The 15 Most Expensive Pictures Ever Taken

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A few days ago, Cindy Sherman’s Untitled #96 sold for a whopping $3,890,500.Here’s a list of the most expensive pictures ever sold, which you can view for way, way less than 4 million dollars.

Worth the money?

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title=”15. Robert Mapplethorpe’s photo of Andy Warhol (1987) sold for $643,200 in 2006″
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title=”14. Eugène Atget’s “Joueur d’Orgue” (1898-1899) sold for $686,500 in 2010″
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title=”11. Peter Lik’s photo “One” (2010) sold for $1 million in 2010″
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title=”9. Richard Avedon’s photo “Dovima with Elephants” (1955) sold for $1,151,976 in 2010″
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title=”8. Richard Prince’s untitled photo of a cowboy (1989) sold for $1,248,000 in 2005″
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title=”7. Alfred Stieglitz’s “Georgia O’Keeffe Nude” (1919) sold for $1,360,000 in 2006″
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title=”5. Edward Weston’s photo of a nude (1925) sold for $1,609,000 in 2008″
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title=”4. Russian President Dmitry Medvedev’s photo “Kremlin of Tobolsk” (2009) sold for $1,750,000 in 2010″
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title=”3. Edward Steichen’s “The Pond-Moonlight” (1904) sold for $2,928,000 in 2006″
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title=”2. Andreas Gursky’s “99 Cent II Diptychon” (2001) sold for $3,346,456 in 2006″
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title=”1. Cindy Sherman’s “Untitled #96″ (1981) sold for $3,890,500 in 2011”
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content=”Don’t miss the 17 most expensive paintings ever sold >
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