List of most expensive photographs


List of most expensive photographs

This is a list of the highest prices paid for photographs (in US dollars unless otherwise stated).

# Andreas Gursky, "99 Cent II Diptychon" (2001), $3,346,456, February, 2007, Sotheby's London auction.cite web| last =Schonauer|first=David|title=The First $3M Photograph|publisher = American Photo | date =March 7, 2007 |url=http://www.popphoto.com/photographynewswire/3911/the-first-3m-photograph.html]
# Edward Steichen, "The Pond-Moonlight" (1904), $2,928,000, February 2006, Sotheby's New York auction.cite web|last=Lang |first=Daryl |title=Steichen Photo Breaks Auction Record |publisher = PDN online | date =February 15, 2006 |url= http://www.pdnonline.com/pdn/search/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1002033354]
# Richard Prince, "Untitled (Cowboy)" (1989) [ [http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/pcgn/hob_2000.272.htm Richard Prince: Untitled (Cowboy): enlarged view | Works of Art | Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art ] ] , $1,248,000, November 2005, Christie's New York auction.cite web|last=Lang |first=Daryl |title=Prince Print Sets Auction Record For Photography |publisher = PDN online | date =November 9, 2005 |url=http://www.pdnonline.com/pdn/search/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1001476300]
# Joseph-Philibert Girault de Prangey, "113.Athènes, T [emple] de J [upiter] olympien pris de l'est" (1842) [ [http://www.christies.co.uk/promos/may03/6762/promo_gallery.asp?page=6 Christie's - Important Daguerreotypes By Joseph-Philibert Girault de Prangey ] ] $922,488, 2003, auction.
# Gustave Le Gray, "The Great Wave, Sete" (1857) [ [http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/ho/10/euwf/hob_1976.646.htm Gustave Le Gray: The Great Wave, Sete: enlarged view | Works of Art | Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art ] ] $838,000, 1999.
# Robert Mapplethorpe, "Andy Warhol" (1987) [http://www.american-buddha.com/amapnew100_small.jpg] $643,200, 2006.
# Ansel Adams, "Moonrise, Hernandez, New Mexico" (1948) [ [http://www.andrewsmithgallery.com/exhibitions/anseladams/aa_1412.html Ansel Adams, Original Fine Art Photography ] ] $609,600, Sotheby's New York auction, 2006.cite web|last=Walker |first=David |title="Moonrise" Print Sets Auction Record for Ansel Adams |publisher = PDN online | date =October 19, 2006 |url=http://www.pdnonline.com/pdn/newswire/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1003285373]
# Andreas Gursky, "Untitled 5" (1997) [ [http://www.its.caltech.edu/~squires/gursky/gursky_5.html Gursky - Untitled V ] ] $559,724, 6 February 2002.
# Gustave Le Gray, "Tree" (1855), $513,150, 1999.
# Diane Arbus, "Identical Twins, Roselle, New Jersey, 1967" (1967) [ [http://www.masters-of-photography.com/A/arbus/arbus_twins_full.html Masters of Photography: Diane Arbus ] ] $478,400, 27 April 2004.

References

External links

* [http://www.artnet.com/Magazine/news/topten/topten4-25-03.asp#4 Artnet top ten most expensive photographs] , April 2003


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