Christie’s Auction House, auctioned a triptych of British figurative painter Francis Bacon. The auction in New York took place on November 13 and obtained $ 142.4 million, becoming the tird most expensive work of art in the world. It’s Three Studies of Lucian Freud was adjudicated by Christie’s after auction go first. “The work was sold for $ 142,405,000 after six minutes of intense bidding in the room and the phone”, Christie’s said in its statement. The buyer’s identity was not disclosed.
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