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Statistics About The Most Expensive Photo

The most expensive photo ever sold was "Rhein II" by Andreas Gursky, which fetched $4.3 million at an auction in 2011.

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"Richard Avedon’s photo of Marilyn Monroe sold for $191,000."

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"Ansel Adams’ "Moonrise, Hernandez, New Mexico" has fetched prices up to $609,600."

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"Diane Arbus’ "Identical Twins" sold for $478,000 in 2013."

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"A print of William Eggleston’s "Crosstown" sold for $578,500."

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"The most expensive wildlife photo, "Polar Bear" by Shelly Lawler, sold for $78,000."

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"Cindy Sherman's "Untitled #96" sold for $3.89 million in 2011."

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"As of 2023, the most expensive photo ever sold is "Rhein II" by Andreas Gursky, which sold for $4.3 million."

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"An "untitled" photograph by Jeff Wall sold for $3.6 million in 2012."

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"The photo “Phantom” by Peter Lik, claimed to have sold for $6.5 million in a private transaction."

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"Irving Penn's iconic photograph "Cuzco Children (1948)" sold for $609,000."

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"Edward Steichen’s "The Pond—Moonlight" sold for $2.9 million in 2006."

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"Stephen Shore’s photo “U.S. 97, South of Klamath Falls, Oregon, July 21, 1973” sold for $887,000."

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"Andreas Gursky’s "99 Cent II Diptychon" was sold for $3.3 million in 2007."

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"Gilbert & George's “To Her Majesty” fetched $3.76 million in 2008."

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"A piece by Edward Weston titled "Nautilus" went for $1.1 million."

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"Helmut Newton’s “Sie kommen, Paris (Naked and Dressed)” sold for $1.8 million."

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"Richard Prince’s "Spiritual America” sold for $3.97 million in 2014."

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"Ansel Adams’ "Clearing Winter Storm, Yosemite National Park" has fetched prices up to $722,500."

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"Man Ray’s "Noire et Blanche" sold for $3.13 million in 2017."

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"Andreas Gursky's "Chicago Board of Trade III" sold for $3.3 million in 2013."

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