The 5 most expensive photos in the world

Want to make millions from your photography from just one shot! Well take some inspiration from these, the worlds most expensive image prints ever sold!

No. 5 – Cindy Sherman’s ‘Untitled #153’ (1985), sold for $2,700,000 in November 2010 at Phillips de Pury & Co. New York.

No.4 – Edward Steichen’s ‘The Pond-Moonlight’ (1904), sold for $2,928,000 in February 2006 at a Sotheby’s New York auction.

No.3 – Andreas Gursky’s ’99 Cent II Diptychon’ (2001), sold for $3,346,456 in February 2007at a Sotheby’s London auction.

No.2 – Cindy Sherman’s ‘Untitled #96’ (1981), sold for $3,890,500 in May 2011 at Christie’s New York.


And………No.1 – Andreas Gursky’s ‘Rhein II’ (1999), sold for $4,338,500 in November 8, 2011 at Christie’s New York.

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2 comments

    • Hi Carol, I these were all sold in auction mostly Sotherby’s- original prints by the artist. Not sure of the size, but when you see them displayed they looked pretty standard size? You would expect billboard size for that price!

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