The most expensive photographs sold at auction: part 4

In the final instalment of The Most Expensive Photographs Sold At Auction series, prices reach over $4 million with prints from Andreas Gursky, Richard Prince, Cindy Sherman, Edward Steichen, Gilbert & George and Jeff Wall. Click here for parts 1, 2 and 3.

In ascending order:

Andreas Gursky Los Angeles 1998.

Andreas Gursky Los Angeles 1998. Chromogenic colour print. Sold at Sotheby’s London in February 2008: $2,900,000

Edward Steichen The Pond - Moonlight 1904

Edward Steichen The Pond – Moonlight 1904. Gum Bichromate print over Platinum.Sold at Sotheby’s New York in February 2006: $2,928,000

Cindy Sherman Untitled Film Still 48

Cindy Sherman Untitled Film Still 48 1979. Chromogenic colour print. Sold at Christie’s New York in May 2015: $2,965,000

Richard Prince Untitled (cowboy)

Richard Prince Untitled (cowboy) 2000. Ektacolour Print. Sotheby’s New York May 2014: $3,077,000

Andreas Gursky Chicago Board of Trade 1997

Andreas Gursky Chicago Board of Trade III 1999. Chromogenic colour print. Sold at Sotheby’s London in June 2013: $3,298,755

Andreas Gursky 99 Cent II Diptychon 2001

Andreas Gursky 99 Cent II Diptychon 2001. Chromogenic colour print. Sold at Sotheby’s London in February 2007: $3,346,456

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Jeff Wall Dead Troops Talk 1992. Transparency in Lightbox. Sold at Christie’s New York in May 2012: $3,666,500

Gilbert & George To Her Majesty 1973

Gilbert & George To Her Majesty 1973. Gelatin Silver print. Sold at Christie’s London in June 2008: $3,765,276

Cindy Sherman Untitled 96 1981

Cindy Sherman Untitled 96 1981. Chromogenic colour print. Sold at Christie’s New York in May 2011: $3,890,500

Black Space Photography At Auction Blank Image This image features an undressed child, if you wish to see the photograph you must follow this link to Christie’s.

Richard Prince Spiritual America 1981. Ektacolor print. Sold at Christie’s New York in May 2014: $3,973,000 

Andreas Gursky Rhein II 1999

Andreas Gursky Rhein II 1999. Chromogenic colour print. Sold at Christie’s New York in November 2011: $4,338,500

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