Top 5 Most Expensive Photographs Ever Sold at Auction

Photography is known as the art or practice of taking and processing photographs. Some do it professionally and some do it for fun. It is a way of making memories last almost forever. Here are the 5 most expensive photographs ever auctioned.

5. The Pond-Moonlight (1904)

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The Pond-Moonlight

Photographer: Edward Steichen
Sold On: Feb 2006
Price: $2,928,000
Auction House: Sotheby’s New York

4. 99 Cent II Diptychon (2001)

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99 Cent II Diptychon

Photographer: Andreas Gursky
Sold On: Feb 2007
Price: $3,346,456
Auction House: Sotheby’s

3. Dead Troops Talk (1992)

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Dead Troops Talk

Photographer: Jeff Wall
Sold On: May 8, 2012
Price: $3,666,500
Auction House: Sotheby’s New York

2. Untitled #96 (1981)

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Untitled #96

Photographer: Cindy Sherman
Sold On: May 2011
Price: $3,890,500
Auction House: Christie’s New York

1. Rhein II (1999)

 

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Rhein II

Photographer: Andreas Gursky
Sold On: Nov 8, 2011
Price: $4,338,500
Auction House: Christie’s New York

 

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