Eighteen expensive photographs of all time

Eighteen expensive photographs of all time

Eighteen expensive photographs of all time

Written by Staff Writer

11 Dec, 2014 | 3:57 pm

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. These pictures are worth a thousand words along with a few million dollars…

In an age of instagram, selfies and snapchat, these guys fill their banks with millions off of the breathtaking pictures they click. The top 10 alone has a combined value of a massive $31.5 million!

18. Peter Lik “One” (2010) $1,000,000

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17. Andreas Gursky “Kuwait, Stock Exchange II” (2008) $1,014,354

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16. Thomas Struth “Pantheon, Rome” (1990/1992 Print) $1,049,000

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15. Edward Weston “Nautilus” (1927) $1,105,000

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14. Richard Avedon “Dovima with Elephants” (1955) $1,151,976

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13. Richard Prince “Untitled (Cowboy) (1989) $1,248,000

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12. Alfred Stieglitz “Georgia O’Keeffe (Hands)” (1919) $1,470,000

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11. Dmitry Medvedev “Tobolsk Kremlin” (2009) $1,750,000

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10. Unknown “Billy The Kid (Fort Sumner, New Mexico)” (1879-80) $2,300,000

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9. Andreas Gursky “Chicago Board of Trade” (1997) $2,355,597

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8. Cindy Sherman “Untitled #153” (1985) $2,700,000

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7. Edward Steichen “The Pond-Moonlight” (1904) $2,928,000

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6. Andreas Gursky “Chicago Board of Trade III” (1997) $3,298,755

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5. Andreas Gursky “99 Cent II Diptychon” (2001) $3,346,456

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4. Jeff Wall “Dead Troops Talk” (1992) $3,666,500

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3. Cindy Sherman “Untitled #96” (1981) $3,890,500

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2. Andreas Gursky “Rhein II” (1999) $4,338,500

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1. Peter Lik “Phantom” (1999) $6,500,000

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