#12 – “Portrait of Adele Block Bauer II” – Gustav Klimt – $88 million
This painting was completed in the year of 1912 by one of the most talented painters of all time, Gustav Klimt. “Portrait of Adele Block Bauer II” is the second painting in the series of paintings whose main subject is Adele Block Bauer, the beloved wife of Ferdinand Block Bauer.
The painting depicts the portrait of beautiful Adele Block Bauer surrounded by motives that are very surreal. This painting was sold at the Christie’s auction house for $88 million.