10. Pablo Picasso
Femme au béret et à la robe quadrillée (Marie-Thérèse Walter) (1937)
Realized Price: $68,709,064
Picasso’s second appearance on this top-ten is an iconic portrait from 1937, which sold during the impressionist and modern art evening sales at Sotheby’s London. This masterpiece was created in 1937 and attributed to Marie-Thérèse Walter. The image of artist’s golden muse brought an embodiment of femininity to the period of Surrealism in Picasso’s art.