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“Study for Head Of Lucian Freud” by Francis Bacon sold for over $19 million

The recent "Post-war & Contemporary Art Evening Auction" at Christie's in London resulted in some amazing sales including the successful sale of Francis Bacon's painting titled: "Study for Head Of Lucian Freud". It was sold for an £11,506,500 ($19,664,609) From the lot's note: Having spent its entire life in the collection of Roald Dahl and subsequently in the collection of his estate, Study for Head of Lucian Freud, 1967 is one of only two [...]

By | 2014-09-01T16:30:01+00:00 September 1st, 2014|Arts|0 Comments

Mao by Andy Warhol sold for $1,078,712

Andy Warhol's work titled "Mao" was sold in London on June 30 within the "Post war and contemporary art" auction for £541,250 ($1,078,712) The evening's highest price was paid for Francis Bacon's "Three Studies for Self-Portrait", a stunning £17,289,250 ($34,457,486) As always at Christie's modern art auctions, there were many great artworks bought, including Subodth Gupta's "Dubai to Calcutta #19" work for £313,250 ($624,307); pictured below:

By | 2008-07-06T19:24:07+00:00 July 3rd, 2008|Arts|0 Comments
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