The most expensive painting in the world…

I watched this BBC documentary by the lovely Alaistair Sooke from 2011 yesterday: The World’s Most Expensive Paintings

The most expensive painting at the time was the glorious Nude, Green Leaves and Bust by Picasso which I got to see back in April at Tate Modern.

But since this documentary was made, the market has become even wilder and this one has slipped out of the top ten!

Here are the current top ten most expensive paintings in the world! Looks like the change down the back of the sofa won’t be much use here: