Most expensive photographs ever sold

UPDATE

The top 5 most expensive photographs ever sold:

1.LAS VEGAS, Dec. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Today, LIK USA™ announced the sale of the most expensive photograph in history by world-renowned fine art photographer, Peter Lik. “Phantom” sold to a private collector for an unprecedented $6.5 million. The purchase also included Lik’s masterworks “Illusion” for $2.4 million and “Eternal Moods” for $1.1 million. With this $10 million sale, Lik now holds four of the top 20 spots for most expensive photographs ever sold. He already has a position in the ranking with a previous $1 million sale of famed image, “One.”
Source LIK USA

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2. Andreas Gursky Rhein II (1999) $4,338,500

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3. Cindy Sherman Untitled #96 (1981) $3,890,500

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4. Jeff Wall Dead Troops Talk $3,666,500

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5. Andreas Gursky 99 Cent II Diptychon (2001) $3,346,456

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6. Edward Steichen The Pond-Moonlight (1904) $2,928,000

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