Valuable Works of Art
Leonardo di Vinci's Salvator Mundi sold for over $400 million in November 2017 Vincent van Gogh and Andy Warhol are at the top of the list of high end selling artworks. Picasso and Warhol are two of the few artist who became wealthy in their lifetimes as artists. Van Gogh sold only one painting during his lifetime. The Red Vineyard sold for 400 francs (approximately $2,000-2,500 in today's dollars) in 1890, to the impressionist painter and heiress Anna Boch. In recent years, nine of his paintings have sold, which add up to over $900 million in today's dollar values.
Many artworks are selling in the private art market at these values and more. Private buyers often do not wish to have their identities disclosed.
Artworks are being collected today as a way of putting cash into other assets that will hold or grow value. There are many more people discovering they have been holding onto something of tremendous value and didn't even know it.
Diamond Limited Group has been helping people diversify their portfolios with high-end artwork and collectibles. Bring in your high-end fine art or call to talk with an expert in our Fine Art Division today. Our experts respect your privacy and will schedule private appointments to view your artworks.