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The World’s Most Expensive Paintings! Match Them with their Artists (No. 1)

Enter the world of the most expensive paintings ever. Do familarise yourself with them; admire them and get to know them better. These paintings have been deemed by experts, to be the world’s greatest art works.

You are about to enter a world in which a single artpiece painting is routinely sold in an auction, or a private sale; for tens and tens of millions of dollars/pounds; and in some cases, the final sales price does exceed the $100-million dollar benchmark.

In this quiz, I have assembled a collection of the world’s most expensive paintings ever sold for your viewing. Do test your knowledge, and attempt to match each painting shown, in the quiz – to the artist who painted it.

To assist you in deciding who the artist is, in each question; I have provided you with the official title/name of each painting; and some further information to help you, such as: details of the sale – the price at which the painting was sold – and when it was sold.

As usual, after the quiz; please leave your comments and/or your score in the section below. And do share your result – and the quiz – with your friends; and others, in your social networks – facebook – twitter – linkedin – instagram – google+. Thanks.

Do have fun completing this quiz. Good-luck.

  • Question of

    Which artist painted this painting: ‘Portrait of Dr. Gachet’? In 1990 it sold for $82.5 million US dollars – making it, at that time; ‘the most expensive painting in the world’.

    • Paul Cézanne
    • Pierre-Auguste Renoir
    • Vincent van Gogh
    • Gustav Klimt
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    Which artist painted this painting titled: ‘Le Moulin de la Galette’; that sold in 1990, for $78.1 million?

    • Paul Cézanne
    • Gustav Klimt
    • Pierre-Auguste Renoir
    • Vincent van Gogh
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    Which artist painted this painting: ‘Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I’; that was sold for $135 million?

    • Paul Cézanne
    • Gustav Klimt
    • Pierre-Auguste Renoir
    • Edvard Munch
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    This painting titled: ‘Woman III’ was sold in 2006 for $137.5 million. Which of the following artists painted it?

    • Andy Warhol
    • Francis Bacon
    • Jasper Johns
    • Willem de Kooning
  • Question of

    This painting of the US flag, titled: ‘Flag’, sold for $110 million. Which of the following artists painted it?

    • Jasper Johns
    • Andy Warhol
    • Jackson Pollock
    • Francis Bacon
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    Which artist painted this iconic painting, ‘The Scream’ in 1895? It was sold in an auction for $135 million!

    • Vincent van Gogh
    • Edvard Munch
    • Gustav Klimt
    • Paul Cézanne
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    This painting titled, ‘Three Studies of Lucian Freud’ was sold for $142.4 million. Which artist painted it?

    • Edvard Munch
    • Jasper Johns
    • Jackson Pollock
    • Francis Bacon
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    Which artist painted the world’s most expensive painting ever: ‘The Card Players’, which sold in a private sale, for the record-breaking sum of $250 million?

    • Paul Cézanne
    • Gustav Klimt
    • Vincent van Gogh
    • Pierre-Auguste Renoir
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    This painting, titled La Rêve (The Dream) sold for $155 million; – making it the 2nd most expensive painting ever. Which artist painted it?

    • Pierre-Auguste Renoir
    • Paul Cézanne
    • Pablo Picasso
    • Gustav Klimt
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    Which of the following artists painted this painting, simply titled: ‘No.5’. It was sold by David Geffen (of Geffen Records) in a private sale for $140 million?

    • Jackson Pollock
    • Francis Bacon
    • Jasper Johns
    • Andy Warhol

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