25 of the Most Expensive Paintings in History

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

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    In 1989 Pablo Picasso sold this painting for $70 million. (0:36)

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    The "Portrait Of Adele Block Bauer II" by Gustav Klimt sold for nearly $88 million. (5:08)

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    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. (6:28)

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