The 7 Most Expensive Sculptures Ever Sold

Sculptures have played a very important role in art since ancient times, and many sculptures—particularly those from the mid-20th century—can fetch tens of millions of dollars. Here are the seven most expensive sculptures ever sold.

1.Nu de dos, 4 état (Back IV)

Estimated Price: $48.8 million Year completed: 1958

2.Grand tête mince (Grand tête de Diego)

Estimated Price: $53.3 million Year completed: 1955

3.Guennol Lioness

Estimated Price: $57.2 million Year completed: c.3000 BC

4.Balloon Dog (Orange)

Estimated Price: $58.4 million Year completed: 2000

5.Tête

Estimated Price: $59.5 million Year completed: 1912

6.L'Homme qui marche I (The Walking Man I)

Estimated Price: $104.3 million Year completed: 1961

7.L'Homme au doigt (Pointing Man)

Estimated Price: $141.3 million Year completed: 1947
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