Many works by renowned painters in the world of his work end up being the most expensive paintings when marketed or entered the auction hall. Leonardo da Vinci’s works are considered to be the most expensive paintings, reaching Rp 6.3 trillion.
For people who do not understand enough about the value of a work of art must be wondering what is special about a painting where the price reaches trillions of rupiahs. Even though that kind of money can be used to do thousands of other more enjoyable jobs.
For examples, such as making a home purchase, collecting a car, or even traveling abroad. Compared to merely looking at a painting at a location that seems boring. Which one do you choose?
Painting has its charm for its fans, meaning in a complicated process to many factors, the price of a painting can be too expensive. Whoever drew also contributed to the selling value.
These are the 5 most expensive paintings in the world!
Interchange, Willem de Kooning
Next in the second place is a painting by a Dutch-American man, Willem de Kooning, named Interchange, which was created in 1955. This abstract image is inspired by his environment while living in New York. The David Geffen Foundation was marketed at Rp 4.2 trillion in 2015 and was successfully brought back by billionaire Kenneth C. Griffin.
Nafea Faa Ipoipo, Paul Gauguin
Completed in 1892 by Paul Gauguin, this painting tells the story of two indigenous women in the country of Tahiti. The meaning of the name of this picture is “When Do You Want to Get Married?”. Again, people from Qatar who successfully bought it have the name Sheikha Al-Mayassa, equivalent to Rp 2.9 trillion.
Salvator Mundi, Leonardo da Vinci
Quoted from Work and Money, the painting named Salvator Mundi was painted by the familiar painter Leonardo da Vinci in the 1500s. The contents of this picture are the figure of the Lord Jesus, who is holding a crystal ball — successfully marketed in 2017 at Christie’s auction house in New York, United States of Rp 6.3 trillion. Just so you know the one who succeeded in bringing it home is the son of the royal kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Mohammed bin Salman. How lucky?
The Card Player, Paul Cezanne
Paul Cezanne is a French painter who succeeded in creating the third most expensive painting, The Card Player in the 1890s. As the name suggests, this painting reflects 2 people who were playing cards. When technology hasn’t preyed on sociality, people have to find something fun when meeting be it in a cafe or restaurant. One of them is playing cards together. Just imagine if this painting was taken from the present life, where you can play some online poker games, of course this painting will depict two mobile phones rather than the cards itself. The owner of this picture is the Qatari royal family who bought it in 2011 with a nominal value of Rp 3.5 trillion.
Number 17A, Jackson Pollock
The last order of the most expensive paintings in the world is Number 17A by the American painter Jackson Pollock. The picture is very abstract, even included in very abstract art in the 20th century. But what puzzled billionaire Kenneth C. Griffin to buy it home with a price reaching Rp 2.8 trillion.
How do you think that the artworks are worth not entering into the most expensive arrangement of paintings in the world today? Instead of buying paintings, it’s better to invest in funds or create businesses to make them more profitable.