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Party Skull #1, Oil Painting
By Elizabeth Zanzinger
Located in Denver, CO
Elizabeth Zanzinger's (US based) "Party Skull #1" is an oil painting that depicts a human skull in profile with blow outs and party regalia on blue and purple background. Elizabeth...
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2010s Academic Still-life Paintings

Materials

Oil

"Skull and Peonies," Oil Painting
By Ximena Rendon
Located in Denver, CO
Ximena Rendon's "Skull & Peonies" is an original, handmade oil painting that depicts a human skull with pink hued flowers and a dark background.
Category

2010s Realist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil, Panel

"HABÍA ANTES", oil painting on canvas, shrine, green, jungle, skull, coronavirus
By Anna Ortiz
Located in Toronto, Ontario
HABÍA ANTES, an oil painting on canvas by Anna Ortiz, is the artist's first painting since the Coronavirus outbreak. Note the deep green jungle setting of the shrine, the suggestion ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Landscape Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Skull and Butterflies - Oil Painting Colors Red Black Brown Beige Grey White
By Lyubena Fox
Located in Sofia, BG
"Skull and butterflies " Oil on canvas (Painting with restored frame 19th century 83x66 cm.) Comes with symbolism plaque/label* Through philosophy the mind flourishes The huma...
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2010s Academic Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

"Spinal Cracker" Impasto Painting of a Skull
By Geoff Hippenstiel
Located in Houston, TX
Large impasto painting of a skull in an expressionist style. Mainly white with accent colors like teal, purple, and blue. Canvas is not framed. Work is titled, dated, and signed by t...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Abstract Paintings

Materials

Oil

Red Skull. Contemporary Neo-Expressionist Painting
By Sax Berlin
Located in Brecon, Powys
Sax Berlin’s Skull series form part of his Neo-Expressionist works. Berlin works with speed on these pieces, gives them a sense of urgency. In “person” they are electric and magnetic...
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2010s Abstract Expressionist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Silver

Silver Skull. Contemporary Neo-Expressionist Painting
By Sax Berlin
Located in Brecon, Powys
Sax Berlin's Skull series form part of his Neo-Expressionist works. Berlin works with speed on these pieces, gives them a sense of urgency. In "person" they are electric and magnetic...
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2010s Abstract Expressionist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Silver

Black Skull. Contemporary Neo-Expressionist Painting
By Sax Berlin
Located in Brecon, Powys
Sax Berlin’s Skull series form part of his Neo-Expressionist works. Berlin works with speed on these pieces, gives them a sense of urgency. In “person” they are electric and magnetic...
Category

2010s Abstract Expressionist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil, Canvas, Acrylic

Skull
By Sax Berlin
Located in Brecon, Powys
What better time than now to introduce Sax Berlin's Mortality series. Since people started creating art works there have been representations of human (and animal) bones; skeletons a...
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2010s Neo-Expressionist Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil, Acrylic

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H 24 in. W 18 in.
Still-life with Skull, 21st Century Contemporary Oil Painting by Ksenya Istomina
By Ksenya Istomina
Located in Nuenen, Noord Brabant
On the 26th of april we are proud to launch a young and beautiful artist from Russia in our gallery. We meet her in St Petersburg in 2018. We were there when she graduated at the fam...
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2010s Contemporary Still-life Paintings

Materials

Oil

Memento Vivere - Original Oil Painting Human Skull in 17th Century Dutch Style
By Matthew Cook
Located in Chicago, IL
This extraordinary painting of a human skull and ripe fruit is created in the 16th or 17th century Dutch style. Vanitas paintings are a unique genre in which symbols of death are pa...
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2010s Old Masters Still-life Paintings

Materials

Oil, Panel

"Cactus Skull"
By Ernesto Pacheco
Located in San Antonio, TX
Ernesto Pacheco Image Size: 48 x 36 Frame: 55.5 x 43 Medium: Oil "Deer Horns" Exquisite. Explosion of brilliant colors to include pink, blue, green, purple, lavender, etc.
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1980s Modern Landscape Paintings

Materials

Oil

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H 56 in. W 43 in. D 4 in.
Crow Skull
By John McLeod
Located in Denver, CO
Crow Skull with bright colors
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2010s American Impressionist Animal Paintings

Materials

Oil

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H 8 in. W 12 in.
Skulls (Mortality)
By Sax Berlin
Located in Brecon, Powys
What better time than now to introduce Sax Berlin's Mortality series. Since people started creating art works there have been representations of human (and animal) bones; skeletons a...
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2010s Neo-Expressionist Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil, Acrylic

ENORMOUS ORIGINAL 1970'S FRENCH MODERNIST ABSTRACT PAINTING - HEAD SKULL
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Artist: Claude Lagouche (French 1943-2020) Claude Lagouche was born January 2, 1943 in Naves, died January 16, 2020. He quickly gained recognition for his talent and his work, exh...
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1970s Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Oil

Skull Study
By John Lally
Located in Denver, CO
Still life of Skull in window
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2010s Still-life Paintings

Materials

Oil

Skull Study
H 10 in. W 8 in.
Vanitas - 21st Century, Skull, Red, Figurative Painting, Small
By Charles J. de Bisthoven
Located in Berlin, DE
Vanitas, 2017 Oil on canvas (Signed on reverse) 18.11 H x 14.17 W in 46 H x 36 W cm Charles J. de Bisthoven connects in his artistic projects different visual languages that are in ...
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2010s Contemporary Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Inner Landscape, Reginald Pollack Abstract Expressionist Oil on Masonite Skull
By Reginald Pollack
Located in Palm Springs, CA
Reginald Pollack "Inner Landscape" Abstract Oil on Masonite Palm Springs Abstract Expressionist Portrait Oil on Masonite painting by late American Artist Reginald Pollack. It has a...
Category

1980s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

Materials

Masonite, Oil, Pencil

Dog Skull
By Hollis Dunlap
Located in Denver, CO
Dog Skull and Vases with light and dark interior
Category

2010s American Impressionist Still-life Paintings

Materials

Oil, Panel

  • Dog Skull
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H 11 in. W 14 in.
"Anatomy Lesson" - Geometric Surrealist Painting - Skull Still Life - Arcimboldo
By Guy Robinson
Located in Atlanta, GA
"Anatomy Lesson" features hues of blue, pink, yellow, orange, green, and white. Guy Robinson is inspired by the work of Paul Klee, Albrecht Durer and Giuseppe Arcimboldo. Atlanta ba...
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2010s Surrealist Still-life Paintings

Materials

Linen, Oil

"Rankin's House" - animal skull painting - realism - Georgia O'Keeffe
Located in Atlanta, GA
"Rankin's House" is an oil painting featuring hues of tan, orange, lavender and blue.. Jim Wise is inspired by the works of Georgia O'Keeffe, Rene Magritte, James Rosenquist, Ed Rusc...
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2010s Surrealist Still-life Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Reflection, Contemporary Photorealist Painting of Japanese Figure & Vervet Skull
By Matthew Bober
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Reflection 2015 Oil on Panel 9" x 12" unframed 15" x 18" framed Photorealist oil painting of a black pedestal in black reflection pool with floating flowers, vervet skull wrapped in...
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21st Century and Contemporary Photorealist Still-life Paintings

Materials

Oil, Panel

Skull and Mask
Located in Hudson, NY
DOMENIC CRETARA 1946-2017 Skull and Mask, 1986. Oil on gessoed wove paper. Sheet measures 30 x 23 inches. Framed piece measures 37 x 30 inches. Original gallery label affixed on v...
Category

1980s Realist Still-life Paintings

Materials

Oil, Laid Paper

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H 30 in. W 37 in. D 1.5 in.
Still Life, (Skull right)
By Thomas John Carlson
Located in Jersey City, NJ
"Still Life, (Skull right)" figurative, oil on canvas, 2020, grey, blue, white, skeleton
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2010s Contemporary Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Still Life, (Skull center)
By Thomas John Carlson
Located in Jersey City, NJ
"Still Life, (Skull center)" figurative, oil on canvas, 2020, grey, blue, white, skeleton
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2010s Contemporary Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Still Life, (Skull left)
By Thomas John Carlson
Located in Jersey City, NJ
"Still Life, (Skull left)" figurative, oil on canvas, 2020, grey, blue, white, skeleton
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2010s Contemporary Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Nur die Toten .. Ende .. gesehen- 21st Century Contemporary painting of a Skull
By Svetlana Tartakovska
Located in Nuenen, Noord Brabant
The title of the painting: Nur die Toten halen das Endde des Krieges gesehen. This quote by Plato means: Only the death have seen the end of the war. Size of the painting 68 x 68c...
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2010s Contemporary Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil

Self-Portrait with Skull
By Patricia Gillfillan
Located in Soquel, CA
Vibrant self-portrait of the Artist with a skull and colorful textile by Patricia Gillfillan (American, 20th Century). Signed "Gillfillan" and dated "89" bottom right. Presented in a...
Category

1980s American Impressionist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

"Found Fat" (Abstract Neutral Skull Painting, Bold, Graphic Type, 93 x 73cm)
Located in Paris, IDF
FOUND FAT 2020 Paris, France A nod to the book of Daniel in the Old Testament, a lion’s skull is the centerpiece, framed with excerpts from the book of Daniel written in Latin. The...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil, Acrylic, Graphite

Realist Georgia O’Keefe Style Surrealist Ram Skull Desert Painting with Flowers
Located in Houston, TX
Georgia O'Keefe style painting of a floating rams skull with flowers against a desert background. Signed in the lower right corner. Currently hung in a complimentary white frame. D...
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1970s American Modern Abstract Paintings

Materials

Oil

"Auspice" (Abstract, Colorful, Textured Skull Painting on Antique Wood, 65x50cm)
Located in Paris, IDF
AUSPICE 2020 Paris, France An auspice is a ‘prophetic sign’ which the artist was inspired by. This textured, abstract piece features a lying skull, looking up to the sky, immersed i...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

India Ink, Oil, Acrylic, Wood Panel

19th Century Signed Orren C. Richard Skull Still Life Oil Painting
Located in Houston, TX
Memento Moro still life oil painting. Remains in stunning original condition. Signed by the artist, Orren C. Richards, in upper left corner.
Category

Antique Late 19th Century Paintings

Materials

Canvas

17th Century Giovanni Merano Figure of a Saint with Skull Jerome Oil on Canvas
Located in Sanremo, IT
Painting oil on canvas, relined, measuring 90 x 73 cm without frame and 112 x 86 with a wonderful coeval frame, depicting Saint Jerome by the painter Giovanni Battista Merano (Genoa ...
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Mid-17th Century Italian School Portrait Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Painting 18th Century Vanitas Still Life Skull Religion Esotericism Occult
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
Vanitas 18th century French School Oil on canvas Old frame gilded with gold leaves Dim canvas : 73 X 60 cm Dim frame : 93 X 80 cm Certificate of authenticity
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Late 18th Century Old Masters Still-life Paintings

Materials

Oil

"Le Crâne" (Abstract Skull Painting on Pale Pink Background, Canvas, 50 x 50cm)
Located in Paris, IDF
LE CRÂNE 2020 Paris, France A faint gesture of a skull, ‘le crane,’ lives on a pale pink background, and interacts with other abstract detailing, creating movement and tension. Evan...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

India Ink, Graphite, Canvas, Oil, Acrylic

Abstracted Vanitas with Goldfish and Skull
By Michael Pauker
Located in Soquel, CA
Large-scale abstracted vanitas with goldfish, table, candle and skull by Bay Area artist Michael Pauker (American, b.1957). Unsigned, but was acquired with a collection of his work....
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Expressionist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Acrylic, Oil, Canvas

'Omega I' - Contemporary Geometric Abstraction Pixelation - Skull - Bosch
By Robert Hightower
Located in Atlanta, GA
'Omega I' is an abstract pointillist painting featuring hues of tan, ocher, green, brown, pink and black. Robert Hightower is inspired by the work of Giotto, Hieronymus Bosch, Jean-F...
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2010s Contemporary Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Bored Out of My Skull
By Melissa Furness
Located in Denver, CO
In Forgetting is so long, Daisy Patton collects abandoned, anonymous family photographs, enlarges them past their familiar size, and paints over them. She uses paint to disrupt, to r...
Category

2010s Contemporary Paintings

Materials

Wood, Oil

'Omega II' - Contemporary Geometric Abstraction Pixelation - Skull - Bosch
By Robert Hightower
Located in Atlanta, GA
'Omega II' is an abstract pointillist painting featuring hues of tan, ocher, green, brown, pink and black. Robert Hightower is inspired by the work of Giotto, Hieronymus Bosch, Jean-...
Category

2010s Contemporary Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Still Life with Bottle and Skull
By Hollis Dunlap
Located in Denver, CO
Skull and bottles with light interior
Category

2010s American Impressionist Still-life Paintings

Materials

Oil, Panel

"Omega III' - Contemporary Geometric Abstraction - Pixelation - Skull - Bosch
By Robert Hightower
Located in Atlanta, GA
'Omega III' is an abstract pointillist painting featuring hues of brown, green, red, pink and black. Robert Hightower is inspired by the work of Giotto, Hieronymus Bosch, Jean-Franç...
Category

2010s Contemporary Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Naturalistic Western Landscape with Wagon and Cow Skull
By Lem Palmer
Located in Houston, TX
Warm tonal landscape western painting with a cow skull in the immediate foreground and a wagon in the midground. The painting is signed by the artist Lem Palmer known for making styl...
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Mid-20th Century American Modern Landscape Paintings

Materials

Oil

Dutch Shool, Vanitas Scene with Cherub Leaning on a Skull, Oil on Canvas
Located in Leuven , BE
The work distinguishes itself by its naturalistic rendering of detail and a dramatic sense of chiaroscuro that reveal a deep understanding of the Italian School, 18th century. The p...
Category

Antique 18th Century Dutch Paintings

Materials

Canvas

Vintage Modernist Tribal Head Sculpture Still Life Skull Study Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique modernist head study.. Oil on canvas, circa 1960. Signed. Displayed in a period modernist frame. Image size, 24"L x 30"H.
Category

1950s Modern Portrait Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

"Dad!?" Contemporary Surrealist Robot and Skull Painting
By Henry David Potwin
Located in Houston, TX
Surrealist painting of a robot in a suit and tie holding a human skull against a purple and orange background. The work is signed, titled and dated by the artist. It is framed in a ...
Category

2010s Contemporary Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil

Trompe L'Oeil American Flag Animal Skull Pop Art Oil Painting by James Carter
By James Carter
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American flag and skull painting by James Carter (born 1948). Oil on board, circa 1997. Signed. Displayed in a period frame. Image size, 10"L x 15"H.
Category

1990s Pop Art Animal Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Vanitas - Original Oil Painting of a Human Skull in 17th Century Dutch Style
By Matthew Cook
Located in Chicago, IL
This extraordinary painting of a human skull is created in the 16th or 17th century Dutch style. Vanitas paintings are a unique genre in which symbols of death are painted as a remi...
Category

2010s Old Masters Still-life Paintings

Materials

Oil, Panel

Skull Blue
By Jose Carlos Zubiaur
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Combining the delicate touch of painting and the imagery of computer rendered graphics, Jose Carlos Zubiaur’s artworks transcend what is seen on the canvas. Zubiaur strategically mai...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Photorealist Abstract Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Vanitas II - Original Oil Painting of a Human Skull in 17th Century Dutch Style
By Matthew Cook
Located in Chicago, IL
This extraordinary painting of a human skull is created in the 16th or 17th century Dutch style. Vanitas paintings are a unique genre in which symbols of death are painted as a remi...
Category

2010s Old Masters Still-life Paintings

Materials

Oil, Panel

Portrait of a Gentleman with Skull, Memento Mori oil on panel
Located in London, GB
This early oil on oak panel depicting a gentleman in a black costume with a white collar and matching wrist cuffs, sits within a genre known as memento mori. In medieval times the t...
Category

16th Century Old Masters Portrait Paintings

Materials

Oil, Wood Panel

Frank Skull
By Paul Richard
Located in New York, NY
Paul's piece exemplifies his iconic drip technique which has become synonymous with New York City sidewalk art. Richard's work has been collected by the likes of: Marc Jacobs, Beyo...
Category

2010s Street Art Paintings

Materials

Oil

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H 15 in. W 10 in. D 2 in.
Low Profile Skull
By Paul Richard
Located in New York, NY
Paul's piece is painted on hand torn 250 GSM cotton paper and exemplifies his iconic drip technique. Richard's work has been collected by the likes of: Marc Jacobs, Beyonce, Jay-Z,...
Category

2010s Street Art Still-life Paintings

Materials

Oil

Taher Jaoui, Self skull
By Taher Jaoui
Located in Miami, FL
Taher Jaoui Self Skull Enamel, oil, acrylic, silkscreen ink and charcoal on canvas
Category

2010s Abstract Abstract Paintings

Materials

Enamel

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H 47.25 in. W 39.38 in. D 1.19 in.
Lollipop, Photorealist Pop Art Painting of Santos, Postal Scale and Parrot Skull
By Matthew Bober
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Lollipop 2016 Oil on Aluminum Panel 12" x 16" unframed 19.5 x 23.5 framed 19th century Santos figure that has been painted like a harlequin holding a lollipop. A parrot skull sits a...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Photorealist Still-life Paintings

Materials

Oil, Panel

Antique Oil on Canvas Painting of Deer Skull by Peter Christian Hamberg
Located in Round Top, TX
This oil on canvas painting creates dramatic impact in a relatively small space. While painted in the late 1800s, something about the mood of this painting places it outside time. It...
Category

Antique Late 19th Century Danish Paintings

Materials

Canvas

Nice still life w/ skull oil on canvas by mary napolitano
Located in Palm Springs, CA
A very nicely rendered still life by Mary Napolitano. We purchased quite a number of paintings out of her estate and have quite a bit of paperwork that includes this oil. She was wel...
Category

Late 20th Century American Paintings

Materials

Canvas

Ink, Muscular Male Nude with Intricate Floral and Skull Back Tattoo, Framed
By Richard Gibbons
Located in Chicago, IL
A muscular male nude sits upon a pedestal to give the viewer a closer look at his intricate back tattoo consisting of floral patterns and a skull. His arms are positioned to intensi...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Nude Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil, Panel

Skull with Book, Venetian Glass, Rummer, Knife and Pocket Watch Dutch Still-Life
By Cornelis Le Mair
Located in Nuenen, Noord Brabant
Cornelis le Mair (Eindhoven, July 3rd 1944) is a Dutch painter. This Romantic painter is famous because of his 17th century paintings. As a child, Le Mair already developed a talent ...
Category

2010s Contemporary Still-life Paintings

Materials

Oil

American School Trompe L'Oeil Skull Still Life Gray's Anatomy Oil Painting
Located in Buffalo, NY
Antique American School trompe l'oeil still life painting of a skull. Oil on canvas, circa 1880. Unsigned. Displayed in a giltwood frame. Image, 19"L x 22"H, overall 14"L x 17"H.
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Mid-19th Century Realist Portrait Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Still Life with Skull (cubist mid-century French painting)
Located in Hudson, NY
Jean Saussett. Still Life with Skull, c.1950. Oil on canvas measures 18 x 21.5 inches; 19 x 22.5 inches framed. Signed lower right. Very good condition with no damage or conservation.
Category

1950s Cubist Still-life Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

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A skull oil painting can differ in price owing to various characteristics — the average selling price for items in our inventory is $3,082, while the lowest priced sells for $400 and the highest can go for as much as $19,819.