We all know that Pablo Picasso is one of the most famous artists in the world. People still buy his paintings at very high prices. This iconic artist was born in Spain, though he passed most of his childhood in France, and he painted a lot of painted while his stay in France. Unfortunately, Picasso had to face a lot of financial problems at his young age, but he overcame his poor condition by his talent. When he was alive his paintings were sold at very high prices, and people still buy them paying millions of dollars. Below is a list of top 5 most expensive paintings of Pablo Picasso.
Nu au Plateau de sculpteur (Nude, Green Leaves and Bust): This painting tops in terms of selling price among all Picasso’s paintings. It was sold at staggering 106 million dollars in 2010. It is a 5×4 feet painting of her mistress. You will be amazed to know that Picasso took only one day to complete this iconic oil painting. This proves how talented Picasso was.
Garcon a la pipe (Boy with a pipe): It is a very simple painting of a young boy holding a pipe. He painted it when he was only 24 years old. It was sold at 104.2 million dollars in 2004.
Dora Maar an chat (Dora Maar with a cat): This is another master piece from Picasso. It was sold at 95.2 million dollars in 2006. The paining is about Picasso’s lover Dora Maar who was a French photographer. You will see that his lover is looking angrily at a cat on this painting.
Los Noces de Pierrette (The Marriage of Pierrette): This painting was sold at 49.3 dollars in 1989. The painting is about six people around a table. Picasso painted this piece in 1905 when one of his best friends died.
Yo Picasso: This painting is about Picasso. It was sold at 47.9 million dollars in 1989.