After Leonardo da Vinci’s portrait of Christ, Salvator Mundi, smashed the record for the most expensive painting sold at auction, we take a look at some of the artworks to have previously held the title.
We have included the sale prices, which do not take into account inflation.
The world’s most expensive paintings sold at auction – Top 3
Source : http://www.livingit.euronews.com
Salvator Mundi | Leonardo da Vinci | (1490-1519) | sold for $450.3m (€382m)
Interchange | Willem de Kooning | (1955) | sold for c.$300m (€254m)
The Card Players | Paul Cézanne | (1892/93) | sold for c.$250m (€212m)