Painting Sells For Record $142 Million

A 1969 work by Francis Bacon sold for a  record amount on November 12, 2013 in New York.

The Associated Press reports –

“Francis Bacon’s painting ‘Three Studies of Lucian Freud’ sold for a record $142,405,000 at Christie’s Auction House in New York on Tuesday. Christie’s says the work sold after six minutes of fierce bidding.”

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