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The 10 most expensive photographs in the world

Take a look at this list of the 10 most expensive photographs in the world. It’s interesting to see how much money people are willing to pay for art. It goes without saying that most of these images need to be viewed in person in order to get the full effect of the composition. But are they really worth what’s on the price tag? Tell us what you think.

#1 Rhein II – Andreas Gursky (1999) $4.3 million
#1 Rhein II – Andreas Gursky (1999) $4.3 million
#9 Untitled #153 – Cindy Sherman (1985) $2.7 million
#9 Untitled #153 – Cindy Sherman (1985) $2.7 million
#10 Billy the Kid – Unknown (1880) $2.3 million
#10 Billy the Kid – Unknown (1880) $2.3 million
#8 The Pond/Moonlight – Edward Steichen (1904) $2.9 million
#8 The Pond/Moonlight – Edward Steichen (1904) $2.9 million
#7 Los – Angeles – Andreas Gursky (1998) $2.9 million
#7 Los – Angeles – Andreas Gursky (1998) $2.9 million
#6 99 Cent II, Diptychon – Andreas Gursky (2001) $3.3 million
#6 99 Cent II, Diptychon – Andreas Gursky (2001) $3.3 million
#5 Untitled (Cowboy) - Richard Prince (2001-02) $3.4 million
#5 Untitled (Cowboy) – Richard Prince (2001-02) $3.4 million
#4 Dead Troops Talk – Jeff Wall (1992) $3.7 million
#4 Dead Troops Talk – Jeff Wall (1992) $3.7 million
#3 For Her Majesty - Gilbert & George (1973) $3.7 million
#3 For Her Majesty – Gilbert & George (1973) $3.7 million
#2 Untitled #96 – Cindy Sherman (1981) $3.9 million
#2 Untitled #96 – Cindy Sherman (1981) $3.9 million

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Rebekah is a graphic design student living in South Carolina obsessed with all things design, technology, and J. Crew. When she’s not frantically working on projects for class, you can usually find her drinking large amounts of coffee with her laptop close beside.

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