Jackson Pollock’s Number 16 $23,000,000 +

Created in 1950 at his barn studio during the height of his “drip period”, Jackson Pollock’s Number 16 is an outstanding example of the artist’s signature style. It was originally displayed at the Betty Parsons Gallery alongside Autumn Rhythm, a famous work that now resides at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Modern Art. It was purchased from the gallery by Nelson Rockefeller, who donated it to Brazil’s Museu de Arte Moderna do Rio de Janeiro in 1952. Measuring 22.25 inches.