Take a look at 10 priciest art works sold in 2019

Take a look at 10 priciest art works sold in 2019

A remarkable number of the most expensive pieces sold at auction in 2019 were created after the year 1960, indicating a strong market for contemporary work.

Below, we have the 10 most expensive pieces of art sold at auction this year. As Artsy reports, the pieces exclusively sold from Christie’s and Sotheby’s, and almost entirely out of their New York salesrooms.

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$110,747,000

Claude Monet, Meules, 1890

Sotheby’s New York, May 14, 2019

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$91,075,000

Jeff Koons, Rabbit, 1986

Christie’s New York, May 15, 2019

$88,805,000

Robert Rauschenberg, Buffalo II, 1964

Christie’s New York, May 15, 2019

$59,295,000

Paul Cezanne, Bouilloire et fruits, 1888–90

Christie’s New York, May 13, 2019

$54,936,000

Pablo Picasso, Femme Au Chien, 1962

Sotheby’s New York, May 14, 2019

$53,000,000

Andy Warhol, Double Elvis [Ferus Type], 1963

Christie’s New York, May 15, 2019

$52,485,000

Ed Ruscha, Hurting the Word Radio #2, 1964

Christie’s New York, November 13, 2019

$50,380,000

Francis Bacon, Study for a Head, 1952

Sotheby’s New York, May 16, 2019

$50,095,250

Mark Rothko, Untitled, 1960

Sotheby’s New York, May 16, 2019

$49,557,100

David Hockney, Henry Geldzahler and Christopher Scott, 1969

Christie’s London, March 6, 2019