December 11, 2007 07:03 ET

Van Gogh Tops the Charts for Another Year, the Internet Leader of Handmade Oil Paintings, to Release the Top Ten Most Popular Oil Paintings for 2007

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwire - December 11, 2007) - The popular online gallery has officially released the annual "Top 10 Oil Paintings" rankings for 2007. For another year Vincent Van Gogh tops the annual list with his indisputable masterpiece Starry Night.

According to David Sasson, CEO of, the company releases its Top 10 list of best selling art each year to show which oil paintings are the "hippest, most desirable" on the market -- a fact, he says, many people are interested to know.

"A lot of people want to know what's selling best because it gives them an idea of what's trendy, and what their respective peer groups are going to enjoy," he said. "This is especially true in the business world where offices have to keep up with the latest interior décor trends and maintain a sense of modern quality to impress customers and clients ... a lot of business owners and managers like to make sure they're up to speed."

In 2007 sold more then 100,000 oil paintings. They are the top online destination for hand painted art. With over 5,000 daily visitors and 20,000 loyal customers, they have a unique perspective on what's hot in the art world.

The Top 10 oil paintings sold online according to are:

1. Starry Night - Vincent Van Gogh

2. The Kiss - Gustav Klimt

3. Cafe Terrace at Night - Vincent Van Gogh

4. Poppy Field at Argenteuil - Claude Monet

5. Persistence of Memory - Salvador Dali

6. The Dream - Pablo Picasso

7. The Mona Lisa - Leonardo Da Vinci

8. Garden Path at Giverny - Claude Monet

9. Branches of an Almond Tree in Blossom - Vincent Van Gogh

10. Luncheon of the Boating Party - Pierre Auguste Renoir

According to Sasson's statistics, Vincent Van Gogh's Starry Night is the most popular oil painting on the planet. "His sales figures left everyone well behind."

Gustav Klimt, arguably the "rising star" of the past year, has made it to the number two spot on the list with his oil painting "The Kiss," a desirable masterpiece full of life and passion.

Other noted artists who made the list are Claude Monet, Salvador Dali, Pablo Picasso, and Pier Auguste Renoir.

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