The Top 10 Priciest Artworks the World Has Ever Seen

Art, an exquisite form of human expression, sometimes comes with a staggering price tag. When it comes to the world’s costliest paintings, the price figures can be mind-boggling. Here, we’ve compiled a list of the top 10 most expensive paintings ever sold. These masterpieces have not just made a huge impact on art history but also set unparalleled benchmarks in the world of auctions. So, buckle up as we take you through this extravagant journey of art and opulence.

Salvator Mundi by Leonardo da Vinci

The world's priciest painting, 'Salvator Mundi', may be a Leonardo da Vinci after all - The Economic Times

Holding the record for the most expensive artwork ever sold, ‘Salvator Mundi,’ a creation of the genius Leonardo da Vinci, was bought for an unbelievable $450.3 million in 2017. This 16th-century piece portrays Jesus Christ as the ‘Savior of the World’ and was sold at Christie’s auction house.