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25 of the Most Expensive Paintings in History

For the price of the most expensive Jackson Pollock painting ever sold, you could buy several private islands.

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Key Facts In This Video

  1. In 1989 Pablo Picasso sold this painting for $70 million. 00:36

  2. The "Portrait Of Adele Block Bauer II" by Gustav Klimt sold for nearly $88 million. 05:08

  3. Vincent Van Gogh painted "Irises" while confined in an asylum for people suffering with mental illness, but the painting sold for $101.2 million after his death. 06:28

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