How much is that famous painting really worth?

A woman studies Andy Warhol's 'Dollar Sign, 1981'
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When a painting sells for a jaw-dropping price, it makes headlines. Do you know how much these works of art went for?

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Thomas Eakins' 'The Gross Clinic' painting
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This is American artist Thomas Eakins' "The Gross Clinic." Painted in 1875, it shows Dr. Samuel Gross lecturing at Jefferson Medical College. The New York Times called it "the finest 19th-century American painting." How much was it sold for in 2007?

The Philadelphia Museum of Art bought "The Gross Clinic" for $68 million.

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The fourth version of Edvard Munch's 'The Scream'
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Expressionist artist Edvard Munch created four versions of "The Scream" between 1893 and 1910, including this one done in pastels in 1895. How much did it sell for at a Sotheby's auction in 2012?

Leon Black, an American financier, offered the winning bid of $119.9 million.

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Mark Rothko's 'Untitled' (1952) on display at Christie's
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Generally considered an abstract impressionist, Mark Rothko painted "Untitled," which, like many of his paintings, emphasizes blocks of color. How much did this 1952 painting sell for in 2014?

An anonymous bidder won "Untitled" after bidding $66.2 million during a Christie's auction.

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Paul Gauguin's 'Nafea Faa Ipoipo (When Will You Marry?)'
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Painted in 1892 by Paul Gauguin, "Nafea Faa Ipoipo (When Will You Marry?)" was held in a collection by a former Sotheby’s executive until it was sold in 2015. How much did the painting fetch in the private sale?

Sold for close to $300 million, "Nafea Faa Ipoipo" is one of the most expensive paintings in the world. The buyer's identity remains unknown.

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Jasper Johns' "Flag" at Sotheby's
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Measuring only 42 inches by 60 inches, Jasper Johns' "Flag" was crafted between 1954 and 1955 using two types of paint and newspaper clippings. How much was this piece of art sold for in 2010?

Billionaire Steven A. Cohen snatched up Johns' "Flag" for a rumored $110 million in a private sale.

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Kazimir Malevich's "Suprematist Composition"
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Kazimir Malevich's "Suprematist Composition," painted in 1916, is an example of geometric abstractionism. The painting is the most expensive piece of Russian art ever sold. How much did it go for?

In a 2008 Sotheby's auction, the painting sold for $60 million to an anonymous buyer.

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"The Card Players" (fifth version) by Paul Cézanne
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A series of five paintings by post-Impressionist Paul Cézanne, "The Card Players" dates back to the early- to mid-1890s. Cézanne used farmhands for the models. How much was this version sold for in a private sale in 2011?

Qatar snatched up this version of "The Card Players" for $259 million, making it among the most expensive paintings ever sold.

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Roy Lichtenstein's "Nurse"
Roy Lichtenstein's "Nurse"
Roy Lichtenstein, an American pop artist, painted "Nurse" in 1964. Which price tag made this the most expensive piece of American pop art to be sold?

In a 2015 Christie's auction, a taxi-driver-turned-billionaire from China picked up the painting for $95.4 million.

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Willem De Kooning's "Woman III"
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"Woman III" is one of six paintings in a series done by Willem De Kooning, a Dutch-American abstract expressionist painter, and it was completed in 1953. In 2006, the painting was sold at what price?

Movie producer David Geffen sold "Woman III" to billionaire Steven Cohen for $137.5 million.

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Rembrandt's portraits of Maerten Soolmans and Oopjen Coppit, painted in 1643, are never displayed separately. That's fitting since the portraits are of newlyweds. How much did these two paintings sell for as a couple?

The Louvre Museum in Paris and the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam jointly purchased the portraits for $180.6 million from Éric de Rothschild.

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Christie's auction house employees handle Picasso's "Les Femmes d'Alger" (Version O)
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"Les Femmes d'Alger" was a series of 15 paintings and many drawings created by Pablo Picasso. Version O, shown here, is the last in the series, and it was sold at a Christie's auction in 2015. What was the winning bid?

Hamad bin Jassim bin Jaber Al Thani, the former Qatari prime minister, purchased this 1955 painting for $179 million, the record amount for a painting sold at an auction.

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Francis Bacon's "Three Studies of Lucian Freud"
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"Three Studies of Lucian Freud," by figurative painter Francis Bacon, depicts Bacon's fellow painter Lucian Freud across three canvases. This painting was sold in 2013 for how much?

Elaine Wynn purchased the triptych for $142.4 million during a Christie's auction in New York. At the time, it was a record amount for a painting sold at an auction.

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Gustav Klimt's "Adele Bloch-Bauer I"
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Also known as "The Woman in Gold," Gustav Klimt's first "Adele Bloch-Bauer" portrait was finished in 1907. Bloch-Bauer had a second portrait painted in 1912, but it was significantly less golden. The glittering portrait was sold between two collectors in 2006 at what then-record price?

Maria Altmann, who fought the Austrian government for ownership of the painting for over five years, sold the painting to businessman Ronald Lauder for $135 million.

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