auction

(1) Les femmes d’Alger (1955) – Pablo Picasso ($179m) (2015)
(2) Reclining Nude (“Nu Couche”) (1917-18) – Modigliani ($170.4m) (2015)
(3) Three Studies of Lucian Freud (1969) – Francis Bacon ($142m) (2013)
(4) The Scream (1895) – Edvard Munch ($119.9 million) (2012)
(5) Nude, Green Leaves and Bust (1932) – Pablo Picasso ($106.5m) (2010)
(6) Silver Car Crash (Double Disaster) (1963) – Andy Warhol. ($105m) (2013)
(7) Garcon a la Pipe (1905) – Pablo Picasso. ($104.2m) (2004)
(8) Nurse (1964) – Roy Lichtenstein ($95.4m) (2015)
(9) Dora Maar with Cat (1941) – Pablo Picasso. ($95.2m) (2006)
(10) Adele Bloch-bauer II (1912) – Gustav Klimt. ($87.9m) (2006)

 

Following my list above that confirms that artist Pablo Picasso to be rank No 1 in the World with the most valuable painting. By following the market trends the list of paintings have been adjusted for inflation makes interesting records to bring us up to date on the WORLD ART MARKET

 

10 Most Expensive Paintings Adjusted for Inflation

When auction prices are compared by adjusting for inflation (2015), Picasso’s Les Femmes d’Alger emerges as the world’s most valuable painting.

 

Les Femmes d’Alger (version O)(1955) – Pablo Picasso • Sold at auction in 2015, for $179 million.

  1. • Today’s equivalent after adjusting for inflation = $179m

  2. Reclining Nude (“Nu Couche”)(1917-18) – Modigliani • Sold at auction in 2015, for $170 million.

  3. • Today’s equivalent after adjusting for inflation = $170m

  4. Portrait of Dr Gachet(1890) – Vincent Van Gogh • Sold at auction in 1990, for $82.5 million.

  5. • Today’s equivalent after adjusting for inflation = $146.5m

  6. Three Studies of Lucian Freud(1969) – Francis Bacon • Sold at auction in 2013, for $142 million.

  7. • Today’s equivalent after adjusting for inflation = $142m

  8. Bal au Moulin de la Galette (1876) – Auguste Renoir • Sold at auction in 1990, for $78.1 million.

  9. • Today’s equivalent after adjusting for inflation = $138.7m

  10. Garcon a la Pipe (1905) – Pablo Picasso • Sold at auction in 2004, for $104.2 million.

  11. • Today’s equivalent after adjusting for inflation = $126.4m

  12. The Scream (1895) – Edvard Munch • Sold at auction in 2012, for $119.9 million.

  13. • Today’s equivalent after adjusting for inflation = $119.9m

  14. Nude, Green Leaves and Bust (1932) – Pablo Picasso • Sold at auction in 2010, for $106.5 million.

  15. • Today’s equivalent after adjusting for inflation = $112.0m

  16. Dora Maar au Chat (1941) – Pablo Picasso • Sold at auction in 2006, for $95.2 million.

  17. • Today’s equivalent after adjusting for inflation = $107.9m

  18. Irises (1889) – Vincent Van Gogh • Sold at auction in 1987, for $53.9 million.

  19. • Today’s equivalent after adjusting for inflation = $107.2m

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 AS an organisation we would appreciate your collective views and use our time here in the creative lounge to discuss, what implication if any does this meant to you, we would appreciate your comments as artists around the WORLD.., We would appreciated comments from – Art consultants, Art dealers, Galleries & Museums, Art Critics,  Art Collectors..,  

 

What do you see this to be a positive or negative sign for The ARTWORLD or would this have any bearing to influence the Future of ART?.

 

And finally select three of your favourite Picasso paintings?