The World’s 20 Most Expensive Paintings

Most expensive paintings: We have all heard of mastermind painters such as Paul van Gogh and Pablo Picasso, whose paintings are sold for millions. But which are the most expensive paintings in the world?

We would like to present you with a list we have compiled of the 20 most expensive paintings, in a style similar to our recap of the past year’s best paid authors.

Some of the world’s most famous paintings are not privately owned, but rather held at museums and not made available for sale.

Because of this, these paintings are not included on our countdown and they can actually be considered priceless. All of the paintings in our countdown were sold either at an auction or through a private sale. In some cases, the name of the buyer and current owner are unknown. Let’s take a look at the world’s most expensive paintings: